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Supermarket sales up, despite deflation

Kantar Worldpanel has revealed that, despite continued deflation of 1.1%, supermarket sales rose by 0.3% in the 12 weeks ending 11 September.

Morrisons reveals upbeat progress amid industry wins

Retailer Morrisons has seen like-for-like sales (excluding fuel and VAT) rise by 1.4% for the half year to 31 July 2016.

Summer sun warms grocery trade

Recent warmer weather has spurred the grocery trade with the market growing at 0.3% for the 12 weeks to 14 August 2016, according to the latest figures from Kantar Worldpanel.

Bakkavör enjoys Q2 revenue increase

International food manufacturer Bakkavör has seen revenues rise 3.2% to £438.7 million in its second-quarter (Q2) results for the 13 weeks ended 25 June 2016, compared with the same 2015 period.

Haydens Bakery turns in positive sales despite narrower range

Renshaw Food Group has revealed a positive performance for its premium bakery division in its financial results to 31 March 2016, announced today.

Grocery trade escapes immediate Brexit fallout

Brexit has had little impact on grocery share figures, according to the latest data from research firm Kantar Worldpanel.

Waitrose launches spiced cauliflower cheese sourdough

New to the Waitrose premium own-brand range Waitrose 1, spiced cauliflower cheese sourdough is on shelves now.

Patisserie Holdings ebitda up 21.3%

Patisserie Holdings, owner of high street bakery Patisserie Valerie, saw ebitda increase 21.3% to £10.6m, and revenue grow 14% to £50m, up from £43.7m in the first half of the last financial year.

Accountant steals over £26,000 from Délifrance

A Leicestershire accountant has narrowly avoided jail after stealing more than £26,000 from café chain Délifrance.

Grocery market grows, with further success for discounters

The latest grocery share figures from Kantar Worldpanel showed the British grocery market returning to slow growth, after a disappointing Christmas period.

Tesco’s festive LFL rise fails to reverse Q3 fall

Tesco has reported a 1.3% growth in UK like-for-like (LFL) sales for its Christmas trading period in the six weeks to 9 January.

Morrisons’ trading down but improving, 2015 LFLs up 0.2%

Supermarket chain Morrisons is “working to improve” as company like-for-like sales (LFLs) excluding fuel increased 0.2% in the nine weeks to 3 January.

Piero Scacco, director at Montana Bakery
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Montana Bakery suffers profit drop

Montana Bakery, the artisan wholesale bakery, has reported a slump in operating profit from £1.3m to £1.2m for the 12 months to 28 March 2015.

West Cornwall Pasty Co suffers pre-tax loss

The UK’s largest pasty operator has announced an underlying profit of £551,000, despite having posted a pre-tax loss of £195,000.

Fox’s Biscuits sale speculation

Fox’s Biscuits, the UK’s fourth largest biscuit manufacturer, may be sold by owner Boparan Holdings, according to people close to the issue.

From left to right: John Foster, Alex Langlands, Joe Swift, Annie Gray, Duncan Glendinning and Harpreet Baura
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Modern bakers to explore lives of Victorian forbears

A new TV series will send four 21st century bakers back in time to explore what it meant to be a professional baker in the Victorian era.

Baked goods sales to tumble 5% by 2020

UK sales of bread and baked goods are set to fall by 5.3% over the next five years, according to a report by market insight company Mintel, with market value dropping from £3.9bn to £3.7bn.

Bakkavör sees revenue and underlying profit growth

Bakkavör, a leading food manufacturer, has unveiled 16% growth in its third-quarter underlying profit.

RGF returns to profit

Real Good Food (RGF) has reported a profit before tax of £9.3m for its first half – compared with a loss of £4.7m for the same period last year.

Slow growth in grocery sector

“Sluggish growth” has been recorded in the British grocery market in the 12 weeks to 16 August 2015 with Sainsbury's the only one of the big four in growth.

Tim Davies, chief executive of Carr's
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Carr’s reports positive growth for food division

Carr’s Group has seen volumes in its food division up ahead of last year, despite the “challenging” market.

Patisserie Valerie, bakery, cakes
Patisserie Valerie has seen financial growth in the past six months
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Ebitda up 23% at Patisserie Holdings

Underlying profit increased by 23.1% to £8.7m at Patisserie Holdings in the six months to 31 March 2015.

Strike to disrupt Fox’s Biscuits production

Production at the Batley Fox’s Biscuits factory in West Yorkshire is expected to be disrupted, following an engineering workers strike.

Greggs raises profits outlook

Bakery chain Greggs delivered a shock trading update this morning to reveal that its full-year profits would be ahead of analysts’ expectations.

UK consumer confidence declines

GfK has revealed a decline in consumer confidence this month.

Sales up, profits down at Grupo Bimbo

Grupo Bimbo, the world’s largest bread baker, saw its second-quarter sales soar by 43.4% from the same period last year.

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