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23 April, 2014

ABF revenue down, but Allied Bakeries stays strong

Associated British Foods, the group behind Kingsmill, has announced that group revenue is down 2% to £6,206m in the 24 weeks to 1 March, due to food commodity deflation.

Patisserie Holdings, the parent company behind coffee and bakery chain Patisserie Valerie, has announced plans to proceed with an initial public offering.

Sales of biscuits defied tough economic conditions last year to grow by 3.6% in value.

Charity Coeliac UK has launched a campaign urging supermarkets to improve the availability of gluten-free foods in their smaller stores.

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Inmates at a London prison are to learn coffee-making skills to help find employment upon release.

A Bristol baker aims is raising awareness of where bread comes from by embarking on a 300-mile cycle ride collecting the ingredients for a loaf on the way.

The 2 Sisters Food Group has reported a £13.3m operating loss before taxation for the 52 weeks ended 27 July 2013 – up from a loss of just £1.3m the year before.

Hovis is to introduce three flavoured sliced loaves to its range as consumers demand innovation.

More suppliers have agreed to sign up to the government’s hybrid front-of-pack labelling system, it has been revealed.

Consumed one too many Easter eggs this weekend? New research has revealed that eight million British consumers eat chocolate every day.

Bakewell pudding and the sandwich have been awarded places in England’s Hall of Fame, beating off competition from hundreds of other foods.

Baking manufacturer and foodservice supplier Delice de France has triumphed at the Essential Café Trade Awards 2014.

The Co-operative Group has announced a downturn in food revenue from £7.44bn to £7.24bn, with an overall loss of £2.5bn for the year to 4 January.

Global coffee chain Starbucks will move the regional headquarters of its Europe, Middle East and Africa business from Amsterdam to London by the end of 2014.

Burton’s Biscuit Company will invest £14.75m in its manufacturing operation to support business growth.

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Enter the Baking Industry Awards 2014 today and show us why you’re the best of British when it comes to baking

The live judging and awards ceremony for the National Cupcake Championships took place at this weekend's Cake International show at Birmingham NEC, on Saturday 9 November.

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