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Strathmore Foods brand launches exclusive NPD

Strathmore Foods brand, Cone Bakes has released an innovative new food-to-go snack that can be served with hot or cold fillings inside a bread cone.

lunch! exhibition returns to London next week

One of the UK’s biggest shows for food-to-go trades, lunch! will be at the Business Design Centre, London on 21-22 September.

Cashless Keuken launches in London

New “faster, fresher” food-to-go brand Keuken has opened its first store, on Eldon Street, London.

Food-to-go outlets slammed for unhealthy breakfasts

High street food-to-go operators including Greggs, Starbucks, Costa, Pret and Caffè Nero have been slammed for selling unhealthy breakfast lines in a new survey.

Street Eats set for growth at new £4m processing centre

Food-to-go company Street Eats has moved into a state-of-the-art food processing centre as it pushes to become one of the leading food-to-go producers in the UK.

Anger at changes to Sainsbury’s meal deal sandwiches

There has been a social media backlash after Sainsbury’s removed Taste the Difference options from its £3 meal deal. The range has been renamed On The Go, and still includes a drink, sandwich and snack.

Go Compare launches UK dessert map

UK price-comparison website, Go Compare has created an interactive map displaying British region’s favourite desserts based on the frequency of Instagram tags.

Lunch! proves irresistible to Pan’Artisan

Pan’Artisan, the award-winning supplier of dough-based products, will be focusing on its handcrafted Focaccia Romana at this year’s Lunch! exhibition.

Fudge’s launches Marmite biscuits

Unilever has expanded its partnership with Dorset-based Thomas J Fudge’s Remarkable Bakery to produce an on-the-go Marmite snack.

AHDB results reveal rise of on-the-go breakfasts

On-the-go options are driving growth in breakfast consumption, according to the Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board’s (AHDB's) latest consumer insight article.

Samworth to extend food-to-go presence

Leicestershire-based chilled and ambient foods supplier Samworth Brothers has plans to expand into the food-to-go sector with the launch of its new Deli Bite brand.

Urban Eat extends sandwiches and wraps

Food to go brand Urban Eat has developed a range of sandwiches and wraps aimed at vegetarians and vegans.

Greencore reaps benefits of food to go

Food to go has continued to drive sales for manufacturer Greencore Group’s convenience division.

Greencore lays out £15m on food-to-go specialist

Greencore Group has acquired Warwickshire-based The Sandwich Factory Holdings Limited (The Sandwich Factory) from sausage-maker Cranswick.

Pokémon Go inspires bakery retailers

Dublin-based bakery, Krüst Bakery is following the trend of the Pokémon Go app by designing its own cronut product to make ‘poke balls’.

Sandwiches losing out to street food, says new research

There has been a dip in the popularity of sandwiches, while sales of hot food and drinks are up, according to new research from labelling and eco packaging company Planglow.

Butterware upgrades software

Butterware, a supplier of online ordering websites to the lunch-to-go market, has launched a new mobile responsive website design, available to all customers. 

WHSmith expands food-to-go with Munch

Cranswick Food On The Go has partnered with high street retailer WHSmith and Fresh to Store to launch new brand Munch.

David Smart’s blog: Last one to the bottom wins!

As a race we seem to be like the humble lemming, with the attitude: ‘let’s just jump right off that cliff and, when we do, the dumb-ass behind will just go on and jump right off after us’. Why is that? I’d love to know. 

New McVitie’s twin packs

United Biscuits (UB) has announced the launch of McVitie’s To Go snack packs. 

ABF’s Illovo acquisition confirmed

Kingsmill owner Associated British Foods (ABF) has confirmed that its proposal to move to full ownership of Illovo Sugar will go ahead. 

Sandwiches most popular cold food-to-go

The new Food-To-Go Market Factsheets from packaging specialist Huhtamaki have revealed that sandwiches, wraps and paninis are the most popular cold choices.

The Sammies Awards winners

The full list of winners at the recent Sammies Awards, organised by The British Sandwich Association.

