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Wrights’ Strongman Pie

Britain’s Strongest Man, Eddie Hall, has teamed up with Wrights Food Group to launch a beefed-up Strongman Pie in time for British Pie Week.

Welsh chef partners Lewis Pies

Renowned Welsh chef Michael Knight has partnered with The Lewis Pies and Pasty Company to lend his expertise to the firm’s new range of premium products.

New mini pastry collection

Swedish bakery supplier Lantmännen Unibake UK has launched a Mini Signature Selection, made up of Danish pastries.

Holland’s Pies on television

Lancashire based pie-maker Holland’s Pies is on the box in time to support National Pie Week (March 7-13).

EHL’s new seed blends for savoury biscuits

EHL Ingredients has launched a new range of seed blends to help bakers create exciting new recipes and formulations for savoury biscuits and crackers. 

Spring-inspired lemonade muffin launched

A limited-edition pink lemonade muffin has been launched by Cuisine de France.

Ginger Nut production restarted

United Biscuits (UB) has resumed production of McVitie’s Ginger Nuts at its Carlisle factory.

Burton’s Biscuits to relaunch Cadbury range

Burton’s Biscuits is relaunching its Cadbury Special Occasions biscuit range in a new pack format, designed for convenience.

New Brioche Pasquier macarons

French patisserie producer Brioche Pasquier aims to target “the consumer’s growing passion for macarons”.

Grocery prices continue to drop

mySupermarket.co.uk has said grocery prices have dropped to their lowest level in more than a year.

Fairtrade sales up, but not sugar

The Fairtrade Foundation charity said that shoppers and businesses are choosing Fairtrade for most groceries, but not sugar.

Ben & Jerry’s launches ice cream sandwiches

Already a hit in the US, the ice cream giants are bringing the ‘Wich range to our supermarkets this month.

Stag Bakeries launches Sweet Straws

Stag Bakeries has launched a new range of biscuit-style snacks as the first stage of a new brand venture.

Welsh Hills triumphs at Welsh Business Awards

Gluten-free bakery Welsh Hills has been revealed as joint winner of the Success through Overseas Trade category in the Welsh Business Awards.

Waverley Bakery bought for £5.2m

Scottish ice-cream cone and wafer maker Waverley Bakery has been bought by Nordic business Orkla Food Ingredients (OFI).

New Hovis Sunflower & Pumpkin Seed loaf

Hovis’ special-edition loaf, which launches this month, has a seeded dough for extra crunch, is a source of protein and is rich in fibre. 

Irwin’s wheaten bread in Asda

Irwin’s Bakery is to supply more than 100,000 packs of its new wheaten bread products to all Asda stores in Northern Ireland.

New Mini Bagel

The New York Bakery Company (NYBC) aims to appeal to both the calorie-conscious and the snacking market with its latest offering.

Nina Bakery launches new Sub Pita

Artisan pitta bread producer Nina Bakery released ready-baked Sub Pitas at Hotelympia in London yesterday.

2017 salt targets on track

Consensus for Action on Salt & Health (CASH) has collected data on white bread brands in the UK, and Brace’s and Linwoods do not meet the 2017 max salt target.

Swiss rolls recalled due to undeclared milk

Two Swiss roll products have been recalled due to incorrect ingredients information.

Poundbakery launches Italian range

An Italian-inspired range has been launched by budget bakery chain Poundbakery.

New maple syrup in industry-friendly packaging

Pure Maple, the new 100% pure Grade A Canadian maple syrup, has launched a new convenient Bag in a Box specifically for the foodservice and bakery sectors.

Department of Health disappoints campaigners over child obesity

The government’s Childhood Obesity Strategy, which may contain plans for a sugar tax, will not be released until the summer, according to the Department of Health (DoH).

Organic bakery sector recovering

Sales of organic bakery and cakes have improved significantly since the Soil Association’s (SA) 2015 Market Report. 

Blueberries are a source of the digestion-retarding pigment anthocyanin
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Diabetic-friendly bread produced by Singapore scientists

A team of scientists have produced diabetic-friendly bread by adding a plant-extract which slows the rate of digestion.

