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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.

Christmas preview: more festive NPD from retailers

Christmas is less than 13 weeks away, and in the build-up to the festive season more retailers have unveiled their festive NPD.

Gail’s creates loaf using waste bread

Gail’s has created what it claims is the UK’s first loaf made using leftover bread.

Gallery: Highlights from National Cupcake Week

It’s National Cupcake Week – a celebration in which bakers across the country take to social media to share their delicious creations.

Krispy Kreme teams up with Vimto for spooky NPD

Krispy Kreme has partnered with soft drinks brand Vimto to create two limited-edition doughnuts for Halloween.

Hovis seeks to increase bread bag recycling

Hovis is introducing new on-pack labelling designed to increase the amount of bread bags being recycled.

Great British Bake Blog 2018: Episode four

The Bake Off tent has been invaded by space turtles! No, this isn’t a crossover with Terry Pratchett’s Discworld – it’s Kim-Joy’s showstopper.

Steve Dawson joins RGF as non-exec director

Renshaw owner Real Good Food (RGF) has appointed Steve Dawson – who helped to turn around the Bahlsen US business – as an independent non-executive director.

National Cupcake Week 2018 gets underway

Bakers and cupcake lovers across the country have kicked off celebrations for National Cupcake Week 2018, which runs from 17-23 September.

L-R: Lin Carson, founder of BAKERpedia, and Matthew Jones, founder of Bread Ahead
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BSB reveals speaker line-up for autumn conference

Senior figures from Warrens Bakery, Bread Ahead and Roberts Bakery are among the key speakers at the British Society of Baking’s (BSB's) autumn conference.

Finsbury to invest to meet demand for ‘artisan’ bread

Finsbury Food Group is to invest further to meet demand for artisan-style bread – and said it was committed to growing its business through further acquisitions.

Toasties and doughnuts lead Greggs’ autumn menu

Doughnuts, toasties and a limited-edition pumpkin spice latte are among the items featured on Greggs’ autumn 2018 menu.

Mash Direct's Lance Hamilton, Trevor McCrum from Hovis Ireland and LacPatrick Dairies' Brendan Lappin
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Ormo Bakery teams up with NI brands for NPD

Belfast-based Ormo Bakery, which is part of Hovis, has teamed up with two other Northern Irish brands to develop new products.

Freaks of Nature roll out vegan hot puddings

Vegan brand Freaks of Nature has expanded its range with Sticky Toffee and Chocolate Fudge hot puddings.

The Cake Crew cupcakes gains national listings

The Cake Crew has secured its first national listings for the Beautifully Crafted cupcake brand in Ocado and Costco.

Great British Bake Blog 2018: Episode Three

Barely two minutes into this week’s Bake Off and I’m giggling like a school girl. Why? Because they’re making buns. And, as we learned last week, it’s impossible for me not to giggle at that word.

Warburtons adds to Toastie range with sourdough loaf

Warburtons has expanded its thick-sliced Toastie range with a sourdough variant.

Ginsters revamps sandwich packaging and adds NPD

Ginsters of Cornwall has overhauled its sandwich range with revamped packaging and new products.

Premier Foods staff raise £27,500 for charity Mind

Employees at Mr Kipling owner Premier Foods have raised £27,500 for mental health charity Mind by running and walking along the 22-mile Jurassic Coast in Weymouth.

Christmas preview: bakery brands reveal festive NPD

There are just over 15 weeks until Christmas and the nation’s bakery businesses have begun unveiling their plans for the festive season.

Frozen vegan pizza gains listings in Tesco

Meat alternative brand Oumph! has gained listings for its frozen Italian-style pizza in 179 Tesco stores across the UK.

Video: How it feels to win a Baking Industry Award

On Wednesday 5 September British Baker revealed the 10 companies and individuals to be honoured with a Baking Industry Award 2018.

Great British Bake Blog 2018: Episode Two

You can take the innuendos out of Bake Off, but you wouldn’t have much of a show left. It’s no surprise that after a tame, and slightly dull, opening week the filth is back in force.

Great British Bake Blog 2018: Episode One

Has the world gone topsy turvy? Biscuits in week one of Bake Off? This is madness.

Bread and camping: PX+ Festival in a nutshell

Last weekend I camped, for the first time ever, in the name of British Baker. And, lying awake at 2am on Saturday, in a freezing cold tent in the middle of a field in Essex, it felt like a mistake.

Ben & Jerry’s introduces ice cream bagels

Ben & Jerry’s is tapping into the ice cream sandwich craze with its latest creation – Ice-Ice Bagels.

