In Short
Published:  14 August, 2009

== McCambridge 'losses' ==

Ireland-based McCambridge experienced pre-tax losses of almost €900,000 (£772,965) in the full year to 20 June 2008, according to the Irish Examiner. The firm, which has just filed its latest accounts, purchased Inter Link Foods in July 2007. According to the Examiner, the firm insists it will be profitable again within the next two years. It has also been reported that Barclays Bank has become a shareholder in the group after agreeing to swap nearly £32m (€37.5m) of debt for equity.

== Napket expands ==

Gourmet sandwich chain Napket has opened its fourth store in London - a flagship branch on Piccadilly. The outlet joins branches in Brook Street, King's Road and Vigo Street, and sells premium sandwiches, made-to-order salads, soups and cakes.

== Bakers go to market ==

Artisan bakeries Flour Power City and the Flour Station will run stalls at a new fresh produce market due to open next month at St Pancras train station. Sourced Market will be open seven days a week and includes small artisan producers, including Brindisa, Monmouth Coffee and Neal's Yard.

== Ad celebrates bakers ==

Bakers are to be the focus of a new television advert for Strongbow, in order to celebrate their "hard graft". The cider firm will air a 10-second advertisement from mid-August continuing its 'Final Push' theme. The ad features the workers' leader from the 'Final Push' advert addressing flour-dusted bakers who are surrounded by other tradesmen. He pays tributes to their efforts for "toiling in furnaces so families can have white, brown, five seed and multigrain bread".




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