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GALLERY: Brown’s Hotel unveils healthy afternoon tea

From January, Mayfair’s Brown’s Hotel will offer a healthy alternative to traditional afternoon tea with Tea-Tox.

Hotel serves spooky afternoon tea for Halloween

The Lancaster London hotel will serve an exclusive spooky experience for its Halloween-themed ARTea afternoon tea, which will be available from 17-31 October.

Hovis hosts community tea party

UK baking giant Hovis hosted a tea party for local families at a community centre in Beckton, East London this week.

London hotel launches arty afternoon tea

Lancaster London hotel has devised an afternoon tea for those who know their Monet from their Picasso.

Bakeries rank highly in Hello! afternoon tea listing

Cutter & Squidge Bakery and The Hummingbird Bakery have been ranked among the top 10 in a Hello! magazine survey of the best venues for afternoon tea in London.

Tesco sold 4.5m more cream cakes in 2015

Shoppers at supermarket chain Tesco bought 4.5m more luxury cream cakes in 2015 than the year before.

Sales of Tunnock’s tea cakes soar

Following a boycott by hard-line Scottish nationalists, sales of Tunnock’s iconic tea cakes have risen by 10%.

Second outlet for Good & Proper Tea

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

New Cardiff bakery to open next week

Pettigrew Bakeries, a spin-off of Cardiff's Pettigrew Tea Rooms, is to open next month.

Will Torrent discusses the perfect afternoon tea

Celebrated pastry chef Will Torrent recently launched his third recipe book, Afternoon Tea at Home, and British Baker went along to find out more.

Bettys Ilkley redesigned

The shop at Bettys Café Tea Rooms in the centre of Ilkley is the second of the brand to be updated.

David Girard to pop-up at RHS Chelsea

David Girard, the Dorchester hotel’s head pastry chef, has collaborated with designer florist Philip Hammond to create an afternoon tea for the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) show in Chelsea.

Museum puts historic mill to good use

The Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings plans to mill its own flour with one of its exhibits, which it will then use to make bread.

The Lewis Pie and Pasty Company brings back bara brith

The Lewis Pie and Pasty Company, one of the biggest pie and pasty manufacturers in the UK, has collaborated with Welsh Brew Tea to produce the traditional Welsh sweet treat bara brith.

Brace’s Bakery warms up chilly parents

A new campaign by Brace’s, the Newport-based bread bakery, is to bring tea and toast to parents at sports matches.

Will Torrent’s patisseries in Harrods

Award winning patissier Will Torrent will have two patisserie lines available exclusively in The Tea Room at Harrods next month.  

Expansion for tea and crumpet concept

A specialist London-based tea and crumpet kiosk intends to open a second outlet in the New Year. 

Tea biscuit
SK Biscuits adds tea to the mix
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A fresh take on shortbreads

SK Biscuits has taken the tea-biscuit dunk a step further with a new range of shortbreads with tea flavouring. 

Starbucks
Starbucks has seven-point plan for five years
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Starbucks reveals five-year growth strategy

Coffee giant Starbucks yesterday outlined a major seven-stage plan for the brand, including growing the number of stores from 22,000 to 30,000 worldwide, with a particular focus on China and on tea. 

Premium tea popular at home
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More consumers want premium tea, study reveals

Over half of consumers opt for a premium tea when drinking it out of home, according to a new study.

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”. 

Tea company expands range as market for ethical tea grows

The London Tea Company has launched a new range of ‘ethical’ teas, in response to the growing market for speciality teas. 

Afternoon tea week:
Charlies & The Chocolate Factory Afternoon Tea at One Aldwych
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Bakeries get creative for Afternoon Tea Week

A number of UK venues have launched their own versions of afternoon tea for Afternoon Tea Week, running from 11 to 17 August.

Giant tea cakes:
The costumes were created by the production company with the permission from Tunnocks
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Tunnock's predicts sales increase after games display

Scottish confectionery company Tunnock's has predicted an increase in sales of its teacakes, after the treat was aired on BBC One on Wednesday as dancers performed in giant teacake costumes.

Tea and cake
National Tea and Cake Break day is coming up
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Bakers urged to celebrate tea and cake day

Cafes owners and bakers are being urged to engage with National Tea and Cake Break on 17 October.

Vintage tea set
Vintage tea set
Maximise on vintage tea this summer
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Bakers urged to have a Vintage Tea summer

National Cupcake Week’s major charity partner Wellbeing of Women reminds bakers that Vintage Tea Week will run throughout summer and there are plenty of ways to get involved.

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