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Prime Minister reveals family recipe for scones

Prime Minister Theresa May has revealed her favourite family scone recipe in an interview with the Sunday Times.

Bakkavör’s baking lesson for teenagers

Bakkavör, the fresh prepared food manufacturer, has hosted a cooking masterclass for young people from the Prince’s Trust to teach them how to bake cakes.

Gail’s secures new Surrey site

Gail’s Artisan Bakery, the Luke Johnson-backed bakery chain, has strengthened its regional pipeline by securing a site in Surrey.

Bakkavor to create 470 jobs

Bakkavor, the fresh prepared food manufacturer, plans to create 470 new roles in its deli and desserts businesses.

Baker & Spice launches first gluten-free range

Patisserie Holdings-owned Baker & Spice will launch its own gluten-free range this week, and has grand expansion plans.

Government has “no plans” to tax coffee shops

The government says it has no plans to tax coffee shop cups after a minister suggested it could repeat its "success" in cutting plastic bag waste.

Warrens plans to expand in St Just

The directors of Warrens Bakery hope plans to grow the company’s St Just production site will enable them to extend the confectionery side of the business.

Self-service bakery franchise announces expansion plans

Bake & Take, the German café and bakery concept, aims to open 100 new UK stores in the next five years. 

Cameron to scrap sugar tax plans

According to the Financial Times, the government has abandoned plans to introduce a sugar tax as part of its ‘obesity strategy’.

Birds has closed its Normanton Road branch but continues to open new stores, including one in Duffield (pictured above)
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Historic Birds store closes but more open

Birds Bakery, the Derby-based craft chain, has closed one of its oldest shops to reduce the amount of stores in the area.

Outgoing chief executive of Samworth Brothers, Lindsey Pownall
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Seven day round-up

The last seven days have produced some interesting stories for the baking industry, from Lindsey Pownall annoucing her retirement from Samworth Brothers to Morrisons unveiling plans to enter the fresh sandwich market. British Baker looks back over the top 5.

Full steam ahead for EAT

Sandwich and coffee chain EAT has announced plans to tackle the burgeoning train station and airport market as part of its expansion plans.

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George Osborne will reveal plans in today's Budget
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Union slams Sunday all-day trading plans

The GMB union has lashed out at government plans to introduce all-day trading on Sundays in the biggest reform of opening hours for 20 years. 

Biscuit firm keeps sale option open

Thomas J Fudge, biscuit maker, has revealed it has been working with corporate adviser Grant Thornton about the potential sale of the business to achieve growth plans.

Frank Dale Foods:
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Party food firm aims for turnover boost via exports

Premium party food manufacturer Frank Dale Foods plans to build a £1.5m export business by 2018, working with international trade advisory body UK Trade and Investment (UKTI).

Paul A Young to grow business

Leading London-based chocolatier Paul A Young plans to expand his four-strong business to span from Scotland to the south of England.

Aldi aims for 1,000 stores in UK

The German discount supermarket operator Aldi has revealed plans to create 35,000 new jobs in the UK.

First drive through bakery plans for Scotland

Scottish based Stephens Bakery hopes to open a drive-through bakery concept.

Tesco cut trading profit

Tesco have cut its trading profit from £2.8bn to £2.4bn, following what it is calling ‘challenging trading conditions.’

White’s wins contracts with major retailers

Family-run White’s Bakery has won contracts with John Lewis and Asda, as part of its plans to build on four years of successive growth. 

Pie company introduces miniature versions

Gourmet chain Square Pie has launched a wholesale range of miniature pies.

Starbucks unveils Chinese expansion

Starbucks has revealed plans to double the amount of stores it has in China in three years.

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