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16 January, 2018

Iceland set to axe plastic bakery packaging

Iceland has pledged to swap plastic packaging across its own-label bakery lines for paper-based material.

Greggs reveals plan to accelerate store openings

Greggs is aiming to grow its estate to almost 2,000 stores in the coming year with the opening of up to 130 new sites.

Premier Foods Q3: Cadbury and Mr Kipling sales decline

Premier Foods’ Mr Kipling and Cadbury cake sales have fallen in the past three months – although the business has reported strong growth in its own-label cake business.

Butterscotch Bakery’s new afternoon tea site

London-based Butterscotch Bakery is to open its second site in Marylebone, London, specialising in afternoon tea.

Real Bread Campaign launches guide to cutting bakery surplus and waste

A new guide to help small bakeries reduce surplus and waste has been published by The Real Bread Campaign.

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Margin pressure continues to push up bread prices

The average price of a large loaf of wrapped bread has risen 6p in the past year as rising costs put pressure on Britain’s bakers.

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Samworth site merger set to create 'savoury pastry centre of excellence'

Samworth Brothers is planning to create a Savoury Pastry Centre of Excellence with the merger of two bakery operations in Callington, Cornwall.

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Coffee shop market up 7.3% despite Brexit pressures

More than 1,200 coffee shops were opened in the UK in the past year, according to a new study.

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Bakery NPD to tap the New Year health drive

Two weeks into January and some folks’ commitment to healthy eating will be beginning to dwindle. But it doesn’t have to.

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