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Burton’s Biscuits launches Fish ‘n’ Chip battle

Burton’s Biscuits will ask consumers to decide which flavour of sauce they would like on its Fish ‘n’ Chips brand.

Top ten hot cross buns

No Easter would be complete without them – now Cambridge Market Research has published the results of a consumer blind taste test to see which hot cross bun is best.

New roll for Speciality Breads

Speciality Breads, the Margate-based wholesale bakery, has added to its growing selection of artisan rolls with a new sourdough & onion roll.

Allied invests £1m in pancakes

Sunblest pancake production has been overhauled at Kingsmill owner Allied Bakery’s East Belfast plant. 

Survey finds demand for more gluten-free products

There is insufficient choice in the gluten-free market, according to 73% of consumers who buy coeliac-friendly products.

Tim Peake eats bacon sandwich in space

Not only that, which is brilliant enough, but the British astronaut’s sandwich was also specially designed by Heston Blumenthal for the occasion.

The rise and rise of babka

This Easter’s must-have treat was babka, a traditional Eastern European cake, which has become a hit in New York, and is now gaining rapid favour in London.

Scottish companies forge gluten-free partnership

A partnership to produce gluten-free biscuits has been announced by Duncan’s of Deeside and Pulsetta Foods.

Gallery: Halva to supply Fortnum & Mason

Fortnum & Mason (F&M) has just been announced as the first official stockist for London bakery, Halva.

M&S starts selling mug cakes

Marks & Spencer is offering pre-made mixes that you put in a mug and microwave. 

First gluten-free industry event launched

Coeliac UK, the national charity for people with coeliac disease, is hosting its first gluten-free networking event for food industry professionals who wish to benefit from the growing gluten-free market. 

Eat faces £3.6m bill for toasted sandwiches

Sandwich chain Eat has been issued with a £3.6m VAT bill after its toasties were found to be subject to the “pasty tax”. 

Defra urges manufacturers to apply for PDOs

UK manufacturers are to be encouraged to apply for protected status for their regional speciality food and drink names, according to Elizabeth Truss, minister at the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).

Muffin Break launches citrus muffin

Muffin Break has launched a limited-edition citrus-flavoured muffin as the third stage of its Muffin Lab concept.

Bidvest unveils four new desserts

Wholesale retailer Bidvest has unveiled a new selection of frozen dessert products as part of its Create Summer range.

Public Health England says “eat plenty of bread”

Public Health England (PHE), part of the Department of Health, has issued advice on what consumers should and should not be eating.

Pudding Fairy wins at exhibition

Laure Moyle has taken first prize at the Squires Exhibition in Surrey, with her haute couture-inspired cake design. 

New packaging technology

Dundee-based Discovery Flexibles, the packaging convertor and printer, has developed Print & Form, which allows designs to be printed on to rigid plastic packaging.

Mothers Pride repackaged for Epilepsy Scotland

Mothers Pride Scottish Plain loaves will be repackaged in Epilepsy Scotland’s purple and teal tartan design to raise awareness of the condition

Lewis Pies relaunches bakery

The Lewis Pie and Pasty Company has relaunched its bakery branch of the business.

Burton’s Biscuits to revamp Maryland range

Burton’s Biscuits is relaunching its Maryland range with a unified pack format and new SKUs.

Pizza Express to launch gluten-free dough balls

Pizza Express has announced the launch of a gluten-free version of its dough balls.

Cuisine de France launches speciality rolls

Cuisine de France has launched a range of speciality rolls aimed at the in-store bakery market.

Blackburn family bakery rises from the ashes to scoop awards

Sandersons has won six national awards for its pies at the 2016 British Pie Awards, just three years after going into administration.

Warrens takes the ‘pasty grand slam’

Warrens Bakery, the Cornish craft bakery, is delighted with its recent victories, which coincide with its expansion.

