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The Polish Bakery secures product listings at Ocado

Family business The Polish Bakery has gained its first listing at Ocado.

Cru8 gets Selfridges listing and Deliveroo partnership

Cru8 has secured listings for its paleo and plant-based bakery products at Selfridges Foodhall, and has partnered with Deliveroo for local delivery.

Real Bread Week 2019: activity from across the UK

Real Bread Week 2019 – an international celebration of additive-free loaves and the people who make them – is drawing to a close.

Brace’s Bakery creates ‘Welsh Legends’ range

Brace’s Bakery has launched new range of bloomers and batch loaves called Welsh Legends.

Feeling the love: more Valentine’s bakery NPD

Bakers and food manufacturers are giving consumers the chance to spread the love in a host of ways including doughnuts, biscuits and Yorkshire puds (yes, you read that right).

Retailers unveil bakery NPD for Valentine's Day 2019

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and food manufacturers and bakers are set to stock shelves and adorn counters with seasonal NPD to tempt loved-up consumers. British Baker rounds up the new launches.

The Artisan Bakery partners with milk delivery service

West London baker The Artisan Bakery has teamed up with milk delivery service Milk & More.

Speciality Breads delists lines to go 100% nut-free

Speciality Breads has made its two bakeries and entire product portfolio 100% nut-free.

CSM revamps Arkady range following customer survey

CSM Bakery Solutions has revamped its Arkady bread ingredients range following the results of a bakery customer survey.

Allied Bakeries overhauls Burgen brand

Allied Bakeries is hoping to “breathe new life” into its Burgen brand with a major revamp, including a packaging overhaul and celebrity partnerships.

Lobster roll
  (Photo: Katie Hammond )

Miami restaurant Buns & Buns to open in London

Bread-centric restaurant Buns & Buns is to open in London’s Covent Garden Market this Thursday (15 November).

World Vegan Day 2018: NPD to tempt consumers

To celebrate World Vegan Day today (1 November), British Baker looks at how bakers can improve their offering and rounds up some of the vegan bakery innovations from 2018.

More bakeries sign pledge to cut out loaf surplus

Almost 20 small bakeries across the country have signed up to the Real Bread Campaign’s No Loaf Lost pledge to reduce surplus loaves.

Genius adds Bread Crisps to ‘Good for the Gut’ range

Genius Gluten Free has added Bread Crisps to its ‘Good for the Gut’ range, which is suitable for vegans, vegetarians and coeliacs.

Puratos targets small firms with 10kg sourdough packs

Puratos is rolling out 10kg packs of its Sapore Medea and Sapore Rigoletto sourdoughs, targeted at smaller bakery businesses.

Kara relaunches and expands bloomer range

Finsbury Food Group foodservice brand Kara has relaunched and expanded its bloomers range with new flavours and thicker slices.

Bakkavor Bread to recruit 200 staff at bakery sites

Bakkavor, the fresh prepared food manufacturer, has launched a recruitment drive to find 200 new staff for its bread division.

Bread and camping: PX+ Festival in a nutshell

Last weekend I camped, for the first time ever, in the name of British Baker. And, lying awake at 2am on Saturday, in a freezing cold tent in the middle of a field in Essex, it felt like a mistake.

School of Wok rolls out Bao Bun Kits

Cookery school and Asian cooking brand School of Wok is launching into grocery retail with bao bun kits.

Some of the judges for the Great Taste Awards 2018
  (Photo: Sam Pelly )

Bakery businesses triumph at Great Taste Awards

Peter Cooks Bread, Wessex Mill and Cookie Jar were three of the businesses to top the list of baking industry winners at the 2018 Great Taste Awards.

Tiny Rebel brews beer from Iceland’s surplus bread

Frozen retailer Iceland has teamed up with Newport-based brewery Tiny Rebel to create a beer made from excess bread.

The fireplace, where the bread was found, is in the middle
  (Photo: Alexis Pantos )

World’s oldest bread found by archaeologists

The charred remains of flatbread baked by hunter-gatherers 14,400 years ago have been found by archaeologists at a site in north-eastern Jordan.

Bread delivery triggers bomb scare at restaurant

Police descended on a London restaurant after a mix-up over a bread delivery sparked a bomb scare.

