Uniq posts profits boost

Uniq has reported better sandwich sales and reduced losses in desserts as it gears up for its takeover by food firm Greencore.

GM wheat trials to begin in UK

GM wheat trials are to begin in the UK next year, after Defra granted Rothamsted Research permission to release wheat lines genetically modified for resistance to aphids.

Luke Johnson to grow Gail’s and Patisserie Valerie

Entrepreneur Luke Johnson has announced plans to open a number of new Gail’s Artisan Bakery and Patisserie Valerie outlets in the UK next year.

Paterson launches VisitScotland biscuit promo

Biscuit manufacturer Paterson Arran has joined forces with VisitScotland’s Surprise Yourself campaign, to launch its first on-pack promotion.

Video: Richard Madeley interviews BIA winners

View Baking Industry Awards host Richard Madeley's exclusive interviews with all the winners from the night, held at the Park Lane Hilton last week.

Free-from brand in Lloyds Pharmacy concept store

Gluten- and wheat-free specialist Dr Schär UK, has teamed up with Health Village – a new concept store from Lloyds Pharmacy.  

Urban Eat in social media drive

Sandwich brand Urban Eat plans to launch a new social media campaign targeting consumers via Twitter, Facebook and a new website.

Waitrose profits hit by investment and value focus

Waitrose, the supermarket retailer owned by the John Lewis partnership, saw like-for-like sales grow by 4% in the half-year ended 30 July 2011.

Study shows shoppers buying less

Shoppers are making more trips to supermarkets, but buying less to offset the soaring costs of food and other grocery items, according to a new study.

NFU: wheat harvest not as bad as feared

This year’s wheat harvest has not been as bad as first feared, despite this year’s extremely dry weather, according to results of an NFU members’ survey.

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