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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.

Paul UK flags up a birthday

The Paul UK bakery chain is celebrating the first birthday of its Le Restaurant De Paul at Tower 42 in London with a French flag promotion.

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.

Chicken sandwich venture to open first permanent site

Fried chicken sandwich street-food outlet Butchies is to launch its first permanent site in London’s Camden Market later this month.

Muffin Break introduces latest creation to UK stores

Artisan bakery Muffin Break has unveiled the latest invention to its muffin lab – ‘Earl Grey Tea and Raspberry’.

New Peyton and Byrne at Kew

Artisan bakery and café Peyton and Byrne is to open a fifth outlet at Kew Gardens next month, The Botanical, to add to its seven-strong London bakery portfolio.

Bath to get two new Costas and a Pret

High street coffee chains Costa Coffee and Pret A Manger both plan to open new outlets in Bath city centre.

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.

New project aims to track high street footfall trends

Patisserie Valerie, Pret A Manger and Aldi are reported to be involved in a new project monitoring high street footfall, which is courting controversy in the national media.

New competition from Patisserie Valerie

High street bakery Patisserie Valerie has launched the #MyValerieGateau competition, which will see the public design the company’s next gateau. 

5 things to learn from Patisserie Holdings

Patisserie Holdings, which owns the high street bakery chain, released its results today. We take a closer look at what they mean for Patisserie Valerie. 

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. 

New packaging for Baker Street rolls from Carrs

The Baker Street soft rolls, made by Carrs Foods, now have branded display trays produced by DS Smith.

ADM Milling supports Great Ormond Street

Essex-based ADM Milling has launched a new partnership with London’s Great Ormond Street Hospital children’s charity.

Starbucks responds to recycling jibes

Starbucks, the coffee shop chain, has announced that it will offer a 50p discount to customers who bring in their own coffee cup.

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.

Crosstown to launch limited edition doughnut

Crosstown, the artisan doughnut producer, has teamed up with bakery and chocolate producer Pump Street Bakery to produce a limited edition chocolate doughnut.

Greggs and Patisserie Valerie to open in Belfast

High street bakery chain Greggs is planning a third stand-alone store in Belfast, while high street patisserie and cake shop, Patisserie Valerie (PV), will make its Northern Irish debut a few doors away.

Crafty Cakes, Exeter closes coffee shop to focus on cakes

Devon’s Crafty Cakes Café has closed, so that owner Becky Cuming can focus on her cake business.

The Lovington Bakery opens in Wincanton

Wholesale enterprise Lievito Bakery in Lovington, near Castle Cary, Somerset, has expanded into new high street premises in Wincanton, under the name The Lovington Bakery.

Songbird Bakery selected to join regenerated Middlesborough street

Cupcake specialist Songbird Bakery is one of eight food venues selected to sit on Middlesborough’s Bedford Street.

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.

South Shields Greggs closes

Greggs-lovers in South Shields, Tyne and Wear, received a blow when the high-street bakery retailer closed its Fowler Street branch on 24 October.

LPQ bemoans rents rise

Le Pain Quotidien has become the second major bakery chain to say that the cost of rents is a major downside of running a business in central London.

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Street artist helps launch autumnal artisan doughnuts

London-based coffee and artisan doughnut chain Crosstown Doughnuts launched its autumn range with a bang, with help from street artist Nathan Bowen.

Shortlist for Britain’s best high street announced

High streets in Bognor Regis, Bradford and York are among those that have been shortlisted as the best in Britain.

Craft Bakers’ Week starts with TV appearance

Craft Bakers’ Week got off with a bang when Mike Holling, executive director of the Craft Bakers’ Association appeared on Channel 4.

Gunns Bakery moves to revamped heritage location

Gunns Bakery has opened a new site on a revamped high street in Bedford.

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BFree wraps to join Costa menu
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BFree wraps snapped up by Costa

Health-conscious bakery brand BFree has partnered with Costa Coffee so the high street chain can use its BFree Multigrain Wraps. 

Survival of the high street ‘turns corner’

The future of the British high street is looking up, as a report reveals that store survival rate is up to 42% in 2014.

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Costa Coffee enjoys another LFL sales boost
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LFLs up 5% at Costa Coffee

Costa Coffee, the Whitbread-owned high street chain, saw like-for-like sales (LFLs) grow by 5% in the 13 weeks to 28 May 2015. 

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Strong food retail performance last year reported
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Retail food sales show strong growth

Food retailers reported robust sales volumes last year reflecting a strong performance from the British retail sector as a whole. 

West Cornwall Pasty Co has revamped its estate and offer
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West Cornwall Pasty Co sees 6% LFL growth

The new owners of West Cornwall Pasty Co have seen like-for-like (LFL) sales growth of 6% in the year since they took over, it has been revealed.

Gay cake row decision due

The verdict on the gay cake row is expected to be announced on 7 May, the same day as the UK election.

French dip sandwiches tipped amongst latest emerging UK trends

French dip sandwiches and meat-style sauces have been revealed to be the latest trends in the UK high street.

Street artist designs live installation for Greggs

A street artist is creating a graffiti image based on products from Greggs’ new sandwich range on a billboard in Old Street, London.

Oliver Peyton:
"bakeries on every high street."
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Peyton and Byrne sets bakery sights high

Restaurateur Oliver Peyton has spoken of his vision to have a bakery on every high street.

Demonstrators hold rally to save bakery

A rally has been held in Dublin in protest over the planned closure of The Paris Bakery, a well-known bakery and restaurant business.

"Unsurprisingly disappointing" results says analyst
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Greggs results: “unsurprisingly disappointing”

Greggs results were this morning labelled "unsurprisingly disappointing" - after the bakery chain revealed a fall in its 2012 profits.

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