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Revealed: The baked goods rated top food experiences

A host of British bakery products have been highlighted in a new book of top global food experiences.

Yorkshire-born baker launches new business

A Yorkshire-born baker has launched a range of dairy- and gluten-free Rocky Road cake bars that are now available across the UK.

How a Christmas Star can help your business shine

British Baker has launched its annual search for the top creations in bakers’ and bakery retailers’ festive ranges – and has asked previous winners how winning a Christmas Star has helped their business.

General Mills extends Fibre One and Nature Valley lines

New lines have launched under General Mills’ Fibre One and Nature Valley brands following growth in the company’s snacks division.

Soreen unveils Strawberry Lunchbox Loaves

Soreen is marking the 80th anniversary of its malt loaves with the launch of a new flavour.

Holmes Bakery secures first US export listing

Holmes Bakery in Northern Ireland has won its first business in the US.

National Doughnut Week raises more than £25,000

National Doughnut Week organisers have announced that £25,327.40 was raised from doughnut sales during the event in May.

Speciality Breads Launches duo of Southern-Style Grillhouse Burger Buns

Speciality Breads has said it is helping the nation’s burger purveyors stay ahead of the latest trends with the launch of its duo of southern-style Grillhouse Burger Buns.

Dawn Foods adds frozen treats for Halloween

Dawn Foods has launched three limited-edition frozen products for Halloween.

Afternoon tea trends: from vegan to sensory treats

It’s Afternoon Tea Week! Running from 13 to 19 August, it’s a celebration of the event and its accompaniments - from scones to tea, finger sandwiches and even mini cakes.

Kara reduces sugar in Tulip muffin range

Kara, Finsbury Food Group’s foodservice brand, has redeveloped its Tulip muffin range with less sugar.

Asda adds 100 lines to free-from range

A llama biscuit-making kit, mini brioches and tea cakes feature among the 100 new lines that have gone on sale as part of Asda’s Free From range.

Albert Adrià outside Hotel Café Royal
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Cake venue to open in Hotel Café Royal

Pastry chef Albert Adrià is to launch a cake café and sparkling wine bar inside London’s Hotel Café Royal this November.

Sugar tax has ‘little impact’ on consumer behaviour

The sugar tax imposed on soft drinks, and suggested for bakery items such as cakes and biscuits, has had little impact on consumer behaviour, Nielsen research has revealed.

Aryzta taps Middle Eastern trend with pide

Aryzta is building on the burgeoning interest in Middle Eastern cuisine with the launch of two new pide savouries.

Pladis extends ‘thins’ theme to Jacob’s Cracker Crisps

Biscuit manufacturer Pladis is building on the increasingly popular ‘thin’ snack trend with a slimline variant of its Jacob's Cracker Crisps.

Christmas preview: retailers unwrap more bakery NPD

Christmas is drawing ever closer and the next handful of retailers have outlined what they’ve got planned for bakery NPD throughout the festive season.

Pierre Marcolini reveals 2018 autumn collection

Belgian chocolatier Pierre Marcolini has unveiled his autumn collection which includes four bakery items.

Some of the judges for the Great Taste Awards 2018
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Bakery businesses triumph at Great Taste Awards

Peter Cooks Bread, Wessex Mill and Cookie Jar were three of the businesses to top the list of baking industry winners at the 2018 Great Taste Awards.

Mondelēz adds snacks to Oreo and Cadbury line-up

Mondelēz International has debuted a range of cream-filled biscuits under the Oreo and Cadbury brands.

Topping Pie Company ramps up cruise ship business

South Yorkshire-based The Topping Pie Company has more than tripled the number of cruise ships serving its bakes.

Cake Crew cupcakes gain Vegetarian Society stamp of approval

The Cake Crew has seen 11 products within its Beautifully Crafted cupcake range approved by the Vegetarian Society.

Warburtons set to end Stockton bread production

Warburtons is planning to stop producing bread at its Stockton-on-Tees site as a result of the declining wrapped bread market.

Yorkshire puds: from roast beef side to street food star

It’s Yorkshire Day – a celebration of the historic county and everything in it. It is only right, then, that arguably its most famous creation, the Yorkshire pudding, gets a look-in.

