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Christmas preview: retailers reveal bakery NPD

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas – for those working in the supermarkets at least, as retailers start revealing what they’ve got planned for the 2018 festive season.

Probe launched into Co-op delistings and charges

Groceries Code Adjudicator Christine Tacon has started an investigation into the Co-operative Group over delistings and the introduction of quality control charges.

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.Martyn_Leek.jpg

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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