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Oreo boosts range in marketing drive

Oreo, the biscuit brand, has launched two new flavours, as part of a multimillion pound marketing investment.

Tattie Scones at Tesco
The ISB Potato Scones are called Tattie Scones in Scotland
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Tesco “pinch of salt” response to rumours Tattie Scones had been renamed

Tesco has responded to headlines suggesting that it was changing the name of its Tattie Scone.

Greggs
Greggs has revamped its pizza offer for a thin crust market
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Greggs revamps pizza for current market

High street bakery giant Greggs is replacing its thick-base square pizza slices for a thin crust triangular version. 

Cadbury
Cadbury Amaze Bites to hit stores in october
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Cadbury launches 'step-change' products in snacking

Premier Foods and Cadbury owner Mondelez are entering the snacking arena with the launch of “step-change product” Cadbury Amaze Bites. 

Bramley apple pie filling given protected status

Traditional Bramley apple pie filling has joined the Cornish Pasty in being given protected status by the European Commission.

Costa
Costa introduces healthy smoothies into SE London and South Yorkshire stores
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SuperDay Smoothies range on trial at Costa

Costa Coffee, the high street coffee giant, is trialling a SuperDay Smoothies range across two regions in the UK. 

Five of Greggs all time most popular products

High street bakery giant Greggs released its impressive first half results today. It was even hailed by Hollywood star Jake Gyllenhaal last week – can the company do no wrong?

Burton’s extends biscuit range flavours

Burton’s Biscuit Company has added another cookie flavour to the popular Maryland Gooeys range.

Greggs tweeted this picture of Jake Gyllenhaal with his beloved baguette
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A-lister Jake Gyllenhaal loves Greggs

Southpaw and Brokeback Mountain star Jake Gyllenhaal has revealed his love of high street bakery giant Greggs.

SACN consults on Vitamin D intake

The Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) has published draft recommendations on vitamin D, finding that the UK is not getting enough in winter.

Cake company benefits from foodservice boost

South west foodservice supplier Hunt’s broke its own sales records during a recent promotion of products from the Handmade Cake Company – selling more than 3,000 cakes in a single day.

Mondelez revamps Christmas confectionery lines

Cadbury owner Mondelez has revealed plans to boost Christmas confectionery following flat sales.

Gruffalo
Partners launch new Gruffalo cake
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Park Cakes picks up Gruffalo licence

Magic Light Pictures has launched a new Gruffalo Cakes range, with licensee Park Cakes. 

Holland's Pies
Holland's Pies priced up in convenience channel
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Pie firm switches to price-marked packs in convenience

Holland’s Pies is moving to price-marked packs in convenience stores. 

Watch: bakery @ Hyper Japan 2015

With influence from abroad bang on trend, British Baker decided to gather some inspiration from Japan. 

Bakkavör sells off pizza firm

Bakkavör Group has completed the sale of its remaining pizza business to Dreamfood.

Graze
Graze moves into the retail arena
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Online snacks firm enters retail arena

Graze, the online snack subscription business, has moved into retail for the first time. 

Acrylamide-reducing baker’s yeast set for patent

A Canada-based global ingredients company has developed a non-GMO acrylamide-reducing (AR) baker’s yeast.

Square Pie issues ‘Pie Bonds’ on CrowdCube

Retail pie brand Square Pie is crowdfunding investors to grow its business across the UK.

Only five days until Cupcake Championships deadline

Bakers have just five days to enter the National Cupcake Championships 2015 as we confirm events for the grand final.

Cocktail Fancies
Mr Kipling's French Fancies have grown up
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Mr Kipling dresses up French Fancies

Mr Kipling has launched a revved up version of its French Fancies in the form of Cocktail Fancies. 

Cleaning fluid found on Co-op doughnuts

Co-operative shoppers in Oswestry, Shropshire have been left feeling ill after eating doughnuts that had been contaminated with cleaning fluid.

United Biscuits Sweeet campaign turns to breakfast

A flying squirrel with jet-pack is the latest character being used to advertise United Biscuits (UB) products with the relaunch of McVitie’s Breakfast range. 

Insomnia
Insomnia has added a wrap line to its Food for Life range
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Insomnia adds to Food for Life line

Irish coffee shop chain Insomnia has added more lines to its Food for Life range. 

