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Online sales and NPD drive growth at Paul UK

Turnover at bakery and café brand Paul UK has risen 7.4% in the past year as the business has benefited from new product development and improved technology.

Bakery bolsters Tesco sales as overall growth slows

A strong performance in bakery has bolstered slowing sales growth at Tesco, according to its latest trading update.

Flour Water Salt raises £29k in Kickstarter campaign

Macclesfield café and bakehouse Flour Water Salt has raised £29,300 on a Kickstarter campaign.

Liverpool bakery to boost output with £61k funding

Homebaked, a community bakery in Anfield, Liverpool, has received £61,000 in investment to fund a dedicated cookery unit and ramp up production.

Sainsbury’s-Asda merger ‘could push up prices’

The proposed merger between Sainsbury’s and Asda suffered a blow today (20 February) as the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) found that it could push up prices and reduce quality.

Patisserie Holdings loses another non-exec director

Financial expert Lee Ginsberg has resigned as non-executive director and deputy chairman at Patisserie Holdings.

Biscuits and tea help boost Fortnum & Mason sales

British biscuits and loose leaf tea have helped drive the sixth successive year of double-digit sales growth at Fortnum & Mason.

New contracts drive 23% profit growth for SSP Group

New contracts and robust sales growth have driven a 22.7% rise in underlying operating profits at travel site operator SSP Group.

Hughes bakery gets £600k funding ahead of rebrand

Shipley-based Hughes Bakers has secured a £600,000 loan from the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF).

Finsbury to invest to meet demand for ‘artisan’ bread

Finsbury Food Group is to invest further to meet demand for artisan-style bread – and said it was committed to growing its business through further acquisitions.

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