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ABST reveals burger bun challenge winners

The Alliance for Bakery Students and Trainees (ABST) has revealed the winners of its burger bun innovation challenge.

Bakery event aims to tackle period stigma

Period-themed pancakes and tampon macarons are to be served at a London eatery, which is taking part in what has been dubbed the UK’s biggest-ever brunch.

Hovis launches bread bag recycling scheme

Hovis has teamed up with recycling firm TerraCycle to help increase the amount of bread bags sent for recycling.

Gail's unveils Brighton store and Kew Gardens biscuit

Gail’s Bakery is gearing up to open its 49th store this month.

Spar wholesaler rolls out meat-free sandwich line

James Hall & Co, the North of England Spar UK wholesaler, aims to cash in on the meat-free trend with a new vegan and vegetarian-themed food-to-go range.

Brace’s Bakery creates ‘Welsh Legends’ range

Brace’s Bakery has launched new range of bloomers and batch loaves called Welsh Legends.

Honeybuns extends vegan cake offering

Free-from bakery Honeybuns is to add three new variants to its vegan cake range next month, bringing the total number to five.

Pidy adds chocolate waffle basket to UK portfolio

Pidy, the ready-to-fill pastry manufacturer, has unveiled a chocolate waffle basket ahead of Easter.

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Mini Miss Bread to open sourdough bakery in Essex

Sourdough bakery Mini Miss Bread is opening a store in Saffron Walden, Essex.

Vegan sausage rolls boost sales at Greggs

Vegan sausage rolls have helped to boost an “exceptional sales performance” at Greggs, with total sales up 14.1% for the seven weeks to 16 February.

Ghanaian bakery secures listings with Morrisons

A London-based Ghanaian specialist bakery has secured listings for its products in Morrisons.

Redblack Software creates delivery app for bakers

RedBlack Software has created a cloud-based mobile delivery management app to help wholesale bakers simplify operations, reduce paper and data re-entry.

Lottie Shaw’s gains first national supermarket listing

Yorkshire bakery Lottie Shaw’s has gained listings at Sainsbury’s for its Yorkshire Parkin cake.

Pukka Pies gains listings for three lines at Waitrose

Pukka Pies has secured listings in Waitrose for three of its products.

Bridor adds Breton cake-inspired Breizh’N’Roll

French bakery manufacturer Bridor has launched Breizh’n’Roll.

Cafés urged to apply calorie labelling to scones

Coffee shops and cafés in Northern Ireland should consider applying calorie labelling to scones, according to the Food Standards Agency.

Gail’s adds Bacon Hot Cross Bun to Easter menu

Gail’s Bakery has unveiled its Easter 2019 range, including sweet chocolate treats and a hot cross bun with bacon.

Délifrance launches filled Madeleines into UK market

Délifrance UK has expanded its range with a filled and shaped selection of Madeleines.

Patisserie Valerie unveils Valentine’s NPD and brand

Patisserie Holdings – which entered administration last month – has rolled out Patisserie Valerie Valentine’s NPD and rebranded one of its flagship stores.

Asda labels buns and baps to raise cancer awareness

Asda is stickering items including buns, baps and pancakes to raise awareness of breast cancer.

The Wicked Cake Co adds low calorie cake bars

Family-owned business The Wicked Cake Company has extended its line-up with portion controlled cake bars.

Nairn’s unveils its lowest sugar biscuit

Nairn’s has extended its portfolio with Coconut & Chia Oat Biscuits that it claims have 55% less sugar than the average sweet biscuit.

The Cornish Bakery reopens York store after fire

The Cornish Bakery is to reopen its Colliergate store in York today (12 February), over four months since it closed following a fire.

Welsh companies team up to create Bakery Gin

Swansea-based Lewis Pie & Pasty Co has collaborated with a local brewery and distillery to create a gin made from surplus bread.

Feeling the love: more Valentine’s bakery NPD

Bakers and food manufacturers are giving consumers the chance to spread the love in a host of ways including doughnuts, biscuits and Yorkshire puds (yes, you read that right).

