Retail

Deli Kitchen adds Greek-style flatbreads to range

Deli Kitchen is tapping into demand for international sandwich alternatives with the launch of new Greek Style Flatbreads.

R&W Scott accredited as Living Wage Employer

Preserves business R&W Scott, which was sold to its management team by Real Good Food last year, has been accredited as a Living Wage Employer.

Warburtons to host four-course ‘Bagel Bonanza’

Warburtons is to host a four-course bagel-themed dining experience in London on 7 June.

Bells of Lazonby to launch vegan cake slices

Family bakery Bells of Lazonby is set to launch a trio of vegan and gluten-free cake slices under a new brand called Bells & Whistles.

Mrs Crimble’s rolls out duo of lunchbox loaf cakes

Gluten-free brand Mrs Crimble’s is set to launch a duo of mini loaves aimed at the lunchbox market.

Ginsters of Cornwall launches first vegan pasty

Ginsters of Cornwall has reformulated its award-winning Moroccan Vegetable Pasty as the brand’s first-ever vegan product.

Iceland launches Big Mac-style triple burger bun

Brits can now create Big Mac-style burgers at home as Iceland rolls out a triple-layered bun.

Haden named Greencore COO following US disposal

Greencore has named Peter Haden as chief operating officer following the disposal of its US operation.

Greencore food-to-go sales up 7% in first half-year

Greencore has reported a strong performance from its food-to-go business in the first half of its financial year – although group revenue declined.

How to make the most of your sandwich offering

Finsbury Food Group foodservice brand Kara is looking to help operators make the most of their sandwich offer as British Sandwich Week gets under way.

Krispy Kreme adds Lotus Biscoff Banana Kreme Pie

Krispy Kreme has partnered with Lotus Biscoff to create a Banana Kreme Pie doughnut.

Sainsbury’s and Claire Ptak team up for birthday cake

Sainsbury’s has partnered with cake-maker Claire Ptak to create a special cake marking 150 years of the supermarket.

Co-op sandwiches go on sale in Superdrug stores

The Co-op is supplying Superdrug stores with food-to-go products including sandwiches, salads and fruit under a new trial deal.

A selection of treats from Kova Patisserie
  (Photo: Shaftesbury )

Three new dessert brands to open in Chinatown

London’s Chinatown is to expand its dessert offering with three new outlets due to open this summer.

Peperami launches sausage roll-style pastries

Meat snacking brand Peperami is targeting on-the-go consumers looking for a ‘bigger eat’ with the launch of sausage roll-style Peperami Pastry Rolls.

Gallery: National Doughnut Week 2019 highlights

The nation’s bakers have been busy raising dough for charity The Children’s Trust in aid of National Doughnut Week (11-18 May).

Battle of the bagels: NYBC hits back at Warburtons ad

New York Bakery Co is gunning for Warburtons by releasing a duo of gangster-themed ads to promote its authentic New York bagels.

Greggs procurement head Alan Honeyman, and Dale Farm group commercial director Stephen Cameron
  (Photo: Dale Farm )

Greggs signs three-year supply deal with Dale Farm

Farmer-owned dairy cooperative Dale Farm is to supply Greggs with cheddar cheese for its entire UK estate.

Increasing costs bring end of Choccywoccydoodah

Cake business Choccywoccydoodah has ceased trading and closed its stores in Brighton and Covent Garden.

Doughnut trends '19: from savoury flavours to vegan

With National Doughnut Week well under way, Britain’s love of doughnuts is blossoming.

Proper Cornish expands range with vegan products

Proper Cornish has expanded its range to include three vegan offerings.

Premier to sell cakes under new plant-based brand

Mr Kipling owner Premier Foods is looking to tap burgeoning interest in plant-based food with a new brand called Plantastic.

Robert De Niro to star in Warburtons bagel advert

Robert De Niro is the latest Hollywood A-lister to star in a Warburtons advert as he has been recruited to promote the Bolton-based brand’s latest piece of NPD.

Crussh launches debut retail range at Sainsbury’s

Healthy eating business Crussh has rolled out a range of wraps and salads into 61 Sainsbury’s convenience stores in London.

