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Prewett’s rolls out bite-sized gluten-free cookies

Northumbrian Fine Foods-owned Prewett’s has expanded its ‘Minis’ range to include cookies.

Mr Kipling unveils £2m marketing campaign

Premier Foods has launched its first Mr Kipling TV advert for two years.

Unveiled: details of Meghan and Harry's wedding cake

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have chosen organic baker and Violet Bakery owner Claire Ptak to create the cake for their upcoming Big Day.

Mary Berry range set to be worth £5m, says Finsbury

Finsbury Food Group expects sales of its Mary Berry cake range to reach £5m in its first year on shelf.

Diners will pay more for burger in gourmet bun, Lantmännen study finds

Consumers are willing to pay up to £1.25 more for a burger if it comes in a gourmet bun, a study by Lantmännen Unibake has revealed.

Bid to launch ‘spent grain’ bakery in London

A food and drink business is aiming to launch a bakery dedicated to producing goods from the by-product of beer making.

Bakery highlights from Asda spring/summer range

Asda has unveiled its 2018 spring/summer range, which includes a Dragon Cake, S’mores Mallow Cake and wood-fired pizzas.

Warrens Bakery unveils world flavours pasty range

Warrens Bakery has launched a limited-edition globally themed savoury pasty range.

Waitrose unveils sourdough Easter egg panettone

Waitrose has produced its first-ever Easter egg panettone.

United Biscuits rapped over ‘100% natural’ claim

Use of solvent-extracted sunflower oil and fat-reduced cocoa powder means a product cannot be marketed as ‘100% natural’, the advertising watchdog has ruled.

Love Food Hate Waste launches toast campaign

Consumers are being urged to ‘Make Toast Not Waste’ as part of Love Food Hate Waste’s latest campaign, which reveals 24 million slices of bread are wasted every day across the nation.

The Artisan Bakery taps vegan trend with new range

West London business The Artisan Bakery has rolled out a vegan range of pastries.

Schär secures low-fodmap certification for bread lines

Gluten-free brand Schär has claimed to be the first brand to supply a range of 'low-fodmap' certified bakery products to UK supermarkets.

Eid family buys back Signature from Aryzta

Signature Flatbreads has bought out its joint venture partner Aryzta.

Aryzta profits crash in wake of rising costs and US woes

Earnings at baked goods supplier Aryzta have fallen by almost a third as the business looks to turn around its performance.

McVitie’s ‘Sweeter Together’ marketing drive launched by Pladis

Pladis has launched a £9.7m advertising campaign called ‘Sweeter Together’ for its McVitie’s brand.

White Rabbit vegan pizza expands Sainsbury’s listings

White Rabbit Co has ramped up its Sainsbury’s distribution, with the retailer stocking another variant – Viva La Vegan – and increasing distribution of its Smokin’ Vegan pizza from 150 stores to 433.

Calorie reduction: industry and experts respond

Public Health England has launched a new campaign calling on businesses to slash 20% from the calorie content of certain foods by 2024.

Miss Macaroon in Facebook and Instagram link-up

Birmingham-based patisserie and social enterprise Miss Macaroon has attracted the attention of social media giants Facebook and Instagram.

Maître Choux and Deliveroo unveil Mother’s Day éclairs

Deliveroo has teamed up with patisserie Maître Choux ahead of Mother’s Day to create four éclairs topped with tongue-in-cheek messages.

Waitrose cheesecake recalled over plastic contamination fear

A New York cheesecake produced by Bakkavor for Waitrose is being recalled due to fears over plastic contamination.

PHE calls for 20% calorie reduction in sandwiches, pizza and certain breads

Health chiefs are calling on businesses to slash 20% from the calorie content of certain foods – including many baked goods – by 2024.

Renshaw launches new range for home bakers

UK-based sugarcraft brand Renshaw is to debut a new cake decorating range, aimed at novice home bakers.

The category winners with their trophies
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US business takes title at pasty championships

A business based in the suburbs of Washington DC has won one of the categories in the World Pasty Championships held in Cornwall this weekend (3 March).

Spar revamps own-label sandwich range

Spar is to “modernise” its own-label sandwich lines with a new bread recipe and packaging.

