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Lola’s Cupcake opens in Birmingham Selfridges

Lola’s Cupcakes has opened a new kiosk, in Birmingham department store Selfridges. 

Video: Brioche Pasquier plans further production lines in UK

Following the opening of a second production line at its Milton Keynes site, Brioche Pasquier’s UK managing director Olivier Ripoche tells British Baker the plans for the plant.

Peel & Stone expands wholesale operation

Artisan bakery Peel & Stone is expanding its wholesale operation in Birmingham.

Farm Shop & Deli Awards 2018 open for entries

The Farm Shop & Deli Awards, to be held at the NEC, Birmingham, next year are now open for entries.

‘It would be great to see more opportunities for young bakers’

Laura Gibbons, a final year bakery and patisserie undergraduate at University College Birmingham and Dawn Foods’ first student ambassador, on the challenges faced by young bakers in a competitive market

Hobbs House Bakery named Farm Shop & Deli Awards baker of the year

Hobbs House Bakery has been declared Baker of the Year in the 2017 Farm Shop & Deli Awards.

Seasons Bakery Beetroot Multiseed Sourdough named Britain’s Best Loaf

A Beetroot Multiseed Sourdough loaf produced by Seasons Bakery has been declared Britain’s Best Loaf 2017.

Greggs launches festive flavoured lip balms

High street bakery chain Greggs hopes to encourage the tradition of kissing under the mistletoe with the release of two limited-edition festive flavoured lip balms.

Miss Macaroon opens its doors for the first time

Social entrepreneur Rosie Ginday has unveiled the UK’s first French macaron shop and prosecco bar Miss Macaroon in Great Western Arcade, Birmingham.

Paul UK opens Earls Court branch

Bakery chain Paul UK is set to take its total number of UK shops to 36 with the opening of a store at Earls Court, London.

Miss Macaroon prepares to launch

Birmingham social enterprise company Miss Macaroon will be opening its first shop in Birmingham’s Great Western Arcade in the last week of October.

New five year contract for 2 Sisters

Birmingham-based 2 Sisters, which runs Holland’s Pies and Fox’s Biscuits, has signed a five-year contract with Sheffield-based Gunstones Bakery, and elsewhere at the company there are further BFAWU strikes planned.

Bondgate Bakery is Farm Shop & Deli Show’s Baker of the Year

Yorkshire-based Bondgate Bakery was one of nine winners at the Farm Shop & Deli Awards 2016.

Bakery brings Venezuelan flair to Birmingham

Let it Dough, a newly-opened artisan bakery, is bringing Venezuelan baking techniques to Birmingham. 

Birmingham baker produces a million macaroons

Rosie Ginday, founder of Miss Macaroon, has just produced her one millionth macaroon, a blueberry and white chocolate ganache that forms part of her spring/summer range.

New Starbucks drive-thru for Birmingham

Coffee chain Starbucks has brought forward new plans to open a drive-thru café in Northfield on the southern outskirts of Birmingham.

Apprentice wins top student culinary competition

Apprentice baker Jessica Dalton took gold at the Hospitality and Catering Salon Culinaire 2016 with her spectacular Eiffel Tower cake.

Asian snacks firm gains funds for new production centre

An Asian sweets specialist has set up a manufacturing hub in Birmingham after securing a six-figure funding package from Barclays.

A mouse infestation has shut down a Birmingham branch of Muffin Break
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Mouse infestation closes Birmingham Muffin Break

A recently opened branch of Muffin Break in Birmingham’s flagship Grand Central shopping mall was shut down due to mouse infestation yesterday (9 November).

Cocomacs has opened at Birmingham's Grand Central
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Cocomacs launches in Birmingham

A new artisan micro-bakery, Cocomacs, has opened in the newly launched Grand Central Birmingham shopping centre.

Cadbury
More than 400 million Cadbury Dairy Milk Buttons are produced at the Bournville site daily
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Mondelēz extends Cadbury production

A new Cadbury production line has opened at Mondelēz International’s site in Birmingham as part of a £75m investment. 

New opportunity

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John Young’s blog –Judging at the Cupcake Championships

Orchard Valley Foods’ national sales manager looks back at Cake International and considers the longevity of the cupcake.John_Young.jpg

French coffee house opens in Birmingham

A French-inspired coffee house has opened at The Cube, in Birmingham.

Top 5 tips for Foodex

Here are British Baker's top tips for Foodex, which takes place at the NEC in Birmingham on 24 - 26 March. 

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