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Battle of the bagels: NYBC hits back at Warburtons ad

New York Bakery Co is gunning for Warburtons by releasing a duo of gangster-themed ads to promote its authentic New York bagels.

Businesses must ‘step up to the plate’ to cut food waste

Businesses in the retail and foodservice sector have been urged by the government to take ‘ground-breaking action’ to reduce the mountain of food waste produced in the UK.

Kara updates its doughnuts with new recipes and NPD

Kara, the foodservice arm of Finsbury Food Group, has relaunched its doughnut range, which includes the addition of a new variant.

Doughnut Time celebrates Star Wars Day with NPD

Doughnut Time is celebrating May the fourth, also known as Stars Wars Day, with a limited-edition doughnut inspired by the franchise.

Pret removes one or more allergens from 70 products

Pret A Manger has removed allergens from more than 70 products as part of a five-point allergy plan, which also includes full ingredient labels in every UK shop.

Uncle John’s Bakery teams up with Deliveroo

London-based Uncle John’s Bakery, which specialises in traditional Ghanaian products, has partnered with Deliveroo for local delivery.

Paul to open Express site on Tottenham Court Road

French bakery and patisserie brand Paul UK is to open its second Express shop on Tottenham Court Road on Monday 13 May.

Doughnut Time unveils two more London sites

Doughnut Time is continuing its expansion across the capital with two new stores.

Subway launches first-ever vegan sandwich

Subway has expanded its menu with its first-ever vegan sub and salad, which are available nationwide from today (17 April).

Ginsters enters frozen aisle with classic pasties

Cornish pasty producer Ginsters is to launch a bake-from-frozen range with two classic flavours.

Caffè Nero launches coffee-themed food menu

Coffee chain Caffè Nero is to roll out an espresso-infused savoury and sweet food menu, including a coffee-cured bacon sandwich.

Kara and Weetabix team up for breakfast muffins

Cereal giant Weetabix has partnered with Kara, the foodservice arm of Finsbury Food Group, to launch a duo of branded breakfast muffins.

Diverse ambassador line-up with 12 women appointed by Real Bread Campaign

Nobody likes criticism. I suspect the folks over at the Real Bread Campaign weren’t thrilled when they were called out for the lack of gender diversity among its ambassadors last year.

Pizzas and mince pies help Asda meet plastic target

Changes to plastic packaging on pizza bases and mince pie boxes are among actions that have helped Asda meet its plastic reduction target for 2018.

Asda bakery chief to speak at BSB spring conference

Asda’s head of bakery Ian Cummings is to speak at the British Society of Baking’s (BSB’s) spring conference, which is themed around ‘driving healthy profits’.

UK could import battery hen eggs in no-deal Brexit

A no-deal Brexit could see the UK import billions of eggs from battery hens, the British Egg Industry Council (BEIC) and Compassion in World Farming (CIFW) have warned.

One Stop adds six lines to own-label cake range

Convenience retailer One Stop has expanded its range of own-label cakes with the addition of six new lines, including a chocolate caterpillar cake.

Pies the limit! Highlights from British Pie Week 2019

It’s British Pie Week – an annual celebration of sweet and savoury pastry-encrusted treats that runs from 4-10 March 2019.

Allied adds recycling logo to bread bags

Allied Bakeries is to add a recycling logo to the front of Kingsmill and Burgen bread bags to encourage more consumers to recycle them.

Fray Bentos creates first vegetarian pie

Pie brand Fray Bentos is to launch its first-ever vegetarian pie next month.

Paterson’s becomes official supplier to athletics event

West Lothian shortbread manufacturer Paterson’s has been named official biscuit supplier to the European Athletics Indoor Championships Glasgow 2019.

Packaging makers seek to boost plastic recyclability

Packaging manufacturers Macpac and Quinn Packaging have unveiled new plastic packaging products that offer more environmentally friendly end-of-life solutions than their standard counterparts.

Spar wholesaler rolls out meat-free sandwich line

James Hall & Co, the North of England Spar UK wholesaler, aims to cash in on the meat-free trend with a new vegan and vegetarian-themed food-to-go range.

Redblack Software creates delivery app for bakers

RedBlack Software has created a cloud-based mobile delivery management app to help wholesale bakers simplify operations, reduce paper and data re-entry.

Pladis expands Godiva line-up with luxury biscuits

Pladis is expanding its luxury chocolate brand Godiva with a trio of biscuit-based NPD.

Waste not: education is the key to a low waste future

Having spent three years of my early journalistic career writing about waste and recycling, it’s fair to say I’m more excited about the topic than your average person.

Burton’s launches Maryland sugar-free cookies

Burton’s Biscuit Company is targeting consumers looking to cut down on sugar with its latest piece of NPD – Maryland Sugar Free Cookies.

Bread industry gears up for Fibre February

The bread industry is to shine a spotlight on the role its products can play in providing fibre as part of a month-long consumer-facing campaign called Fibre February.

BBF eyes growth after securing £40m funding

Cakes and desserts business BBF is planning to invest in its manufacturing facilities having secured £40m funding from Wells Fargo Capital Finance (WFCF).

Doughnut-bagel hybrid is launched by Deliveroo

Doughnut Time has partnered with Deliveroo for Business to create a doughnut-bagel hybrid it has dubbed as a “festive hangover aide”.

Fears over financial burden of waste proposals

Government proposals that could see packaging producers pay the full cost of recycling will place a “considerable financial burden” on manufacturers, the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has warned.

Revealed: British Baker’s top NPD picks of 2018

Bakery’s product developers have been busier than Santa’s helpers this year, whipping up all manner of tasty, on-trend and, in some cases, rather gimmicky new products.

Bakers at risk from heat-related health problems

Bakers are among the professions at risk from heat-related health problems, a study has revealed.

Bake Off winner creates 50kg gingerbread airport

Great British Bake Off 2016 winner Candice Brown has teamed up with food artist Michelle Wibowo to create a 50kg gingerbread model of Heathrow airport.

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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