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Dawn targets breakfast with trio of NPD

Dawn Foods has launched three frozen sweet bakery products for the foodservice breakfast market.

Aryzta adds vegan savoury pastries to line-up

Azryta Food Solutions has expanded its vegan-friendly range with four new savoury pastries.

Savoury bakery occasions up 3% out of home

Out-of-home occasions featuring a savoury bakery item are up 3% compared to Q3 in 2017, new research from analyst MCA has revealed.

Thanksgiving: why won’t Brits eat pumpkin pie?

It’s Thanksgiving – a US holiday dating back to 1621 when pilgrims and Native Americans gathered together to share an autumn harvest feast.

Black Pieday! Pieminister to sell charcoal pies for charity

Pieminister will be serving up black charcoal pastry pies this Friday (23 November) to raise money for housing and homelessness charity Shelter.

SSP Group CEO Kate Swann to step down

Kate Swann is to step down as CEO of travel site operator SPP Group after five years with the business.

Allied Bakeries overhauls Burgen brand

Allied Bakeries is hoping to “breathe new life” into its Burgen brand with a major revamp, including a packaging overhaul and celebrity partnerships.

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.

Aunt Bessie’s rolls out Yorkshire pudding wraps

Aunt Bessie’s is tapping into demand for Yorkshire pudding wraps with its new frozen Yorkshire Bases.

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Greenpeace protests use of ‘dirty’ palm oil in Oreos

Greenpeace is calling on Oreo manufacturer Mondelēz International to drop ties with palm oil producers that they claim are destroying rainforests.

Carr’s taps ancient grains trend with cracker NPD

Cracker brand Carr’s has tapped demand for ancient grains with two new products containing grains, seeds and herbs.

Country Choice rolls out range of paninis and wraps

Foodservice provider Country Choice is rolling out a six-strong range of bake-in-the-pack paninis and wraps.

Revealed: bakery food-to-go trends for 2019

Savoury snacking has yet to reach its full potential in bakery despite 4% category growth over the past year, according to Lantmännen Unibake UK.

Patisserie Holdings reveals new chief executive as Paul May steps down

Patisserie Holdings has announced that chief executive Paul May has resigned with immediate effect.

WRAP unveils roadmap to reduce plastic waste

The Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) has published a roadmap outlining the key steps UK businesses need to take to reduce plastic waste.

Greggs and Deliveroo team up for London trial

Greggs pastries are now be delivered to Londoners in a trial partnership between the food-to-go business and Deliveroo.

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Buns out! Bakers strip off for charity calendar

Bakers from Glastonbury’s Burns the Bread have stripped off in the name of charity.

Christmas preview: festive food-to-go battle begins

Holidays are coming! And soon. Festive adverts are on the TV, Coca-Cola’s Christmas truck is getting ready to tour the country but, most importantly, the Christmas sandwiches have hit the shelves.

Bakery numbers stagnate as high street suffers

The number of bakery chain stores on Britain’s high streets is stagnating, with a net increase of just two in the first half of 2018.

Wraps and flatbreads oust sandwiches at lunch

Brits prefer wraps, flatbreads and even pizza over sandwiches for lunch, new research from Spitalfields Market has revealed.

Supermarkets to review bakery allergen labelling

Asda, Sainsbury’s and Tesco are set to improve allergen labelling across their in-store bakeries.

Christmas preview: bakery brands reveal festive fare

There’s less than two months to go until Christmas 2018! If that wasn’t enough excitement, Britain’s bakery brands have been busy whipping up a host of indulgent products for the festive season.

Real Bread Campaign relaunches loaf mark

The Real Bread Campaign is calling on bakers to market their additive-free loaves with its revamped loaf mark.

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Ulrick & Short launches fat alternative for pastry

Ulrick & Short has developed a new fat alternative for bakers looking to reduce the calorie content of shortcrust pastry.

FDF sees fall in pre-Brexit business confidence

Business confidence among British food and drink manufacturers has plummeted ahead of Brexit, latest research from the Food and Drink Federation has revealed.

Cake artist creates bust of Lyle’s competition winner

Cake artist Lara Mason has unveiled a life-size cake of a baking fan who won a competition set by Lyle’s Golden Syrup.

