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Tesco rolls out flamingo celebration cake

Tesco has jumped on the flamingo bandwagon with a new addition to its celebration cake range.

Tesco bakery boss reveals retailer's future plans

Tesco bakery chief Gordon Gafa has revealed the retailer’s future plans for its in-store bakeries.

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.

Allied ramps up bread supply as weather worsens

Allied Bakeries has increased bread production across the UK as the ‘Beast from the East’ causes supply problems for food operators.

Tesco changes doughnut recipe to reduce sugar

Tesco has changed the recipe of three own-label doughnut lines to reduce their sugar content. 

Sainsbury's CEO Mike Coupe (left) and Tesco boss Dave Lewis
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Tesco and Sainsbury’s shake-up puts thousands of jobs at risk

Thousands of jobs are at risk across Tesco and Sainsbury’s as the retailers shake up their management structure.

Tesco replaces budget own-label loaves with exclusive HW Nevill’s brand

Tesco has replaced its Everyday Value bread loaves with a new brand named after a historical London bakery.

Mark Tyldesley promoted to MD at malt supplier Muntons

Malt producer Muntons has named Mark Tyldesley as managing director.

Tesco doubles festive plant-based food offering

Tesco has rolled out what it claims is its “biggest ever” vegetarian and vegan festive offering.

McVitie’s and Tesco set up charity campaign

McVitie’s has teamed up with Tesco in a partnership with charities Fareshare and The Trussell Trust.

Retailers unveil spooky bakery NPD for Halloween

It’s no tricks and all treats this year as the retailers unveil their spooky bakery line-ups ahead of Halloween 2017.

Update: Supermarkets unveil bakery NPD for Christmas 2017

Asda and Marks & Spencer reveal festive bakery line-up. Here British Baker presents a round-up of the festive baked treats set to appear on supermarket shelves in the coming months.

Elizabeth Shaw rolls out first chocolate biscuit range

British chocolate brand Elizabeth Shaw has made its debut in the biscuits category with a premium chocolate biscuit range.

Gordon Smith, sales and marketing director, with the new Bells Bakes

Bells launches new Bakes range

Scottish pie brand Bells has expanded its portfolio with a new Bakes range.

Schär launches seven new products into UK supermarkets

Gluten-free brand Schär has unveiled seven new products including gluten-free flour and gluten-free waffles, which will be rolled out into UK supermarkets.

Christmas: Pimp your panettone to create a festive treat

With sales of traditional Christmas pudding and Christmas cake declining in the supermarkets, more inventive offerings are coming to the fore. And panettone is a star of the festive show

Biscuit fans outraged as Tesco rolls out ‘healthier’ custard creams

Tesco has come under fire after changing the recipe for its own-label custard creams.

Irwin’s rolls out lower-calorie bread to 630 stores

Irwin’s Bakery has secured listings in 630 stores for its Better You lower-calorie breads.

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.

Muntons appoints new deputy managing director

Malt producer Muntons has hired Mark Tyldesley as the company’s new deputy managing director.

Tesco set to roll out same-day delivery nationwide

Tesco has claimed to be the first retailer to offer nationwide same-day grocery delivery.

Greggs named first food-to-go retailer of the year in Grocer Golds

Greggs has been declared food-to-go retailer of the year in The Grocer Gold Awards 2017.

Krispy Kreme launches limited-edition Father’s Day range

Doughnut brand Krispy Kreme has unveiled three limited-edition doughnuts for Father’s Day.

Gluten-free Mr Kipling cake launched by Premier Foods

Premier Foods-owned Mr Kipling has rolled out a wheat and gluten-free loaf cake range nationally.

New Tesco deal for Henllan Bakery

North Wales-based Henllan Bakery has signed a new deal with Tesco to stock six breads and four morning goods.

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.

Tesco sales driven by strong food growth

Tesco has announced sales growth and profit recovery in its preliminary results for 2016/17, its first UK like-for-like sales rise since 2009/2010.

Ocado launches supplier competition

Online retailer Ocado has announced the return of its nationwide campaign to find “the next big thing in British food and drink”.

ASA throws out Real Bread Campaign complaint about Tesco ad

The Real Bread Campaign (RBC) has said it is “deeply disappointed” that advertising watchdogs have rejected its claim that a Tesco TV ad implies the retailer makes additive-free loaves in small batches by hand.

Tesco to pay £129m fine for false accounting scandal

Tesco has agreed to pay a £129m fine for false accounting, rather than face prosecution.

Rowe’s Cornish Bakers acquired by investment firm

Cornish craft bakery WC Rowe has been acquired by investment firm Iberia Industry Capital (IIC).

Holland’s launches new Micro Pie range

Holland’s Pies has extended its frozen range after unveiling two brand new Micro Pies.

Metal contamination fear sparks Lotus Bakeries Biscoff biscuit spread recall

Lotus Bakeries has recalled selected batches of its Biscoff Crunchy Biscuit Spreads as they may contain small pieces of metal.

The Polish Bakery scoops Business of the Year Award

West London business The Polish Bakery has been crowned Business of the Year at the West London Business Awards

Charles Wilson, CEO of Booker (left) and Tesco CEO Dave Lewis. Photo credit: Tesco website
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Tesco merger: the industry reacts

Following the announcement that retailer Tesco and wholesaler Booker Group will be merging to create the “UK’s leading food business”, the industry has given its thoughts on the impact that the £3.7bn deal will have on the food sector.

Soreen’s new festive loaf

Samworth Brothers-owned malt loaf maker Soreen has launched Winter Spice Mini Loaves that are available exclusively in Tesco.

Tesco's free mince pie van returns

Tesco’s mince pie van has returned to the streets of Britain to deliver its pies free to 18 areas across the nation.

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.

Udi’s owner Boulder Brands quits UK gluten-free market

Boulder Brands – owner of the Udi’s gluten-free brand – has pulled out of the UK market.

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.

Innovation boosts Bakkavor results

A focus on innovation has helped fresh prepared foods manufacturer Bakkavor grow revenue across the group in its third-quarter results.

Holland’s unveils Micro 2 Go microwave slices range

Holland’s Pies is aiming to shake-up the on-the-go pastry market with a new range of microwaveable slices.

New Found Joy lands £20k listing deal with Tesco

Gluten-free bakery New Found Joy has secured a listing from Tesco that brings six of its traybakes to shelves in a number of Northern Ireland stores.

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Tesco trial digital receipts

Tesco has introduced a trial of a contactless system that sends a proof of purchase to customers’ smartphones.

Krispy Kreme opens up 500th in-store Tesco cabinet

Doughnut retailer Krispy Kreme has opened up its 500th in-store cabinet with Tesco that signals a milestone for the two brands.

Pots & Co’s puddings sweep across Europe

Makers of Michelin-standard desserts, Pots & Co, is expanding across Europe with a number of international listings.

Tesco records strongest growth in three years - Nielsen

Tesco has outperformed its three major supermarket rivals in the past quarter – and recorded its strongest sales growth in more than three years.

Schär launches NPD to bread portfolio

UK gluten-free brand Schär has added the new Wholesome Vitality Loaf to its gluten-free bread range.

GALLERY: Tesco’s new-look in-store bakery

There are 30 up and running, and five more being built each week. Take a look at Tesco’s new in-store bakery offering. 

Soreen’s Scream range brought back by popular demand

Malt loaf maker Soreen has announced that it has brought back its limited-edition Scream range for Halloween for the third consecutive year.

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