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Warrens Bakery continues retail expansion

Warrens Bakery is to open its first store in the medieval city of Winchester this month, as it continues its rapid expansion across the UK.

Patisserie Valerie opens in Southport, Dublin and Stevenage

Patisserie Valerie opened three new cafés last week in Southport, Dublin and Stevenage.

Krispy Kreme set to open 100th UK store

Doughnut chain Krispy Kreme is set to open its 100th UK store at Nottingham’s Intu Victoria Centre on 23 August.

Wholebake gets green light for £14m factory plan

Baked snacks manufacturer Wholebake has been given the go-ahead for a £14m factory development in North Wales as it aims to grow its turnover to £40m in the next few years.

Packaging provider to benefit from £2m investment

Thermoformed packaging product provider DMD 2000 is to continue its expansion following a new £2 million investment.

Delicious Alchemy appoints new CEO

Sheffield-based gluten- and dairy-free specialist Delicious Alchemy has appointed Iain Macpherson as the company’s new chief executive officer.

Peyton and Byrne appoints advisors to explore its options

Artisan bakery and café Peyton and Byrne has appointed Deloitte as its advisors to help consider its options for the future of the business.

Subway adds to social media portfolio

High street sandwich chain Subway has set up the company’s first ever Instagram account, aiming to create a community around conceptually high-quality content.

Thoughtful Bread crowdfunds for expansion

Bath-based bakery Thoughtful Bread has asked the local business community to help it expand.

Higgidy in red but revenues up

Sussex premium pie maker Higgidy has recorded a double-digit sales growth for the year, but its recent expansion has pushed it into the red. 

Patisserie Valerie expands into Doncaster

Patisserie Valerie (PV) is to open its 119th outlet at the Frenchgate Shopping Centre, Doncaster as it continues a rapid expansion.  

Tiptree sales up 10.6%

Essex-based jam and marmalade maker Tiptree has increased sales by 10.6% to exceed £40m for the first time, but profits were affected by abandoned factory expansion plans.

New Eat concept store

Sandwich chain Eat is continuing its expansion programme with the launch of a new concept store in London’s Finsbury Pavement yesterday (11 May).

Self-service bakery franchise announces expansion plans

Bake & Take, the German café and bakery concept, aims to open 100 new UK stores in the next five years. 

Birmingham baker produces a million macaroons

Rosie Ginday, founder of Miss Macaroon, has just produced her one millionth macaroon, a blueberry and white chocolate ganache that forms part of her spring/summer range.

New £3.6m expansion for Scottish bakers Bells

Family-run bakers, Bells Food Group, is looking to recruit up to 30 workers as part of the expansion plan.

Jestic to expand into bakery

Jestic Foodservice Equipment has announced its expansion into the bakery sector. 

The Cornish Bakery has expansion plans
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Cornish Bakery eyes rapid expansion

The Cornish Bakery is embarking on an expansion drive that could see it adding up to 20 sites over the next two years.

Iain Anderson, new national account manager at New Britain Oils
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New Britain Oils hires expert to lead foodservice expansion

New Britain Oils, the Liverpool-based sustainable palm oil producer, has appointed Iain Anderson as national account manager.

Full steam ahead for EAT

Sandwich and coffee chain EAT has announced plans to tackle the burgeoning train station and airport market as part of its expansion plans.

Spanish artisan bakery opens second UK bakery

Spanish bakery Granier is to open a second UK site in Woolwich.

Councillor Charlie Rooney, Middlesbrough Council’s executive member for regeneration (l) with James Stoddart, of On A Roll (r)
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Sandwich company invests £3.6m in production

A Middlesbrough sandwich firm, On A Roll Sandwich Company, is to invest £3.6m in a new factory – almost tripling its production space.

Scottish bakery clinches M&S deal

Scotland’s Stag Bakeries has landed a supply deal with Marks & Spencer (M&S) as part of its new Taste of the British Isles initiative.

The new own branded packaging means the bakery can expand into retailers
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Exclusive: Raise Bakery reveals major expansion plans

Sussex-based Raise Bakery has revealed plans to open its first branded retail site in Hove, as it aims to expand the business nationwide.

Cuckoo's Bakery finds new Edinburgh nest

Edinburgh’s Cuckoo’s Bakery is to open its second shop, in nearby Bruntsfield in the second week of April. 

Burton's Biscuit Company
Burton's Biscuit Company plans US expansion
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Burton’s Biscuit Co signs US distribution deal

Burton’s Biscuit Company has today announced a US distribution partnership with International Food Associates (IFA) to realise a projected $100m (£66.1m) business ambition in the US. 

