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Tesco says Brits prefer their croissants straight

British consumers now prefer the straight variety of the breakfast pastry, and from today (19 February), Tesco will no longer sell curved croissants. 

Burton’s Biscuits aims to buy Fox’s

Burton’s Biscuits, the St Albans-based manufacturer, is reported to be in the early stages of talks to buy Fox’s Biscuits from Boparan Holdings.

White bread sales drop by 75%

There has been a dramatic shift away from white bread, according to the National Food Survey.

Boulder Brands UK recalls products over sesame contamination

Boulder Brands UK, which owns the Udi’s Gluten Free brand, is recalling packs of several products, due to possible contamination with sesame seeds.

Second site for Manchester bakery

Levenshulme-based bakery Trove will open a second site at Altrincham.

New Starbucks drive-thru for Birmingham

Coffee chain Starbucks has brought forward new plans to open a drive-thru café in Northfield on the southern outskirts of Birmingham.

Christophe Jouan, chief executive of global trends consultancy The Future Foundation
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Indulgent food sales to fall, according to City Food Lecture

Healthy eating and indulgent products were key themes of the annual City Food Lecture.

Cadbury Fingers set for relaunch

Burton’s Biscuits, the St Albans-based manufacturer, has announced a packaging relaunch of its Cadbury Fingers line with 3 new SKUs.

The Yolkin hits London

Stand aside the Cronut, for the UK has a few amazing bakery inventions of its own. The latest is the Yolkin, a macaron ice cream sandwich, from eponymous London pop-up bakery Sammie Le.

Irwin’s secures seasonal Joeys buns listing

Irwin’s has secured a listing to supply Tesco with three new Easter variants of its Joeys buns.

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