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Ginsters expands bite-size range with rolls and pasties

Ginsters of Cornwall has added to its range of bite-sized savoury snacks with mini Cornish pasties and sausage rolls.

Image on Food launches gingerbread snack packs

Biscuit manufacturer Image on Food has launched NPD under its Original Biscuit Bakers and Billington’s Gingerbread brands.

Wrights launches manned cafeteria alternative

Wrights Food Group has released the Urban Bistro vending machine range, which combines freshly cooked food with branded ambient goods.

Revealed: Pladis’ insight into UK snacking habits

McVitie’s owner Pladis has revealed that social media and the boundary between meals and snacks is influencing the UK’s snacking habits.

Butt Foods’ sourdough naans listed at Soho Coffee

Nottingham-based bakery Butt Foods has secured a contract to supply its sourdough naans to Soho Coffee Co.

Food-to-go culture gives convenience retailers £36m boost

Offering a greater variety of food-to-go options has boosted revenues for convenience retailers by £36m, according to market research company IRI.

Chaucer Foods develops range of baked snacks in new partnership

Bread products and freeze-dried foods supplier Chaucer Food Group has announced a partnership with olive oil brand Filippo Berio to develop a new baked snacks range.

Burton’s adds festive flavour to savoury snacks

Burton’s Biscuit Company has extended its savoury snacks portfolio with a festive option in the run-up to Christmas.

Whitworths focuses on superfoods for new snacks line

UK snacking and baking brand Whitworths has launched its first superfood range of snacks, called Full of Super.

Arla develops healthy snack solution for children

Denmark-based firm Arla Foods Ingredients has developed a suite of protein and calcium snacking solutions for kids that offer a healthier alternative to chocolate bars and other popular children’s snacks.

Kellogg’s launches brownie-style bake

Kellogg’s has launched Coco Pops Choco Bakes, a Coco Pops-branded brownie-style bake, targeted at children looking for snacks after school. 

Sugar tax to be extended?

The recently-announced levy on fizzy drinks has edged closer to the bakery sector, as it could soon affect cereals and snacks, according to a government health minister. 

Bakery market suffers as snacking falls

The war on sugar is starting to have an impact, with people turning their backs on sweet baked goods and pastry products because of health concerns, according to new figures.

Baketime apologises

Baketime Ltd has apologised for “any inconvenience” caused after it recalled batches of Aldi, Happy Shopper and Bestway own-label snacks. 

Udi’s launches gluten-free chocolate clusters

Udi’s Gluten Free, the US-based free-from brand, has announced its new Chocolate Clusters range will be on sale from 18 January.

United Biscuits suffers profit tumble

United Biscuits (UB) has seen pre-tax operating profits fall 47.5% to £54.7 million in the year to 3 January 2015, according to newly filed Companies House accounts.

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Graze moves into the retail arena
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Online snacks firm enters retail arena

Graze, the online snack subscription business, has moved into retail for the first time. 

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Brioche Pasquier launches Baked Bread Bites
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Brioche Pasquier makes a play for snack market

Brioche Pasquier has launched a range of savoury baked products, in a bid to move into the snack market. 

Snacking on the rise, while average spend falls

More people are buying snacks and meals to eat outside the home as the number of foodservice outlets and cuisine choice continue to grow.

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MySupermarket tracks changing grocery costs
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Cost of grocery shopping continues to fall

The cost of a weekly grocery shop has fallen again by 1% in the last month and 7% in the last year. 

‘Healthy’ snacks forecast to grow

Arla Foods Ingredients has predicted that ‘healthy’ will continue to lead the way in the future of snacking and has launched products to cash in.

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Greggs launches New York style hot dog
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Greggs expands to-go range with NY hotdog

Greggs has launched its hot dog product into 1,700 shops, after New Yorkers approved the recipe. 

Bakery chains to attend trade show for lunchtime market

The lunch! trade show commences today with more than 6,000 visitors from retailing, hospitality, snacking, convenience and catering sectors expected over the next two days.

Kingsmill enters sandwich thins market

Kingsmill has this morning launched a new range of sandwich thins – coupled with the announcement of an £8.4m investment at its bakery in Glasgow.

Rumours surface over United Biscuits sale

The potential sale of United Biscuits is again under the spotlight, after rumours surfaced about foreign interest from a private equity firm.

Warburtons’ closures hits company profits

Warburtons has seen a 37% decline in profits to £16.3m in 2011, which the firm has attributed to the restructuring of its bakery operations.

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