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Supermarket NPD expert reveals top bakery trends

Dessert-inspired treats and coffee shop flavours have been highlighted as some of the biggest trends in UK bakery.

Crantock rolls out Levi Roots patties in Co-op

Cornish bakery Crantock Foods has launched two Levi Roots savoury patties into The Co-op.

Gordon Smith, sales and marketing director, with the new Bells Bakes

Bells launches new Bakes range

Scottish pie brand Bells has expanded its portfolio with a new Bakes range.

Sales of Scots baked goods booming in Co-op stores

Bakery products are driving a surge in sales of home-grown food and drink in Scottish Co-op stores.

Richard Pennycook (left) and Steve Murrells
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Co-op CEO Richard Pennycook to be replaced by Steve Murrells

Richard Pennycook, the man credited with saving The Co-op Group, is to step down as CEO.

Aldi becomes Britain’s fifth-largest supermarket after 12.4% sales growth

Aldi has overtaken The Co-operative to become Britain’s fifth-largest supermarket chain.

Subway opens tenth East of England Co-op branch

High street sandwich chain Subway has opened its 10th store in an East of England Co-op shop.

Innovation boosts Bakkavor results

A focus on innovation has helped fresh prepared foods manufacturer Bakkavor grow revenue across the group in its third-quarter results.

Holland’s unveils Micro 2 Go microwave slices range

Holland’s Pies is aiming to shake-up the on-the-go pastry market with a new range of microwaveable slices.

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The Co-operative Group sees rise in food sales
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The Co-op achieves solid performance

The Co-operative food business delivered a 0.4% increase in like-for-like sales overall for the 52 weeks ended 3 January 2015. 

Gerhard’s… away, this is Martyn’s blog

British Baker editor Martyn Leek asks whether the competitive bread market has claimed its first real casualty.

The Breadwinner Bakery currently supplies craft bread to 15 Scotmid sites
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Scotmid to extend Breadwinner offer

Scotmid has told British Baker of plans to expand its offering from The Breadwinner Bakery into 30 more stores throughout this year.

Former Co-op boss Euan Sutherland gets £1m pay-off

Euan Sutherland, former chief executive of The Co-Operative Group, will receive a £1m pay-off.

Co-op relaunch sees own-label bread sales double

The Co-operative says sales of its own-label bread have doubled since it was relaunched and lowered to 75p.

Co-op suffers ‘worst year in history’

The Co-operative Group has announced a downturn in food revenue from £7.44bn to £7.24bn, with an overall loss of £2.5bn for the year to 4 January.

The Co-op restructures executive roles

The Co-operative group has revealed changes to its executive management, having postponed the release of its annual results by three weeks.

East of England Co-op invests in delivery

The East of England Co-operative has invested £500,000 in its new free home delivery service.

Co-op sees positive food sales over Christmas

The Co-operative Group has seen a like-for-like (LFL) sales increase of 1% during the Christmas period following strong food sales.

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