NYBC and pizzeria team up to create ‘Bagelizza’

New York Bakery Co has teamed up with London restaurant Mulberry Street Pizza to develop what is claimed to be the UK’s first bagel/pizza hybrid – dubbed the Bagelizza.

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Prada pastry shop Marchesi 1824 to open first UK site

Prada Group-owned pastry shop Marchesi 1824 is to open a store in London’s Mayfair this year.

Finsbury Food Group invests £1m in Kara plant

Finsbury Food Group has boosted efficiency and capacity at its Kara foodservice facility in Manchester with a £1m investment.

Valentine’s bakery trends to make hearts flutter

As Marvin Gaye once sang, Let’s Get It On. We are, of course, talking about the oven as bakers gear up for Valentine’s Day 2019.

Burton’s rolls out Cathedral City Crumbly Bites

Burton’s Biscuit Company has expanded its Cathedral City range with Cathedral City Crumbly Bites.

Graze healthy snack brand acquired by Unilever

Unilever is raising its profile in the healthy foods market with the acquisition of the Graze snacking brand.

Pladis expands Godiva line-up with luxury biscuits

Pladis is expanding its luxury chocolate brand Godiva with a trio of biscuit-based NPD.

Aryzta unveils Otis cracked egg muffin for Easter

Aryzta Food Solutions has launched a Cracked Egg Muffin under its Otis sweet bakery brand.

Year of the Pig: bakeries celebrate Chinese New Year

To mark the occasion of Chinese New Year, bakers have been busy stocking shelves and adorning windows with celebratory treats.

Fox’s introduces Double Dough Cookies

Fox’s Biscuits has unveiled what it described as a “world first” for the biscuit category with its Double Dough Cookies.

Retailers unveil bakery NPD for Valentine's Day 2019

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and food manufacturers and bakers are set to stock shelves and adorn counters with seasonal NPD to tempt loved-up consumers. British Baker rounds up the new launches.

Move over Greggs! Bakers unveil vegan sausage rolls

Vegan sausage rolls are all the rage – just ask Greggs, which has had to work hard to keep up with demand for its vegan roll and has extended distribution from selected stores to its entire estate.

Adrian Oliver wins The Great Sausage Roll Off 2019

Adrian Oliver from The Kernow Sausage Company has won The Great Sausage Roll Off 2019.

Consumers reveal top chocolate flavour pairings

Consumers are looking for fruit and nut pairings in chocolate treats, according to a new survey by Dawn Foods.

Pladis expands McVitie’s line-up with new flavours

Pladis has added new flavours to four of the lines in its Mcvitie’s portfolio.

London campaign to curb crust waste launched

A campaign to help reduce the number of bread crusts thrown away in London every year has been launched by the North London Waste Authority (NLWA).

Birds revives classic bakes for 100th anniversary

In celebration of its 100th year, Birds Bakery is reviving an old favourite each month.

Topless Baker joins Mrs Crimble’s for campaign

Gluten-free brand Mrs Crimble’s has partnered with the Topless Baker for a social media campaign.

British Pie Awards adds Vegan Pie category

The 2019 British Pie Awards have opened for entry, with the addition of the Vegan Pie class.

Chicago Town unveils hot pizza cabinet for c-stores

Dr Oetker has launched a takeaway pizza concept for convenience stores under its Chicago Town brand.

Mars adds Maltesers Smash Cake to celebration line-up

Mars Chocolate Drinks & Treats has added a Maltesers Smash Cake to its range of celebration cakes.

The Artisan Bakery partners with milk delivery service

West London baker The Artisan Bakery has teamed up with milk delivery service Milk & More.

Premier launches Cadbury Cupcake Platter for Easter

Premier Foods has added a Cadbury Easter Cupcakes Platter to its seasonal cake range.

New London food hub to feature mill and bakery

A regeneration project in London’s Elephant & Castle, designed to highlight sustainable food, is to feature an on-site mill and bakery.

Vegan bakery Nora and Nama opens in Camden

Nora and Nama Vegan Bakery & Deli has opened at Camden Market.

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