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Morrisons offers complete Christmas dinner in a pasty

Morrisons has unveiled a Christmas dinner pasty that contains a starter, main course and dessert.

Walkers launches crisp packet recycling scheme

Walkers has launched a nationwide recycling scheme for crisp packets.

Nairn’s expands range with two new snacking lines

Oatcake manufacturer Nairn’s has expanded its gluten-free offering with two new snacking ranges – Pop Oats and Oat Bars.

Essex Bakery gets £160k revamp and adds café

Blackberry Bakery in Stanway, Essex, has invested around £160,000 in a revamp of its premises.

Pladis seeks increase in biscuit wrapper recycling

McVitie’s owner Pladis has unveiled a three-pronged strategy to help improve the recyclability of its packaging, including extending its partnership with recycling firm TerraCycle.

French Village Bakery invests £850k in expansion

French Village Bakery has invested £850,000 to expand its current operations and develop its catering division.

Ben & Jerry’s unveils festive ice cream sandwich

Ben & Jerry’s has launched a new ice cream sandwich and layered ice cream cake as part of its Christmas line-up.

Ginsters expands bite-size range with rolls and pasties

Ginsters of Cornwall has added to its range of bite-sized savoury snacks with mini Cornish pasties and sausage rolls.

McVitie’s adds Jaffa Cakes variant to Nibbles line-up

Pladis is expanding its McVitie’s Jaffa Cakes brand with the launch of Jaffa Cakes Nibbles.

Mission adds Disney Kitchen wraps for kids

Mission Deli has extended the Disney Kitchen licensed product range with fruit and vegetable wraps.

ABST launches burger bun NPD challenge for students

The Alliance for Bakery Students and Trainees (ABST) has created a new innovation challenge for student and trainee members.

Greencore eyes ‘significant’ UK growth opportunities

Food-to-go giant Greencore has set its sights on “significant” growth through expansion and acquisition in the UK following the disposal of its US division.

Crosstown Doughnuts unveils Greenwich store

Crosstown Doughnuts has opened its ninth permanent store in London.

Country Choice adds B’Break Snacking Breads

Country Choice has unveiled a new range of breads designed to tap demand for on-the-go snack products.

Early mince pie spend up £1m compared to last year

Christmas has come early, with more consumers than ever tucking into festive bakery treats well ahead of the big day.

FSA reassures bakers over selling well-fired bread

Bakers can sell well-fired loaves as long as they follow acrylamide mitigation steps, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has stated.

Auntie Anne’s to open first store in Manchester

Pennsylvanian bakery company Auntie Anne’s is to open a store in Manchester’s Arndale centre on Monday (3 December).

Bakels opens new £10m Bicester distribution centre

Ingredients supplier British Bakels has opened a new £10m distribution centre in Oxfordshire.

Aryzta first-quarter organic revenue edges up 0.3%

Frozen baked goods supplier Aryzta has reported modest organic revenue growth in its first quarter – and said this reflects the ongoing stabilisation of the business.

Maid of Gingerbread makes giant baked townhouse

A model gingerbread townhouse made with more than 18kg sugar, 22kg butter, 50kg flour, 4kg of ground spices and 3.5kg of golden syrup has been on display this weekend.

Cake Box revenue and profits rise more than 40%

Sales at egg-free cake supplier Cake Box – which this year listed on AIM – have risen 44% year on year to £8.3m in the six months to 30 September.

Aryzta adds vegan savoury pastries to line-up

Azryta Food Solutions has expanded its vegan-friendly range with four new savoury pastries.

Bakers team up with Beer52 for exclusive craft brews

London eateries, including bakery Lily Vanilli and Cantonese bun restaurant Bun House, have collaborated with craft beer company Beer52 to launch an exclusive range of brews.

Carrs Foods launches Paul Hollywood sourdough rolls

Carrs Foods has extended its Paul Hollywood ready-to-bake range with a sourdough roll and secured nationwide listings in Sainsbury’s.

Image on Food launches gingerbread snack packs

Biscuit manufacturer Image on Food has launched NPD under its Original Biscuit Bakers and Billington’s Gingerbread brands.

