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Laura Ashley The Tea Room adds brunch menu

Laura Ashley The Tea Room in Solihull has launched a new  brunch menu to sit alongside its traditional afternoon tea.

Bidfood reduces sugar in cakes and pie fillings

Foodservice provider Bidfood has cut an average of 25% of the sugar from across its cakes and 20% across its pie fillings.

Freaks of Nature launches into foodservice market

Plant-based, free-from dessert maker Freaks of Nature has expanded its offering into the foodservice market for the first time.

Pidy adds assorted packs of canapé products

Belgian pastry manufacturer Pidy has unveiled assortment packs of its canapé products.

New York Bakery Co adds new buns for foodservice

Grupo Bimbo-owned New York Bakery Co has expanded its out-of-home range with three new buns.

Pidy adds chocolate waffle basket to UK portfolio

Pidy, the ready-to-fill pastry manufacturer, has unveiled a chocolate waffle basket ahead of Easter.

Aryzta adds vegan savoury pastries to line-up

Azryta Food Solutions has expanded its vegan-friendly range with four new savoury pastries.

Brioche Pasquier updates macaron flavours for 2019

French pâtisserie manufacturer Brioche Pasquier has updated its collection, adding new flavours to its macaron range.

Speciality Breads Launches duo of Southern-Style Grillhouse Burger Buns

Speciality Breads has said it is helping the nation’s burger purveyors stay ahead of the latest trends with the launch of its duo of southern-style Grillhouse Burger Buns.

Central Foods appoints new development manager

Frozen food distributor Central Foods has appointed Richard Clegg as business development manager.

Sprouted Genius crackers hit foodservice

Tapping into growing demand for products using ancient grains, cracker brand Sprouted Genius has created tubs for foodservice.

Central Foods rolls out mini doughnuts and muffins

Frozen food distributor Central Foods is tapping increasing demand for smaller sweet treats with a five-strong range of bite-sized baked products.

Damian McLoughlin to head Premier Foods foodservice

Premier Foods has hired former Unilever sales director Damian McLoughlin to head up its foodservice division.

Foodservice industry urged to target the over-50s

Britain’s foodservice operators have been warned that a drop in the number of younger consumers eating out could cost the industry £800m a year.

Bells taps free-from rise with double choc brownie

Family bakery Bells of Lazonby has introduced a gluten-free and milk-free double chocolate brownie to meet a gap in the foodservice market.

Adelie Foods invests £1.3m to drive toastie market

Adelie Foods has launched a range of toasties across retail and foodservice operators under the Urban Eat brand following a £1.3m investment in grilling technology.

CSM rolls out American sweet bakery mixes range

CSM Bakery Solutions has launched a new range of American sweet bakery mixes, including muffins, brownies and doughnuts.

Orchard Valley Foods and Candeco merge

Orchard Valley Foods has merged with Swedish decorations manufacturer Candeco Confektyr AB.

Border Biscuits adds Strawberry Drizzle Melts to its range

Lanark-based manufacturer Border Biscuits has introduced the Strawberry Drizzle Melts to its range.

Full English with a stuffed crust? Get ready for breakfast pizza

Breakfast pizzas are the next big thing, according to Kara Foodservice, part of Finsbury Food Group.

Pidy launches mini canapé cone range

Pastry manufacturer Pidy has unveiled a canapé cones range for the foodservice market.

SSP Group sales rise 8.1% to more than £1bn

Profits at Starbucks and Upper Crust travel sites operator SSP have soared by almost a quarter as sales break the £1bn mark.

Available to subscribers now: The 2017 Bakery Market Report worth £250!

Despite pressure from Brexit, Britain’s bakers are feeling more positive about the future of the industry than they were 12 months ago.

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Foodservice drives 7% sales hike at Macphie

Ingredients supplier Macphie has reported a hike in sales and profit in its full-year results, driven by a strong performance in foodservice.

Will these be the secrets to foodservice success in 2017?

Local sourcing, quality of customer experience and a flexible approach to retailing will be key to success in the foodservice market in 2017, according to analysts.

