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Paterson’s fundraises over £75k for charity

West Lothian-based shortbread maker Paterson’s has fundraised more than £75,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support.

EPP creates new after-sales contract manager role

Epsom-based bakery innovation company EPP has appointed Rob Pedlar to the newly-created role of after-sales contract manager.

GroceryAid’s director general announces retirement

Grocery Aid’s director general Gillian Barker has announced that she will retire at the end of November after 14 years with the charity, with Steve Barnes succeeding Barker as the charity’s chief executive.

Macmillan launches 25,000 biscuit sculpture

Charity Macmillan Cancer Support is showcasing artwork featuring an entire British skyline made out of 25,000 biscuits in London.

Poundbakery carrier bag charge benefits hospice

The Bolton branch of Poundbakery has donated £1,000 to the Bolton hospice from charging 5p for its carrier bags.

Food and drink manufacturers to benefit from £3.5m programme

Food and drink manufacturers looking to expand, take on extra staff, develop new products or access financing will be aided by a £3.5million programme, part-funded by the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership.

Muffin Break launches health range in support of the NHS

Bakery retail chain Muffin Break has announced that it will support the NHS’s introduction of a 20% sugar tax in hospitals by 2020 by bringing out a healthier range of products at its stores based in the University Hospital Lewisham and Whittington Hospital, both in London.

Grocery Aid hails record £4.3m of welfare spending

Grocery Aid, which is the trading name of the National Grocers' Benevolent Fund (NGBF), spent £4.3m on welfare projects, according to its end of year financial results.

Artisan bakery to take centre stage at UK’s small business campaign

An award-winning Fulham-based micro bakery, Ma Baker, is to take centre stage at the launch of the UK’s 2016 Small Business Saturday campaign on 3 December.

UK food prices to go up, says NFU

The National Farmers Union (NFU) has warned the UK leaving the EU will probably result in a short-term spike in the price of food, and has called for MPs to support farmers.

Ireks fundraises for Macmillan

Ten bakers from Chester-based bakery ingredients company Ireks UK have cycled around Loch Ness for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Roberts Bakery raises £25k for charity

Cheshire-based Roberts Bakery has raised £25,000, half its target, to help Genesis Breast Cancer Prevention.

Bakery launches online to help homeless

London social enterprise bakery Providence Row has rebranded as Rise Bakery and launched an online bakery, designed to help support the homeless back into work. 

Brød wins Cardiff Life Award

Danish-style bakery Brød has scooped the New Business award at the Cardiff Life Awards.

New commercial director for Macphie

Independent food ingredients manufacturer Macphie has appointed Richard Cox to its executive board.

Allied Bakeries invests in Northern Ireland charity initiative

The Kingsmill owner’s Belfast bakery is to produce pancakes, muffins and loaves of bread for the SOS NI charity.

New food label printing web app

Food label designer and printer Planglow has launched an entirely web-based label application, Labellogic Live.

Pieminister has raised funds for 57,176 trees
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Bristol pie-makers fight hunger with trees

Bristol-based pie restaurant and manufacturer Pieminister has smashed its target of planting 50,000 trees in Malawi with its Pie One Get One Tree campaign.

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.

Costa
Costa customers consumed 464 million cups of coffee last year
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Costa to spend £36m on new roastery

Costa, the high street coffee shop chain, is to build a new roastery in a £36m investment to support its national and international growth ambitions. 

Jaffa Orange Cakes recalled

A batch of E. Wedel Supreme Jaffa Orange Cakes has been recalled as some packs contain milk, which is not mentioned on the packaging.

Ingredients firm raises money for cancer

Bakery ingredients company Ireks UK has launched a new fundraising campaign for Macmillan Cancer Support.

#WeLoveBread – the best bread adverts on TV

Since British Baker launched the #WeLoveBread campaign our social media pages have been swamped by retweets and support.

Premier Foods criticised over controversial supplier payments

Premier Foods, the company behind Mr Kipling cakes, has hit the headlines for asking suppliers to hand over money – or risk losing contracts.

The doorstop bakery, fife
A recipe for success:
Scottish community bakery shares knowledge
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Scottish community bakery to share first-class business model

A community bakery in Scotland, Fife, is fired up to support social entrepreneurs by sharing its business secrets. 

Craft bakers week
Craft bakers week 2014
A range of bread, cakes and pies will be available for people to try and buy at the event
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Bakers urged to sign up for Craft Bakers’ Week

Bakers are encouraged to sign up to take part in Craft Bakers’ Week to maximise the support available.

Companies line up to support new food engineering degree

Dozens of food and drink businesses have pledged practical support for students studying for the UK’s first food engineering degree.

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