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Bakers team up with Beer52 for exclusive craft brews

London eateries, including bakery Lily Vanilli and Cantonese bun restaurant Bun House, have collaborated with craft beer company Beer52 to launch an exclusive range of brews.

Fortnum & Mason adds tea-infused ‘fancies’ range

Fortnum & Mason has launched two new ranges of fancies, including one infused with its own teas.

Lobster roll
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Miami restaurant Buns & Buns to open in London

Bread-centric restaurant Buns & Buns is to open in London’s Covent Garden Market this Thursday (15 November).

Bun House to open second site in London's Chinatown

Chinese street café Bun House is to open its second site in the heart of London’s Chinatown.

  (Photo: Will Bremridge )

Pump Street Bakery to open London pop-up shop

Suffolk-based Pump Street Bakery and Pump Street Chocolate are to return to London for their second pop-up shop.

Tate & Lyle to display 15-tier cake at King’s Cross

Tate & Lyle will unveil a 15-tier cake at London’s King’s Cross on Thursday (8 November) to celebrate its 140th anniversary.

Peggy Porschen to add London flagship in 2019

Cake designer Peggy Porschen is set to unveil a flagship store in the capital next year. 

Peyton and Byrne saved from administration

Artisan bakery and café chain Peyton and Byrne Bakeries has been rescued from administration.

National Bakery School students visit Synergy HQ

Synergy Flavours welcomed staff and students from the National Bakery School (NBS) to its High Wycombe headquarters this week. 

Bea’s of Bloomsbury marks anniversary with modern look and new flagship store

Bea’s of Bloomsbury is marking its 10th anniversary with an updated look, modernised menu and the opening of its new flagship store.

London restaurateurs to open bakery restaurant

A bakery/restaurant hybrid is to be opened by restaurateurs Jeremie Cometto-Lingenheim and David Gingell next month.

St John Bakery to open first permanent site in London

St John Bakery is to open a permanent site in London’s Seven Dials following the success of two pop-up ventures.

The Ampersand Hotel's Science Tea
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London venues triumph in Afternoon Tea Awards

A five-star hotel, a science-inspired afternoon tea and a children’s afternoon tea were among the winners at the Afternoon Tea Awards 2018.

Food artist constructs BFG from Mr Kipling cakes

A food artist has constructed a giant sculpture of Roald Dahl’s beloved character, The BFG, entirely from Mr Kipling cakes.

Gail’s Bakery opens site in Muswell Hill

Gail’s Bakery has today (19 July) opened a new shop in Muswell Hill, London, serving freshly baked loaves, cakes and lunches.

Turkish pizza business to open second site in London

A London-based Turkish pizza restaurant is to launch a second site in the capital next month.

Hovis fights emissions with all-electric lorries

Hovis has introduced electric vehicles to its fleet in a move that would help prepare the “business for a lower carbon future”, according to Nish Kankiwala, CEO of Hovis.

Hummingbird Bakery marks Deliveroo milestone with cupcake giveaway

Hummingbird Bakery will bake 5,000 cupcakes that will be distributed by Deliveroo across London to mark the online delivery service's fifth anniversary.

Konditor & Cook unveils Cake Hole and spring range

Konditor & Cook has unveiled its revamped Cornwall Road site, which has been renamed the Cake Hole following a total overhaul.

St John Bakery opens pop-up at Old Street Station

St John Bakery has opened a temporary site at Old Street station in London.

US sandwich chain Which Wich set to make UK debut

American sandwich brand Which Wich is set to open its first site in the UK at the St Giles Plaza in London.

Last year's winner Charlie Hodson will return to defend his title
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Line-up announced for Great Sausage Roll Off competition

The Great Sausage Roll Off competition has confirmed its chef line-up for this year’s event.

New initiatives and passenger numbers drive SSP UK growth

Group revenue at Starbucks and Upper Crust travel sites operator SSP grew 13.5% in the last quarter of 2017.

Butterscotch Bakery’s new afternoon tea site

London-based Butterscotch Bakery is to open its second site in Marylebone, London, specialising in afternoon tea.

