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Tesco sales driven by strong food growth

Tesco has announced sales growth and profit recovery in its preliminary results for 2016/17, its first UK like-for-like sales rise since 2009/2010.

Higgidy in red but revenues up

Sussex premium pie maker Higgidy has recorded a double-digit sales growth for the year, but its recent expansion has pushed it into the red. 

Christmas Stars deadline extended

In exciting news for bakers looking to cash in on seasonal sales growth, there’s still time to enter our Christmas Stars competition! Entries now close on 8 July. 

Stag completes £5k programme

Stornoway-based Stag Bakeries has announced the completion of a £525k investment programme.

Premier Foods reports £86.1m profits

Premier Foods, the manufacturer of Mr Kipling and Cadbury cakes, has reported a 3.5% rise in pre-tax profits to £86.1m for the year to the start of April.

Costa sales up 15.7%

Costa Coffee owner Whitbread has reported that UK retail sales at Costa were up 15.7% in the year ending 3 March.

Tesco records first quarterly sales growth in three years

Supermarket giant Tesco reported a £162m pre-tax profit for the year to 27 February, its first quarterly sales growth since 2013.

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. 

Premier Foods appoints new international managing director

Premier Foods has announced the appointment of Jette Andersen as managing director of its International Business Unit.

Costa reports slowing sales

The high street coffee shop chain’s owner, Whitbread, has blamed mild weather for disappointing sales.

Costa Coffee reports Q3 sales growth

Costa Coffee, the Whitbread-owned café chain, has posted UK like-for-like (LFL) sales growth of 2.5% for the 13 weeks to 26 November 2015.

SSP reports 3.7% LFL growth

SSP, the travel location food and drink brand operator, has reported a like-for-like (LFL) sales increase of 3.7% for the year ended 30 September 2015.

Premier Foods has reported modest growth in its Sweet Treats division
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Premier Foods shows growth in sweet division

St Albans-based Premier Foods has announced slow growth for its Sweet Treats division, with a 0.8% growth from £93.1m to £93.8m for the 26 weeks to 3 October 2015.

Costa reports strong sales growth

Whitbread-owned coffee brand Costa has posted UK like-for-like sales growth of 4.4% for the six months to August 27 2015.

Discounters soar in stagnant supermarket sector

Discount giants Aldi and Lidl have recorded double-digit growth against relatively static supermarket growth of 0.9%, according to the latest statistics.

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Coffee is still on the rise
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Ireland’s coffee shop market rises 14%

Ireland’s coffee shop market is outperforming the Irish retail sector with sales growth of 14%. 

Supermarkets see slight sales growth

New figures show continued slow growth in the supermarket sector, with sales up 0.2% for the 12 weeks to 24 May.

Sainbury’s tops table in tight big-four race

Christmas sales have closed the gap between the big four retailers, with a difference in sales growth of just 0.9% between them all.

Waitrose sees trading rocket over Jubilee

Waitrose achieved its highest week of trading, bar Christmas and Easter, over the Jubilee weekend. Sales were up 19.8% on last year, for the week ending 2 June.

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