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Gallery: Bakers gear up for Father’s Day 2019

With Father’s Day fast approaching, British Baker takes a look at the limited-edition bakery products available to help celebrate on Sunday.

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.

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Go beyond the free-from claim to satisfy customers

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Welsh company Brynmor looks at how offering functionality beyond the free-from claim could fill a clear gap in the gluten-free snacking market

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.

BBF launches duo of licensed cakes into Asda

BBF has launched a PJ Masks party traybake and a Boofle mini gift cake into Asda stores. 

Bidfood reduces sugar in cakes and pie fillings

Foodservice provider Bidfood has cut an average of 25% of the sugar from across its cakes and 20% across its pie fillings.

Easter 2019: Bakers unveil seasonal offerings

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

Sensory profiling includes full-sugar and reduced-sugar biscuits

Looking to reduce sugar in baked goods? Here's how

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Rosa Sullivan, Flavour Research Manager at Synergy Flavours, looks at the challenges posed by reducing sugar in baked goods and the innovation that can be brought to solving the problems.

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.

Mum’s the word: Bakers reveal Mother’s Day NPD

With Mother’s Day less than one week away, bakers and retailers have begun stocking shelves and displays with seasonal treats.

Fiona Cairns adds range of bakery-inspired bath items

Cake maker Fiona Cairns has created a collection of luxury bath and body products for Waitrose.

Mademoiselle Desserts rolls out five trend-led cakes

Mademoiselle Desserts has released five round cakes in a range of flavours.

Vegan eatery By Chloe launches afternoon tea

Vegan eatery By Chloe is to launch an afternoon tea at its two London locations.

Feeling the love: more Valentine’s bakery NPD

Bakers and food manufacturers are giving consumers the chance to spread the love in a host of ways including doughnuts, biscuits and Yorkshire puds (yes, you read that right).

Retailers unveil bakery NPD for Valentine's Day 2019

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and food manufacturers and bakers are set to stock shelves and adorn counters with seasonal NPD to tempt loved-up consumers. British Baker rounds up the new launches.

New bakery launches for Veganuary 2019

As the biggest Veganuary to date continues, British Baker rounds up some of the latest launches including new food-to-go and retail products.

Alternative Cakes set to launch into supermarkets

Vegan brand Alternative Cakes is in talks to launch into supermarkets.

Tesco expands vegan range with pizza, pies and cake

Tesco has more than doubled its Wicked Kitchen vegan range, adding baked items such as pies, pizzas and a brownie, to meet increasing demand for plant-based foods.

Macphie taps nostalgia trend with mallow NPD

Food ingredients manufacturer Macphie has introduced mallow into its range of sweet filling and finishing products.

Lomond’s Cake brand unveils cocktail cakes

Glasgow bakery Cake, which is owned by fine foods wholesaler Lomond, has launched a range of cocktail-themed goods.

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.

Crowdfunding helps gluten-free bakery plan second site

A gluten-free Edinburgh bakery plans to open a second store within the next year following a successful crowdfunding push that has raised more than £30,000.

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Greggs driver hands out baked goods to stranded motorists

A Greggs driver handed out free doughnuts and cakes to stranded drivers as Storm Emma caused major travel disruption across the north of England.

Bakery retail NPD 2017: our top ten picks

It’s been a busy year for bakery in the NPD department, with a raft of interesting, innovative and, in some cases, unusual products hitting supermarket shelves.

McVitie’s launches Halloween cake range

McVitie’s has launched a Halloween cake range under its Hobnobs and Jaffa Cakes brands.

Gallery: Highlights from the Cake & Bake Show 2017

The Cake & Bake Show hit London’s ExCeL this weekend (6-8 October) showcasing the UK’s baking industry with celebrity experts, Bake Off alumni and sugar craft demonstrations. 

Gallery: More from National Cupcake Week 2017

National Cupcake Week has taken social media by storm, with thousands of Tweets from charities, supermarkets, independent bakeries and even home bakers.

Revealed: Baked products gluten-free shoppers miss the most

A crusty French stick is the product most missed by gluten-free shoppers, according to a new survey.

