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Deadline extended for Christmas Stars 2017 entries

We have extended the entry deadline for the 2017 Christmas Stars competition – giving businesses one more week to show off their festive creations.

Only one week left to enter Christmas Stars 2017

There’s only one week left to enter the 2017 Christmas Stars competition – the ideal way to make your products stand out in the festive crowd.

Do you have a star product in your festive line-up?

Entry is now open for the 2017 British Baker Christmas Stars competition – the ideal way for your products to stand out in the festive crowd.

Bells of Lazonby secures export deal with Australian bakery business

Gluten-free family bakery Bells of Lazonby has secured an export deal with Australian business Bakery Depot to send its We Love Cake brand Down Under.

Own-label takes bite out of Mr Kipling mince pie sales

Premier Foods’ branded cakes sales fell in the last quarter of 2016 as mince pies volumes shifted from Mr Kipling to own-label products.

Almost two-thirds of early festive shoppers will return to stores to restock

The UK grocery market is expected to grow 1.2% over the Christmas period, with shoppers spending £20.6bn, according to forecast figures from IGD.

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.

Southern Co-op Christmas LFLs up 4.7%

Convenience store retailer The Southern Co-operative saw a like-for-like (LFL) sales increase of 4.7% across the three weeks to 3 January.

Hot cross buns on sale for Christmas

This is the picture which proves that Easter has come early.

Aldi broadcasts British Baker awards success on TV

Here is the Aldi Christmas advert which trumpets the success of its Specially Selected Mince Pies at the British Baker Christmas Stars awards.

Tesco sends out Mince Pie Van

A publicity stunt delivering free mince pies to people’s homes in the run-up to Christmas has been launched by Tesco.

10 magical mince pies you'll want to munch right now

Mince pies hold a special place in the hearts of the British public, comforting, portable and one of the few British Christmas bakes only a few “don’t really like”. British Baker takes a look at 10 great places to buy these little pieces of festive heaven:

Harrods triumphs in mince pie taste-off

Harrods, the luxury department store, is selling this year’s best own-brand mince pies according to a taste-test by consumer journal Which?.

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Christmas desserts enjoy growth
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Christmas desserts see festive success

All the major four traditional Christmas desserts enjoyed significant growth in both volume and value sales over the 2014/2015 festive period. 

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Birds of Derby opens new-look shop

Birds of Derby bakery has opened its 56th shop, with a new-look design created by a local shop fitter.

Fortnum & Mason sees Christmas success

Fortnum & Mason has experienced a “highly successful” Christmas period with sales up 16%.

Genius targets foodservice sector

Gluten-free bakery brand Genius Foods has launched a new foodservice line, including a range of sweet and savoury baked goods.

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