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Late Easter boosts hot cross buns, but grocery is hit

More than 40% of UK households bought hot cross buns in the first quarter of the year, latest grocery figures from analysts Kantar have revealed.

Are supermarkets treating bakers fairly, asks GCA

Groceries Code Adjudicator Christine Tacon is urging bakery suppliers to say whether major groceries retailers are treating them fairly.

Pictured with the new pies is Bells sales and marketing director Gordon Smith
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Bells Food Group launches festive steak pies

Scottish pastry manufacturer Bells Food Group has introduced two new pies to take advantage of the seasonal sales spike.

Food Hygiene Rating delivers tangible benefits, says FSA science adviser

The Food Hygiene Rating Scheme has driven up standards, according to the Food Standards Agency’s (FSA’s) chief scientific adviser.

Administration for national wholesaler Palmer & Harvey

Wholesaler Palmer & Harvey has entered administration with the loss of 2,500 jobs.

Brits have already spent £5m on mince pies and Christmas puds

Christmas came early for some bakery businesses, with supermarkets already selling more than £5m worth of Christmas puds and mince pies in recent weeks.

Schär launches seven new products into UK supermarkets

Gluten-free brand Schär has unveiled seven new products including gluten-free flour and gluten-free waffles, which will be rolled out into UK supermarkets.

Cocovite manufacturer reassures customers following fipronil egg alert

Cocovite producer Lodewijckx has said customers can be confident its egg products comply with EU fipronil standards.

Bakery deals down as supermarket promos fall to lowest level in 10 years

Supermarket promotions have fallen to their lowest level in 10 years, according to a new study.

Update: Supermarkets unveil bakery NPD for Christmas 2017

Asda and Marks & Spencer reveal festive bakery line-up. Here British Baker presents a round-up of the festive baked treats set to appear on supermarket shelves in the coming months.

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