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Manchester baker Trove opens city centre store

Trove has opened its second bakery-café store in Ancoats, Manchester.

Specialists tipped to lead the way in food-to-go market growth

Food-to-go sales will grow by more than £5bn in the next five years, according to grocery research and training charity IGD.

Bath to get two new Costas and a Pret

High street coffee chains Costa Coffee and Pret A Manger both plan to open new outlets in Bath city centre.

Central Bean expands

Coffee shop chain Central Bean is set to expand beyond its north east stronghold.

Tesco to sell Giraffe

Tesco is expected to announce the sale of its Giraffe restaurant chain, which has reignited speculation that the Euphorium bakery chain and coffee shop chain Harris + Hoole will be next.

Craft bread is ‘good value’ says CBA president

David Smart, president of the Craft Bakers Association, has given an impassioned defence of artisan bread on BBC Radio 5 Live.

Independent cafés see sales rise, but challenges remain

Brits just cannot get enough caffeine, according to new figures which show 74% of independent café owners increased like-for-like turnover in 2015.

Second outlet for Good & Proper Tea

Good & Proper Tea is to open a second outlet in Clerkenwell, London.

Costa reports slowing sales

The high street coffee shop chain’s owner, Whitbread, has blamed mild weather for disappointing sales.

New coffee shop and eatery for Blackpool

Tower Coffee Company, a new 1,500 sq ft coffee shop and eatery, will be opening in the Lancashire town of Blackpool.

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).

Crafty Cakes, Exeter closes coffee shop to focus on cakes

Devon’s Crafty Cakes Café has closed, so that owner Becky Cuming can focus on her cake business.

Coffee shops forecast to reach £15bn in next 10 years

Britain’s love affair with coffee looks set to continue with the UK coffee shop market expected to be worth over £15bn by 2025, according to the latest report from Allegra World Coffee Portal.

Second Cup
Second Cup Coffee Company is planning 500 sites in the UK
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Canadian coffee chain plans UK expansion

Second Cup Coffee Company, the Canadian chain, is planning to open 500 UK sites in the next 10 years. 

Mangobean
Mangobean has aggressive expansion plans
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Franchise coffee chain reveals expansion plans

Mangobean, the franchised coffee shop operator, has a pipeline of openings planned this year with the goal of achieving an estate of 125 shops. 

Costa
Costa posts strong Q2 performance despite wet August
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Costa sees 4% LFL sales increase

Costa, the Whitbread-owned coffee brand, has posted an increase in like-for-like sales of 4% for the 11 weeks to 13 August 2015. 

Applaud Coffee
Applaud Coffee will open on Thursday following its name change
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Family company changes name after trademark mix-up

A two-year-old family company has been forced to change its name after finding a similar name had already been taken just weeks before it set up. 

Insomnia
Insomnia has added a wrap line to its Food for Life range
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Insomnia adds to Food for Life line

Irish coffee shop chain Insomnia has added more lines to its Food for Life range. 

Coffee
Coffee is still on the rise
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Ireland’s coffee shop market rises 14%

Ireland’s coffee shop market is outperforming the Irish retail sector with sales growth of 14%. 

Pret A Manger
Pret A Manger has introduced a trial Good Evenings menu at Strand site
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Pret embarks on evening dining pilot

Sandwich chain Pret A Manger has commenced a trial into evening trading in the wake of similar moves from competitors. 

James Martin
James Martin opens site at Stansted development
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Celebrity chef opens Stansted outlet

The first-ever bakery and food-to-go site for celebrity chef James Martin has opened in Stansted airport. 

Harris + Hoole opens first airport site

Tesco backed coffee shop, Harris + Hoole is to open in its first airport location at Stansted Airport.

Australian coffee retailer opens second London outlet

Australian coffee shop Kaffeine is to open a second site in central London.

Bristol firm enjoys successful sales

Bristol-based café business, Boston Tea Party, has seen a 11.5% increase in like-for-like (LFL) sales for the year ending 22 October 2014.

Pub opens bakery on-site

A pub in Berkshire has opened with an on-site coffee shop and bakery, to offer customers fresh food on the go.

Starbucks
Starbucks 'ushers in' new age of coffee drinking
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Starbucks unveils five-year expansion plan

Coffee shop giant Starbucks will embark on a five-year plan for growth and "a new era of customer convenience”. 

Harris + Hoole:
the coffee shop has over 40 sites on the high street and in Tesco stores
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Tesco-backed café sees financial loss

Coffee chain Harris + Hoole has made a pre-tax loss of £12.8m in its year-end results.

Artist impression of what the new shop will look like
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Rebrand for Esquires coffee house

Franchise chain Esquires Coffee is to reopen its first new-look shop in Durham as part of its plans to rebrand.

Costa Coffee:
The brand has seen an impressive sales growth in the past year
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Costa Coffee sales boom

Costa has seen like-for-like sales (LFLS) increase by 7.3% in the 11 weeks to 14 August.

UK coffee shops to exceed 20,500 by 2018

The UK coffee shop market will exceed 20,500 outlets by 2018, according to latest reports.

Costa Coffee joins BRC

Costa Coffee has become the latest retail member of the British Retail Consortium (BRC).

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