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£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.

Stop the week: online

It's stop the week, and this time we introduce you to the newest doughnut hybrid, the bear who loves bread, and a pretty pricey cheese toasty.

gluten free
The free from category has plenty of growth left
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Gluten-free set for more aggressive growth

The meteoric rise of gluten-free is set to continue for at least three years before starting to plateau. 

Genius
Genius social media hit hard over contaminated products fall-out
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Genius faces consumer backlash on social media

‘Gluten-free’ brand Genius is facing the backlash as consumers say their piece following the recall of 25 products made at its Bathgate bakery. 

Genius
Genius gluten-free crumpets were one of 25 products to be contaminated
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Genius recalls five more lines over contamination fears

Five more supermarket own-label products have been recalled by gluten-free label Genius following a contamination issue revealed earlier this week. 

The Kingsmill 50/50 loaf was dropped from Morrisons in March
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Morrisons drops Kingsmill 50/50 loaves

Allied Bakeries has suffered another blow to its Kingsmill brand, as British Baker can reveal Kingsmill 50/50 loaves have been dropped from Morrisons.

Esquires new packaging
Esquires Coffee has launched new packaging
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Coffee chain Esquires overhauls its estate

Franchise coffee shop chain Esquires Coffee has introduced a new menus and packaging at its 24 stores. 

Tesco sandwich
Sandwiches falling out of favour with Tesco customers
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Sandwiches under threat as Tesco trebles salad range

Tesco said it was a case of “move over sarnies” as it trebled its ready-to-eat salad range to nearly 50 lines. 

Genius crumpets
Genius crumpets are one of the items recalled following gluten contamination
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Genius 'gluten-free' products recalled by supermarkets

A number of Genius-branded and own-label gluten-free products have been recalled after it was found they are contaminated with gluten. 

Melba toasting loaf
Melba toasting loaf from Marks & Spencer
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M&S to fortify all bread with vitamin D

Marks & Spencer (M&S) has announced all of its bread is to be made using yeast fortified with vitamin D.

Delifrance
Delifrance's third place sandwich used acidic and sweet flavours
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‘Inspired’ sandwich contest winners revealed

Délifrance has awarded winners of its first international ‘inspired’ sandwich competition for young talent. 

Muffins
Wicked Cake Company's tulip muffin range
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Wicked muffins on board the Eurostar

The Wicked Cake Company has had its Wickedly Good range of tulip muffins listed by Eurostar. 

Waitrose sees sandwich sales soar with weather

Waitrose has seen sandwich sales rocket up 11% compared to this time last year.

Kingsmill revamped to show ‘warm, wholesome’ side

Allied Bakeries has unveiled a fresh new design for the Kingsmill brand by updating its logo and packaging.

Sandwich award-winners revealed

Greenhalgh’s bakery has scooped the Bakery Sandwich Shop of the Year chain category at the Sandwich Industry Awards (Sammies).

‘Gay cake’ bakery guilty of discrimination

A judge has found Belfast’s Ashers Baking Company guilty of discrimination against a gay customer.

Aryzta extends Wrapped To Go line

Bakery specialist Aryzta has added two products to its individually Wrapped To Go range.

Genius
Genius steak pie
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Genius boosts frozen gluten-free range

Bakery brand Genius Gluten Free has “significantly increased” the distribution of its frozen range with the launch of five skus into Tesco and Morrisons. 

Jacob's
Jacob's new cracker crisp salt and balsamic vinegar variety
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UB introduces Jacob’s Cracker Crisps

United Biscuits (UB) has unveiled its biggest NPD of 2015 so far with the £6m launch of Jacob’s Cracker Crisps. 

Sandwich
Not enough meat-free sandwich options, says study
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Healthier sandwich choices needed

Food manufacturers are failing to provide healthier sandwich options for people trying to eat well, according to a new survey. 

The Grocer
The Grocer own-label awards saw winners and losers
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Discounters dominate gold in Grocer Awards

There were clear winners and losers in The Grocer Own Label Food & Drink Awards, with the discounters drawing in top place with Asda. 

McVitie's

UB revamps McVitie’s Breakfast biscuits

United Biscuits (UB) has relaunched the McVitie’s Breakfast biscuit range, including two new products and a £3m media spend. 

