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26 October, 2014

Artisan bakery plans £500k investment for growth

A Darlington bakery plans to make a £500,000 investment to double its retail outlets after expanding into a new production site.

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A panel of independent advisors has described the potential £1.1bn takeover offer for New Britain Palm Oil (NBPO) as “fair and reasonable”.

National Bread Week took off in Ireland this year, baking up 62,000 tweets on Twitter about the event.

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Tesco shares hit rock bottom

24 October, 2014

Tesco shares have hit an 11-year low last night after newly appointed chief executive Dave Lewis refused to reveal his business plans for the struggling supermarket.

The foodservice industry is seeing an increase in food sales year-on-year, with half of retailers serving more meals on weekends.

The chairman of Britain’s biggest supermarket, Tesco, is to step down following its catastrophic profit overstatement, confirmed at £263m.

Premier Foods has praised its Mr Kipling relaunch as “delivering encouraging share gains” as it revealed an underlying sales decline of 4.7% in the third quarter. 

The Bertinet Bakery has formed a partnership with Warburtons to expand its wholesale production output. 

The Worshipful Company of Bakers has announced it is seeking a commercial partner for its quality assurance standard, The Bakers’ Marque.

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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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Gerhard Jenne enjoys the delights of bakery in the lush valleys of south Wales… then returns to a full inbox and the prospect of Halloween just around the corner

The power of internships

13 October, 2014

David Smart argues that it is high time bakeries used internships to give a fresh boost to their businesses and bring along young talent in the industry, to boot

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