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Premier Foods Q1: Cake sales growth offset by grocery brands decline

New gluten-free Mr Kipling products have helped drive growth in Premier Foods’ cake division – although a steep drop in sales of grocery lines has dragged down the company’s overall performance.

Costa unveils nitrogen-infused cold brew coffee

Coffee chain Costa has added Nitro Cold Brew Coffee to its menu.

Krispy Kreme launches American-themed doughnut range

Doughnut brand Krispy Kreme has unveiled four limited-edition American-inspired doughnuts to its collection as part of its 80th anniversary.

National Doughnut Week raises over £25k for The Children’s Trust

National Doughnut Week has raised £25,131 for charity The Children’s Trust.

Unilever Food Solutions offers authentic taste for bakers with new guide

Cornbread and tacos feature in a guide designed to help chefs and bakers boost profit by offering tastes of America, Canada and Mexico.

Warburtons products secure KLBD kosher certification

A wide range of Warburtons products – including bread and morning goods - have been certified kosher.

Kara expands Indulgent Cake Collection with seasonal trio

Kara, the foodservice brand of Finsbury Food Group, has extended its Indulgent Cake Collection with three new autumn-inspired cakes.

Muffin Break extends Curious Creations range with two new additions

Retail bakery chain Muffin Break has unveiled the Eton Mess Muffin and Eton Mess Muffin Shake to its Curious Creations range.

Too Good poll: 10 things not to say to a coeliac

Free-from brand Too Good To Be Gluten Free has revealed the top 10 most annoying questions to ask coeliacs in its latest poll.

Pope rules out use of gluten-free bread at Holy Communion

Pope Francis has said that bread used to celebrate Christian service the Eucharist must not be gluten-free bread, but can be produced from genetically modified organisms.

Pidy launches mini canapé cone range

Pastry manufacturer Pidy has unveiled a canapé cones range for the foodservice market.

Wessanen to roll out new look for Mrs Crimble’s

Mrs Crimble’s has unveiled new-look packaging designed to highlight the brand’s free-from status and taste.

Cole’s unveils new Connoisseur Christmas pudding

Cole’s has extended its festive range with a new pudding infused with cognac and brandy.

Waitrose rolls out cheese & black pepper muffins

Waitrose has unveiled a new twist on the breakfast muffin – a cheese & black pepper version.

Traybakes supplies 30,000 products to Wimbledon tennis championships

Cumbrian-based bakery Traybakes Ltd will be supplying 30,000 traybakes at the Wimbledon tennis Championships for a second consecutive year.

Jacob’s adds Stilton and Red Leicester to Mini Cheddar range

Pladis-owned Jacob’s Crackers has extended its Mini Cheddar range with three new flavours: Red Leicester, Stilton and Smoked Cheddar.

Lose weight, eat Greggs?

High street bakery chain Greggs has launched a summer diet plan, Minimise Me – despite including sausage rolls and doughnuts - that can help people lose weight.

Flipping great: Sales of American pancakes soaring

Brits have developed a big appetite for American-style pancakes, according to foodservice distributor Central Foods.

GALLERY: National Cream Tea Day

Today (30 June) is National Cream Tea Day, and bakers from across the nation have been whipping up one of Britain’s quintessential treats.

McVitie’s unveils charity initiative with Morrisons

Pladis-owned McVitie’s will donate 5p of every pack of biscuits sold at Morrisons to young people’s cancer charity CLIC Sargent.

Hovis releases Despicable Me 3 on-pack promotion

Hovis has teamed up with Universal Pictures for an on-pack promotion to support the release of Despicable Me 3 in UK cinemas on 30 June.

Deli Food sandwiches recalled over wrong use-by date

Deli Food (Scot) has recalled six varieties of sandwiches as they are labelled with the wrong use-by date.

Laura’s Little Bakery criticises X Factor free cake request

Liverpool-based business Laura’s Little Bakery has criticised an email request from X Factor representatives to provide a free cake for the judges.

Line between snacking and breakfast blurring, says Euromonitor

Snacking continues to rise in importance as consumers move away from eating three fixed meals a day, researchers have found.

Funnybones unveils US-styled cookie dessert duo

North and South American specialist wholesaler Funnybones Foodservice has launched two baked desserts into the UK foodservice market.