The Tiny Bakery set to close its doors after three years

Independent business The Tiny Bakery is to cease trading from Saturday 2 September after operating for the last three years.

Synergy may have the solution to butter shortage issue

Flavouring specialist Synergy has created a range of dairy solutions that can enhance mouthfeel and dairy notes in bakery products where butter may have been reduced.

Wessanen to roll out new look for Mrs Crimble’s

Mrs Crimble’s has unveiled new-look packaging designed to highlight the brand’s free-from status and taste.

Pecan Deluxe hires Chamber International to combat Brexit export challenges

North Yorkshire ingredients manufacturer Pecan Deluxe Candy has employed overseas trade specialist Chamber International to offset any export challenges following Brexit.

Nearly 60% think soft drink sugar tax applies to bakery

More than half of consumers think the soft drink sugar tax also applies to cakes and biscuits, according to analysts Nielsen.

Government announces 2020 cake and biscuit sugar reduction targets

Specific sugar reduction targets - and guidelines on how to achieve them - have been published by the government today (30 March).

Finsbury Foods investing to combat commodity cost hikes

Finsbury Foods has said continued investment will help it address commodity cost inflation, but has warned it may also have to raise prices.

Konditor & Cook to offer cake giveaway on Blue Monday

London-based bakery Konditor & Cook will today (16 January) give away 5,000 Red Velvet Mini Bakes across its six stores to cheer up the public in what is regarded as the ‘most depressing day of the year’.

Premier Foods unveils new Mr Kipling and Cadbury Easter cakes

Premier Foods is expanding its recently launched ‘whole cakes’ range as part of its seasonal Easter line-up.

Apprentice winner Alana Spencer seeking pastry chef

The Apprentice winner Alana Spencer is looking for a production pastry chef for her cake business Narna's Cakes.

Christmas cake and pud sales 12% behind last year

Supermarket sales of Christmas cakes and puddings – and many other festive favourites – are currently trailing last year’s.

Spencer pitching her new brand Ridiculously Rich by Alana
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Alana Spencer crowned winner of The Apprentice

Luxury cake company owner Alana Spencer has been crowned winner of The Apprentice.

Coffee shops attacked for 'staggering' levels of sugar in cakes

Health campaign group Action on Sugar – which has previously lambasted products including breakfast biscuits  has now turned its guns on the cake market.

Genesis Crafty boss scoops accolade at Institute of Directors Awards

Brian McErlain, managing director of Northern Ireland-based artisan bakery Genesis Crafty, has won a major honour at the Institute of Directors Awards at the Lancaster Hotel, London.

GALLERY: Bobbi Brown marks 25 years with cakes galore

The make-up giant is marking 25 years in business with an exclusive afternoon tea at Balthazar London brasserie in Covent Garden.

Millennial baking boom

Baking is now more common among 25- to 34-year-olds than any other age group, according to food marketing agency Kindred.

West Cornwall Pasty Co extends fast-track high street store

West Cornwall Pasty Company has opened up its fourth and fifth new concept high street store, West Cornwall Food Co, in Cirencester, Gloucestershire and Winchester, Hampshire.

Baker has a bugbear over his cakes

Edinburgh-based baker Cyril Barthelme has revealed that the secret of his cake recipes is grinding insects into flour before making them into cakes.

Songbird Bakery brings Greggs-inspired cakes to Newcastle

Middlesbrough-based cupcake business, Songbird Bakery has baked cake versions of Greggs’-style pasties, sandwiches and sandwich rolls for Greggs’ head office.

McVitie’s brings out limited-edition Bonfire Bakes

United Biscuits-owned McVitie’s has announced the launch of a new limited-edition range of its Sticky Pudding Cakes for Bonfire Night.

Halloween focus for McVitie’s

United Biscuits-owned McVitie’s is launching a range of “spook-tacular” cakes in time for Halloween.

Frostings cake shop closes after 21 years of service

Twyford-based cake shop Frostings closed its doors on Saturday after 21 years of trading, having created over 7,000 cakes during that time.

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