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Younger generation prefer classic biscuits

New research has discovered youngsters prefer traditional biscuits such as Bourbons and Custard Creams.

Almondy receives halal certification

Swedish bakery firm Almondy has been awarded halal certification for its range of almond-based tarta.

Tesco takes Tan Y Castell Welshcakes national

Welshcakes producer Tan Y Castell has secured a deal with Tesco for its products to be distributed throughout its UK stores.

CakeyPigg launches gluten-free bakery course

Berkshire-based CakeyPigg Originals has developed a gluten-free cake-making workshop.

Genius targets foodservice sector

Gluten-free bakery brand Genius Foods has launched a new foodservice line, including a range of sweet and savoury baked goods.

Delice de France scoops food-to-go prize

Delice de France has been awarded Highly Commended for its Wrapped to Go range at the Café Society Awards 2012.

McVitie’s royal cake commemorates Diamond Jubilee

United Biscuits’ (UB) McVitie’s Cake Company has created a royal cake for Her Majesty The Queen to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee.

Record entries for Cupcake Championships

The 2012 National Cupcake Championships has seen a record number of entries, with organiser British Baker receiving twice as many as last year.

Gluten-free prescriptions costing NHS millions

The latest research on prescription gluten-free bakery goods has revealed more than £100m is being spent on unneccessary delivery and admin charges.

Eric Lanlard creates Elizabeth Cake

Eric Lanlard, star of Channel 4 TV series Baking Mad, has developed a twist on the traditional Victoria sponge recipe for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations.

Queen receives Jubilee cake

A commemorative cake has been presented to the Queen for her Diamond Jubilee at the military Parare & Muster at Windsor Castle.

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Bakers seek protected status for Dundee cake

Scottish bakers have launched a campaign to gain European Union Protected Food Name status for the Dundee cake.

Deadline today for Cupcake Championships

Today is the deadline for entries to the National Cupcake Championships, so make sure you’ve got yours in.

Fat tax plea “irresponsible”

A call by medics to introduce a 20% fat tax on unhealthy food has been met with criticism from the food industry and lambasted as “irresponsible”.

Delice de France launches new collections

Delice de France has unveiled a raft of new NPD, including a new range of “reception food” in collaboration with its sister company Coup de Pates.

Kerry butters up bakers

Kerry Ingredients & Flavours is looking to enhance the flavour of buttery biscuits with its new Beatreme range. The Irish supplier of food ingredients has developed the line, which includes cream, butter and cultured dairy, and has been created by naturally culturing fresh milk solids.

Pork Farms backs sharing pie range

Pork Farms' new sharing pies are being promoted through a £10m on-pack giveaway promotion.

Renshaw sees icing go British

Cake decorating ingredients manufacturer Renshaw has launched a limited-edition Great British Icing Pack.

M&S uses macaroons to celebrate

Marks & Spencer has developed a line of macaroons to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.

Bakers prepare for grand Jubilee

Bakers are set to cash in next month as the country celebrates the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.

Konditor & Cook unveils trial Jubilee cake

London-based bakery retailer Konditor & Cook unveiled the trial version of the cake it will be producing for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.

New category for Cupcake Champs!

British Baker is delighted to announce that a new category has been added to the line-up for the upcoming National Cupcake Championships.

Classic Cupcake of the Year will enable bakers to submit their best classic recipe cupcakes - either vanilla, chocolate or fruit-based.

They can be any size, shape or weight, but it must not be eligible for any of the other categories (e.g. can not be a savoury or use alcohol etc). However don’t delay, entries need to be in by 18 May.

Tesco’s Everyday Value range makes TV debut

Tesco has aired a TV advert as part of a national marketing campaign to promote its refreshed low-cost brand, Everyday Value.

Peter’s spices up bakery market

Peter’s Foods has launched a new range of spicy pastries this month, supported by a national marketing campaign.

Bpex awards open to bakers

Bakers are being encouraged to enter the Pork and Pastry category for this year’s Bpex Foodservice Pork Product of the Year competition.

Dunkleys claims top title at Pie Awards

Dunkleys, of Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, was named Supreme Champion at the British Pie Awards held in Melton yesterday.

New 'coffee shop muffins' for New York Bakery Co

The New York Bakery Co bagel brand has branched out into the muffins market with a new range of products.

Warburtons targets £59m naan bread market

Warburtons is launching a range of Indian speciality bread products in April.

Acrylamide levels reduced in bread, reports FSA

Levels of acrylamide have decreased in retail soft bread and biscuit products, according to new research from the Food Standards Agency (FSA).

Morrisons’ ‘cold cross buns’ exempt from tax?

Morrisons could be rebranding its traditional Easter hot cross buns, following the government’s proposed 20% VAT on hot food products.

Cornish economy to be blighted by pasty tax

The Cornish Pasty Association (CPA) has spoken out about how the 20% tax on hot takeaway food could affect profitability and jobs in the region.

Tesco launches Everyday Value

Tesco is to replace its Tesco Value range with a more brightly-packaged brand, Everyday Value.

Councillor condemned for pasty tax comment

A Brighton and Hove City Council cabinet member has caused outrage online regarding the government’s decision to tax hot takeaway food by 20%.

Fancie’s frenzy over Creme Egg Cupcake

Cupcake bakery chain Fancie sold out of 350 Easter-themed 'special' cupcakes, which contained a whole Cadbury’s Mini Creme Egg inside, in the first hour of business last Saturday (31 March).

Lucozade aims to Revive

Lucozade has launched a low-calorie sparkling energy drink brand, using natural flavours.

ADM adds to chocolate decorations

ADM Cocoa has introduced two new varieties to its chocolate decorations range.

Aulds takes cakes to show

Aulds Delicious Desserts will be launching a line of freezer cakes at this year's Food & Drink Expo.

Bridor has designs on Swirls

Bridor will launch its first savoury pastries range at this year's Sandwich & Snack Show in Paris on 15-16 February.

Cakes-to-go extensions

The Handmade Cake Company has relaunched its cakes-to-go range, with the addition of two new varieties.

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