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6 May, 2015

Finsbury Food to save 150 jobs in desserts acquisition

Bakery giant Finsbury Food Group has today announced the proposed acquisition of Johnstone’s Just Desserts (Johnstone’s), from administrators FRP Advisory.

Sainsbury’s has revealed a pre-tax loss of £72m for the year to 14 March - its first loss in a decade. 

Northern Irish company Irwin’s Bakery has secured a deal with Tesco to stock its Jammy Joeys and Snowy Joeys in more than 700 Tesco stores across Britain.

Gerhard Jenne discovers a true Spanish speciality on a recent visit to Valencia

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Aldi remains the cheapest supermarket for bakery items while the cost of a weekly grocery shop has fallen £1 overall in the last month. 

A Norwich baker sold out of royal baby-themed cakes in 20 minutes following the arrival of Kate and Will’s second child. 

Cornish fudge company, The Buttermilk Confectionery Co, has completed its move to a new £600k site, tripling production space.

Allied Bakeries has made a move into gluten free, launching two ‘free-from’ products under the Burgen brand.

The verdict on the gay cake row is expected to be announced on 7 May, the same day as the UK election.

Bakers have been warned to make sure they are sourcing eggs from verifiable sources following the conviction of an American egg supplier.

The entry for British Baker’s prestigious Baking Industry Awards has been extended.

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Blog: A day well spent..

30 April, 2015

Bolton-based Greenhalgh’s David Smart takes an eye-opening trip to the capital and comes back armed with ideas. 

Gerhard Jenne muses on Pret A Manger’s latest ‘flirt’ initiative and looks towards his own summer campaign. 

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