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20 million packs of hot cross buns sold in Easter week, says Kantar

A total of 20 million packs of hot cross buns were purchased throughout the major UK retailers in Easter week alone, according to research analyst Kantar Worldpanel.

M&S launches savoury hot cross buns

The high street retailer said it was ‘pushing the boundaries’ this year with the cheese and onion addition to its hot cross bun line-up.

The Pizza Factory loses second major contract

2 Sisters-owned The Pizza Factory has confirmed the loss of a major contract just weeks before a supply deal with Tesco ends.

M&S closes stores to focus on food

Marks & Spencer has announced store cuts as part of a wide strategic shake-up.

M&S unveils the Croloaf croissant/loaf hybrid

In keeping with the bakery trend for hybrids, Marks and Spencer has launched a croissant loaf that fits in the toaster.

Premium desserts company opens third factory

Upmarket cheesecake company Rhokett, which supplies Marks & Spencer, Waitrose and Sainsbury’s, has opened its third factory in Kent after securing £1.5m in bank fundings.

All M&S sandwiches to contain vitamin D

Marks & Spencer has announced its take-out sandwiches will all contain extra vitamin D.

M&S reveals hidden jewels for Christmas

Hidden centres “abound” in this year’s Christmas bakery offer from Marks & Spencer.

M&S reveals its new Christmas bakery range

With five months to go to December, Marks & Spencer (M&S) has unveiled its Christmas range of bakery selections.

M&S food sales down 0.9%

M&S’s food division has recorded a 0.9% fall in like-for-like (LFL) sales for the 13 weeks to 2 July. 

M&S introduces Cybake Instore

Marks & Spencer has introduced RedBlack Software’s Cybake Instore to over 500 in-store bakeries.

M&S lunch for the Queen

Marks & Spencer (M&S) has created a picnic hamper containing pork pies for guests attending The Patron’s Lunch in honour of the Queen’s official 90th birthday.

M&S food ‘outperforms a competitive market’

Profits at Marks & Spencer (M&S) dropped by a fifth, it announced in its full-year results today. But food fared better than its other divisions, despite “difficult trading conditions”.

M&S food sales up 4% in Q4

In its fourth-quarter trading update issued today (7 April), Marks & Spencer (M&S) has reported that food sales were up 4%, in contrast to its “unsatisfactory” clothing and home division.

M&S starts selling mug cakes

Marks & Spencer is offering pre-made mixes that you put in a mug and microwave. 

M&S follows ‘healthy’ policy with new loaves

Marks & Spencer (M&S) has launched three new loaves of bread as part of the company’s new healthy initiative.

‘Best ever Christmas’ for M&S food

Marks & Spencer (M&S) reported record food sales during the week before Christmas, up 17% on the same period in 2014.

M&S has posted nearly static LFL food sales
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M&S sees static LFL food sales

High street retail chain Marks & Spencer (M&S) has recorded virtually static like-for-like (LFL) food sales figures, with just 0.2% growth in the 26 weeks ending 26 September.

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CyBake trialled by M&S

Bakery management software CyBake is being trialled by clothing and food retailer Marks & Spencer (M&S) across a selection of its in-store bakeries.

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M&S vitamin D-fortified bread
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Vitamin D yeast in 75% of M&S bakery suppliers

Marks & Spencer (M&S) says around three-quarters of its bakery suppliers are now using Vitamin D-enhanced yeast across a range including ciabatta, seeded loaves and buns. 

Daily Mail highlights Greencore sandwich-making practices

Workers at sandwich manufacturer Greencore have been pictured filling sandwiches with ingredients using their bare hands.

Scottish bakery clinches M&S deal

Scotland’s Stag Bakeries has landed a supply deal with Marks & Spencer (M&S) as part of its new Taste of the British Isles initiative.

M&S and SSP join-up to extend

Marks & Spencer has launched a new site at Sutton station with SSP, in a bid to extend its breakfast and lunch offering in the food-to-go market.

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M&S: good growth in food
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M&S food shows strong sales growth

Marks and Spencer (M&S) food business has reported like-for-like sales are up 1%. 

LFL sales up:
M&S are still on track to open 150 Simply Food stores
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Marks & Spencer food sales continue to grow

Total food sales at Marks & Spencer (M&S) were up 4.2%, and like-for-like sales were up 1.7% in the in the 13 weeks to 28 June.

M&S records 1.5% LFL food increase for Christmas

Marks & Spencer (M&S) has seen a 1.5% increase in like-for-like (LFL) food sales during the Christmas period, according to its latest results.

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