Kara expands Genius gluten-free range

Kara, the foodservice brand of the Finsbury Food Group, has expanded its Genius gluten-free foodservice offering.

Breakfast and meal deals helping brands transform foodservice market

Brits are snubbing independent foodservice operators in favour of branded business, according to a new study.

New York Bakery Co scales back pre-tax losses

The New York Bakery Co has steadied its sales and has cut its losses during a strong year.

Destiny celebrates new partnership with savoury range

The Manchester-based foodservice patisserie firm and distributor Destiny Foods has partnered with Devon-based prepared foods manufacturer Little & Cull.

Lunch sales suffer as Brits go out for breakfast more

The lunch market is coming under increasing pressure as people spend more on breakfast, according to data from NPD Crest on the ‘out of home’ (OOH) foodservice market.

New brioche buns from Kara

Kara, the foodservice brand of the Finsbury Food Group, has added two sliced brioche burger buns to its Gourmet range. 

Foodservice growth rate to slow by end of year

The UK foodservice market is continuing to grow, according to foodservice consultancy Horizon, although the rate of growth is expected to slow.

New Brioche Pasquier macarons

French patisserie producer Brioche Pasquier aims to target “the consumer’s growing passion for macarons”.

Caterforce launches premium frozen cakes

A range of frozen cakes and desserts has been launched by buying and marketing group Caterforce.

Fazer brings Arctic Thin Breads to the UK

Finland-based Fazer Group’s Arctic Thin Breads are available now from Worldwide Cuisine (WWC).

Kara launches new cake range

Kara, the foodservice brand of the Finsbury Food Group, has a new Indulgent Cake Collection.

Peter’s acquires Mom’s Fabulous Foods

Peter’s Foodservice has acquired the Farnham-based gourmet hot dog business Mom’s Fabulous Foods. 

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Brioche Pasquier appoints new manager

French patisserie producer Brioche Pasquier has added Paul Thompson to its UK foodservice team as sales manager.

Jestic to expand into bakery

Jestic Foodservice Equipment has announced its expansion into the bakery sector. 

Kara launches artisan breads range

Kara, the foodservice brand of the Finsbury Food Group, has launched a new range of artisan breads.

Northern Irish bakery secures first British foodservice deal

Yummie Bakes, the Co Antrim-based frozen goods bakery, has secured its first Great British contract with foodservice-provider Sodexo.

Dawn Foods expands brownie mix offering

Bakery ingredients producer Dawn Foods is set to launch two new dry mixes and a frozen batter for bakers and foodservice operators to create authentic American-style brownies. 

Double-digit revenue growth for The Bread Factory

The Bread Factory has reported another year of double-digit growth, with revenue up 25% from £36.1m to £45.1m.

Mono Equipment supplies Scandi bakery

Mono Equipment, the bakery and foodservice equipment manufacturer, has supplied its products to new Cardiff bakery and café Brød.

Innovate to succeed, says foodservice research company Horizons

Operators must offer food from breakfast to bedtime with everything in between or they will be left behind by their competition, according to foodservice research company Horizons.

Finsbury: analysing the results

Finsbury Food Group unveiled revenue and profit growth yesterday – but what were the drivers for the increases? Here British Baker analyses the performance of the bakery group in greater detail.

Foodservice demi-baguettes launched

Speciality Breads has launched a new range of demi-baguettes available for the foodservice sector. 

Wholesaler Bidvest changes name

UK foodservice provider Bidvest 3663 will now be known as Bidvest Foodservice.

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Bord Bia is running a programme to introduce bakeries to foodservice
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Irish bakeries target foodservice via new programme

A group of bakeries are among 18 food and drink companies selected for a programme aimed at getting them listed in foodservice. 

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Bakkavor extends banking facilities
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Bakkavör uses banking facility for early repayment of bond debt

Food manufacturer Bakkavör has agreed an extension and increase to its existing banking facilities, as well as a material reduction in the interest rate margin. 

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