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Warburtons donates £25,000 to Together with Manchester appeal

Family baking firm Warburtons made the generous gesture yesterday, and said to victims’ families: “Our thoughts are with you all.” 

Bread dominates list of UK’s most-shopped brands

Bread brands have again taken three of the top spots in a list of Britain’s most chosen brands.

Warburtons unveils gluten-free Tiger Bloomer

Newburn Bakehouse by Warburtons has claimed a first for the gluten-free market with the launch of its Tiger Artisan Bloomer.

BREAKING: First pics of Peter Kay in latest Warburtons ad

A first look at on-set images from Warburtons’ new television advert starring Peter Kay.

Warburtons van designed by schoolchildren

Lucas and Kye from Charfield Primary School in Gloucestershire have won a competition to decorate a Warburtons van.

Born and Bread: Warburtons, Bolton

Each month we profile a family business and look at how the baking craft has passed down through the generations. This month, how Warburtons grew from a single shop to a £500m-a-year business.

Warburtons gets planning permission for Bolton R&D centre

Warburtons has been given the go-ahead to build a research and development (R&D) centre in Bolton.

Warburtons makes Sunday Times’ Best Big Companies list again

Warburtons has been selected among the Sunday Times’ Best Big Companies list for the second year in a row.

Warburtons fined £2m after worker breaks back

A Warburtons worker broke his back after falling nearly two metres at the bakery’s Wednesbury site.

Warburtons set to open R&D bakery at Bolton HQ

Warburtons is planning to create a campus-style research and development (R&D) centre in Bolton as it aims to become “Britain’s best food business”.

Newburn Bakehouse launches gluten-free crumpets

Gluten-free crumpets are the latest addition to the free-from line-up from Warburtons-owned Newburn Bakehouse.

Warburtons launches Toastie Pockets as sandwich alternative

Warburtons has unveiled a new product for 2017 – Toastie Pockets – which it claims enables anyone to make a sandwich toastie easily.

Health campaigners attack ‘shocking’ level of salt in crumpets

Crumpets have come under fire from health campaigners Consensus Action on Salt and Health (CASH), who found a single Warburtons’ Giant Crumpet contains more salt than three bags of ready salted crisps.

Gavin Darby from Premier Foods talking to students
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Warburtons and Allied Bakeries MDs go back to school for IGD initiative

Warburtons and Allied Bakeries MDs are among business bosses who have taken part in IGD’s charitable initiative Feeding Britain’s Future, which helps students explore their employment options.

Use of non-wheat flours tipped to grow in 2017

Ingredients supplier EHL has predicted chickpea flour will be a major trend for the coming year.

Palmer and Harvey launches Bakedirect bread delivery operation

Wholesaler Palmer and Harvey has expanded its direct van sales operation with the launch of new service Bakedirect to help deliver bread and morning goods across London.

Can innovation stem 20% slump in sandwich thins sales?

Warburtons has said it is hoping to reinvigorate the sandwich thins market following a sharp drop in overall category sales.

Warburtons graduates go back to the olden days

Graduates working for Warburtons have explored how bread was baked before the invention of modern ovens at Openfield’s Sacrewell Mill, Peterborough.

Warburtons roars up a crumpet exhibit with Tom Fletcher

British baking company Warburtons has created a brand new dinosaur exhibit – made up of 2,500 of its giant crumpet range at the Natural History Museum in London to celebrate the launch of McFly band member Tom Fletcher’s new book The Christmasaurus.

Warburtons teams up with Cigi to change use of pulse flours

British baking company Warburtons is to join forces with Canadian International Grains institute (Cigi) in an attempt to revolutionise the use of pulse flours in the food sector.

Warburtons celebrates 140th anniversary with prize giveaway

British baking company Warburtons will celebrate its 140th anniversary by offering people the chance to win £140 each day until 26 July.

Warburtons profits hit by supermarket price war

Continued pressure on the UK grocery market has hit profits at bread giant Warburtons. 

Warburtons most-bought FMCG brand

Bread giant Warburtons has topped a list of the UK’s most-bought fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) brands. There are four bakery brands in the top 10.

Warburtons wins award

Warburtons has won a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) award for helping children learn about the importance of health and nutrition.

Union to stage protest over Giles Foods

Union GMB is planning to stage a series of protests outside supermarket chains Lidl and Morrisons, over a dispute at Warburtons-owned supplier Giles Foods.