Yorkshire bakery raises £12k via crowdfunding

Malton-based Zuzu’s Bakery is set to expand its operations after raising more than £12,000 via a crowdfunding campaign.

Waitrose rolls out Good Health bread range

Waitrose has revamped its own-label sliced bread portfolio with the addition of eight healthier loaves.

What we learned at the BSB Spring Conference 2018

Bread Ahead founder Matthew Jones and Barry Callebaut’s Beverley Dunkley were among speakers at the British Society of Baking’s (BSB) Spring Conference, which took place on Wednesday 25 April.

Love Food Hate Waste launches toast campaign

Consumers are being urged to ‘Make Toast Not Waste’ as part of Love Food Hate Waste’s latest campaign, which reveals 24 million slices of bread are wasted every day across the nation.

Schär secures low-fodmap certification for bread lines

Gluten-free brand Schär has claimed to be the first brand to supply a range of 'low-fodmap' certified bakery products to UK supermarkets.

Calorie reduction: industry and experts respond

Public Health England has launched a new campaign calling on businesses to slash 20% from the calorie content of certain foods by 2024.

Finsbury buys freehold of Lightbody factory

Finsbury Food Group has purchased the freehold property of its Lightbody celebration cakes factory in Hamilton, Scotland.

Black magic: charcoal pizza helps to boost Bakkavor

Strong sales of bread and pizza – including a charcoal base launched into Waitrose stores – have helped drive growth for Bakkavor.

Morrisons rolls out gluten-free in-store bakery bread

Morrisons has rolled out gluten-free bread into its in-store bakeries.

Modern Baker: 'We are trying to disrupt a very established industry'

Modern Baker has revealed its ambitions to improve the quality of carbohydrates in diets.

St John Bakery opens pop-up at Old Street Station

St John Bakery has opened a temporary site at Old Street station in London.

British wrapped bread not ‘ultra-processed’, says FOB

The Federation of Bakers (FOB) has defended British bread following the publication of a French report suggesting a link between wrapped loaves and a higher risk of cancer.

Warburtons rolls out first wrapped bloomer

Warburtons has increased distribution of its first wrapped bloomer – Lancashire’s Thorough Bread.

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.

Stacey’s Bakery to supply restaurant chain George’s Kitchen

Stacey’s Bakery is to supply a variety of its baked products to George’s Kitchen.

Born & Bread: Dorringtons, Sawbridgeworth

Each month we profile a family business to see how the baking craft has passed down through the generations. This month, the story of Dorringtons, founded in the aftermath of World War One

Born & Bread: Henllan Bakery, Denbighshire

Each month we profile a family business to see how it has passed down through the generations. Here, Henllan Bakery maps its growth from a Welsh village firm to a major wholesale operation

Strike threat at Allied Bakeries site called off

Threatened strike action by drivers at the Allied Bakeries site in West Bromwich has been called off.

Finsbury revenue up 4% despite overseas sales dip

Finsbury Food Group has reported a 4% hike in group sales in the past four months.

Charity launching bakery employing young people with autism

A charity is planning to build a commercial bakery employing young people with severe autism.  

Great British Bake Blog: Episode 10

And the winner is… Liam. Ok, that’s just wishful thinking on my part (and that of hundreds of Twitter users). But I am willing to concede the actual champion ultimately deserved to win.

Bread-based meals head up Brits’ top comfort foods

Pizza, bacon sandwiches and beans on toast dominate the list Britain’s favourite comfort foods, according to new research. 

Strike action threat at Allied Bakeries’ Kingsmill site

Allied Bakeries faces strike action at its depot in West Bromwich in a pay row with drivers and engineers.

Bakkavor reveals plans for £100m flotation

Prepared food giant Bakkavor is aiming to raise around £100m through a stock market flotation.

Peel & Stone expands wholesale operation

Artisan bakery Peel & Stone is expanding its wholesale operation in Birmingham.

M&S to launch new spelt bread range

Marks & Spencer (M&S) has launched a spelt bread range in partnership with spelt supplier Sharpham Park.

What do you call a bread roll? Map reveals regional differences

GlobeHunters has unveiled a map to put an end to The Great British Bread debate, revealing the regional names for a bread roll. 

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