Finsbury Food Group expands Kara brand with Sourdough Doughballs

Kara, the foodservice brand of Finsbury Food Group, has expanded its line-up with the launch of Sourdough Doughballs.

Soreen secures listing at WHSmith Travel stores

Malt loaf maker Soreen has linked up with WHSmith for a new distribution partnership of its Malt Loaf bar.

Aryzta aims for ‘Instagram appeal’ with red and black burger buns

Global bakery business Aryzta Food Solutions has unveiled red and black coloured burger buns.

Wholebake gets green light for £14m factory plan

Baked snacks manufacturer Wholebake has been given the go-ahead for a £14m factory development in North Wales as it aims to grow its turnover to £40m in the next few years.

Hovis unveils 30% Lower Carb bread range

UK baking giant Hovis is tapping consumer demand for healthier bread with the launch of a three-strong Lower Carb range.

Pieminister launches three new pies as part of ‘A Pie for a Pie’ campaign

Pieminister has launched three new pie variants as part of its summer charity campaign ‘A Pie for a Pie’.

Whitworths extends Shots snacking range

Fruits, nuts and seeds supplier Whitworths has extended its Shots range with the launch of Shots Nuts.

Too Good To Be Gluten Free unveils snack packs

Free-from brand Too Good To Be Gluten Free has launched a range of snack packs into Waitrose stores.

Palmer and Harvey closes Bakedirect delivery scheme

Wholesaler Palmer and Harvey has ended its direct-to-store baked goods sales service six months after it started.

Birds Bakery raises £10,000 to British Red Cross Manchester fund

Birds Bakery has raised £10,000 for the British Red Cross Manchester fund following the re-introduction of the salted caramel doughnut across its 58 stores.

Dawn’s Donut scoops silver at British Frozen Food Federation awards

Dawn Foods collected a silver award for its Premium Caramel-Lace Donut at the annual British Frozen Food Federation awards, held at Park Lane Hilton, London last week.

Amazon Fresh extends in-house bakery delivery to Herts and Beds

Amazon has expanded its Amazon Fresh delivery service – which includes a range of in-house bakery products - to 42 postcodes in Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire.

Cake that dispenses wine created in Nottingham

A boozy bake has been created by Demi Salt of Nottingham-based Bijou Beauty Bakes for the mother of a friend.

Astronaut set to boldly bake where no one has baked before

Bakers, scientists and engineers are working to develop a bread machine and dough for baking bread rolls in space.

Pecan Deluxe launches red velvet cake pieces

Pecan Deluxe Candy has launched a range of red velvet cake pieces.

Taste Direct launches new frozen bakery brand

Frozen bakery specialist Taste Direct has unveiled a new frozen baking brand, Baking Agent, which will offer a range of frozen ready-to-bake cookies, muffins and scones.

Ulrick & Short urges manufacturers to look to next stage of gluten NPD

Ingredients specialist Ulrick & Short has called upon food manufacturers to concentrate on nutritional profile and label declarations of gluten-free NPD.

Krispy Kreme launches limited-edition Father’s Day range

Doughnut brand Krispy Kreme has unveiled three limited-edition doughnuts for Father’s Day.

Burton’s launches Maryland Thins Cookies range

Burton’s Biscuit Company is tapping the trend for ‘lighter’ snacking with the launch of Maryland Thins Cookies.

Premier Foods set to drive summer sales with new Mr Kipling cakes

Premier Foods has unveiled four limited-edition Mr Kipling cakes for the summer.

Birds to reintroduce salted caramel doughnut for Manchester terror attack fund

Birds Bakery is to bring back its salted caramel doughnut to its 58 stores to raise funds for those affected by the Manchester Arena bombing.

Adams Cakes produces Beatles-themed creation for 50th anniversary

A baker at Adams Cakes has recreated the cover of The Beatles’ Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album to mark the record’s 50th anniversary.

Bread and cake exports up 10% as wheat and barley fall

Growth in overseas sales of bread and cakes have contributed to UK food and drink exports rising to record levels.

Manchester artist creates 2.5ft tall King Arthur cake

A medieval masterpiece has been created by Rose Dummer of Rosie Cake Diva and Cakebomb for the opening of a new furniture store.

New Heinz Cook-in-pack and Bake-in-pack lines for Aryzta

A collaboration with Heinz and Peter’s Foods has seen Aryzta introduce the Heinz Cook-in-Pack range.

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