Warburtons says baking industry doesn’t get enough credit

Warburtons’ chairman Jonathan Warburton has said that the baking industry doesn’t get enough credit for its work on reducing salt levels.

Warburtons makes Top 25 of Sunday Times’ companies

Warburtons has been named one of the Best 25 Big companies to work for.

Warburtons invests £300k in charity initiative

Warburtons has announced a three-year partnership with parkrun, which organises running events across the country.

New Sandwich Thins from Warburtons

This week, Warburtons has added two variants to its Sandwich Thins range. 

Death of Warburtons baker who was a ‘shining example’

Duncan Lees, a Warburtons manager for 30 years, has passed away aged 66. The Burnley baker’s family described him as “an unassuming man who was humble about his achievements”.

Warburtons won battle of the Christmas adverts with help from The Muppets
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British Baker's seven-day news round-up

British Baker’s round-up of the most important stories from the last seven days.

Warburtons finalises five-year wheat contracts

Warburtons, the bakery giant, has today announced the finalising of new wheat-growing contracts with more than 300 British farmers.

Muppets top most-read news on bakeryinfo

Only a month ago few would have predicted that The Muppets would be back on our screens at primetime. However few would have envisioned Warburtons pumping £25m into a promotional campaign. 

Warburtons launches giant crumpets

Warburtons hopes to revolutionise traditional “on toast” suppers by launching a giant version of its crumpets.

Newburn Bakehouse by Warburtons launches allergen-friendly wraps

Newburn Bakehouse by Warburtons has launched a new range of wraps that are gluten-, wheat- and dairy-free.

Discounter Lidl targets Warburtons in new advert

Warburtons bread has become the latest brand to feature in Lidl’s ‘Shop a Lidl Smarter’ advertising campaign which aims to promote the message that tasty food does not have to be expensive. 

The 'Not in our bread' campaign has been fired up by The Soil Association
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Bread industry hits back at 'misleading' pesticide campaign

A campaign to stop UK bread manufacturers using the pesticide glyphosate has been branded ‘misleading’ for targeting bread. 

‘Brutal’ price wars hit bread spend, while sales improve

Supermarket bread sales are up for the first time in four years – but ‘brutal’ price wars have hit spending.

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Warburtons chose cats and vans for its Shapes launch
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Warburtons launches Shapes for children

Warburtons has today launched ‘Shapes’ to bring some fun to children's lunchboxes. 

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Warburtons Thins plant officially opens in Burnley
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Warburtons opens Burnley Sandwich Thins plant

Bread giant Warburtons has officially opened its new £20m sandwich alternatives plant in Burnley. 

Warburtons launches Thin Bagels

Warburtons has invested £7m in its new range of Thin Bagels.

Swapping guns for buns: Stallone meets Warburtons

Hollywood movie star Sylvester Stallone starred in Warburtons’ multi-million pound advert this weekend, for the new campaign ‘The Deliverers’.

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Warburtons' #TheDeliverers ad airs tomorrow on ITV at 8pm
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Warburtons' Sylvester Stallone TV ad airs tomorrow

Warburtons has begun its countdown to the big unveil of its new advert starring Sylvester Stallone, which airs at 8pm on ITV tomorrow (11 April). 

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Newburn Bakehouse by Warburtons introduces sourdough cob
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Warburtons adds artisan loaves to free-from range

Warburtons’ gluten-free brand Newburn Bakehouse has added two artisan loaves to the range to launch on 12 April. 

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Warburtons takes second place in The Grocer brand poll
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Warburtons at number two in Grocer top 100

The big three bread brands, plus McVitie’s biscuits have graced The Grocer magazine’s list of Britain’s 100 biggest grocery brands, with Warburtons taking the number two spot. 

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James Hall & Co currently bakes and supplies Clayton Park’s bread range to over 500 Spar stores
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Northern wholesaler extends Spar bakery range

James Hall & Co, a Spar wholesaler for the north of England, is trialling a new range of ambient bake-off products at seven Spar stores.

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Warburton's gluten-free brand wins POY award
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Warburtons secures Free-From award

Gluten-, wheat- and dairy-free seed wraps from Warburtons’ free-from brand Newburn Bakehouse have been named Product of the Year (POY) 2015 in the Free-From category. 

