Savoury pies

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  • Publication date: Wednesday 29 March 2023

  • Editorial submissions deadline: Wednesday 22 March 2023

  • Editorial contact: Vince Bamford

There are few more traditional British foods than the pie or pasty, yet bakers are continuing to push the boundaries of the classic bake with innovative fillings and formats.

This feature will explore some of the recent developments in savoury pies and pastries, such as pepperoni pies and pizza pasties, and the continued growth of plant-based pastries.

Key areas this article will explore include:

  • What are the key trends influencing the development of savoury pie fillings?

  • How are international food trends influencing the British pie and pastries market?

  • How is pastry evolving? What efforts are being made to make it healthier, for example?

  • Are plant-based fillings likely to steal more of the market from meat-based ones?

  • What impact is the cost-of-living crisis, and the rising cost of ingredients, having on pies and pastries?