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Use vibrant, natural colours to attract bakery customers

GNT Group B.V. Promotional Feature ·

Bakery manufacturers should consider the trend for upbeat colours that stimulate positive emotions and joy, as well as clean labels, says Maartje Hendrickx, Market Development Manager at EXBERRY, a GNT Group B.V. brand

Warburtons to host four-course ‘Bagel Bonanza’

Warburtons is to host a four-course bagel-themed dining experience in London on 7 June.

Aryzta adds limited-edition pink lemonade muffin

Aryzta has launched a pink lemonade flavour muffin under its American sweet bakery brand Otis.

Meg Rivers Artisan Bakery to offer DIY wedding cakes

Meg Rivers Artisan Bakery has launched a range of mail order wedding cakes that give the happy couple the option of a DIY approach.

Gloucester Services to hold ‘Meet the Buyer’ event

Gloucester Services is to hold a two-day Meet the Buyer event for small and medium-sized artisan producers in the south west.

Sainsbury’s and Claire Ptak team up for birthday cake

Sainsbury’s has partnered with cake-maker Claire Ptak to create a special cake marking 150 years of the supermarket.

A selection of treats from Kova Patisserie
  (Photo: Shaftesbury )

Three new dessert brands to open in Chinatown

London’s Chinatown is to expand its dessert offering with three new outlets due to open this summer.

Bridor adds half-baguettes to Gourmet Breads range

Bridor has added half-baguettes to its Gourmet Breads range.

Gallery: National Doughnut Week 2019 highlights

The nation’s bakers have been busy raising dough for charity The Children’s Trust in aid of National Doughnut Week (11-18 May).

An interview with The Bake King: from tattoos to cake

British Baker talks to Ben Cullen, cake artist and star of Extreme Cake Makers, about his path into the industry, his favourite bake and his experience on the Channel 4 show.

Increasing costs bring end of Choccywoccydoodah

Cake business Choccywoccydoodah has ceased trading and closed its stores in Brighton and Covent Garden.

Help for Heroes reveals UK forces’ favourite cakes

Lemon drizzle is the UK’s favourite baked good – a view supported by the Royal Navy and Royal Air Force (RAF), according to new research from charity Help for Heroes.

Graze adds Wow Bakes line with less than 100 calories

Healthy snacking brand Graze is launching a new range of snacks called Wow Bakes.

In a recent biscuit development, the manufacturer removed butter completely from the recipe

Optimise the buttery taste: a cost-effective solution

Synergy Flavours Promotional Feature ·

With threats of a butter shortage as recent as 2017 and prices continuing to make butter an expensive ingredient for bakers, how can we maintain the richness and indulgence that consumers demand from baked goods in an increasingly cost-sensitive market?

Spar revamps cake range and adds trend-led NPD

Spar has revamped its cake range with nine new products and the launch of limited-edition cupcakes. 

Konditor & Cook rebrands to focus on cake heritage

Konditor & Cook is rebranding to Konditor as it celebrates 25 years in business.

Egg-free cake brand Oggs gets supermarket listings

A range of egg- and dairy-free cakes is being rolled out at Sainsbury’s and Waitrose from the end of May.

McVitie’s and Mind team up for mental health campaign

McVitie’s is partnering with charity Mind to launch a campaign aimed at promoting positive mental health by encouraging people across the UK to get talking.

Mary Berry to speak at 2019 ABST conference

Mary Berry is set to take part in a Q&A session at the Alliance for Bakery Students and Trainees (ABST) annual conference.

Burton’s launches Jam & Yogurt Jammie Dodgers

Burton’s Biscuit Company has added Jam & Yogurt Snacks to its Jammie Dodger line-up.

Costa reveals fruity summer food and drink menu

Costa Coffee has unveiled its summer menu complete with new bakes and flavoured coffees.

New York Bakery Co adds tomato NPD to thins range

New York Bakery Co has added to its range of Bagel Thins with a Tomato & Herb variant.

Roberts targets gut health with digestion boost loaves

Roberts Bakery is tapping the burgeoning gut health trend with the launch of a three-strong range of Digestion Bloomers.

Gingerbread avocado, pug and sloth roll into Waitrose

Waitrose is tapping into the craze for all things avocado with the launch of a new range of gingerbread biscuits, complete with a treat resembling the fruit.

Just weeks left to sign up to National Doughnut Week

Bakers, cafés and businesses have less than two weeks to sign up for National Doughnut Week.