Graze adds Wow Bakes line with less than 100 calories

Healthy snacking brand Graze is launching a new range of snacks called Wow Bakes.

Spar revamps cake range and adds trend-led NPD

Spar has revamped its cake range with nine new products and the launch of limited-edition cupcakes. 

Egg-free cake brand Oggs gets supermarket listings

A range of egg- and dairy-free cakes is being rolled out at Sainsbury’s and Waitrose from the end of May.

Poundland unveils £2 meal deal with eight sandwiches

Poundland has launched a new meal deal, enabling customers to purchase four items for £2.

Businesses must ‘step up to the plate’ to cut food waste

Businesses in the retail and foodservice sector have been urged by the government to take ‘ground-breaking action’ to reduce the mountain of food waste produced in the UK.

McVitie’s and Mind team up for mental health campaign

McVitie’s is partnering with charity Mind to launch a campaign aimed at promoting positive mental health by encouraging people across the UK to get talking.

Costa reveals fruity summer food and drink menu

Costa Coffee has unveiled its summer menu complete with new bakes and flavoured coffees.

New York Bakery Co adds tomato NPD to thins range

New York Bakery Co has added to its range of Bagel Thins with a Tomato & Herb variant.

Roberts targets gut health with digestion boost loaves

Roberts Bakery is tapping the burgeoning gut health trend with the launch of a three-strong range of Digestion Bloomers.

Gingerbread avocado, pug and sloth roll into Waitrose

Waitrose is tapping into the craze for all things avocado with the launch of a new range of gingerbread biscuits, complete with a treat resembling the fruit.

Doughnut Time celebrates Star Wars Day with NPD

Doughnut Time is celebrating May the fourth, also known as Stars Wars Day, with a limited-edition doughnut inspired by the franchise.

  (Photo: Safia Shakarchi )

Pophams Bakery to expand with second site in Hackney

Pophams Bakery is set to open its second store, on Richmond Road, Hackney.

Uncle John’s Bakery teams up with Deliveroo

London-based Uncle John’s Bakery, which specialises in traditional Ghanaian products, has partnered with Deliveroo for local delivery.

Lyle’s restaurateurs to open Flor bakery and wine bar

London restaurateurs James Lowe and John Ogier are to open a new wine bar, bakery and restaurant concept at Borough Market.

Deadline for 2019 Baking Industry Awards extended!

We have extended the deadline for Baking Industry Awards entries for one more week – so don’t delay in telling us about your stellar products, people and businesses!

BBF launches duo of licensed cakes into Asda

BBF has launched a PJ Masks party traybake and a Boofle mini gift cake into Asda stores. 

Crosstown Doughnuts to open store in Fenchurch

Crosstown Doughnuts is to open a new site in London’s Fenchurch.

Paul UK launches mobile payment and loyalty app

French bakery and patisserie brand Paul is launching its first mobile payment and loyalty app exclusively to UK customers.

Why bakery suppliers will welcome Sainsbury’s/Asda ruling

Suppliers will have breathed a sigh of relief yesterday at the decision by the CMA to block the Sainsbury’s/Asda merger.

Aldi rolls out Pinsas as part of summer range

Aldi has unveiled a three-strong range of Pinsas – a product similar to a pizza - as part of its summer seasonal frozen food range.

Allinson’s joins sourdough boom with new white loaf

Allinson’s has become the latest packaged bread brand seeking to tap consumer interest in sourdough.

Soreen adds Seeds & More Loaf to morning goods line

Soreen has launched a malt loaf filled with cranberries, pumpkin seeds and sunflower seeds.

Allied Bakeries loses largest own-label bread contract

Kingsmill owner Allied Bakeries has lost its contract to supply Tesco with own-label bread.

Warburtons expands range with full-sized bagels

Warburtons has expanded its range of sandwich alternatives with a duo of pre-sliced bagels.

Tesco launches meat- and dairy-free sausage roll

Tesco is to launch a meat- and dairy-free sausage roll at its in-store bakeries — but has stopped short of calling it vegan.

Easter NPD 2019: chocolate pizza to bunny doughnuts

As most of the nation gears up for a four-day weekend and chocolate overload, bakers are busy whipping up delectable treats for the occasion.

My Account

Most read

Social