Warburtons is planning to create a campus-style research and development (R&D) centre in Bolton as it aims to become “Britain’s best food business”.

Gluten-free crumpets are the latest addition to the free-from line-up from Warburtons-owned Newburn Bakehouse.

Warburtons has unveiled a new product for 2017 – Toastie Pockets – which it claims enables anyone to make a sandwich toastie easily.

Crumpets have come under fire from health campaigners Consensus Action on Salt and Health (CASH), who found a single Warburtons’ Giant Crumpet contains more salt than three bags of ready salted crisps.

Warburtons and Allied Bakeries MDs are among business bosses who have taken part in IGD’s charitable initiative Feeding Britain’s Future, which helps students explore their employment options.

Ingredients supplier EHL has predicted chickpea flour will be a major trend for the coming year.

Wholesaler Palmer and Harvey has expanded its direct van sales operation with the launch of new service Bakedirect to help deliver bread and morning goods across London.

Warburtons has said it is hoping to reinvigorate the sandwich thins market following a sharp drop in overall category sales.

Graduates working for Warburtons have explored how bread was baked before the invention of modern ovens at Openfield’s Sacrewell Mill, Peterborough.

British baking company Warburtons has created a brand new dinosaur exhibit – made up of 2,500 of its giant crumpet range at the Natural History Museum in London to celebrate the launch of McFly band member Tom Fletcher’s new book The Christmasaurus.

British baking company Warburtons is to join forces with Canadian International Grains institute (Cigi) in an attempt to revolutionise the use of pulse flours in the food sector.

British baking company Warburtons will celebrate its 140th anniversary by offering people the chance to win £140 each day until 26 July.

Continued pressure on the UK grocery market has hit profits at bread giant Warburtons. 

Bread giant Warburtons has topped a list of the UK’s most-bought fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) brands. There are four bakery brands in the top 10.

Warburtons wins award

17 May, 2016

Warburtons has won a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) award for helping children learn about the importance of health and nutrition.

Union GMB is planning to stage a series of protests outside supermarket chains Lidl and Morrisons, over a dispute at Warburtons-owned supplier Giles Foods.

Warburtons’ chairman Jonathan Warburton has said that the baking industry doesn’t get enough credit for its work on reducing salt levels.

Warburtons has been named one of the Best 25 Big companies to work for.

Warburtons has announced a three-year partnership with parkrun, which organises running events across the country.

This week, Warburtons has added two variants to its Sandwich Thins range. 

Duncan Lees, a Warburtons manager for 30 years, has passed away aged 66. The Burnley baker’s family described him as “an unassuming man who was humble about his achievements”.

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Warburtons, the bakery giant, has today announced the finalising of new wheat-growing contracts with more than 300 British farmers.

Only a month ago few would have predicted that The Muppets would be back on our screens at primetime. However few would have envisioned Warburtons pumping £25m into a promotional campaign. 

Warburtons hopes to revolutionise traditional “on toast” suppers by launching a giant version of its crumpets.

Newburn Bakehouse by Warburtons has launched a new range of wraps that are gluten-, wheat- and dairy-free.

Warburtons bread has become the latest brand to feature in Lidl’s ‘Shop a Lidl Smarter’ advertising campaign which aims to promote the message that tasty food does not have to be expensive. 

A campaign to stop UK bread manufacturers using the pesticide glyphosate has been branded ‘misleading’ for targeting bread. 

Supermarket bread sales are up for the first time in four years – but ‘brutal’ price wars have hit spending.

Warburtons has today launched ‘Shapes’ to bring some fun to children's lunchboxes. 

Bread giant Warburtons has officially opened its new £20m sandwich alternatives plant in Burnley. 

Warburtons has invested £7m in its new range of Thin Bagels.

Hollywood movie star Sylvester Stallone starred in Warburtons’ multi-million pound advert this weekend, for the new campaign ‘The Deliverers’.

Warburtons has begun its countdown to the big unveil of its new advert starring Sylvester Stallone, which airs at 8pm on ITV tomorrow (11 April). 

Warburtons’ gluten-free brand Newburn Bakehouse has added two artisan loaves to the range to launch on 12 April. 

The big three bread brands, plus McVitie’s biscuits have graced The Grocer magazine’s list of Britain’s 100 biggest grocery brands, with Warburtons taking the number two spot. 

James Hall & Co, a Spar wholesaler for the north of England, is trialling a new range of ambient bake-off products at seven Spar stores.

Gluten-, wheat- and dairy-free seed wraps from Warburtons’ free-from brand Newburn Bakehouse have been named Product of the Year (POY) 2015 in the Free-From category. 

Warburtons has confirmed that Rocky actor, Sylvester Stallone, will star in its new TV advert.

December has landed and bread giant Warburtons is ready with some festively spruced up packaging.

Three white loaves made it on to a list of the most-bought items in the UK.

Warburtons has launched a new on-pack cinema promotion in line with its Warbeartons campaign.

A Cheltenham farmer has won this year’s Nabim/HGCA Milling Wheat Challenge.

Warburtons has added a new line of more premium everyday loaves to its bread range.

Warburtons has announced a two-year commercial venture with the British Heart Foundation (BHF) to raise awareness about healthy eating.

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

Warburtons will become Warbeartons as it announces a partnership with Paddington Bear this November.

Warburtons has reported a 52% increase in operating profit after diversifying and expanding its range.

Two Warburtons employees have been jailed for stealing more than £560,000-worth of bread baskets and selling them on for recycling.

Warburtons has been listed as the brand bought by the most consumers, most frequently for the second year running.

Warburtons’ Newburn Bakehouse brand is launching its gluten-free wraps into Starbucks UK and Costa Coffee.

Product innovation is the key to Warburtons’ survival within the market, according to its chairman.

Warburtons bread made its debut in the Channel Islands this week, with a roll-out programme to follow.

Two Warburtons employees are due to be sentenced on May 23, after being found guilty in Preston Crown Court of stealing at least 60 lorry loads of bread baskets and recycling them for cash.

Warburtons has been granted planning permission to build a new £20m alternative sandwich breads bakery in Burnley.

Brett Warburton, executive director of Warburtons, will officially open Leeds City College’s new bakery teaching facilities.

Warburtons has integrated real-time Nayman Wireless GPS vehicle tracking with its Paragon transport routing and scheduling system into its delivery vehicles.

Allied Bakeries has appointed Martin Garlick as category director.

Warburtons’ Newburn Bakehouse brand is launching its seeded sandwich thins in Tesco this month.

Warburtons has submitted for planning permission to build a £20m new plant at its Burnley bakery.

Plant bread baker Warburtons has said au revoir to the French bread market – after it decided to stop selling its Le Toastie loaf there.

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Warburtons has turned an April Fool’s joke into a reality by launching All-Ends, a loaf comprising solely of the crusts of Toastie product.

Warburtons has created a dedicated brand for its relaunched line of gluten-free and wheat-free bakery products.

Warburtons has seen a 37% decline in profits to £16.3m in 2011, which the firm has attributed to the restructuring of its bakery operations.

UK bakery manufacturer Warburtons has developed new technology designed to speed up the assessment of dough’s stickiness in commercial bakeries.

Warburtons MD departs

12 June, 2012

Warburtons managing director Robert Higginson has left the business, after agreeing it was “time for a change”.

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