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Asda trials pizza delivery service with Just Eat

Four Asda stores have introduced a pizza delivery service as part of a trial in partnership with Just Eat.

Almost 360 bakery jobs under threat at Asda

Bakery jobs are among almost 2,500 that could be lost at Asda as part of proposals by the retailer.

Asda launches new cheese and chocolate pairing

As sweet and savoury confectionery pairings rise in popularity, Asda has unveiled a Wensleydale cheese with salted caramel and white chocolate as part of its Christmas range.

Asda taps trends with new celebration cake lines

Asda has unveiled four new additions to its celebration cake range, taking inspiration from trends in homeware, fashion and stationery.

Asda rolls out freakshake-inspired Baileys cakes

Finsbury Food Group has unveiled a duo of NPD flavoured with Baileys Irish Cream Liqueur.

Asda rolls out own-brand fibre bars

Asda has unveiled a duo of own-label Fibre Bars, which boast five grams of fibre per serving.

Asda adds 100 lines to free-from range

A llama biscuit-making kit, mini brioches and tea cakes feature among the 100 new lines that have gone on sale as part of Asda’s Free From range.

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.

Sweet Yorkshire puddings hit shelves in Asda

The Real Yorkshire Pudding Co has gained listings in Asda for two new dessert Yorkshire puddings.

Sainsbury’s/Asda deal: first details are revealed

Sainsbury’s and Walmart, owner of Asda, have this morning (30 April) released details of plans to merge the two UK supermarket chains.

Bakery highlights from Asda spring/summer range

Asda has unveiled its 2018 spring/summer range, which includes a Dragon Cake, S’mores Mallow Cake and wood-fired pizzas.

Asda taps vegan trend with new food-to-go lines

Asda has launched a vegan food-to-go range featuring a new wrap and sandwich.

Asda and Sainsbury’s put rival’s crumpets on sale

Asda and Sainsbury’s have been selling each other’s own-label pikelets following a supply chain mix-up.

Feature synopsis: Vegan Bakery 2018

Vegan bakery hit the mainstream this Christmas when Asda unveiled the first supermarket vegan mince pie. But is this a fad or something the wider bakery market should be embracing?

Asda rolls out 'first' vegan supermarket mince pies

Asda has claimed to be the first supermarket to roll out vegan mince pies.

EPP partner Koenig creates turnkey subsidiary

Roll plant manufacturer Koenig has set up a new subsidiary to design and install turnkey projects for bakeries.

Asda to launch Christmas dinner pizza complete with Brussels sprouts

Asda has unveiled a Christmas dinner pizza, complete with Brussels sprouts.

Colossal choux! Asda ‘super-sizes’ choc éclair

Asda has joined Morrisons in the trend for oversized baked goods with the launch of a foot-long chocolate éclair.

Prewett’s expands gluten-free range with biscuit bar

Gluten-free brand Prewett’s has expanded its range with a chocolate-coated and caramel biscuit bar. 

Michael McCallion, Asda NI buying manager and Michael Murphy, CEO of Irwin’s Bakery
  (Photo: Irwin's Bakery )

Irwin’s secures major batch bread contract with Asda

Northern Ireland-based Irwin’s Bakery has secured a major contract with Asda to supply batch bread to 300 stores across the UK. 

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.

Update: Supermarkets unveil bakery NPD for Christmas 2017

Asda and Marks & Spencer reveal festive bakery line-up. Here British Baker presents a round-up of the festive baked treats set to appear on supermarket shelves in the coming months.

Asda renames tiger bread after 85-year-old customer

An Asda store in Barking has renamed its Tiger Chest Bread after 85-year-old customer Audrey Bond, who helped its bakers perfect the recipe.

Roddy the Reindeer cake gallops into Asda

Asda has unveiled a new festive cake that it describes as a “rival to Colin the Caterpillar”.

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.

