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Greggs
Greggs is reportedly spreading its reach across Ireland
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Greggs ready to set down roots in Ireland

Greggs is to debut in Ireland later this year or early in 2016, Applegreen chief operations officer Joe Barrett has told the Irish Independent newspaper. 

Real Bread
Real Bread Campaign wants a legal definition for sourdough
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Real Bread urges legal ‘sourdough’ definition

The Real Bread Campaign is calling for a legal definition of the word ‘sourdough’ as part of an Honest Crust Tax. 

Muffin Break
Muffin Break launches grab and go concept
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Muffin retailer introduces grab-and-go

Muffin Break to launch its first grab-and-go concept at Birmingham New Street Station on 24 September. 

Cupcake winners
Helen Bollen of Mrs B's Cakes (centre right) won three categories as well as Overall Champion
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Wiltshire baker takes the National Cupcake crown

A baker from Wiltshire swept the board at the National Cupcake Championships 2015 winning three categories as well as the Overall Champion crown. 

Hollywood
Paul Hollywood and Carrs Foods' collaboration bread is hitting stores now
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Carrs Foods teams with Paul Hollywood for bread range

Paul Hollywood has thrown down the gauntlet to in store bakeries with a new range of premium ready to bake rolls. 

Boots sandwich criticised on social media

Boots is not naming the supplier who produced a Delicious Simply Ham sandwich that has been showcased on social media. 

Cupcake
National Cupcake Championships final is today
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Cupcake championship finals today

The winners of the National Cupcake championships will be revealed tomorrow after the judging is held today (14 September) at British Bakels’ headquarters in Bicester.

Pasty company launched consumer competition

The West Cornwall Pasty Co is giving an individual the chance to design their own innovative pasty.

BB's King's Lynn
BB's in King's Lynn has just opened
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BB's Coffee & Muffins plans to double in size

BB’s Coffee & Muffins plans to double in size in the next five years as it opens sites in the UK and Ireland including a new masculine-look concept in Dublin. 

GBBO
The Great British Bake Off is fronted by Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood
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Blog: Is The Great British Bake Off good for the industry? Give us your view

If you type The Great British Bake Off (GBBO) into Google you get a staggering 21 million hits. There can be no doubt the show is a media phenomenon. 

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