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Pasty and pasty-inspired single launched for charity

Prima Bakeries in Cornwall has created a ‘flakey pasty’ inspired by a song a local man wrote about his love of pasties, with all proceeds going to Children’s Hospice South West. 

Canadian triumphs at pasty champs

A Canadian baker has claimed the top title at the World Pasty Championships, using skills he learnt from his Cornish mother.

Warrens opens first store outside the West Country

Cornish pasty maker Warrens will open a new store in Sutton Coldfield, its first venture outside its West Country heartland.

Plymouth bakery to make giant pasty for Plymouth Argyle FC

Friary Mill Bakery is to present the Plymouth Argyle team with a massive pasty as a ‘well done’ from the town for their 0-0 draw against Liverpool last weekend.

Sam Allardyce given pasties for Bolton return

Bolton Wanderers staff gave Sam Allardyce a welcome present when he returned to his former club last weekend.

Greggs introduces a lower-calorie, lower-fat sourdough pasty

Bakery chain Greggs is introducing sourdough pasties with less than 300 calories and up to two-thirds less fat and saturated fat than its standard pasty.

Lower-fat pasty from Proper Cornish

Cornish pasty manufacturer Proper Cornish has launched a lower-fat pasty aimed at providing great-tasting, nutritional foods as part of a more balanced diet. 

West Cornwall Pasty Co continues profitable turnaround

West Cornwall Pasty Company has released its latest financial statement, with sales figures of £13m and underlying like-for-like sales increasing by 7.6% for the year ending 25 March 2016.

**VIDEO** In conversation with Chris Peck, executive chairman, West Cornwall Pasty Company

Chris Peck, executive chairman of the West Cornwall Pasty Company, explains the "turnaround story" for his business since he took the helm in 2014.

Proper Cornish launches new Pasty Society campaign

Cornish pasty manufacturer, Proper Cornish will renew its Pasty Society campaign this September, following last year’s success.

Philps bakery set to open sixth shop

Cornwall-based family-owned bakery, Philps will be opening up a new shop right in the centre of Camborne.

Pasty firm starts concept store roll-out

West Cornwall Pasty Co will open West Cornwall Food Co stores nationally ‘in the coming months’, following a successful inaugural trial in Canterbury.

Family bakery launches exclusive gluten-free Cornish pasty

Helston-based company The Good Food Bakery has launched what it claims is the world’s first gluten-free Cornish pasty after taking four years to develop the product.

Bakery launches Cornish pasty flavoured crisps

The Great British Crisp Company, part of Warrens Bakery in Cornwall, has launched Cornish pasty flavoured crisps.

West Cornwall Pasty Co sales up 20%

Pasty operator West Cornwall Pasty Co (WCPC) has reported like-for-like (LFL) sales are up 20% for the year ending 31 March.

New direction for West Cornwall Pasty Company

Following yesterday’s end-of-year results, West Cornwall Pasty Company (WCPC) has announced a new set of developments that include a gluten-free pasty and a new brand.

Ginsters’ new pasty for Help for Heroes

Ginsters has launched a limited-edition beef & horseradish pasty to raise money for Help for Heroes.

Warrens takes the ‘pasty grand slam’

Warrens Bakery, the Cornish craft bakery, is delighted with its recent victories, which coincide with its expansion.

Pasty triumphs at British Pie Awards

A “perfectly produced” beef skirt and vegetable pasty has triumphed at the British Pie Awards.

Welcome to Cornucopia: investors sought for Britain’s first Cornish pasty museum

WMC Retail Partners, the company that plans to open the UK's first ever pasty museum, is looking for investors.

The Lewis Pie and Pasty Company brings back bara brith

The Lewis Pie and Pasty Company, one of the biggest pie and pasty manufacturers in the UK, has collaborated with Welsh Brew Tea to produce the traditional Welsh sweet treat bara brith.

Michael Portillo makes pasties with Warrens Bakery

Former MP and journalist Michael Portillo was taught how to make the “perfect” Cornish pasty in Penzance, as part of a television series that aired last week. 

Devon pie producer launches Mexican pie

Chunk of Devon, the Devon-based pie maker, has launched a Mexican-inspired vegetarian pie.

West Cornwall Pasty Co suffers pre-tax loss

The UK’s largest pasty operator has announced an underlying profit of £551,000, despite having posted a pre-tax loss of £195,000.

Pie firm invests £60k in production

The Lewis Pie and Pasty Company, one of the biggest pie and pasty manufacturers in the UK, has invested £60,000 in new equipment to improve its production line.

