Hovis back on TV screens

07 October, 2015

Hovis has returned to TV screens for the first time in three years with a modern twist on its iconic ‘boy on a bike’ ad. 

Owner of the UK’s first Starbucks franchise Anil Patil has raised £10m to open 16 new sites.

Top 5 stories this week

11 September, 2015

Been a bit busy? Read our round-up of the five biggest stories this week. 

Graze, the online snack subscription business, has moved into retail for the first time. 

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Cronut king Dominique Ansel has opened his first international bakery in Japan. 

The meteoric rise of gluten-free is set to continue for at least three years before starting to plateau. 

Marks & Spencer (M&S) has announced all of its bread is to be made using yeast fortified with vitamin D.

Mono Equipment, the Swansea-based machinery supplier, is holding its first-ever bakery masterclass featuring award-winner Wayne Caddy.

Aryzta, the Swiss-based bakery group behind brands like Delice de France and Otis Spunkmeyer, saw its third-quarter revenue climb 13.2% to nearly €1bn. 

Are you all enjoying the beautiful June weather? With the wintry conditions outside you could be forgiven for thinking Christmas is coming.

A Cardiff-based cake shop has launched a new delivery service which supplies luxury cakes, cupcakes, cookies or brownies just ONE hour after being ordered online.

Joe & The Juice expands

02 June, 2015

Joe & The Juice, the expanding Swedish coffee and juice shop, has opened a new site in Manchester’s Trafford Centre and is set to open in Newcastle soon.

New figures show continued slow growth in the supermarket sector, with sales up 0.2% for the 12 weeks to 24 May.

Real Good Food plans to focus on its cake decorating and bakery arm, the company revealed this morning.

It is National Biscuit Day (29 May) and a poll has revealed what your biscuit choice says about you. 

The Wicked Cake Company has had its Wickedly Good range of tulip muffins listed by Eurostar. 

SSP, the leading food operator in travel locations worldwide, saw like-for-like sales (LFLs) grow by 3.7% in the UK in its first half.

Greggs has faced a media storm after a customer asked the bakery why it was unable to buy a loaf of bread in a store. 

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.

Underlying profit increased by 23.1% to £8.7m at Patisserie Holdings in the six months to 31 March 2015.

Real Good Food is to sell its sugar distribution business Napier Brown for £34m to Tereos, the world’s fifth-largest sugar group.

A chicken, mushroom, English mustard and cream pie made by Great North Pie Co. has taken home the title of Supreme Champion at this year’s world-renowned British Pie Awards. 

A leading nutritionist says the importance of fibre in food such as bread is “poorly recognised” - with the nutrition of a loaf “well below the radar”.

The first-ever bakery and food-to-go site for celebrity chef James Martin has opened in Stansted airport. 

Thomas J Fudge’s Remarkable Bakery is launching a raft of new savoury products in Waitrose.

Braces Bakery has rebranded its sliced bread, with packaging that will improve the firm’s carbon footprint. 

The chief executive of Allied Bakeries is to leave the business – just weeks after parent company Associated British Foods (ABF) declared the UK bakery market “intensely competitive”.

The best bacon sarnie revealed

27 February, 2015

A survey has revealed the nation’s favorite way to eat a bacon sarnie is in white bread, with smoked bacon and brown sauce.

Boosting bread among the young

27 February, 2015

As part of the #WeLoveBread campaign British Baker filmed a Grain Chain masterclass for teachers.

The Great British Bake Off (GBBO) 2012 winner is to open a cookery school this summer, named John Whaite’s Kitchen. 

A Gloucestershire ‘free-from’ snacks business has won its first supermarket listing after a £3,000 investment from the council.

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

Competition within supermarkets has driven down grocery inflation to zero. 

Torbay bakery for sale

23 June, 2014

Paignton Bakery in the English Riviera is being sold.

Campaign group, Action on Sugar has called on the government to introduce a sugar tax and to reduce added sugars by 40% by 2020.

Convenience food producer Greencore has announced the  disposal of its foodservice desserts business Ministry of Cake in its half-year results.

The makers of Fox’s biscuits and Goodfellas pizzas has announced widening losses and increased debt in its second-quarter results.

A group of health experts and academics have pledged to tackle rising obesity by combating sugar.

McGhee’s Bakery has been named Scottish Baker of the Year.

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