Country Choice offers CSM doughnuts to c-stores

Country Choice has secured a deal with CSM Bakery Solutions to offer its Cadbury and Oreo branded doughnuts and muffins to the independent and convenience sector.

Photo credit: Matt Bowman, picture taken by Les Goff
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Greggs driver hands out baked goods to stranded motorists

A Greggs driver handed out free doughnuts and cakes to stranded drivers as Storm Emma caused major travel disruption across the north of England.

What’s in-store for hot cross buns this Easter?

One a penny, two a penny, hot cross buns. The fruity treats dominate supermarkets’ bakery aisles at this time of year, but retailers are mixing things up to keep consumers engaged.

Five things you might not know about pies

Pukka Pies has teamed up with food historian Seren Evans Charrington-Hollis to reveal its top five favourite facts about the humble pie ahead of British Pie Week (5-11 March).

Allied ramps up bread supply as weather worsens

Allied Bakeries has increased bread production across the UK as the ‘Beast from the East’ causes supply problems for food operators.

Black magic: charcoal pizza helps to boost Bakkavor

Strong sales of bread and pizza – including a charcoal base launched into Waitrose stores – have helped drive growth for Bakkavor.

Carbs in fashion with surge of interest in bread makers

Further evidence has emerged that Brits are falling back in love with bread – with Argos reporting a surge of interest in bread makers.

Topping Pie launches pie eating competition

Doncaster-based The Topping Pie Company is to launch a Pie Eating Contest on the 4 March at Frenchgate Shopping Centre.

Mr Kipling distribution centre in Rugby set to close

A distribution centre in Rugby that handles Mr Kipling and Cadbury cakes is set to close.

Krispy Kreme launches doughnut bites

Krispy Kreme has launched a mini version of its iconic Original Glazed doughnuts.

Pieminister co-founders Jon Simon & Tristan Hogg (right) with the Pork-Pie Scream
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Pieminister unveils the Pork Pie-Scream for Pie Week

Pieminister is set to introduce a dessert-based pie at selected restaurants across the UK.

Stacey’s Bakery launches new loaf with traditional recipe

Stacey’s Bakery has rolled out a limited-edition bread loaf using an 80-year old recipe as part of Real Bread Week (24 February – 4 March).

Unicorn celebration cake launched by Morrisons

Morrisons has jumped on the unicorn bandwagon with the roll out of two new celebration cakes.

Afternoon tea drives surge in macaron sales

Brits’ love of afternoon tea has helped to boost UK macaron sales for French manufacturer Tipiak.

Mr Kipling taps unicorn trend with new slices

Mr Kipling is tapping the trend for all things unicorn with brightly-coloured Unicorn Slices.

Modern Baker: 'We are trying to disrupt a very established industry'

Modern Baker has revealed its ambitions to improve the quality of carbohydrates in diets.

Mr and Mrs Pasty will head to London by train
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Cornish pasty producers to meet with MPs

Cornish pasty producers will tell MPs of the importance of the product to the local economy as part of the first-ever Cornish Pasty Week.

Hummingbird Bakery marks Deliveroo milestone with cupcake giveaway

Hummingbird Bakery will bake 5,000 cupcakes that will be distributed by Deliveroo across London to mark the online delivery service's fifth anniversary.

Tim Hortons opens third Cardiff site

Canadian bakery business Tim Hortons will open a third site in Cardiff today (22 February), on Albany Road.

Konditor & Cook unveils Cake Hole and spring range

Konditor & Cook has unveiled its revamped Cornwall Road site, which has been renamed the Cake Hole following a total overhaul.

Gradz Bakery secures first supply deal with Ocado

Gradz Bakery has gained its first listing at online retailer Ocado.

Pidy introduces frozen sponge sheet additions

Pidy has launched two new frozen sponge sheets offering on-trend flavours.

Pukka sees profits fall despite rise in turnover

Pukka Pies has reported a slight increase in turnover, although rising costs have contributed to a drop in profits.

Chevler releases cupcake cases for royal wedding

Welsh baking case manufacturer Chevler is reintroducing a range of patriotic cake and muffin cases ahead of the upcoming royal wedding.

Bahlsen launches free-from kids’ biscuits

Biscuit company Bahlsen is rolling out a free-from version of its children’s Zoo biscuits.

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