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Lidl launches charitable bakery pop-up in Ireland

Lidl Ireland has launched a pop-up bakery in aid of its charity partner Jigsaw, the National Centre for Youth Mental Health.

Christmas preview: retailers reveal bakery NPD

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas – for those working in the supermarkets at least, as retailers start revealing what they’ve got planned for the 2018 festive season.

Sainsbury’s/Asda deal: first details are revealed

Sainsbury’s and Walmart, owner of Asda, have this morning (30 April) released details of plans to merge the two UK supermarket chains.

Early Easter drives 30% hike in hot cross bun sales

Supermarket sales of hot cross bun were up by almost a third year on year in March, driven by this year’s early Easter.

Peter’s Food Service recalls pasties and slices as they may contain glass

Bedwas-based Peter’s Food Service has recalled selected branded and own-label products as they may contain glass fragments.

Lidl to hold one-week gluten-free food promotion

Lidl is to offer a selection of gluten-free bakery and non-baked items as part of a one-week promotion. 

EXCLUSIVE: How to get YOUR bakery product stocked in Lidl

The four things you need to know if you want to get your product into Lidl, according to Richard Inglis, senior buying manager.

Prue Leith urges shoppers to back British farming

New Great British Bake Off presenter Prue Leith has urged shoppers to back British farming in response to the National Farmers’ Union’s (NFU’s) new supermarket guide.

Maclean’s Bakery secures Lidl listing for its oatcakes

Scottish-based business Maclean’s Highlands Bakery has secured its first Lidl contract, worth more than £120k, for its oatcakes.

Tesco to tackle discounters with price pledge

Tesco is set to compete head-on with discounters as it looks to cut the cost of its own-label products.

Lidl launches Christmas social media pricing campaign

Discounter Lidl has launched a social media campaign that it claims will put customers in control of product prices in the run-up to Christmas.

Discounter sales growth slows as Tesco gains market share

Combined sales growth at Lidl and Aldi is at its lowest level in five years – while Tesco is continuing to increase its share of the grocery market.

Bakery included in Lidl’s planned extension of Croydon store

A new bakery is among expansion plans for Lidl’s store in Norbury, South London.

Lidl and Aldi’s growth driven by millennials

Growth in discount retailers Lidl and Aldi is being driven by millennials, whose spend on grocery shopping is rising three times faster than that of the overall population, according to Nielsen.

Bells Food Group strikes pie deal with Lidl

Scottish pastry manufacturer Bells Food Group has secured a deal to supply discount retailer Lidl with a range of nine pies across 91 Scotland stores.

Lidl investigates Muffin choking incident

A one-year-old girl almost died after choking on a piece of plastic inside a mini-muffin bought from the Lidl store in Darlington, according to reports in the Daily Mail.

Lidl announces new CEO

Lidl UK has appointed Christian Härtnagel as its CEO with immediate effect, following the surprise departure of Ronny Gottschlich last week.

Lidl to expand bakery in second Scottish store

Discount retailer Lidl has submitted a planning application to extend its Dalry, North Ayrshire store in order to include a larger bakery.

Lidl unveils bakery at new store

Discounter Lidl has revealed a new state-of-the-art bakery at a new store in Penicuik, Scotland.

Lidl brings out bread making machine

Lidl is to introduce the Silvercrest Bread Maker to its UK stores from today (Thursday 4 August 2016), despite the fact that the retailer has an in-store bakery in each of its outlets.

Lidl adds to portfolio with Store of the Future

Bakery will be at the heart of a new Lidl of the Future supermarket, due to open in Oban, Scotland, in September.

Discounters to benefit most from Brexit, says Kantar

Analysts from Kantar Retail have said traditional British supermarkets will face higher costs after Brexit, while discounters, such as Aldi and Lidl, will reap the benefits. 

Lidl recalls bakery mix

Discount supermarket Lidl is recalling its Bread Baking Mix because it contains wheat, rye and barley (gluten), which is not mentioned in English on the label. 

Union to stage protest over Giles Foods

Union GMB is planning to stage a series of protests outside supermarket chains Lidl and Morrisons, over a dispute at Warburtons-owned supplier Giles Foods.

Tower Bakery in Scottish Lidl deal

Perth-based Tower Bakery has agreed a deal to supply 90 Lidl stores across Scotland with a range of six products. 

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Grocery market is showing slight growth
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Slow growth in grocery sector

“Sluggish growth” has been recorded in the British grocery market in the 12 weeks to 16 August 2015. 

