It looks like bread, behaves like bread and is named after bread, but Pão de Queijo is actually made from tapioca and cheese, and could be the next big thing in the lucrative gluten-free market.

Oats-specialist Stoats is celebrating the victory of its new muesli product at the Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards 2016.

Sainsbury’s has reported a slight 0.8% drop in Q1 like-for-like retail sales (excluding fuel).

Baked goods will be featured in Sainsbury’s upcoming expansion of its free-from range, British Baker has been told.

With the National Cupcake Championships 2016 now open for entries, British Baker caught up with last year’s Overall Winner Helen Bollen.

A new project is aiming to give prisoners a second chance by turning them into professional bakers.

Sussex-based The Hearth has been picked from almost 2,000 pizzerias to take part in the London Pizza Festival.

Square Pie has waded into the Brexit debate by launching a pie-themed poll to test the nation’s mood.

Ingredient suppliers CSM Bakery Solutions and Bako have launched a tie-in promotion with the UEFA Euro 2016 football championships.

Anges de Sucre, the London-based online bakery, has launched a new celebration cake to tie in with the release of the film Alice Through the Looking Glass.

Michelin-starred chef Christoffer Hruskova aims to bring the taste of modern Danish baking to London with his first bakery and café.

The National Cupcake Championships 2016 are officially open for entries from the great and the good of the cupcake world.

The Dispotool Roadshow recently came to the UK, giving industry leaders a chance to see the logistical software in action.

Free-from food producer Welsh Hills Bakery is celebrating the appearance of its chocolate sponge cake in a Morrisons TV advert.

An ex-offender has opened a second branch of her Manchester artisan bakery, The Barker Baker.

Coffee #1 is recalling its gluten- and dairy-free hazelnut and praline brownies because they have been found to contain milk.

New advice that eating more fat could be the answer to the nation’s obesity crisis has caused a furious backlash from senior UK nutritionists.

The Federation of Bakers focussed its recent annual conference on the challenges facing the food industry. 

Costa Coffee has announced it is accepting payment with the Android Pay app at participating stores.

Students from Leeds have won a competition which will see their design for a Subway sandwich sold to the public.

Sales of rye have moved into growth, according data from market analysts Nielsen, reversing a decline from the previous year.

Mr Kipling, the cake producer, is aiming to attract new shoppers with the launch of two limited-edition versions of its Fancies.

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.

The UK foodservice market is continuing to grow, according to foodservice consultancy Horizon, although the rate of growth is expected to slow.

Premium pie maker Pieminister has launched a summer giveaway, which will see over 10,000 pies delivered to selected events across the UK.

Real Good Food (RGF) has launched a new innovation centre and cake decoration academy in Wavertree, Liverpool.

SSP, the travel location foodservice brand operator, has reported a 41.5% surge in underlying profit before tax from £16.4m to £23.2m for the six months to 31 March 2016.

A High Court ruling over two Greggs stores could see even the smallest cafés and bakeries having to install customer toilet facilities.

The BBC’s quest to find the country’s best pastry chefs has come to an end after Mark Tilling and his team triumphed in the Bake Off: Crème de la Crème final.

Greencore Group, the international convenience food producer, has reported an 8.5% growth in operating profit to £43.5m during its H1 period.

David Smart, president of the Craft Bakers Association, has given an impassioned defence of artisan bread on BBC Radio 5 Live.

Pastry chef Will Torrent took to the stage at the Farm Shop & Deli 2016 to talk about one of his great loves, chocolate.

KWS Wheat has launched two new wheat varieties that offer high yields of grain suitable for biscuit and cake flours.

National Doughnut Week (7-14 May) is upon us for a historic 25th year, with official sponsor CSM Bakery Solutions and a host of other bakeries raising money for child brain injury charity The Children’s Trust.

Think you have left it too late to enter the Baking Industry Awards (BIA)? Think again - the deadline has just been extended to 20 May.

The grocery market continues to struggle, with the big four supermarkets all suffering a drop in sales for the 12 weeks to 24 April, and Asda faring the worst according to Kantar Worldpanel. 

The owner of The Garden City Bread Company in Hertfordshire, has been fined more than £5,500 after pleading guilty to 16 food hygiene offences.

Marks & Spencer has launched its new Spirit of Summer food range, which includes new biscuits, and pastry products.

Chocolate producer Callebaut recently held a cookery demonstration that showed retailers how to take advantage of the food-to-go trend at six key meal occasions.

Burton’s Biscuits is to relaunch its Cadbury Animals and Cadbury Dinos biscuit ranges with an updated recipe and new pack designs.

Sweet, nut and snack producer Ginco has recalled packs of chocolate-coated honeycomb due to the undeclared presence of milk and soya.

Sweet goods are a key market for food-to-go operators, according to research for chocolate producer Callebaut, which shows 50% of millennials choose a sweet option.

Wrexham-based Village Bakery has struck a deal to supply 27 Tesco stores in south Wales, adding to the 16 it already sells to in north Wales.

Charlotte White, founder of Restoration Cake, gave a presentation of her cake decorating skills at the recent Farm Shop and Deli Show 2016.

Real Good Food (RGF) has announced it expects statutory pre-tax profits of approximately £13.9m for the year ended 31 March 2016.

A major shareholder has accused Premier Foods of “arrogance” in its handling of US suitor McCormick.

Mono Equipment has revamped its Two-Pocket Roll Plant divider and rounder with a new roll forming unit.

Mary Berry has launched her first range of chilled desserts, produced under license by The Hain Daniels Group.

Dumfriesshire-based Gretna Bakery has been sold for an undisclosed sum to garage business Hills of Lakeland.

The supermarket has started to sell its Waitrose Duchy Organic biscuits to China, as part of a new deal to export to the country for the first time.

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