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Warburtons products secure KLBD kosher certification

A wide range of Warburtons products – including bread and morning goods - have been certified kosher.

Four new loaf cakes for Bells of Lazonby

Penrith-based family bakers Bells of Lazonby has launched four new loaf cakes ‘to help caterers take advantage of growing trends’.

Linwoods Bakery recalls loaf

Northern Ireland-based Linwoods Bakery is recalling its Multigrain Loaf due to an inconsistent emphasis of wheat ingredients and a soya ingredient, according to the Food Standards Agency.

Genius produces the first gluten-free toastie loaf

Free-from bakery, Genius has expanded its bread range by bringing out the first gluten-free toastie loaf – Genius Toastie.

Bakery scoops prize at the Great Taste Awards

Dorset-based business Leakers Bakery was among a number of winners at the Great Taste Awards 2016 for their local bread – the pure sourdough rye loaf.

Artisan baker wins award at Cotswold Life Food and Drink event

Gloucestershire-based bakery The Artisan Baker has won the Food Product of the Year award for its Nelson Loaf at the 14th annual Cotswold Life Food and Drink awards at Cheltenham Racecourse.

Hobbs House Bakery creates gluten-free GiFt

Gloucestershire-based Hobbs House Bakery has given a name to its first gluten-free loaf, following a lengthy process to create a product suitable for coeliacs.

Hovis launches Farmhouse range

Bakery giant Hovis has added a new premium Farmhouse range to its portfolio.

New MD for Soreen malt loaf

Samworth Brothers has appointed Mark Simester as managing director of malt loaf brand Soreen.

Soreen launches malt loaf bar

Malt loaf maker Soreen has expanded its product range with the launch of Soreen Loaf Bars.

New recipe and packaging for Hovis

Hovis will introduce a new ‘softer’ recipe for its Best of Both and Soft White, supported by new packaging designs.

Gluten-free bread has up to seven times more fat

Own-label gluten-free options often contain up to seven times more fat, according to research for The Grocer.

Irwin’s secures new Waitrose listing

Northern Ireland-based Irwin’s has secured a contract with Waitrose to supply its new Rankin Selection Cinnamon and Raisin Toasty Loaf, a twist on traditional Irish fruit bread, in 150 stores.

Craft bread is ‘good value’ says CBA president

David Smart, president of the Craft Bakers Association, has given an impassioned defence of artisan bread on BBC Radio 5 Live.

GALLERY: See all the winners at Britain's Best Loaf 2016

All the winners and highly commended entries at this year's Britain's Best Loaf, which took place at the Farm Shop & Deli Show.

Bexhill Farm Kitchen scoops hat-trick in Britain’s Best Loaf

Lee Smith, co-owner of Bexhill Farm Kitchen, has won Britain’s Best Loaf for the third time with a white tin loaf.

Sainsbury’s rejects ‘burnt’ bread claims

Customers have been left bemused after “well-fired” loaves with black crusts started appearing on Sainsbury’s shelves.

Michel Roux Jr

This week British Baker met Michel Roux Jr – two-star Michelin chef, TV star, and, as we discovered, passionate baker.

New Hovis Sunflower & Pumpkin Seed loaf

Hovis’ special-edition loaf, which launches this month, has a seeded dough for extra crunch, is a source of protein and is rich in fibre. 

Shrewsbury baker celebrates football cup challenge with loaf

Bread and Loaf bakery in Castle Gates has produced the FA Cob, to celebrate Shrewsbury Town’s FA Cup draw with Manchester United. 

Britain’s Best Loaf contest makes welcome return

Do you have what it takes to make Britain’s Best Loaf? If so, you can prove it, as the nation’s premier bread baking competition returns for 2016.

Supermarket white loaf price down nearly 5%

A loaf of supermarket white bread has fallen by 4.5% in year, according to new research.

Nancy Birtwhistle, Great British Bake Off Champion 2014, supports the Love Food Hate Waste Use Your Loaf campaign
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Fresh ideas at stale bread feast

Reigning Great British Bake Off champion Nancy Birtwhistle joined forces with charity Love Food Hate Waste (LFHW) to show how stale bread should be viewed as a culinary asset rather than bin lining.

Sourdough September underway

The Real Bread Campaign is celebrating Sourdough September for the third year running this month.

WATCH: Bunnychow shows #WeLoveBread the diversity of a loaf

Our #WeLoveBread campaign visited London’s Bunnychow, to see how bread can be used for more than just a sandwich.

Soreen sets sights on export markets

Malt loaf brand Soreen is considering applying for a royal warrant on the product, as it plans to expand into export markets.

M&S backs bread as part of healthy diet after loaf sales rocket

High street retail giant Marks & Spencer (M&S) has seen sales of its ‘healthy breads’ up 37% on last year, noting that people were seeing the benefits of eating the carbohydrate.

#WeLoveBread – the best bread adverts on TV

Since British Baker launched the #WeLoveBread campaign our social media pages have been swamped by retweets and support.

Cameron halts pasty eating habits
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PM’s diet sees pasties ditched alongside bread

The Prime Minister David Cameron has given up the Cornish Pasty, just weeks after he announced his decision to stop eating bread.

VIDEO: How to make malt loaf

Simon Wooster, technical director at Edme, shows us how, by making a simple malt loaf recipe, you can incorporate different ingredients to create new products.

Asda's farmhouse 50p loaf
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Supermarkets reduce bread prices in ongoing cuts

The price war continues, as Asda and Sainsbury’s are to slash the prices of bread as part of new price investments.

Warburtons launch the Christmas range
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Warburtons adds festive look to loaves

December has landed and bread giant Warburtons is ready with some festively spruced up packaging.

Lee Smith:
second time champion of Britain's Best Loaf
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Bexhill Farm Kitchen takes Best Loaf title

Bexhill Farm Kitchen has been named baker of Britain’s Best Loaf for the second year running at the Bakers’ & Butchers’ Fair 2014.

Britain's best loaf 2013:
chickpea and cumin sourdough
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Are you coming to the Bakers’ Fair this weekend?

This Sunday British Baker, along with a host of industry experts, will be at the annual Bakers’ and Butchers’ Fair!

Britain's Best Loaf
Britain's Best Loaf: last chance to enter
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Do you have Britain’s Best Loaf? If so, prove it

Bakers have their last chance to prove they make Britain’s Best Loaf. 

Bakers’ Fair registration open

Have you signed up to the autumn Bakers’ Fair?

Fletchers introduces Half & Half loaf

Fletchers Group of Bakeries has launched a Half & Half sliced loaf under its Kara brand, in response to demand from younger customers. 

PETA crowns vegan bake-off winner

Animal rights charity PETA has announced the winner of its vegan bake-off contest. 

£300,000 of funding helps Northampton bakery project

The Good Loaf Community Interest Company has been granted £386,487 of National Lottery funding to employ female ex-offenders.

Battle of the loaves:
Sainsbury's have joined the price war on bread
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Sainsbury’s joins price war on loaves

Sainsbury’s is the latest in the glut of supermarkets to slash the price of its loaves in an ongoing “race to the bottom”.

Kingsmill hopes its new loaf will add fibre to people's diets
The new Kingsmill Great White
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Kingsmill unveils Great White loaf

Allied Bakeries today launched a new white loaf under its Kingsmill brand which it claims will revolutionise the category.

Warburtons launches April Fool’s loaf

Warburtons has turned an April Fool’s joke into a reality by launching All-Ends, a loaf comprising solely of the crusts of Toastie product.

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