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East Midlands bakery invests £75k in equipment

East Midlands bakery Luke Evans has invested £75,000 in new equipment, which will allow it to produce up to 9,000 bread rolls an hour.

Roberts' Bakery's Mike Roberts with Erewash MP Maggie Throup
Roberts Bakery's Mike Roberts with Erewash MP Maggie Throup
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Roberts Bakery invests a further £1m in Ilkeston site

Roberts Bakery has embarked on a second major investment programme within a year at the firm’s Ilkeston site.

Job losses at Allied

Allied Bakeries, the company behind Kingsmill, Allinson and Burgen, plans to shut a distribution centre in Flintshire, which will put 53 jobs at risk.

FDF appeals to May over Brexit

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has outlined the industry’s key priorities in the Brexit negotiations in an open letter to incoming prime minister Theresa May.

Leicester MP rounds on Samworth

Liz Kendall, MP for Leicester West, has demanded that Ginsters' manufacturer Samworth Brothers scrap their newly-imposed contracts, as they are accused of “systematic bullying”.

Samworth Brothers in NLW row

Ginsters’ manufacturer Samworth Brothers remains embroiled in controversy surrounding alleged cuts to pay and conditions, which have been made in a bid to offset the impact of the National Living Wage (NLW).

GBBO threatens legal action

The producers of The Great British Bake Off have threatened a charity baking competition in Cardiff with legal action.

New director for Tesco

Supermarket giant Tesco has announced that Lindsey Pownall will join the board as an additional independent non-executive director.

Government has “no plans” to tax coffee shops

The government says it has no plans to tax coffee shop cups after a minister suggested it could repeat its "success" in cutting plastic bag waste.

Samworth at the House of Commons

Keith Vaz MP met with Alex Knight, chief executive of Samworth Brothers, to discuss “grave concerns” about the food manufacturer’s wage proposals.

New Starbucks drive-thru for Birmingham

Coffee chain Starbucks has brought forward new plans to open a drive-thru café in Northfield on the southern outskirts of Birmingham.

Eat Square launches gluten-free range

Eat Square, the Wiltshire-based pie producer, has released a range of gluten-free pies, which includes dairy-free, vegetarian and vegan variants.

Michael Portillo makes pasties with Warrens Bakery

Former MP and journalist Michael Portillo was taught how to make the “perfect” Cornish pasty in Penzance, as part of a television series that aired last week. 

PM makes pledge on business loans

Prime Minister David Cameron has pledged to guarantee business loans by private lenders, if he wins the general election in May.

David Cameron cuts out bread

Prime Minister David Cameron has said that he is ‘giving up bread’ in a bid to shed the pounds - a move that has been criticised by a nutritionist. 

WC Rowe reopens after fire

Cornish firm WC Rowe has officially reopened its Falmouth bakery – just 72 days after it was ravaged by fire.

'Pastygate' timeline highlights government u-turn

British Baker has compiled the key dates in the pasty-tax campaign over the past two months, which have shaped the government's decision to scrap its proposal for 20% VAT to be added to all hot takeaway bakery products.

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