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Mission taps sourdough and grains trends with NPD

Flatbread brand Mission is tapping into demand for sourdough and ancient grains with the launch of two new products.

Fox’s expands range with milkshake-inspired biscuits

Fox’s Biscuits has added to its Party brand with the launch of Party Milkshakes.

Halloween 2018: bakeries unveil spooky NPD

As the spookiest night of the year draws near, bakeries across the country are gearing up to terrorise customers with a host of tasty treats.

Handmade Cake Company launches vegan NPD

Wholesale cake manufacturer The Handmade Cake Company has expanded its vegan range with an Orange and Apricot Slice.

Genius extends range with beetroot and kale wraps

Gluten-free bakery company Genius has unveiled a duo of brightly-coloured NPD, Fibre Fest Beetroot Wraps and Fibre Fest Kale Wraps.

Dawn Foods adds frozen treats for Halloween

Dawn Foods has launched three limited-edition frozen products for Halloween.

Port Royal partners hot sauce brand for patty NPD

Jamaican patty brand Port Royal has rolled out spicier versions of its beef, vegetarian and chicken patties as part of a collaboration with hot sauce brand Encona.

Warburtons unveils new Bistro Deli Buns range

Warburtons is rolling out a range of flatbread-style buns baked with ‘premium’ ingredients such as extra virgin olive oil, grains, seeds and honey.

Five things we learned from Pladis’ annual biscuit report

Biscuits are back in growth, with sales up 2.6% to £2.5bn, according to an annual report by biscuit manufacturer Pladis.

Carrs' Baker Street revamp earns Waitrose listing

Carrs Foods has relaunched its Baker Street brand with new packaging, branding and NPD.

Bakers share the love this Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is here and the nation’s bakers have been whipped into a frenzy creating treats to mark the occasion.

McVitie’s extends Hobnobs Nibbles with hazelnut NPD

McVitie’s has extended its £15m Nibbles snacking range with a Hazelnut Hobnobs variant.

Ten new products on show at Europain 2018

Thousands of professionals from the bakery, pastry and chocolate-making industries are set to descend upon France’s Paris-Nord Villepinte for trade show Europain next month.

Bakery retail NPD 2017: our top ten picks

It’s been a busy year for bakery in the NPD department, with a raft of interesting, innovative and, in some cases, unusual products hitting supermarket shelves.

Burton’s to launch Maryland Big & Chunky biscuits

Burton’s Biscuit Company is set to introduce an ‘indulgent’ extension of its Maryland brand called Big & Chunky. 

House of Flavours creates bacon and curry arctic rolls

Food flavouring manufacturer House of Flavours has unveiled Mango Coconut & Curry and Smoky Maple & Bacon Arctic Rolls.

Christmas round-up: on-the-go festive bakery NPD

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. The festivities are often accompanied by a hefty dose of seasonal NPD, from Rudolph cakes to mincemeat pasties and of course the highly-anticipated Christmas sandwiches. 

VIDEO: Roberts Bakery reveals its next steps

Roberts Bakery has revealed its plans for the business, including the roll out of more ‘innovative’ NPD in May 2018, following a major relaunch in September 2017.

Retailers unveil spooky bakery NPD for Halloween

It’s no tricks and all treats this year as the retailers unveil their spooky bakery line-ups ahead of Halloween 2017.

Stevia use in global bakery NPD rises 15%

Global launches of baked goods made with stevia increased 15% in the second quarter of 2017 compared to 2016, according to new research.

New York Bakery Co unveils biggest campaign to date

New York Bakery Co has unveiled what it claims to be its “biggest campaign since it was founded in the 1990’s”.

You’ve had dark, milk and white – now Barry Callebaut unveils ruby chocolate

Barry Callebaut has launched ruby chocolate, claiming it is the fourth type after dark, milk and white.

Brioche Pasquier launches Tarte Au Citron

French bakery and patisserie producer Brioche Pasquier has unveiled its new pre-portioned Tarte au Citron - translated as lemon tart.

CSM partnership to bring 3D printing to bakers

CSM Bakery Solutions has teamed up with 3D Systems Corporation to develop, sell and distribute 3D printers and products for the food industry.

