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Patisserie Holdings fined £60k after mouse droppings found in bakery

Patisserie Holdings has been fined £60k after inspectors found mouse droppings at a bakery.

Slight grocery price drop in August

Research from comparison website MySupermarket shows that a basket of popular supermarket items dropped slightly in August, two months after prices rose in June and July.

Supermarket sales below £100bn for first time in six years

Supermarket sales have decreased below £100bn for the first time since 2010 as the price war continues in the UK grocery sector.

Consumer spending slowed in July

The latest Barclaycard consumer confidence research has shown caution among consumers, as spending rose 2.6% in July, with growth levels down on those seen in May and June. 

Barclaycard reveals post-Brexit consumer data

The decision to leave the EU has not taken an effect on shoppers after Barclaycard data has shown that spending and retail sales increased during the second quarter.

Grocery prices see largest drop in over a year

Food prices saw their biggest fall for over a year last month as prices continued to drop, according to market analyst British Retail Consortium-Nielsen (BRC).

Pret extends veggie pop-up

Pret A Manger is to extend its Veggie Pret pop up shop in London’s Soho for the rest of the summer, following positive feedback from customers.

Burton’s releases limited-edition Fingers

Hertfordshire-based Burton’s Biscuits will launch a limited-edition Great British Summer pack for Cadbury Fingers in June.

Bath bakery to open in Bristol

Bath-based Mokoko coffee house and artisan bakery is to open a second outlet in Bristol in June.

Irish Pride collapse recriminations

A new independent accountant’s report has suggested that Irish bakery Irish Pride, which is shortly due to be sold out of receivership, could have been saved by taking the examinership option in June.

Gunstones back to business as normal

Union leaders have confirmed that a settlement has been reached in a pay dispute at Gunstones Bakery in Sheffield.

Finsbury Food Group
Finsbury posts sales jump
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Finsbury reports strong sales growth

Speciality bakery manufacturer Finsbury Food Group is outperforming profit expectations as its total sales revenue grew to £256.2m in the year to 27 June 2015. 

Kingsmill
ABF announces Kingsmill is increasing its volumes while the market remains tough
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ABF steps up volumes at Allied Bakeries

Associated British Foods (ABF) has revealed that Kingsmill owner Allied Bakeries is increasing its volumes in its trading statement for the 40 weeks ended 20 June 2015. 

BIA Outstanding Contribution in pictures

Time is running out to nominate someone for the Outstanding Contribution to the Baking Industry accolade.

The new factory will open Bodmin in June
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Proper Cornish gets set for new plant opening

Pasty company Proper Cornish is to open its new £6.5m factory in Bodmin this June.

Cupcake sales on the up

The cupcake phenomenon shows no slowing down with sales reaching £23.5m.

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