Aunt Bessie’s launches dessert duo

A duo of frozen desserts has been launched by William Jackson Food Group (WJFG), under the Aunt Bessie’s brand.

New Steak and Wainwright Golden Ale Pie

Lancashire-based Clayton Park Bakery has launched a Steak and Wainwright Golden Ale Pie in conjunction with brewery and pub operator, Marston’s, to coincide with British Pie Week.

Independent baker to trade in place of Waites

An independent bakery and confectionery business, Bradford-based Marshall Bakers, is to trade in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, following the closure of Waites.

Dean’s launches gluten-free shortbread

Aberdeenshire-based shortbread and biscuit manufacturer Dean’s has launched a new coeliac-friendly range, which contains three varieties. 

Ginsters launches limited-edition sandwiches

Ginsters is aiming to boost interest in its sandwich range by launching two limited-edition variants.

Extended Tesco listing for Feel Free For Gluten Free mini donuts

Feel Free For Gluten Free’s (FFFGF’s) mini donuts will be available in 646 Tesco stores from this month.

Dawn’s new limited-edition frostings

Dawn Foods has launched three new frostings in flavours presently unique in the bakery sector, to “help bakers capture the essence of spring and summer”.

Square Pie launches “most exciting” gluten-free pies

A duo of gluten-free pies has been launched by premium-pie restaurant Square Pie.

Sugar is Brit’s biggest health concern, not fat

New research from market analyst, Mintel, has shown that we are more concerned about sugar than fat and calories.

“Significant growth” for Bokomo Foods

Cereal maker Bokomo Foods is now the main supplier to all major supermarkets’ own-brand cereal products.

‘Everything Doughnut’ becomes latest hybrid

The Doughnut Project, in the US, has unveiled a sweet and savoury pastry hybrid topped with cream cheese, sesame seeds and garlic.

British Pie Awards judging underway

Yesterday (9 March) marked the start of the eighth annual British Pie Awards, held in Melton Mowbray Church. 

Petition calls for Jammie Dodger recipe change reversal

An online petition has been launched calling on Burton’s Biscuits to reverse a recipe alteration to its Jammie Dodgers line.

New edible Ghostbusters merchandise

Innovative Bites, the American snack and confectionary supplier, has signed a deal to launch limited-edition Ghostbusters Twinkies, called Key Lime Slime.

New puddings from Essex producer

Cole’s Puddings has launched two new Christmas puddings, which it says can be enjoyed on any special occasion.

Greggs launches flat white with Nappuccino lab

To mark the launch of its new flat white coffee, high street baker Greggs has bought an “adult naptime pod” to London.

Costa’s fresh food initiative expands

High street coffee chain Costa has announced it will be rolling out its offering with premium salad brand Chop’d to a further 12 London stores. 

Poundstretcher recalls Disney cookies

Poundstretcher is recalling tins of Disney Choc Chip Cookies due to the presence of undeclared milk.

Price of gluten-free bread and croissants rises

Mysupermarket.com has analysed the prices of various baked goods over the last year, with many items found to be cheaper, but a few significantly more expensive.

Britain’s first chocolate kebab shop

The Chocolate Kebab House will open in Swansea in June, serving crêpes, churros, waffles and milkshakes.

United Biscuits releases teacakes

United Biscuits (UB) is to expand further into the cake aisle with the release of two teacake products.

Genius launches gluten-free bagels

Genius Gluten Free has launched its first bagel line as part of a package of three new products.

Warrens celebrates a double win

Warrrens Bakery has won the Open Savoury category at the World Pasty Championships, and readers of The Cornishman newspaper also voted it "the best pasty maker in west Cornwall".

The New York Bakery Co launches wholemeal bagel

The wholemeal bagels from The New York Bakery Co (NYBC) are low in saturated fat and are a source of fibre.

Costa Fresco launches instore bakery

The London concept store has announced that it will serve a range of hot lunch dishes and desserts, baked instore. 

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