Almost 360 bakery jobs under threat at Asda

Bakery jobs are among almost 2,500 that could be lost at Asda as part of proposals by the retailer.

Halloween 2018: bakeries unveil spooky NPD

As the spookiest night of the year draws near, bakeries across the country are gearing up to terrorise customers with a host of tasty treats.

Great British Bake Blog 2018: Episode nine

I like to challenge myself. How many biscuits can I eat in one sitting? How long can I sleep for at the weekends? Can I watch Bake Off in the office without crying?

Handmade Cake Company launches vegan NPD

Wholesale cake manufacturer The Handmade Cake Company has expanded its vegan range with an Orange and Apricot Slice.

Irwin’s reaches agreement with union over pay

Portadown-based Irwin’s Bakery has come to an agreement with workers over rates of pay.

Central Foods secures AA BRC accreditation

Frozen food distributor Central Foods has secured AA accreditation in its latest British Retail Consortium (BRC) audit.

Shoppers have already spent £4m on mince pies

Christmas has come early for the supermarkets as shoppers have already splashed out £4.1m on mince pies, an increase of 5.2% compared to a year ago.

One in five shoppers thinks about health when buying on-the-go snacks

Twenty-one percent of consumers say health is a feature they look for when choosing a snack to eat on the go, according to a survey by Carrs Foods.

Wheat imports up 87% year-on-year this summer

Wheat imports almost doubled in July and August compared to the same period last year.

Bad Girl Bakery secures business growth accolade

A Scottish bakery and café that began life as a home-based cake business has won a food and drink business growth award.

Great British Bake Blog: Episode eight

Ok, I’ll just come out and say it: the wrong person went home last night.

Halloween and Bonfire Night bakery round-up

Things are getting spooky this month, as retailers, bakers and manufacturers get into the Halloween spirit with a host of new treats.

Five facts you might not know about Danish pastries

In celebration of the first-ever Danish Week on the Great British Bake Off tonight, we’ve scoured the archives to find five interesting facts about Nordic pastries and rising trends.

Callebaut debuts 1% added sugar milk chocolate

Chocolate manufacturer Barry Callebaut has launched a 1% added sugar chocolate called Ecl1pse under its Callebaut brand.

Great British Bake Blog 2018: Episode seven

Bleeding vegans coming in here, ruining everything – that’s the vibe I got from the tent last night.

Selfridges unveils Reese’s panettone for Christmas

Selfridges is to sell a Reese’s peanut butter and chocolate panettone as part of its Christmas range.

Trio of NI companies work together on bakery NPD

Bangor-based Heatherlea Bakery has partnered with two other Northern Irish companies to create a new Irish Oatcake.

Heron Corn Mill scoops £52,500 Lottery grant

South Cumbria-based Heron Corn Mill has received a National Lottery Grant of £52,500 to help it celebrate 800 years of milling.

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Just Desserts creates Lotus Biscoff cheesecake

Yorkshire bakery Just Desserts has partnered with Belgian biscuit brand Lotus Biscoff to create a new handcrafted cheesecake.

L-r: TPBI CFO Kamol Borrisuttanakul, CEO Somsak Borrisuttanakul, Intelipac's John Wilkinson and Duncan Edwards
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Thai firm snaps up UK’s Intelipac

Thai packaging company TPBI is to enter the paper packaging market for the first time after inking a deal to acquire stakes in UK firm Intelipac – the business that resurrected bakery packaging supplier Reynards last year.

Real Bread Campaign to address diversity issues

The Real Bread Campaign has set out plans to address concerns over a lack of diversity among its ambassadors.

Christmas 2018: more top trends in bakery NPD

The temperature is dropping and the supermarkets have started stocking shelves with mince pies, which can mean only one thing – Christmas is coming.

Great British Bake Blog 2018: Episode five

In the words of musical comedy duo Flight of the Conchords: I’m not crying, I’m just chopping onions… for a lasagne. That’s what I’m telling myself, anyway, because last night’s episode of The Great British Bake Off was emotional.

Bakery giants pledge to halve food waste by 2030

Hovis, Warburtons and Premier Foods are among 90 of the UK’s biggest food retailers and suppliers to pledge to halve food waste by 2030 as part of a “ground-breaking” industry roadmap.

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