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Tech trends set to lead bakers of the future

Cake condensed into small cubes for easy transportation to my holiday in space? At least there’d be no excess baggage charge.

Trends that shaped UK food and drink habits in 2018

The taco is the new sandwich, claims Waitrose in a study on what has shaped the food and drink market in the past year.

Portuguese custard tart sales rise 450% in two years

UK shoppers have bought nearly five times the number of Portuguese custard tarts from supermarkets this year than in 2016, according to Lantmännen Unibake UK.

Menu variety is major draw for breakfast shoppers

Menu variety and good coffee should be key for businesses looking to attract breakfast shoppers, according to Délifrance.

Revealed: five trends shaping bakery in 2018

Bakery supplier Puratos outlined some of the key trends shaping bakery in 2018 and beyond, as it celebrated the 25th anniversary of its Satin Crème Cake range last week (14 June).

Inspiring natural edible flower bakes for spring

Edible flower power is back in style for spring, and British Baker has rounded up examples of some of the most creative and ingenious ways bakers can use their Instagrammable floral masterpieces.

White chocolate and passion fruit cake crowned UK's best-loved recipe

A white chocolate and strawberry celebration cake recipe has been voted the best-loved cake by readers of Sainsbury’s Magazine.

Bakers reveal their creations for Easter 2018

Hooray for Easter; an egg-citing time to tuck into delicious cakes and terrible egg puns.

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What bakers say about the royal wedding cake

Industry experts tell British Baker what the royal couple’s unconventional celebration cake choice could spell for future baking trends and wedding cakes.

Patisserie: Classic treats that never go out of fashion

Refined patisserie is in demand as consumers increasingly seek out indulgent treats to ‘eat with their eyes’… and post on Instagram

Supermarket NPD expert reveals top bakery trends

Dessert-inspired treats and coffee shop flavours have been highlighted as some of the biggest trends in UK bakery.

Five trends from the Cake & Bake Show 2017

From illusion cakes to boozy bakes, there was a host of trends on display at the Cake & Bake Show held at London’s ExCeL last weekend (6-8 October).

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.

Will these be the big food trends of 2017?

Modern versions of traditional favourites, plant-based recipes and waste reduction are expected to be major global food trends next year, according to a new study.

Churros are popular on Waitrose social media
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Churros, bao buns and mini treats – Waitrose reveals hot food trends of 2016

Churro-styled doughnuts and steamed bao buns have been flagged up as some of the hottest foods of 2016 by Waitrose.

Morrisons appoints the UK’s first ‘bake officer’

Supermarket giant Morrisons has appointed the UK’s first ‘bake officer’ in anticipation of the seventh series of the Great British Bake Off, which begins on BBC One from 24 August.

Latest sandwich trends sweep across Instagram

The macaron ice cream sandwich is the latest sandwich trend that has received a large amount of publicity from social media site, Instagram.

Video: Charlotte White talks hot cake-decorating trends

Charlotte White, founder of Restoration Cake, gave a presentation of her cake decorating skills at the recent Farm Shop and Deli Show 2016.

Mark Muncey’s blog: Taking Cornwall to Shanghai

In the last of three instalments from Proper Cornish’s marketing director, he travels to Shanghai on a bakery mission – to meet distributors, buyers and agencies.

Key consumer trends were revealed at Taste Tomorrow London
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Global study identifies key bakery trends

A global study for Belgian ingredients manufacturer Puratos has unveiled key trends in the baking, patisserie and chocolate markets.

SSP sees UK LFLs growth

SSP, the leading food operator in travel locations worldwide, saw like-for-like sales (LFLs) grow by 3.7% in the UK in its first half.

Shortbread gains renewed popularity

Shortbread is seeing 6.1% year-on-year growth as it becomes a year-round sweet biscuit option.

French dip sandwiches tipped amongst latest emerging UK trends

French dip sandwiches and meat-style sauces have been revealed to be the latest trends in the UK high street.

Greggs’ healthy sandwich range boosted by good weather

Greggs has seen sales of over £1m a week on its healthier range of sandwiches, helped by good weather, the company claimed.

Public open to Brazillian food ideas, says survey

A new survey claims more than a quarter of people will try Brazillian influenced food and drink during the World Cup.

What is this year’s cronut?

British Baker is broadcasting a live web event next month that will help your business identify the key trends in bakery in 2014.

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