Woodstock's Artisan Bakery is located in Stony Stratford
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Craft bakery strikes deal for second retail site

Woodstock’s Artisan Bakery, Northamptonshire, has linked up with a local café to expand into its second branded retail outlet.

EAT.
EAT is bringing back its slow-cooked beef and horseradish hot roll
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EAT reveals ‘ambitious’ store plan

High street sandwich chain EAT has signed for three new sites as it launches two new products. 

Bertinet Bakery
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Bertinet Bakery expands presence in Waitrose

Bertinet Bakery has launched its craft bread range into 12 more Waitrose shops.

The Breadwinner Bakery currently supplies craft bread to 15 Scotmid sites
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Scotmid to extend Breadwinner offer

Scotmid has told British Baker of plans to expand its offering from The Breadwinner Bakery into 30 more stores throughout this year.

Dunkin’ Donuts reveals broad expansion plan for China

Dunkin’ Donuts has announced plans to open 1,400 new stores in China over the next 20 years.

Keynsham Civic Centre where the bakery will operate from
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Bath Bakery continues expansion plans

Bath Bakery has expanded into new public developments, as part of its rapid growth programme.

Starbucks
Starbucks 'ushers in' new age of coffee drinking
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Starbucks unveils five-year expansion plan

Coffee shop giant Starbucks will embark on a five-year plan for growth and "a new era of customer convenience”. 

Crepe firm plans broad international growth

London-based Crepeaffaire is on the verge of major UK and international expansion plans with four new UK sites in the next four months.

Liz Cox:
new sales manager at Bath Bakery
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Bath Bakery updates team to support expansion

Bath Bakery has appointed a new sales manager so the bakery can continue to expand, the business says.

Walkers Bakers and Chocolatiers completes £150k expansion

Yorkshire-based Walkers Bakers and Chocolatiers has completed a £150,000 expansion and refurbishment at its Skipton premises.

Olivia’s Artisan Bakery and Café:
the bakery is a social enterprise
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Artisan bakery plans £500k investment for growth

A Darlington bakery plans to make a £500,000 investment to double its retail outlets after expanding into a new production site.

Vanderpol Waffle Systems joins the Tromp Group
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Bakery equipment group gains product range boost

Vanderpol Waffle Systems and Den Boer Baking Systems have joined the Markel Bakery Group as part of its expansion strategy.

Insomnia:
Irish coffee brand will come to the UK next year
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UK in sight for Irish coffee retailer Insomnia

Irish coffee chain Insomnia will open its first UK outlet early in 2015.

Bake & Take to restart expansion

German café and bakery concept Bake & Take is set to restart its expansion programme.

The flying coffee bean expands
Unconventional:
Making the move from railway to high street
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Railway-based coffee shop chain to expand and hit the high-street

The Flying Coffee Bean is to double its number of coffee shops before venturing onto the high street.

Subway signs new petrol station deal

Subway, the sandwich retailer, has announced plans to open further stores on petrol forecourts via MRH, one of the largest independent operators in the UK.

Scottish bakery moves and expands

One of Scotland’s oldest bakeries is expanding after relocating to more modern premises last weekend.

Welsh bakery reveals growth plans

Welsh bakery Henllans is planning expansion to meet product demand across the UK and US.

EAT plans UK expansion

The private equity-backed sandwich chain EAT plans to expand beyond London – after securing a further £40m in funding.

Pie company introduces miniature versions

Gourmet chain Square Pie has launched a wholesale range of miniature pies.

Caffè Nero moves into Ireland

Coffee chain Caffè Nero is planning to invest €20m in Ireland over the next five years, creating 320 jobs.

scotmid opens 100th bakery

Scotmid reaches bakery target

Scottish Co-operative Scotmid has opened its 100th bakery as part of its local bakery project.

Indulgence Patisserie completes second desserts manufacturing site

Desserts manufacturer Indulgence Patisserie has completed the construction of a second manufacturing facility in Colchester.

Clayton Park Bakery launches new Booths pie range

East Lancashire bakery Clayton Park has launched a new range of family meat pies, extending its partnership with Booths.

Subway reveals UK and Ireland expansion plans

Subway has announced "ambitious plans" to open 3,000 stores in the UK and Ireland by 2020.

Rowe’s still hopeful for site extension

A development company that wants to extend Rowe’s Bakery near Falmouth is optimistic its planning appeal will prove successful.

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