Major airline British Airways (BA) has confirmed that it will scrap its free food and drink on its short flights and will offer passengers the Marks & Spencer snacks and sandwich range.

This week, United Biscuits-owned Jacob’s launched their #CRACKINdiscoveries campaign, and announced a partnership with musician and cheese maker, Alex James, who will be the company’s chief taste curator.

The number one gluten-free bakery brand in Britain, Genius Gluten Free, has announced a new CSR partnership with social enterprise Allergy Adventures, to educate schoolchildren about food allergies and intolerances.

Coffee shop chain Pret A Manger will be opening its first motorway service shop, as part of a trial partnership with Welcome Break. 

A bakery in Cumbria has doubled the size of its workforce and has its sights set on national growth, thanks partly to investment from a Regional Growth Fund supplied by the Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).

Mollie Philips’ Cheesy After-School Muffins have won £5k worth of equipment in a bakery competition, run in partnership with Tesco. 

Muntons, the Suffolk-based maltster and malted ingredient company, has invested £2.5 million in management software.

Essex-based ADM Milling has launched a new partnership with London’s Great Ormond Street Hospital children’s charity.

A partnership to produce gluten-free biscuits has been announced by Duncan’s of Deeside and Pulsetta Foods.

The Midcounties Co-operative has launched a new franchise partnership with coffee chain Coffee Republic.

Greggs, the high street bakery, recently passed 100 franchise stores as it opened another partnership with fuel station forecourt manager Euro Garages.

Supermarket chain Waitrose is to lose its managing director as Mark Price has announced he is to stand down.

Samworth Brothers-owned Soreen has launched a partnership with charity Youth Sport Trust called Active Families, Happy Families.

Greggs has announced a partnership with X Factor’s Cheryl Fernandez-Versini to launch a new product.

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

Subway and Euro Garages have opened their 50th integrated Subway store as part of growth plans.

The training arm of the Scottish Bakers, National Bakery Training (NBT), has signed an agreement to become a preferred provider of training within the whole of the UK.

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