Paul UK bucks ‘challenging conditions’ to grow 12%

Store refurbishments and new product development have helped drive growth at bakery and café chain Paul UK.

Genius teams up with Edinburgh university

Gluten-free brand Genius will collaborate with Queen Margaret University (QMU) in Edinburgh to develop new products.

New York Bakery Co launches cheese bagel to out-of-home sector

New York Bakery Co has released a freeze-thaw version of its cheese bagel for out-of-home (OOH) outlets.

Today’s Group ‘scorecard’ to measure potential of NPD

Today’s Group has developed an NPD scorecard designed to help its members and suppliers determine the likely success or failure of new products.

McVitie’s launches multi-pack Penguin Mini Biscuits

United Biscuits-owned McVitie’s has unveiled a new Penguin Mini Biscuits range in a multi-pack format.

Cake packaged with a spoon hailed as ‘breakthrough’ NPD

A single-serve cake designed to be eaten with a spoon has been highlighted as a ‘breakthrough’ product launch in a new study.

McVitie’s set to extend its £12m Nibbles range

United Biscuits-owned McVitie’s is extending its Nibbles range with a Hobnobs variant.

Will these be the secrets to foodservice success in 2017?

Local sourcing, quality of customer experience and a flexible approach to retailing will be key to success in the foodservice market in 2017, according to analysts.

Breakfast and meal deals helping brands transform foodservice market

Brits are snubbing independent foodservice operators in favour of branded business, according to a new study.

Can Kingsmill’s new Super Toasty loaf deliver the ‘best ever toast’?

Allied Bakeries has unveiled a new Kingsmill loaf that it claims offers consumers the ‘best ever toast’.

Aunt Bessie’s launches I’m a Celebrity-themed dessert pie

William Jackson Food Group brand Aunt Bessie’s has launched a Dingo Dollar dessert pie ahead of the 16th series of ITV’s I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here.

Want to woo shoppers? Be less rational and more emotional, says IGD

Food and grocery businesses should think less rationally and more emotionally to win over shoppers, according to the boss of research and training charity IGD.

Biscuit firm appoints new NPD head

Lanark-based manufacturer Border Biscuits has appointed a new product development (NPD) manager to the firm.

Strathmore Foods brand launches exclusive NPD

Strathmore Foods brand, Cone Bakes has released an innovative new food-to-go snack that can be served with hot or cold fillings inside a bread cone.

Lunch sales suffer as Brits go out for breakfast more

The lunch market is coming under increasing pressure as people spend more on breakfast, according to data from NPD Crest on the ‘out of home’ (OOH) foodservice market.

Multi-channel strategy reaps significant rewards for Finsbury

Cake, bread and morning goods manufacturer Finsbury Food Group has enjoyed a near 25% rise in group revenue for the financial year ended 2 July 2016, according to preliminary results from the company.

Soreen continues product range expansion

Malt loaf maker Soreen has unveiled its latest new product as part of its range expansion with the introduction of the toasting format, Toast Me’s.

Cake Angels launches Crayola-themed kids’ baking kits

Baking decoration brand Cake Angels is to debut two Crayola-themed baking kits in a bid to help children express themselves and develop their social skills.

Innovate to thrive, say webinar speakers

The bakery retail market is “exciting and vibrant”, according to the speakers at the Insights from the Bakery Market Report 2016 live event.

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).

Dawn Foods launches new pomegranate compound

A pomegranate compound is the latest addition to Dawn’s existing range of 20 compound flavours.

Independent bakers missing out on Bake Off opportunity

High street bakery outlets are failing to cash in on a surge in consumption of sweet-tasting bakery and dessert products, in a trend driven by The Great British Bake Off.

Délifrance unveils £30m investment and new bread line

Délifrance UK has unveiled a new £30m investment to its bakery in London which has already seen the installation of a state-of-the-art stone baked bread line.

Hovis launches Good Inside sandwich thins

Hovis plans to cash in on the appetite for sandwich alternatives with the launch of two new ranges.

Scottish firm brings out new cake decoration products

A cake decoration supplier has launched two new products designed for the food-to-go market.

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Dicksons takes on NPD advisor to extend baked range

Dicksons Pork Butchers is expanding its product offering to the retail and wholesale market, by appointing a new product development (NPD) consultant.

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