Retail

Breaking news: Peters Bakery sold to Coopland

Peters Bakery has been sold to Scarborough-based Coopland & Son in a deal that will save more than 200 jobs.

World Chocolate Masters competition is launched

Five UK finalists will compete against each other this September, for a place at the grand final of the World Chocolate Masters in 2013.

SSP to run Starbucks airport sites

SSP has sealed a deal to operate seven of Starbucks’ UK sites in national airports.

Krispy Kreme celebrates doughnut on the road

Krispy Kreme UK has hit the road to celebrate the 75th anniversary of its signature original glazed doughnut.

Cost-conscious shopping sees surge for discounters

Discount supermarkets have continued to see their market share and sales soar as cash-strapped consumers turn their back on premium lines.

Officials soften Olympics stance

Bakers might have been thrown a lifeline on producing goods to celebrate the Olympics thanks to the government.

Sales of pies boosted by dismal UK weather

The recent wet weather has caused pie sales to increase, as consumers opt for warming winter food. Poole's Pies said it had seen an 11% year-on-year increase in its pie sales this summer, while Pieminister said sales were up 20% on its usual summer season.

Tesco 'playing catch-up' on bakery

Tesco's plan to overhaul its in-store bakery (ISB) format is a way of playing catch-up with other UK supermarkets, according to a leading retail analyst.

Food retailer jobs boosted despite drop in shops

Food retailers have provided more work in the second quarter of 2012, despite the first drop in shop numbers in at least three years.

Workfare demonstrators target Greggs

Demonstrators have protested outside a central London Greggs store, as part of a direct action campaign against its involvement in the government’s Workfare Scheme.

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