Thanksgiving: why won’t Brits eat pumpkin pie?

It’s Thanksgiving – a US holiday dating back to 1621 when pilgrims and Native Americans gathered together to share an autumn harvest feast.

Arla Foods unveils high-protein Whey Pro Biscuits

Arla Foods has unveiled a high-protein biscuit, which it claims taps into demand for healthy indulgence.

Black Pieday! Pieminister to sell charcoal pies for charity

Pieminister will be serving up black charcoal pastry pies this Friday (23 November) to raise money for housing and homelessness charity Shelter.

Allied Bakeries overhauls Burgen brand

Allied Bakeries is hoping to “breathe new life” into its Burgen brand with a major revamp, including a packaging overhaul and celebrity partnerships.

Aunt Bessie’s rolls out Yorkshire pudding wraps

Aunt Bessie’s is tapping into demand for Yorkshire pudding wraps with its new frozen Yorkshire Bases.

Revealed: trends shaking up the pizza market

Deep pan, stuffed crust, on the sofa, in a restaurant, gluten-free, vegan, and even meat feast – there’s a million ways to enjoy a pizza.

Carr’s taps ancient grains trend with cracker NPD

Cracker brand Carr’s has tapped demand for ancient grains with two new products containing grains, seeds and herbs.

Country Choice rolls out range of paninis and wraps

Foodservice provider Country Choice is rolling out a six-strong range of bake-in-the-pack paninis and wraps.

World Champion bara brith baker is crowned

A Llandudno woman who bakes to raise money for her church has been declared the World Champion bara brith baker of 2018.

Warburtons sourdough range rolls out to Morrisons

Warburtons is rolling out its new artisan-style breads to Morrisons stores.

Revealed: bakery food-to-go trends for 2019

Savoury snacking has yet to reach its full potential in bakery despite 4% category growth over the past year, according to Lantmännen Unibake UK.

Gradz to supply free-from goods to Fortnum & Mason

Gradz Bakery is to supply upmarket department store Fortnum & Mason with gluten-free bread, flapjacks and brownies.

Costa under fire over Christmas Toastie labelling

Consumers have rapped Costa for failing to mention meat on the front of packaging for its festive toastie.

Pidy reveals ‘Revamp the Vol-au-vent’ finalists

Pidy has named the eight finalists of its ‘Revamp the Vol-au-vent’ student challenge.

Brioche Pasquier unveils new layered dessert bar

Brioche Pasquier has added a new flavour to its range of entremets.

Margaret Hall deal to kick-start craft bakery group

Wholesale manufacturer Margaret Hall has been bought by a business aiming to build a craft bakery group through further deals.

Greggs and Deliveroo team up for London trial

Greggs pastries are now be delivered to Londoners in a trial partnership between the food-to-go business and Deliveroo.

Fortnum & Mason adds tea-infused ‘fancies’ range

Fortnum & Mason has launched two new ranges of fancies, including one infused with its own teas.

Wrights partners with Foodhub for home delivery

Wrights Food Group has launched a home delivery service in partnership with online ordering portal Foodhub.

Christmas preview: festive food-to-go battle begins

Holidays are coming! And soon. Festive adverts are on the TV, Coca-Cola’s Christmas truck is getting ready to tour the country but, most importantly, the Christmas sandwiches have hit the shelves.

Gluten-free prescriptions limited to breads and mixes

Biscuits, cakes and flours will no longer be available on prescription in England in a shake-up of health regulations.

Pure Grain Bread gets Dragons’ Den backing

Pure Grain Bread founder Robert Sak has partnered with TV Dragon Deborah Meaden after appearing on last night’s episode of Dragons’ Den.

Central Foods launches vegan US-style pancakes

Frozen food distributor Central Foods has extended its free-from range with the launch of a new vegan pancake.

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Miami restaurant Buns & Buns to open in London

Bread-centric restaurant Buns & Buns is to open in London’s Covent Garden Market this Thursday (15 November).

Mission taps sourdough and grains trends with NPD

Flatbread brand Mission is tapping into demand for sourdough and ancient grains with the launch of two new products.

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