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Three new UK coffee shops open every day

A study commissioned for UK Coffee Week has found coffee shops pour £8.9bn into the UK economy a year.

Walkers products set to rise by 5p following weakening of the pound

Britain's biggest crisp brand Walkers is set to increase prices of its products by 5p as a result of the pound weakening.

Furniss Biscuits installs new oven to increase production

Furniss Biscuits, owned by pasty manufacturer Proper Cornish, has installed a new oven in its Cornwall bakery as part of a major ongoing investment programme.

Northern Irish bakery on course to increase sales overseas

Portadown-based wholesale business Kitchen Bakes is on target to increase cross-border sales by 50% as it celebrates 30 years in business.

Cupcake Championships deadline extended

Bakers hoping to triumph at this year’s National Cupcake Championships have been given more time to enter. Last entries will now be accepted on 29 July.

Warburtons most-bought FMCG brand

Bread giant Warburtons has topped a list of the UK’s most-bought fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) brands. There are four bakery brands in the top 10.

SSP reports profit leap

SSP, the travel location foodservice brand operator, has reported a 41.5% surge in underlying profit before tax from £16.4m to £23.2m for the six months to 31 March 2016.

Predicted growth for out-of-home foodservice market

The British out-of-home (OOH) foodservice market will grow visits by 1.6% in 2016, according to global information company, The NPD Group (NPD).

Grocery market grows, with further success for discounters

The latest grocery share figures from Kantar Worldpanel showed the British grocery market returning to slow growth, after a disappointing Christmas period.

SSP reports strong first quarter

SSP Group, the travel location food and drink brand operator, has reported a like-for-like (LFL) sales increase of 4.3% for its first quarter. 

Invest in automation to increase output by 25%, says Barclays

The food and drink industry is among the UK manufacturing sectors that have the most to gain from investments in automation and robotics, according to a report by Barclays.

SSP reports 3.7% LFL growth

SSP, the travel location food and drink brand operator, has reported a like-for-like (LFL) sales increase of 3.7% for the year ended 30 September 2015.

Aldi supermarket sales increase by a third

Discount supermarket Aldi has recorded record sales of £6.89 billion for its last financial year, a 31% increase on the previous (2013) year’s figure of £5.27bn.

Slow growth in grocery sector

“Sluggish growth” has been recorded in the British grocery market in the 12 weeks to 16 August 2015 with Sainsbury's the only one of the big four in growth.

Scottish confectionery firm gains £1.6m boost

Scottish fudge company Mrs Tilly’s Confectionery has secured a £1.6m finance package to extend its market.

Chatwins Bakery
Chatwins Bakery enjoys sales uplift following shop refit
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Cheshire bakery sees sales up after shop refits

Chatwins bakery has seen sales increase by up to 40% since a major refit of its shops. 

Costa Coffee growth continued in H1
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Costa underlying profit up 20.5%

Costa Coffee, the Whitbread-owned chain, saw its first-half underlying profit increase by 20.5% to £52.4m, it revealed today.

Crantock Bakery talks possibility of second site

Cornish firm Crantock Bakery has spoken of plans for a second factory following a near six-fold increase in production.  

ABF posts sales increase

Associated British Foods (ABF) has unveiled a sales increase of 10% to £6.3bn in its first half, compared with the same period last year.

Ocado sales growth slows

Online grocery company Ocado this morning reported a gross sales increase of 9.9% for its third quarter and added that year-to-date sales are running ahead by 11.3%.   

Cupcake sales on the up

The cupcake phenomenon shows no slowing down with sales reaching £23.5m.

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