Mr Kipling
Mr Kipling adds new Snack Pack flavours with Milkshake Slices
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Premier extends Mr Kipling Snack Packs

Premier Foods has added three new flavours to its Mr Kipling Snack Pack range with its Milkshake Slices. 

Morrisons reinstates fresh doughnuts

Morrisons has bought back its fresh in-store doughnuts due to customer demand

EDME invests £2m in manufacturing site

Bakery ingredients supplier EDME is investing over £2m into its manufacturing facilities in Essex.

Mix'ems
Mix'ems is the latest launch from Burton's under the Maryland brand
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Burton’s adds another line to Maryland brand

Burton’s Biscuit Company has launched Maryland Mix’ems – another derivative of the popular £47m Maryland brand. 

Cadbury
Cadbury Mini Rolls adds four news flavours along with TV campaign
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Cadbury revamps Mini Rolls

Premier Foods has relaunched Cadbury Mini Rolls with new flavours, new packaging and a TV campaign for the first time in eight years.

Pieminister
Pieminister to launch summer pies with cider
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Pieminister's flagship Leeds site opens

Pieminister has opened its flagship store in Leeds – its biggest yet – as it gears up for a summer pies launch next month. 

Aunt Bessie's
Aunt Bessie's makes a first move into the ambient cake market
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Aunt Bessie’s moves into cakes

Yorkshire pudding favourite Aunt Bessie’s is expanding into the ambient cake category through a licensing agreement with Bright Blue Foods. 

Kingsmill launches Burger Thins

Allied Bakeries has extended its range of sandwich alternatives by launching new Kingsmill Burger Thins.

Royal baby cupcakes
Cupcakes in honour of the royal princess sold out in minutes
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Royal baby cakes sell out fast

A Norwich baker sold out of royal baby-themed cakes in 20 minutes following the arrival of Kate and Will’s second child. 

Allied Bakeries embraces free-from market

Allied Bakeries has made a move into gluten free, launching two ‘free-from’ products under the Burgen brand.

Brownie firm doubles production

Bad Brownie bakery has more than doubled its product output after opening a new kitchen.

Napier Brown to sell for £34m

Real Good Food is to sell its sugar distribution business Napier Brown for £34m to Tereos, the world’s fifth-largest sugar group.

Welsh pasty maker embraces snacking

Peter’s Food Service has moved into the snack market after launching a new multipack pasty product.

Brioche Pasquier
Brioche Pasquier launches Baked Bread Bites
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Brioche Pasquier makes a play for snack market

Brioche Pasquier has launched a range of savoury baked products, in a bid to move into the snack market. 

Shortbread gains renewed popularity

Shortbread is seeing 6.1% year-on-year growth as it becomes a year-round sweet biscuit option.

Great North Pie Co. takes Supreme Champion title

A chicken, mushroom, English mustard and cream pie made by Great North Pie Co. has taken home the title of Supreme Champion at this year’s world-renowned British Pie Awards. 

Stop the Week: online

Today's Stop the Week is cake themed, so grab a cuppa and get reading. 

Toppings Pies reaches south with Budgens

Doncaster-based Toppings Pies has struck a deal with Budgens, in a bid to spread further down south.

New York Bagel Company
New York Bagel Company joins the Thins market
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New York Bakery Company launches Sandwich Thins

The New York Bakery Company is adding Bagel Sandwich Thins to its range this spring with a £2.5m campaign. 

Aryzta
Aryzta launches 'posh' range of pies
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Aryzta offers ‘posh’ pie range

Swiss bakery group Aryzta has launched a range of five ‘posh’ pies inspired by UK flavours. 

Ditty's
Ditty's smoked oatcakes to be listed in M&S
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Ditty's oatcakes now listed in M&S

Ditty’s oatcakes has won a listing in Marks & Spencer (M&S), adding to the bakery names to land deals with the retailer since it launched its new British Foods range. 

Wrights
Wrights' Street Pie range
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Wrights launches Street Pie range

Crewe based Wrights Food Group has rolled out a ‘kick-ass’ Street Pie to target the grab-and-go sector. 

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