Graze launches protein flapjack

Snacking-brand Graze has launched a high-protein flapjack to capitalise on what it sees as a trend in protein consumption.

Village Bakery in new Tesco and China deals

Welsh firm The Village Bakery is ramping up production of Welsh cakes in time for St David’s Day, after clinching two major new deals.

National Toast Day hailed a success

#NationalToastDay trended for hours, not only in the UK but also in America and Canada.

Birmingham baker produces a million macaroons

Rosie Ginday, founder of Miss Macaroon, has just produced her one millionth macaroon, a blueberry and white chocolate ganache that forms part of her spring/summer range.

BakeArt manufactures first sugar sprinkles in the UK

BakeArt has become the first company to manufacture sugar sprinkles in the UK, at its plant in Ashington, Northumberland.

New ChocScotch Egg from Derbyshire bakery

The latest bakery innovation comes from Bakezilla’s Bespoke Cakes, and is set to take Easter by storm.  

Caterforce launches premium frozen cakes

A range of frozen cakes and desserts has been launched by buying and marketing group Caterforce.

Tasty Bake recalls cakes

Undeclared milk has caused Tasty Bake, the wholesale bakery, to recall its range of branded cakes.

New pie from competition winner for Pieminister

A new Indian-inspired vegetarian pie is to be launched by Bristol-based pie manufacturer Pieminister to celebrate British Pie Week.

Lewis Pies launches new premium range

The Lewis Pie & Pasty Company, one of the biggest pie and pasty manufacturers in the UK, has launched a new range of premium products. 

Destiny Foods Richard Watts, Managing Director, and Cllr. John Hughes
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Destiny Foods expands range

Destiny Foods, the Manchester-based foodservice patisserie firm and distributer, has expanded its core product range by 20%.

Birds Eye launches new frozen breakfast range

Birds Eye has announced the launch of a new breakfast range, called Hello Morning!

Asda recalls cake over walnut fears

Asda has withdrawn its Extra Special Chocolate and Beetroot Cake because some packs might contain walnuts.

Rainbow bagels hit the UK

Everyone left green-eyed by the new rainbow bagel obsession in America has had their prayers answered, after Beigel Shop decided to create their own.

Jacob’s announces new £15m advertising campaign

The United Biscuits (UB) brand’s new ad features Mini Cheddars and Cream Crackers singing and dancing

Hovis launches chia bread

With its Hovis Seed Sensations Chia Bread, Hovis has become the first major bread brand to launch chia bread in the UK.  

United Biscuits launches new app and “sweeetest ever ad break”

United Biscuits (UB), has launched two new initiatives – a new TV advert and the new McVitie’s iKitten app.

Shrewsbury baker celebrates football cup challenge with loaf

Bread and Loaf bakery in Castle Gates has produced the FA Cob, to celebrate Shrewsbury Town’s FA Cup draw with Manchester United. 

Tesco says Brits prefer their croissants straight

British consumers now prefer the straight variety of the breakfast pastry, and from today (19 February), Tesco will no longer sell curved croissants. 

Burton’s Biscuits aims to buy Fox’s

Burton’s Biscuits, the St Albans-based manufacturer, is reported to be in the early stages of talks to buy Fox’s Biscuits from Boparan Holdings.

White bread sales drop by 75%

There has been a dramatic shift away from white bread, according to the National Food Survey.

Boulder Brands UK recalls products over sesame contamination

Boulder Brands UK, which owns the Udi’s Gluten Free brand, is recalling packs of several products, due to possible contamination with sesame seeds.

Cadbury Fingers set for relaunch

Burton’s Biscuits, the St Albans-based manufacturer, has announced a packaging relaunch of its Cadbury Fingers line with 3 new SKUs.

The Yolkin hits London

Stand aside the Cronut, for the UK has a few amazing bakery inventions of its own. The latest is the Yolkin, a macaron ice cream sandwich, from eponymous London pop-up bakery Sammie Le.

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