Pasty Presto has been rebranded as The Cornish Bakery
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Pasty Presto undergoes rebrand

Pasty Presto, the Cornish pasty retail chain, has been rebranded as The Cornish Bakery following a successful trial in three stores.

Warrens releases mince pie-inspired pasty

Warrens Bakery, the Cornwall-based bakery, has released a limited-edition mincemeat pasty for Christmas.

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Warrens Bakery has seen positive effects from its company-wide rebranding programme
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Rebranding boosts Cornish pasty firm

Warrens Bakery, the Cornwall-based 50-strong chain, has revealed that retail sales and wholesale have jumped following a rebranding programme. 

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Ginsters signs deal with football programme
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Ginsters sponsors football TV programme

Ginsters has signed a deal to sponsor the new Football League highlights show, Football League Tonight, on Channel 5. 

Phat Pasty Co sees sales jump 22%

Pasty concept Phat Pasty has seen sales surge thanks in part to a big increase in the number of universities selling its products and using its branded counters and point-of-sale material.

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Portreath Bakery is to open a Cornish pasty drive-thru
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Cornish pasty firm to open drive-thru

A Cornish pasty drive-thru to open in the South West could be a world first. 

West Cornwall Pasty Co has revamped its estate and offer
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West Cornwall Pasty Co sees 6% LFL growth

The new owners of West Cornwall Pasty Co have seen like-for-like (LFL) sales growth of 6% in the year since they took over, it has been revealed.

The new factory will open Bodmin in June
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Proper Cornish gets set for new plant opening

Pasty company Proper Cornish is to open its new £6.5m factory in Bodmin this June.

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Proper Cornish launches a student campaign
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Pasty firm uses student campaign to boost customers

Proper Cornish, a handmade Cornish Pasty company, has boosted its customer base by launching a student campaign called The Pasty Society. 

Cameron halts pasty eating habits
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PM’s diet sees pasties ditched alongside bread

The Prime Minister David Cameron has given up the Cornish Pasty, just weeks after he announced his decision to stop eating bread.

Warrens Bakery is famed for its pasties
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Pasty retailer eyes future in London

Warrens Bakery chairman has told British Baker that he has visions of opening 50 shops in London.

Pasty firm to revamp retail chain

Cornish pasty maker Warrens Bakery is to rebrand and expand retail shops, after receiving £1.6m in funding.

Food-to-go bumps up Greggs’ Christmas sales

High street bakery giant Greggs has said it had a “very strong Christmas”, with own shop like-for-like sales (LFLs) up 4.5% for the financial year.

Cornish Pasty claims dismissed

The European Commission and Defra have dismissed reports that protection for EU products such as Cornish pasties could be weakened under the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) agreement.

Greggs’ shares soar on profits guidance

Shares in Greggs soared yesterday after the bakery retailer revealed that increased sales would mean better-than-expected profits.

Warrens nails ‘oldest Cornish pasty maker’ claim

Cornish pasty company Warrens Bakery has declared itself the “oldest Cornish pasty maker in the world” after the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) confirmed that its heritage claims were valid. 

Pasty waste:
the supermarket is perplexed about the claim
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Morrisons reported to have ‘wasted’ thousands of Cornish pasties

A report into food waste in Britain has found that Morrisons turned away more than 9,000 pasties after a delivery van turned up 15 minutes late.

Customers are encouraged to get involved with the Santa selfies
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Santa selfies at centre of Greggs’ festive campaign

Greggs has launched a new social media campaign, tying its pasty packaging to the internet with its #PastySanta selfies.

The Pasty:
top 80 world foods
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Cornish Pasty makes top 80 global foods list

The Cornish Pasty has been dubbed one of the top 80 world foods by a team of foodie experts.

Phat Pasty Co introduces halal products

The Phat Pasty Co has launched two halal products as part of its exotic range of pastries.

Pasty maker:
Rowes bakery shows smoke damage and scorch marks
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Bakery confirms electrical fault causes fire

WC Rowe's Bakery has confrimed an electrical fault as the cause of a factory fire, which tore through its Falmouth premises late Friday evening. 

Greggs: tax increase will hit sales and profits

Greggs, the BB75 leading retail bakery chain, has this morning reiterated its opposition to the proposed 20% pasty tax, saying the move would cause “new anomalies” and “uncertainties”.

Pasty tax amendment defeated

A bid to overturn the changes to VAT charged on takeaway food, dubbed ‘the pasty tax’, was narrowly defeated in parliament last night.

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