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Cake Brands invests £100k in frozen dessert facility

West Sussex-based Cake Brands has expanded its frozen desserts capacity at its premises in Chichester.

Black magic: charcoal pizza helps to boost Bakkavor

Strong sales of bread and pizza – including a charcoal base launched into Waitrose stores – have helped drive growth for Bakkavor.

Pastry chef crowned UK Junior Chocolate Master 2017

Twenty-three-year-old Gabriella Cugno, who works as a pastry chef at London’s Ritz Hotel, has been named UK Junior Chocolate Master 2017.

Pecan Deluxe hires Chamber International to combat Brexit export challenges

North Yorkshire ingredients manufacturer Pecan Deluxe Candy has employed overseas trade specialist Chamber International to offset any export challenges following Brexit.

Flower & White unveils Christmas range

Shrewsbury-based dessert maker Flower & White has launched its festive lines.

Ancient grains and yuzu feature in new 120-strong Sainsbury's desserts range

Sainsbury’s is launching a range of 120 new and revamped desserts this month – with some featuring foodie faves, including ancient grain quinoa and citrus fruit yuzu.

Pidy launches ready-to-use sponge sheets

Pidy’s new handmade Technipat sponge sheets are aimed at the UK bakery and foodservice sectors, and are designed for Genoise and desserts.

Aunt Bessie’s expands hot dessert portfolio

The William Jackson Food Group brand Aunt Bessie’s has expanded its hot dessert selection with two new variant pudding pots.

Desserts firm gains two Great Taste Awards

Shipley-based firm Just Desserts has been awarded a two-star Great Taste Award for its individual Pear and Almond Franzipan tart and a one-star award for its Yorkshire Moggy Parkin.

M&S reveals hidden jewels for Christmas

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

Morrisons and Sainsbury’s recall desserts over metal issue

Supermarket giants Morrisons and Sainsbury’s have taken the precautionary measure to recall some of their chilled desserts after manufacturer Bakkavör reported they could contain flakes of metal.

Dawn launches new fillings

Bakery ingredients producer Dawn Foods has launched three ready-to-use cream fillings, ideal for layering, filling or topping patisserie, desserts, doughnuts, cakes and muffins.

Park Cakes secures development funding

Park Cakes, a major supplier of own-brand cakes and desserts for retailers, plans to pursue further growth and investment opportunities, after securing a multi-million-pound funding package from Yorkshire Bank.

Bakkavor to create 470 jobs

Bakkavor, the fresh prepared food manufacturer, plans to create 470 new roles in its deli and desserts businesses.

Destiny launches made-without-gluten desserts

Destiny Foods, the Manchester-based foodservice patisserie firm and distributor, has launched a new range of made-without-gluten desserts.

Just Desserts expands bakery

West Yorkshire-based bakery and patissier Just Desserts is to increase the footprint of the business by 50%, following a 30% sales growth in the last year. 

Aunt Bessie’s launches dessert duo

A duo of frozen desserts has been launched by William Jackson Food Group (WJFG), under the Aunt Bessie’s brand.

Costa Fresco launches instore bakery

The London concept store has announced that it will serve a range of hot lunch dishes and desserts, baked instore. 

Handmade Cake Company sees profit growth

The Handmade Cake Company, the Berkshire-based foodservice cake business, has reported an increase in operating profit from £1.7m to £2.4m for the year ending 31 March 2015.

Bakkavör increases workforce as sales rise

Bakkavör Desserts is to hire 160 extra staff members to help meet demand following an increase in sales.

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Mr Kipling owner Premier Foods continues to make gains in cake sector
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Premier Foods claims cake share gains, despite slight sales fall

Mr Kipling owner Premier Foods has reported market share gains in cake and ambient desserts amid a slight decrease in sales in its last quarter. 

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John Duffy believes Johnstone's will help the group diversify
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Finsbury bolts on Scottish acquisition

Bakery giant Finsbury Food Group has today announced the completion of its acquisition of Johnstone’s Just Desserts (Johnstone’s), from administrator FRP Advisory. 

Bakkavör sees corporate credit rating upgraded

Chilled food and bakery producer Bakkavör has seen its corporate credit rating rise from a B- (positive outlook) to B (stable).

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Starbucks embarks on evening offering

Starbucks has launched its first evening offering in the UK at Stansted Airport, offering hot and cold food, wine and beer.

Premier Foods shares fall on sales warning

Shares in the embattled food group Premier Foods fell by nearly 10% after the company, which produces Mr Kipling cakes, said it had seen falling sales in its so-called ‘Power Brands’.

Premier Foods enters into JV for £16m beverages and desserts business

Premier Foods has entered into another joint venture (JV) to manufacture powdered beverages and desserts worth around £16m.

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