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Macphie wins Employer of the Year and NPD awards

Scottish food ingredient manufacturer Macphie won a duo of awards at two separate events last night (21 March).

Rhythm 108 goes 100% vegan across all lines

Snack brand Rhythm 108 has overhauled its entire portfolio to be 100% vegan and introduced a new all-day snack bar range.

Urban Eat to launch vegan avocado summer sandwich

Urban Eat has added two summer seasonal specials to its portfolio, including its first-ever sandwich featuring avocado.

Vegan pie takes top spot at British Pie Awards

A vegan pie has been crowned Supreme Champion at the 11th annual British Pie Awards.

A practical guide to adding vegan options to a menu

Veganism was the standout trend in 2018, with many declaring it to have finally hit the mainstream. Two months into 2019 and it shows no sign of slowing down.

Vegan cake product added to Bakels Multimix range

Bakels has launched a new vegan cake mix available from today (1 March).

Vegan eatery By Chloe launches afternoon tea

Vegan eatery By Chloe is to launch an afternoon tea at its two London locations.

Spar wholesaler rolls out meat-free sandwich line

James Hall & Co, the North of England Spar UK wholesaler, aims to cash in on the meat-free trend with a new vegan and vegetarian-themed food-to-go range.

Honeybuns extends vegan cake offering

Free-from bakery Honeybuns is to add three new variants to its vegan cake range next month, bringing the total number to five.

Vegan sausage rolls boost sales at Greggs

Vegan sausage rolls have helped to boost an “exceptional sales performance” at Greggs, with total sales up 14.1% for the seven weeks to 16 February.

British Pie Awards adds Vegan Pie category

The 2019 British Pie Awards have opened for entry, with the addition of the Vegan Pie class.

Vegan bakery Nora and Nama opens in Camden

Nora and Nama Vegan Bakery & Deli has opened at Camden Market.

New bakery launches for Veganuary 2019

As the biggest Veganuary to date continues, British Baker rounds up some of the latest launches including new food-to-go and retail products.

Livia’s reveals new look and vegan dipping cookies

Free from brand Livia’s, formerly known as Livia’s Kitchen, has unveiled a range of vegan dipping cookies called Dunx.

Sainsbury’s lists vegan pastries by La Boulangère

Sainsbury’s has added new vegan croissants and pains au chocolat to its range of bakery items.

Greggs to extend vegan sausage roll to all stores

Greggs is to roll out its vegan sausage roll across all its stores after sales exceeded expectations.

Alternative Cakes set to launch into supermarkets

Vegan brand Alternative Cakes is in talks to launch into supermarkets.

Ulrick & Short unveils Ovaprox V egg replacer

Ingredients manufacturer Ulrick & Short has launched an egg replacer designed for vegan baking.

Vegan bakery launches for Veganuary 2019

With Veganuary – a month long celebration of plant-based eating – well under way, British Baker rounds up the latest vegan product launches.

Gato & Co relaunches two puds for Veganuary 2019

Gato & Co is relaunching two of its gluten-free pudding pots with vegan ingredients in time for Veganuary 2019.

Speciality Breads unveils registered vegan range

Speciality Breads has unveiled a 60-strong range of vegan breads, registered by The Vegan Society.  

Aryzta adds vegan savoury pastries to line-up

Azryta Food Solutions has expanded its vegan-friendly range with four new savoury pastries.

Black Pieday! Pieminister to sell charcoal pies for charity

Pieminister will be serving up black charcoal pastry pies this Friday (23 November) to raise money for housing and homelessness charity Shelter.

Pure Grain Bread gets Dragons’ Den backing

Pure Grain Bread founder Robert Sak has partnered with TV Dragon Deborah Meaden after appearing on last night’s episode of Dragons’ Den.

Trends that shaped UK food and drink habits in 2018

The taco is the new sandwich, claims Waitrose in a study on what has shaped the food and drink market in the past year.

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.

Aryzta adds duo of loaf cakes to vegan range

Aryzta food solutions has unveiled two new vegan bakes ahead of World Vegan Day on 1 November.

Tesco expands vegan range with pizza, pies and cake

Tesco has more than doubled its Wicked Kitchen vegan range, adding baked items such as pies, pizzas and a brownie, to meet increasing demand for plant-based foods.

Veggie Pret to open first store outside London

Veggie Pret will open in Manchester next month, marking the chain’s first dedicated vegetarian store outside the capital.

Freaks of Nature roll out vegan hot puddings

Vegan brand Freaks of Nature has expanded its range with Sticky Toffee and Chocolate Fudge hot puddings.

Frozen vegan pizza gains listings in Tesco

Meat alternative brand Oumph! has gained listings for its frozen Italian-style pizza in 179 Tesco stores across the UK.

Yorkshire-born baker launches new business

A Yorkshire-born baker has launched a range of dairy- and gluten-free Rocky Road cake bars that are now available across the UK.

New appointment and vegan NPD for Higgidy

Premium pie and quiche brand Higgidy is targeting vegans and vegetarians with the launch of two meat-free parcels exclusively in Waitrose.

Greggs revamps sandwich range and adds vegan wrap

Greggs has unveiled six additions to its sandwich range, including its first-ever vegan sandwich.

Greggs showcases summer menu in undercover stunt

Greggs went undercover as an artisan delicatessen at a London food festival to showcase its new summer lunch menu, which includes its first vegan dish.

Mission Foods chef named Sandwich Designer of the Year

A toasted gözleme sandwich filled with vegan lamb and beetroot hummus has won Mission Foods business development chef Kim Hartley the title of Sandwich Designer of the Year.

Vegan brioche bun rolls out at craft burger joint

London’s The Artisan Bakery has developed a vegan brioche roll for burger specialist Patty & Bun.

Pret introduces vegan cookie in spring menu

Pret A Manger has unveiled its spring menu, which includes its first vegan cookie and a range of baguettes.

Cuckoo’s Bakery launches vegan cupcakes

Edinburgh-based Cuckoo’s Bakery has launched a vegan cupcake range today (9 April) in response to increased consumer demand for dairy- and egg-free sweet treats.

Crosstown Doughnuts opens vegan outlet

London’s Crosstown Doughnuts has opened an entirely vegan store in Marylebone, serving up sourdough doughnuts, coffee and other beverages.

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.

Veganuary gains pace with savoury bakery NPD

Veganuary is drawing to a close but that doesn’t mean the flurry of meat- and dairy-free NPD to hit the market has slowed. 

10 new bakery products on shelf this Veganuary

It’s Veganuary, a month-long celebration of a meat- and dairy-free lifestyle. But going vegan doesn’t have to mean giving up pies, cakes and doughnuts.

PETA launches petition for Greggs vegan sausage roll

Animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) UK has launched a petition calling for Greggs to add a vegan sausage roll to its menu.

Revealed: 9 in 10 vegans struggle to find food-to-go options

Vegans struggle to find food-to-go options despite the growth of veganism in recent years, according to a survey from The Vegan Society.

Tesco doubles festive plant-based food offering

Tesco has rolled out what it claims is its “biggest ever” vegetarian and vegan festive offering.

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. 

Starbucks rolls out London lunchtime meal deal

Starbucks is going up against the likes of Boots and Tesco as it rolls out a £3.99 lunchtime meal deal at its stores across the capital. 

Warrens unveils festive NPD, including vegan pasty

Warrens Bakery has become the latest food-to-go outlet to unveil its Christmas menu, which includes a vegan pasty.

World Vegan Day 2017: here’s some of our favourite bakery NPD

It’s World Vegan Day! As the number of people following a meat- and dairy-free diet rises, so does interest in vegan bakery items. 

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