Greencore reports H1 sales growth

Greencore Group, the international convenience food producer, has reported an 8.5% growth in operating profit to £43.5m during its H1 period.

Food to go boosts sales at Morrisons

Morrisons has reported a second quarter of rising like-for-like (LFL) sales, as it continues to cut costs and prices, although total sales fell due to store closures.

Whitbread acquires Pure stake for £6.8m

Costa Coffee owner Whitbread has announced that it has acquired 49% of London-based food-to-go chain Healthy Retail Ltd, which trades as Pure, for £6.8m.

Greggs to roll out Balanced Choice range

In a continued bid to target the ‘healthy eating’ market, high street food-to-go chain Greggs will launch its Balanced Choice range on 2 May. 

Callebaut says half of millennials choose sweet on-the-go option

Sweet goods are a key market for food-to-go operators, according to research for chocolate producer Callebaut, which shows 50% of millennials choose a sweet option.

Addo to enter breakfast category

Addo Food Group will enter the breakfast category for the first time this month (April), with the introduction of a new on-the-go product, the Wall’s Breakfast Twist.

Premier takes on food-to-go trend

Premier Foods is aiming to capitalise on the food-to-go trend with new product formats and a dedicated Cake on the Go team.

Burton’s Biscuits to relaunch Cadbury range

Burton’s Biscuits is relaunching its Cadbury Special Occasions biscuit range in a new pack format, designed for convenience.

Roger Whiteside, chief executive at Greggs
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Greggs to reorganise and capitalise

Capitalising on the food-to-go market and reorganising the bakery portfolio are key priorities for Greggs, according to chief executive Roger Whiteside.

5 things you can learn about Greggs

Greggs' record annual profits off the back of a bold food-to-go strategy gives any bakery pause for thought. British Baker takes a look at the key factors which give the high-street baker its competative edge.

Greggs’ Annual Report at a glance

Greggs reported record revenues and pre-tax profits yesterday, proving the wisdom of its transition from traditional baker to food-to-go retailer.

Roger Whiteside, chief executive at Greggs
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Greggs posts strong profit growth

Greggs saw its pre-tax profits rise by 25.4% to £73m in its last financial year and has revealed it is confident of delivering even more growth in the year ahead.

Keep it sweet, says Callebaut research

Global chocolate producer Callebaut says Millennials and ‘buy now, enjoy later’ products are the future of the food-to-go market.

Tesco to close upmarket sandwich shops

Tesco is to beat a retreat from the food-to-go market just a year-and-a-half after opening its first sandwich shop.

Five things YOU can learn from Greggs today

British Baker highlights some of the key take-outs from the Greggs fourth-quarter update today. Where is the company heading and what will its full year results look like?

Subway launches mobile advertising campaign

The Subway sandwich chain has launched a series of promotional activities as part of a bid to encourage traffic into stores in the first-quarter period.

Morrisons takes on fresh sandwich chains with own offer

Supermarket chain Morrisons has revealed plans to launch its own range of freshly made sandwiches in bid to capitalise on the growing food-to-go market.

EAT appoints new chairman

John Derkach has been appointed chairman of on-the-go food outlet EAT.

Gerhard’s blog: Happy Days

Teaching one of my master classes last week, I conducted a quick straw poll as to who was going to win this year’s Great British Bake-Off (GBBO).

Gunstones bakery ‘last-ditch’ talks continue

Union leaders have said ‘as of yet’ further strikes at 2 Sisters Food Group’s Gunstones bakery will still go ahead.

Waitrose sees sandwich sales soar with weather

Waitrose has seen sandwich sales rocket up 11% compared to this time last year.

Aryzta extends Wrapped To Go line

Bakery specialist Aryzta has added two products to its individually Wrapped To Go range.

Gail’s Bakery eyes sites outside of London

Gail’s Artisan Bakery has revealed plans to expand out of the capital, but has turned down opportunities to go into travel locations.

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