Warrens crowns Young Budding Baker of the Year

Warrens Bakery has named a 17-year-old from Chichester as its first ever Young Budding Baker of the Year.

Lidl launches charitable bakery pop-up in Ireland

Lidl Ireland has launched a pop-up bakery in aid of its charity partner Jigsaw, the National Centre for Youth Mental Health.

L-r: Craig Higgins, Robin Jones and Emma Thomas from Village Bakery
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Village Bakery secures Spar supply deal

Wrexham-based Village Bakery has struck a deal to supply Spar stores in north Wales with its gluten-free range.

Bakers gear up for sixth sourdough September

Bakers across the UK and Ireland are getting ready for the sixth annual Sourdough September – a celebration of the floury fermentation that includes classes, giveaways and more.

Asda rolls out own-brand fibre bars

Asda has unveiled a duo of own-label Fibre Bars, which boast five grams of fibre per serving.

Bakeries at centre of PX+ hospitality festival

London’s Brickhouse Bakery and E5 Bakehouse are among the UK talent joining a host of international bakers at the first ever PX+ festival next weekend (24-27 August).

Step and Stone reveals its plans for the future

Step and Stone is an artisanal bakery with a difference. The Bristol-based social purpose organisation, which produces lavosh flatbread, employs young people with learning disabilities.

Kara reduces sugar in Tulip muffin range

Kara, Finsbury Food Group’s foodservice brand, has redeveloped its Tulip muffin range with less sugar.

Asda adds 100 lines to free-from range

A llama biscuit-making kit, mini brioches and tea cakes feature among the 100 new lines that have gone on sale as part of Asda’s Free From range.

Aulds closes four more stores in retail liquidation

Scottish family bakery Aulds has closed a further four stores after making the decision to liquidate its retail arm to focus on the wholesale and production operation.

Albert Adrià outside Hotel Café Royal
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Cake venue to open in Hotel Café Royal

Pastry chef Albert Adrià is to launch a cake café and sparkling wine bar inside London’s Hotel Café Royal this November.

Sugar tax has ‘little impact’ on consumer behaviour

The sugar tax imposed on soft drinks, and suggested for bakery items such as cakes and biscuits, has had little impact on consumer behaviour, Nielsen research has revealed.

Aryzta taps Middle Eastern trend with pide

Aryzta is building on the burgeoning interest in Middle Eastern cuisine with the launch of two new pide savouries.

Flour Pot Bakery reveals expansion plans

Brighton-based The Flour Pot Bakery has revealed plans to open two new sites next year, bringing the total number in its portfolio to eight.

CSM revamps packaging for Craigmillar mixes

CSM Bakery Solutions has redesigned its Craigmillar cake mix packaging to make it easier for bakers to store.

Pladis extends ‘thins’ theme to Jacob’s Cracker Crisps

Biscuit manufacturer Pladis is building on the increasingly popular ‘thin’ snack trend with a slimline variant of its Jacob's Cracker Crisps.

Christmas preview: retailers unwrap more bakery NPD

Christmas is drawing ever closer and the next handful of retailers have outlined what they’ve got planned for bakery NPD throughout the festive season.

Pierre Marcolini reveals 2018 autumn collection

Belgian chocolatier Pierre Marcolini has unveiled his autumn collection which includes four bakery items.

Cake Brands invests £100k in frozen dessert facility

West Sussex-based Cake Brands has expanded its frozen desserts capacity at its premises in Chichester.

Some of the judges for the Great Taste Awards 2018
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Bakery businesses triumph at Great Taste Awards

Peter Cooks Bread, Wessex Mill and Cookie Jar were three of the businesses to top the list of baking industry winners at the 2018 Great Taste Awards.

Aulds closes four stores with 26 jobs lost

Family-owned bakery Aulds has closed four shops with 26 staff made redundant as it liquidates its retail arm to focus on the wholesale and production operation.

Social purpose bakery looks to boost flatbreads

A Bristol bakery that employs young people with learning disabilities hopes to boost the number of lavosh flatbreads it makes when it relocates to new premises this month.

Jason Jobling and Martha Collison
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Warrens gears up for Young Budding Baker competition

Warrens Bakery has shortlisted seven teenagers to take part in the final of its first ever Young Budding Baker of the Year competition.

Muntons’ Nigel Davies gains honorary professorship

Nigel Davies, technical and sustainability director at malt producer Muntons, has been appointed as Honorary Associate Professor at Nottingham University, School of Biosciences.

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