Mondelēz puts on the Ritz in new £10m campaign

Mondelēz International is boosting its new Ritz Crisp & Thin baked snack products with a multi-million-pound marketing campaign.

Jaffa Orange Cakes recalled

A batch of E. Wedel Supreme Jaffa Orange Cakes has been recalled as some packs contain milk, which is not mentioned on the packaging.

UB withdraws McVitie’s Toasting Waffles after recipe change info

United Biscuits (UB) has voluntarily withdrawn its McVitie’s Toasting Waffles, after a change in the recipe.

Ingredients firm raises money for cancer

Bakery ingredients company Ireks UK has launched a new fundraising campaign for Macmillan Cancer Support.

‘Brutal’ price wars hit bread spend, while sales improve

Supermarket bread sales are up for the first time in four years – but ‘brutal’ price wars have hit spending.

Premier invests millions in Mr Kipling snack pack line

Premier Foods has unveiled a new £20m cake line in Barnsley, to double production of Mr Kipling snack packs.

Scotmid doubles mac pie sales amidst Greggs discontinuation

Scotmid convenience has seen a macaroni pie sell-out, after it teamed up with The Scottish Sun to boost its #savethepie marketing campaign.

Hovis drives premium loaves in landmark campaign

Hovis is relaunching its Seeded and Granary ranges, in what it calls its biggest campaign since the new ownership.

Free-from supplier expands offer to meet retailer demand

Free-from manufacturer Free’ist has upped its production in response to retailers expanding offerings.

Wimbledon cake pops by www.definitelycake.com
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8 Wimbledon-inspired cakes from UK bakers

Bakers have been batting their best Wimbledon-inspired cakes on social media, as the two-week championships begin this week.

Macaroni pies dilemma reaches parliament

The campaign to save the macaroni pies has reached Scottish Parliament, after Greggs bakery discontinued the product.

Warburtons’ toaster arrives

Warburtons has partnered with kitchen equipment manufacturer Breville to create a custom fit toaster to fit its Toastie bread.

Blog: Éclairs back on-trend

Did you know the word ‘éclair’ comes from the French for ‘flash of lightning’? On learning this recently I thought, yes, it does have a lightning bolt-esque look to it, but non! They are so named as they are eaten quickly – in a flash.

Foodservice demi-baguettes launched

Speciality Breads has launched a new range of demi-baguettes available for the foodservice sector. 

Pieminister rejected from Glasto for first time in over a decade

A ‘pie-panic’ has spread across social media, as Glastonbury-goers discovered veteran attendee Pieminister will not be at the festival this year.

Man arrested over Jammie Dodgers factory theft

A man has been arrested following the theft of £12,000 of biscuits from a Burton’s factory.

Tea biscuit
SK Biscuits adds tea to the mix
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A fresh take on shortbreads

SK Biscuits has taken the tea-biscuit dunk a step further with a new range of shortbreads with tea flavouring. 

Pork pie-maker embraces export markets

Walker & Son has stepped into the export market, after finding a way to deliver its Dickinson & Morris pork pies frozen.

Ansel cronut
Cronut inventor Dominique Ansel launches Tokyo site
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Cronut creator opens in Tokyo

Cronut king Dominique Ansel has opened his first international bakery in Japan. 

£12k-worth of Burton's biscuits stolen in Wales

A trailer full of biscuits worth £12,000 has been stolen from Burton’s Biscuits factory in Wales.

BFree
BFree wraps to join Costa menu
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BFree wraps snapped up by Costa

Health-conscious bakery brand BFree has partnered with Costa Coffee so the high street chain can use its BFree Multigrain Wraps. 

The crisp sandwich reaches new heights

The crisp sandwich has made an appearance on an Irish airline menu, and is proving to be a hit.

Genius avoids delisting after product recall

Genius Foods has said no retailers have delisted their products, following a mass product recall when a gluten contamination was detected.

Irwin's Rankin
Irwin's gives Rankin bread range an update
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Irwin’s revamps Rankin breads range

Northern Irish bakery Irwin’s has invested £350,000 in rebranding its Rankin Selection range of traditional Irish breads. 

Cornish bakery steps into snacks market

Warrens Bakery is making a move into the snack market after acquiring a local crisp firm.

Gluten-free range goes online

Bath Bakery has launched its gluten-free products online as it introduces a new range.

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