Hollywood superstar Sylvester Stallone is set to be the face of Warburtons new TV ad campaign.
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Warburtons enlists celeb Sylvester Stallone for new ad

Warburtons has confirmed that Rocky actor, Sylvester Stallone, will star in its new TV advert.

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.

Hovis white loaf:
one of the top ten most purchased products
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White loaves make retail popularity list

Three white loaves made it on to a list of the most-bought items in the UK.

Warbeartons:
the new Paddington on-pack promotion
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Warburtons in Paddington Bear cinema promotion

Warburtons has launched a new on-pack cinema promotion in line with its Warbeartons campaign.

Wheat grower 2014:
Joe Boddington (left) is presented with his award
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Wheat grower of the year announced

A Cheltenham farmer has won this year’s Nabim/HGCA Milling Wheat Challenge.

4 new Warburtons loaves:
"guaranteed to tantalise your taste buds"
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Warburtons invests £750k in new bread offering

Warburtons has added a new line of more premium everyday loaves to its bread range.

Warburtons BHF packaging
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Warburtons strikes two-year partnership with BHF charity

Warburtons has announced a two-year commercial venture with the British Heart Foundation (BHF) to raise awareness about healthy eating.

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Bertinet Bakery to open second site
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Artisan bakery signs with Warburtons for wholesale

The Bertinet Bakery has formed a partnership with Warburtons to expand its wholesale production output. 

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Childhood favourite:
The marmalade loving Paddington bear will be the face of 'Warbeartons'
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Paddington Bear hijacks Warburtons

Warburtons will become Warbeartons as it announces a partnership with Paddington Bear this November.

Warburtons turnover rise
Success:
Warburtons see's positive growth due to wide product range
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Diversification pays off for Warburtons

Warburtons has reported a 52% increase in operating profit after diversifying and expanding its range.

Warburtons men jailed for bread basket theft

Two Warburtons employees have been jailed for stealing more than £560,000-worth of bread baskets and selling them on for recycling.

Warburtons heads consumer popularity ranking

Warburtons has been listed as the brand bought by the most consumers, most frequently for the second year running.

Warburtons introduces gluten-free wraps to coffee chains

Warburtons’ Newburn Bakehouse brand is launching its gluten-free wraps into Starbucks UK and Costa Coffee.

Innovation is key, says Warburtons

Product innovation is the key to Warburtons’ survival within the market, according to its chairman.

Warburtons takes first steps in Channel Islands

Warburtons bread made its debut in the Channel Islands this week, with a roll-out programme to follow.

Warburtons’ employees guilty of bread basket thefts

Two Warburtons employees are due to be sentenced on May 23, after being found guilty in Preston Crown Court of stealing at least 60 lorry loads of bread baskets and recycling them for cash.

Warburtons given permission to build £20m bakery

Warburtons has been granted planning permission to build a new £20m alternative sandwich breads bakery in Burnley.

Warburtons executive opens bakery teaching facility

Brett Warburton, executive director of Warburtons, will officially open Leeds City College’s new bakery teaching facilities.

Warburtons integrates real-time GPS tracking

Warburtons has integrated real-time Nayman Wireless GPS vehicle tracking with its Paragon transport routing and scheduling system into its delivery vehicles.

Allied Bakeries hires new category director

Allied Bakeries has appointed Martin Garlick as category director.

Newburn Bakehouse gains new Tesco listing

Warburtons’ Newburn Bakehouse brand is launching its seeded sandwich thins in Tesco this month.

Warburtons to invest £20m in new plant

Warburtons has submitted for planning permission to build a £20m new plant at its Burnley bakery.

Warburtons pulls out of France

Plant bread baker Warburtons has said au revoir to the French bread market – after it decided to stop selling its Le Toastie loaf there.

Blog: Let’s teach the next generation

How many of you have some cherished youngsters in your businesses? 

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.

Warburtons relaunches free-from range

Warburtons has created a dedicated brand for its relaunched line of gluten-free and wheat-free bakery products.

Warburtons’ closures hits company profits

Warburtons has seen a 37% decline in profits to £16.3m in 2011, which the firm has attributed to the restructuring of its bakery operations.

Warburtons launches sticky dough equipment

UK bakery manufacturer Warburtons has developed new technology designed to speed up the assessment of dough’s stickiness in commercial bakeries.

Warburtons MD departs

Warburtons managing director Robert Higginson has left the business, after agreeing it was “time for a change”.

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