Pidy expands Trendy range with chocolate pastry case

Pidy is expanding its Trendy pastry case range with a chocolate variant.

Christmas 2018: top trends for festive bakery

It’s the most wonderful time of year! Britain might be in the middle of a heatwave, but the UK’s biggest retailers are busy gearing up for Christmas.

Cake study shows sugar cut potential, say campaigners

A new study by health campaigners has found wide variation in sugar and calorie content in the same styles of cakes and biscuits. This, they claimed, showed how it was possible for bakers to reformulate products.

Warburtons rolls out new gluten-free wraps

Warburtons has unveiled its first new free-from products since dropping the Newburn Bakehouse branding from its gluten-free range

Christmas preview: retailers reveal bakery NPD

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas – for those working in the supermarkets at least, as retailers start revealing what they’ve got planned for the 2018 festive season.

Costa rolls out new summer bakery items

Costa Coffee has launched a cinnamon brioche bun and raspberry & blackcurrant ripple cake as part of its summer menu.

Severe obesity in Year 6 schoolkids hits record high

The proportion of 10 to 11-year-old children who are severely obese has reached a record high, according to new figures.

Graze rebrands to tackle negative views of snacking

Graze has unveiled new branding as part of a bid to challenge negative perceptions around snacking.

The Artisan Bakery to supply recipe box firm

West London business The Artisan Bakery is to supply recipe kit delivery service Gousto with baked goods.

Food artist constructs BFG from Mr Kipling cakes

A food artist has constructed a giant sculpture of Roald Dahl’s beloved character, The BFG, entirely from Mr Kipling cakes.

Michelle Taylor Jones, Matt Cooke, Margaret Edwards, Tao and Jeanette Owens
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Bun out the oven: Baby born outside Village Bakery

A mum and dad have thanked staff at the Village Bakery who helped deliver their baby.

Dutch vegetable pizza bases roll out in Waitrose

Dutch plant-based brand Magioni has gained its first UK listings for vegetable pizza bases.

Pladis extends McVitie’s Thins range

Biscuit manufacturer Pladis has expanded its range of McVitie’s Thins with three pieces of NPD.

B-Tempted launches gluten-free vegan range

Free-from brand B-Tempted has unveiled a selection of gluten-free vegan cupcakes and muffins.

Sweet Yorkshire puddings hit shelves in Asda

The Real Yorkshire Pudding Co has gained listings in Asda for two new dessert Yorkshire puddings.

Tiny Rebel brews beer from Iceland’s surplus bread

Frozen retailer Iceland has teamed up with Newport-based brewery Tiny Rebel to create a beer made from excess bread.

Bake Off champs create show-themed afternoon tea

The winning team from this year’s Bake Off: The Professionals have created an afternoon tea inspired by their time on the Channel 4 show.

Brioche Pasquier launches lattice-topped tart

French bakery manufacturer Brioche Pasquier has launched a variant on the classic apple pie, which it says taps into the trend for smaller, less rich desserts.

Mr Kipling turnaround drives Premier growth

A surge in sales of the previously ailing Mr Kipling brand has driven growth in Premier Foods’ revenue.

Warrens Bakery reveals summer line-up

Warrens Bakery is tapping the trend for nostalgic flavours with its summer range, which includes a Traditional Cream Horn and Mirror Glaze Doughnuts.

More Foods donates cakes to mark NHS anniversary

More Food, part of the Cake Brands group, has donated more than a thousand cakes to charity to help celebrate the 70th birthday of the National Health Service.

Adelie Foods lost £28.8m in 18-month shake-up

Food-to-go-firm Adelie Foods lost almost £30m in the 18 months the business was being restructured.

Adelie Foods expands Urban Eat vegan line-up

Five more vegan products are being added to Adelie Foods’ Urban Eat range.

Paul A Young develops first vegan-specific product

Chocolatier Paul A Young has expanded its range with a vegan dark chocolate brownie.

The initial trial was in 35 London stores
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Starbucks 5p paper cup charge rolled out across UK

Starbucks is to test a 5p paper cup charge across all 950 UK stores following a three-month trial in London.

Patisserie Valerie to be sold in 70 Sainsbury’s stores

Sainsbury’s has extended its partnership with Patisserie Valerie to 70 stores.

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