Schär launches seven new products into UK supermarkets

Gluten-free brand Schär has unveiled seven new products including gluten-free flour and gluten-free waffles, which will be rolled out into UK supermarkets.

Asda releases '70s board-game inspired cake

Asda has launched a board-game inspired cake, less than a week after board game biscuits featured on The Great British Bake Off

Asda fined £700k after health inspectors find live mouse on baking tray

Asda has been fined £700,000 after Environmental Health Officers found mice droppings and a live mouse at the bakery in its Bromborough store.

Irwin’s rolls out lower-calorie bread to 630 stores

Irwin’s Bakery has secured listings in 630 stores for its Better You lower-calorie breads.

Peter’s Food Service recalls pasties and slices as they may contain glass

Bedwas-based Peter’s Food Service has recalled selected branded and own-label products as they may contain glass fragments.

Helen’s Gluten Free Baking Mixes secure Waitrose listing

Free-from brand Helen’s has secured a listing at Waitrose for its four-strong range of Gluten Free Baking Mixes.

GALLERY: National Cream Tea Day

Today (30 June) is National Cream Tea Day, and bakers from across the nation have been whipping up one of Britain’s quintessential treats.

WC Rowe’s creates world’s biggest Easter biscuit for Asda store

Falmouth-based bakery WC Rowe’s has baked what it claims is the world’s biggest Easter biscuit for an Asda store in Barnstaple.

Prue Leith urges shoppers to back British farming

New Great British Bake Off presenter Prue Leith has urged shoppers to back British farming in response to the National Farmers’ Union’s (NFU’s) new supermarket guide.

Ocado launches supplier competition

Online retailer Ocado has announced the return of its nationwide campaign to find “the next big thing in British food and drink”.

Greencore launches Chupa Chups celebration cake

Convenience food firm Greencore has launched a Chupa Chups-branded celebration cake.

Rowe’s Cornish Bakers acquired by investment firm

Cornish craft bakery WC Rowe has been acquired by investment firm Iberia Industry Capital (IIC).

Metal contamination fear sparks Lotus Bakeries Biscoff biscuit spread recall

Lotus Bakeries has recalled selected batches of its Biscoff Crunchy Biscuit Spreads as they may contain small pieces of metal.

Jobs under threat at Addo Food Group’s Riverside Bakery

Addo Food Group-owned Riverside Bakery may cut as many as 44 jobs following a review of its business.

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.

VIDEO: How to make 720 mince pies a minute – and without the ‘air gap’!

Asda innovation development chef Mark Richmond has created a way to remove the ‘air gap’ from his mince pies.

Crouton and bread snacks supplier Chaucer acquired by Japanese firm

Bread products and freeze-dried foods supplier Chaucer Food Group has been acquired by Japanese firm Nagatanien.

Bells expands its pie range

Scottish pastry manufacturer Bells Food Group has expanded its pie collection with a range of Deep Filled Pies.

Udi’s owner Boulder Brands quits UK gluten-free market

Boulder Brands – owner of the Udi’s gluten-free brand – has pulled out of the UK market.

Asda boss Clarke ‘encouraged’ despite 5.8% sales decline

Asda like-for-like sales fell 5.8% year on year in the quarter to 30 September 2016, according to figures released by owner Walmart.

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.

Asda fined £664,000 over mouse infestation at west London store

Major supermarket Asda has been fined over half a million pounds after a customer ate a bread roll covered in mouse droppings.

Topping’s game pie wins Yorkshire Taste Award

The handcrafted game and poultry pie from Doncaster-based the Topping Pie Company has won a Yorkshire Taste Award.

EPP MD puts hygiene at top of agenda after Watchdog’s Asda exposé

European Process Plant’s (EPP) MD Steve Merritt has reacted to the BBC’s investigative programme Watchdog’s shaming of Asda over its unhygienic baskets by stating that washing machine production line Colussi Ermes is the answer to its problems.

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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