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Hot desserts sales hotting up at Aldi
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Discounters outpace traditional retailers in hot desserts

The German discounters are leaving the traditional supermarkets behind in the hot desserts market. 

Discounter Lidl targets Warburtons in new advert

Warburtons bread has become the latest brand to feature in Lidl’s ‘Shop a Lidl Smarter’ advertising campaign which aims to promote the message that tasty food does not have to be expensive. 

Lidl now sells the pizza in its in-store bakeries for 59p
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Lidl expands ISB range

Lidl has expanded its in-store bakery (ISB) range to include products like pizza and goat’s cheese focaccia, made with “high- quality” ingredients.

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British grocery market sees slow growth
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Smaller retailers outperform slower grocery growth

British grocery sales have slowed by 0.8% in the last year, though smaller retailers have enjoyed stronger growth. 

‘Brutal’ price wars hit bread spend, while sales improve

Supermarket bread sales are up for the first time in four years – but ‘brutal’ price wars have hit spending.

Bread prices and discounters impact inflation

Grocery inflation is at -1.7%, reflecting the impact of Aldi and Lidl, as well as deflation in major categories like bread.

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Starbucks is top of the coffee shops in global brand value chart
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Discounters perform in global brands chart

Aldi and Lidl once again showed up the Big Four in the most valuable global retail brands chart. 

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The Grocer own-label awards saw winners and losers
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Discounters dominate gold in Grocer Awards

There were clear winners and losers in The Grocer Own Label Food & Drink Awards, with the discounters drawing in top place with Asda. 

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Supermarket sales growth slows in 12 weeks to April
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Grocery price deflation hits supermarket sales

Supermarket sales have slowed to a revenue growth of 0.2% compared to last year, according to the latest figures from Kantar Worldpanel. 

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Aldi jumps into position as UK's sixth-largest supermarket
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Aldi bypasses Waitrose in supermarket leaderboard

German discounter Aldi has leapfrogged Waitrose in the leaderboard to become Britain’s sixth-largest supermarket. 

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Grocery inflation is the lowest since records began in 2006
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Grocery deflation hits new low

Deflation has reached a new low of -1.6% in its 18th successive fall as the supermarket price war rages on. 

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Grocery market picks up
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Grocery market picks up pace

The grocery market is growing at its fastest rate since June last year at 1.1%. 

2 Sisters own brands such as Fox's Biscuits
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2 Sisters ‘beyond unreasonable’ on contract, says supplier

2 Sisters Food Group has been accused of setting terms which were “beyond unreasonable” by a supplier.

First decline on record for grocery market
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Discounters continue to dominate, as overall grocery declines

Aldi and Lidl have continued to storm the grocery market, despite an overall decline in the sector since Kantar Worldpanel records began in 1994.

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Andrew Higginson: Tesco woes have weakened the industry
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Tesco woes weaken grocery market, claims industry veteran

Tesco’s downward performance has weakened the grocery market as a whole, claimed a leading supermarket figure. 

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Inflation decrease means food costs are the same as last year
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Supermarket war continues as market reaches low

Competition within supermarkets has driven down grocery inflation to zero. 

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Lidl launches TV campaign
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Lidl drives in new TV campaign

Lidl has launched a Little Market advertising campaign, comprising 13 separate adverts including one that champions its baked goods.

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Waitrose: operating profits slump but market share grows
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Waitrose operating profit slumps but market share grows

High-end supermarket Waitrose has posted a 9.4% drop in operating profit in its half-year results to 26 July as the fierce competition battles on. 

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600 Bakeries have now been rolled out by the German supermarket
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Lidl finalises in-store bakery roll-out

Discounter Lidl has completed its roll-out of in-store bakeries in all 600 nationwide outlets.

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Supermarkets: big four feel the squeeze
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Grocery price inflation stands at 0.2% as big four feel the squeeze

Grocery price inflation has fallen for the eleventh consecutive period, according to the latest figures from Kantar Worldpanel.

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Grocery price inflation falls as market growth tails off
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Grocery price inflation and market growth drop

Competitive pricing of staple items such as milk and bread has driven inflation to the lowest level since October 2006.

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Aldi makes home baking a 'destination category'
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Aldi ramps up home baking offer

Discounter Aldi has made home baking a focus with ramped up products.

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On the up!
lowest levels of grocery inflation since October 2006
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Grocery sales figures rebound after historic low

Grocery market growth has bounced back to 2.8% in the 12 weeks to 22 June after a historic low of 1.7% last period.

Morrisons extends price cuts

Supermarket giant Morrisons has further cut prices in another effort to win back customers amid discounter competition.

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