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Lancaster wholesale bakery secures £250,000 funding

A new wholesale bakery business has launched in Lancaster and has its sights set on a £1m turnover target.

Peel & Stone expands wholesale operation

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

Cake Shop Bakery plans wholesale growth after opening new facility

Suffolk-based family business Cake Shop Bakery has opened a new facility to increase production by 20% to keep up with demand.

Salador launches point-of-sale cake cutter

Derby-based Salador Company has launched what its claims is the first cutting machine designed to portion baked products at point of sale rather than in a factory.

Raynor Foods launches 10 new products

Wholesale sandwich supplier Raynor Foods has unveiled 10 new products.

Hovis invests £6m to revamp Granary and Seed Sensations recipes

UK baking giant Hovis has invested £6m to re-vamp its Seed Sensations and Granary products following improvements made across its Soft White loaves.

Today’s Group ‘scorecard’ to measure potential of NPD

Today’s Group has developed an NPD scorecard designed to help its members and suppliers determine the likely success or failure of new products.

New savoury crowns for Lantmännen

Lantmännen Unibake UK has launched two new savoury crowns under its Schulstad Bakery Solutions brand.

Brioche Pasquier appoints foodservice sales manager

French bakery and patisserie producer Brioche Pasquier has bolstered its team by appointing Jon Turonnet as its foodservice sales manager.

Gail’s expands in Herts and London

Gail’s Artisan Bakery, the Luke Johnson-backed group, is to open sites in St Albans, Hertfordshire and One Tower Bridge, London.

Bread Factory and Gail’s bakery sales climb

The Bread Factory and Gail’s artisan bakery annual revenues are up by 41.5%, suggesting that UK consumers’ hunger for artisan bread shows no signs of dying out.

Caption: Gordon Gafa, Tesco’s category director for bakery, commodities and wholesale operations, is a headline speaker at the BSB conference

Tesco bakery boss to headline BSB conference

Tesco bakery chief Gordon Gafa will head a star line-up of speakers at this year’s British Society of Baking (BSB) conference in October.

Jobs saved at BFP Wholesale’s Leeds site

Bakery ingredients supplier BFP Wholesale has announced that it is to save a number of jobs at its Leeds operation.

Partial sale of bakery supplier BFP Wholesale agreed

Part of the collapsed bakery ingredients supplier BFP Wholesale has been bought by a firm which is run by a director of Kent Foods for an undisclosed sum, British Baker can reveal.

BFP Wholesale goes into administration

Bakery indredients supplier BFP Wholesale has gone into administration and announced 74 redundancies at its Highbridge and Sevenoaks sites.

New roll for Speciality Breads

Speciality Breads, the Margate-based wholesale bakery, has added to its growing selection of artisan rolls with a new sourdough & onion roll.

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Destiny Foods to triple storage with new warehouse

Destiny Foods, the Manchester-based foodservice patisserie firm and distributer, has bought a 30,000sq ft warehouse which it says will triple its storage capacity.

American bakery joins historic Soho market

American-inspired bakery Elizabeth D Bakes is among six new stalls to join the newly refurbished Berwick Street Market in Soho, London.

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Prima Bakeries anticipates rapid growth
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Cornish Prima Bakeries anticipates rapid growth

Prima Bakeries, the Cornish company, has just invested £100,000 as it anticipates major growth for the brand. 

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Scottish duo open first bakery outlet

A Scottish bakery has opened its first shop, after previously running a home bakery from the south of Glasgow.

Brighton bakery opens sites and expands wholesale

The Flour Pot Bakery in Brighton is to open two more sites, as it also secures its first London customers for wholesale.

L-R: Gilles Defrance, Nigel Chadd and Claire-Burgess
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South-west bakery moves into foodservice

A Plymouth bakery has signed a new wholesale contract with catering suppliers Chadd’s Foodsmiths, allowing it to grow the business.

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BFP to close Midlands depot

BFP Wholesale will close its Tamworth depot at the end of the month in a move that could see 20 jobs cut.

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Gerhard Jenne: thoughts on business evolution
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Gerhard’s blog: Business evolution

From pruning the product selection to a decision to exit the wholesale arena, Gerhard Jenne finds his business moving into autumn with a renewed vigour. 

BFP wholesale:
The distributor has been sold to Zimt Holding
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BFP Wholesale sold to private equity group

Lesaffre has sold UK food distributor BFP Wholesale to private equity consortium Zimt Holding for an undisclosed sum.

Stag Bakeries lands Russian deal

Stag Bakeries, a leading Scottish wholesale company, has secured a new export contract to Russia.

Kindred bounces back from flood

Business is booming at London’s Kindred Bakery following a devastating flood at its Herne Hill branch in August 2013.

Wholesaler Booker posts sales growth

Wholesale giant Booker this morning unveiled like-for-like sales growth of 2.1% - as it said it continued to strive to give customers an ‘improved choice’.

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