Paul UK raises over £13k for food charity campaign

Paul UK has raised £13,280 for The Felix Project’s ‘Help a Hungry Child’ campaign from sales of its breads.

Ole & Steen Bakery, Victoria Nova: A slice of Danish in London

The fifth Ole & Steen Bakery to open in London since the brand made its UK debut a year ago is located on the doorstep of one of Britain’s busiest railway stations.

Pladis names Jonny Jacobs as strategy director

McVitie’s owner Pladis has appointed Jonny Jacobs as its strategy director for its UK and Ireland division.

Hummingbird Bakery to debut vegan baked goods

Hummingbird Bakery is set to roll out its first vegan lines following high customer demand.

Bread Ahead set to open third site

Bread Ahead is to open a new bakery and café in Soho, London, next year.

Subway set to trial home delivery

Subway has announced it will trial a home delivery service in London from next year.

Paul UK set to open second Oxford site

Paul UK is to open a new site at Oxford’s Westgate shopping centre, taking its total number of UK venues to 37.

Warrens Bakery teams up with Bake Off star for London openings

Warrens Bakery has teamed up with Great British Bake Off star Martha Collison as it opens its first-ever stores in London. 

Video: Ole & Steen ops director on chain’s expansion plans

Danish bakery Ole & Steen has revealed its future expansion plans – including its first UK site outside London.

Bread Ahead to open winter bakery in Mayfair

London-based bakery Bread Ahead is set to open its doors as part of a new seasonal residency in Mayfair.

Veggie Pret opens third shop in Exmouth Market

Veggie Pret, the vegetarian spin-off to Pret A Manger, has opened its third shop in Exmouth market in Islington, London.

Finsbury confirms closure of Grain D’Or operation

Finsbury Food Group has confirmed it is to close premium baked goods business Grain D’Or, which employs 250 staff.

Maître Choux set to open second site in Soho

Specialist patisserie company Maître Choux has confirmed that it will be opening a second site in Soho, London.

Video: Brioche Pasquier plans further production lines in UK

Following the opening of a second production line at its Milton Keynes site, Brioche Pasquier’s UK managing director Olivier Ripoche tells British Baker the plans for the plant.

Dominique Ansel rolls out autumnal pastries at London bakery

Dominique Ansel’s DAB London Bakery has unveiled two new seasonal pastries.

Finsbury boss: ‘Business environment isn’t going to get any easier’

Finsbury Food Group – which last month announced plans to close its Grain D'Or bakery in London – has said its focus on driving efficiency and scale has helped it weather challenging market conditions.

Australia’s Doughnut Time to open store in London

Australian doughnut brand Doughnut Time is to open its first UK store, in Shaftesbury Avenue, London next month.

Independent bakery start-ups rise 20%, claims study

The number of independent bakery start-ups has increased 20% in the past year, according to research by insurance brokers Simply Business.

Esquires Coffee continues expansion with new sites

Franchised coffee chain Esquires Coffee has added two stores in Balham, London, and Esher, Surrey.

Finsbury Foods set to close Grain D’Or business

Finsbury Food Group is planning to close premium baked goods business Grain D’Or, with the potential loss of 250 jobs.

Sainsbury’s introduces 30-minute click and collect trial

Sainsbury’s has introduced a click and collect trial that enables customers to order their shopping online and pick up 30 minutes later via new app Chop Chop.

New leap for Lady of Luxury: Lola's Bakery, West Hampstead

Lola’s Cupcakes has embarked on a new adventure by unveiling its Lola’s Bakery concept in West Hampstead, London last month.

Do you want a slice of the growing vegan market?

Vegan bakery and pie businesses will be among those exhibiting at the UK’s first vegan trade and media show in London this October.

Petrow Food Group invests £100k in new dry mix line

Ingredients supplier Petrow Food Group has invested £100,000 in a new Auger powder fill machine for dry mixes at its site in Perivale, London.

Gail’s Bakery launches its first gluten-free sourdough loaf

Gail’s Bakery has unveiled its first gluten-free sourdough loaf across four of its London bakeries.

Pret rolls out reusable cup discount across all stores

Following a successful three-month trial in London, Pret A Manger’s 25p reusable cup discount has been rolled out across all its UK stores.

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