Lyle’s restaurateurs to open Flor bakery and wine bar

London restaurateurs James Lowe and John Ogier are to open a new wine bar, bakery and restaurant concept at Borough Market.

Laura Ashley The Tea Room adds brunch menu

Laura Ashley The Tea Room in Solihull has launched a new  brunch menu to sit alongside its traditional afternoon tea.

Brownings to partner with Whiteleys Retreat

Brownings the Bakers of Kilmarnock has announced a charity partnership with Whiteleys Retreat in Ayr.

Crosstown Doughnuts to open store in Fenchurch

Crosstown Doughnuts is to open a new site in London’s Fenchurch.

St Pierre wins Queens Award for Enterprise

St Pierre Groupe has been given the Queens Award for Enterprise in recognition of its growth in overseas sales.

Bells Food Group expands commercial team

Scottish pie and pastry manufacturer Bells Food Group has appointed two new national account managers to its commercial team.

Paul Rhodes and Gregoire Diquelou from Paul Rhodes Bakery
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Bakery line-up for 2019 PX+ Festival revealed

Dusty Knuckle Bakery, Lovingly Artisan and Paul Rhodes Bakery are among the UK talent joining the bakery line-up at this year’s PX+ Festival.

Graze kick-starts sugar cuts in its cereal bars

Graze has kicked off an initiative to halve the sugar content of its cereal bar range.

Soreen adds Seeds & More Loaf to morning goods line

Soreen has launched a malt loaf filled with cranberries, pumpkin seeds and sunflower seeds.

Konditor & Cook extends surplus app to all stores

Cake specialist Konditor & Cook has extended its partnership with surplus food app Too Good To Go to all five of its stores in London.

  (Photo: Chris Young/Real Bread Campaign )

Real Bread Campaign to host Batch Edinburgh event

Batch, an event for bakers organised by Real Bread Campaign, is to take place in Edinburgh on 18 June.

Tesco launches meat- and dairy-free sausage roll

Tesco is to launch a meat- and dairy-free sausage roll at its in-store bakeries — but has stopped short of calling it vegan.

Add nutritional value to your bakery products

Bakels Promotional Feature ·

Among the many challenges faced by the UK baking industry, an unhealthy image is one that manufacturers and bakeries must combat relentlessly, to enhance bakery’s appeal to today’s increasingly mindful consumers.

Easter NPD 2019: chocolate pizza to bunny doughnuts

As most of the nation gears up for a four-day weekend and chocolate overload, bakers are busy whipping up delectable treats for the occasion.

Crosta & Mollica secures on-trade listing for snack bags

Italian baked goods supplier Crosta & Mollica has gained on-trade listings for its snack-sized bags of tarallini savoury biscuits, which include a new flavour variant.

Four lessons from the 2019 BSB spring conference

Dozens of bakers, suppliers and retailers gathered at Campden BRI’s site in Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire last week for the British Society of Baking’s spring conference.

Wall’s expands Thins range with Chicken & Chorizo

Wall’s Pastry has added a new flavour to its Thins product line-up.

Easter 2019: Bakers unveil seasonal offerings

As Easter approaches, bakers nationwide have begun rolling out egg-citing seasonal NPD.

Bakery trends to watch in 2019: Rhubarb

Rhubarb season is nearly upon us, meaning it’s set to pop up on seasonally-themed menus across the UK, most likely as a crumble or a tart.

Cargill launches coatings with sustainable coconut oil

Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate has launched a range of coatings and fillings, including coconut oil sourced from Rainforest Alliance Certified farms.

Campden BRI seeks help for egg alternatives project

Campden BRI is launching a project to investigate non-allergenic egg replacements.

Genius adds cobs and rolls to ‘Good for the Gut’ range

Genius Gluten Free has expanded its ‘Good for the Gut’ range with new cobs and deli rolls.

Handmade Cake Company creates first ambient range

Wholesale cake manufacturer The Handmade Cake Company has created its first-ever ambient range, which comprises a trio of individually-wrapped products.

Gluten-free bread part of Pret’s biggest menu change

Pret A Manger has unveiled 20 new menu items, marking the biggest change in its 33-year history.

Late Easter boosts hot cross buns, but grocery is hit

More than 40% of UK households bought hot cross buns in the first quarter of the year, latest grocery figures from analysts Kantar have revealed.

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