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29 July, 2015

Greggs sales boom with breakfast demand

High street bakery giant Greggs has reported “a strong first half” as consumer demand for its low-calorie and breakfast options grows. 

High street bakery giant Greggs released its impressive first half results today. It was even hailed by Hollywood star Jake Gyllenhaal last week – can the company do no wrong?

We are down to the wire for entries to see which baker will be crowned Cupcake Champion 2015 – the deadline is Thursday 6 August. 

Global ingredients and food solutions supplier Tate & Lyle says trading performance for its first quarter has been “in line with expectations”.

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An online platform to help small and medium businesses (SMEs) land the right funding has launched in the UK. 

Our #WeLoveBread campaign visited London’s Bunnychow, to see how bread can be used for more than just a sandwich.

A doughnut and beer pairing pop-up event is to take place in London, which will see tasters try flavours like Katsu doughnuts with craft ales.

United Biscuits (UB), the biscuits and cake manufacturer, has reached the one million milestone in its recycling plan.

Wrexham’s Village Bakery has launched an internal investigation, after a video was released online filming one of its vans allegedly speeding.

Greencore Group, the convenience foods manufacturer, has seen revenue rise 6.2% in its third quarter following increased convenience sales and strong US growth. 

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