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Review bakery ranges or risk retail de-listing, warns expert

A category management specialist has said suppliers must be ready to review ranges or risk being dropped, after Kingsmill’s sliced bread was de-listed in Tesco.

Bridor Inc
Bridor plans major USA factory extension
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Bridor invests £21.5m in US bakery site

French bakery specialist Bridor is investing $32m (£21.5m) in expanding its Vineland site in New Jersey. 

Vietnamese-style street food baguette known as bánh mi
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Fusion bakery to offer Asian-inspired products

A new bakery in London fusing Vietnamese and French flavours aims to tap into a growing trend for Asian-inspired bakery products.

McVitie's
McVitie's launches next advert in sweeet campaign
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UB extends ‘sweeet’ campaign for DeliChoc

UK biscuit manufacturer United Biscuits (UB) today launched the latest TV advert in its McVitie’s ‘sweeet’ series for new biscuit McVitie’s DeliChoc. 

Pidy
Pidy launches new products including mini vol au vents
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Pidy launches retail pastry products

Pastry manufacturer Pidy is adding six retail products to its portfolio. 

Bridor
Michel Roux and Frédéric Lalos partner with Bridor
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Bridor partners with Michel Roux Jr for bread line

French bakery specialist Bridor has developed a range of gluten-free products and joined forces with restaurateur Michel Roux Jr for a bread range. 

Holland’s takes expert advice for chocolate pies

Holland’s Pies has teamed up with two experts to create a series of recipes for incorporating chocolate into pies.

Deli Santé will look to expand this year
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Waitrose pastry supplier seeks to extend business

Waitrose pastry products supplier, Deli Santé is looking for a national distributor to extend its customer base.

URBAN eat's new ‘eat better' range
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Urban Eat brings out healthier food-to-go line

Sandwich brand Urban Eat is grabbing a piece of the healthy eating market by launching a selection of healthier food-to-go options called Eat Better.

Warburtons
Warburtons takes second place in The Grocer brand poll
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Warburtons at number two in Grocer top 100

The big three bread brands, plus McVitie’s biscuits have graced The Grocer magazine’s list of Britain’s 100 biggest grocery brands, with Warburtons taking the number two spot. 

Thomas J Fudges launches new savoury products

Thomas J Fudge’s Remarkable Bakery is launching a raft of new savoury products in Waitrose.

Fabulous Bakers
New branding for The Fabulous Bakers' flapjack range
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Rebrand for The Fabulous Bakin’ Boys

Fabulous Bakin’ Boys, the muffin and flapjack producer owned by Daelmans Group, has rebranded to The Fabulous Bakers ahead of a major marketing push this summer. 

National Doughnut Week
National Doughnut Week can help increase bakeries' footfall
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Doughnut Week 2015 invites baker participation

National Doughnut Week is back for 2015, from 9 to 16 May, and registration is open for bakers to maximise their sales. 

New gluten-free bakery line to launch at IFE

French bakery specialist Bridor is to launch a new gluten-free range at this year’s IFE exhibition this month.

Bakels
Bakels launches bread mixes for consumers
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Bakels introduces first consumer bread mix

Ingredients supplier Bakels has launched its first consumer brand following the development of new and secret technology.

The limited-edition Lemon Cream Buns
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Cream cakes take off for Spar wholesaler

James Hall & Co, the northern Spar wholesaler, has seen sales of its cream cakes soar since opening its Huntcoat factory in 2013.

Cadbury Fingers
Cadbury Fingers: Salted Peanut Crunch
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‘Swavoury’ trend inspires new Cadbury Fingers

Burton’s Biscuit Company has launched two new variants of Cadbury Fingers inspired by the ‘swavoury’ (sweet and savoury) trend. 

Bread tops food waste list, finds study

Latest research has found that 25% of adults waste their bread – topping the list for the most thrown-away item.

Foxcroft Ginger
Foxcroft & Ginger to launch 'cruffin'
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Foxcroft & Ginger introduces hybrid to range

London bakery Foxcroft & Ginger is launching a ‘cruffin’ on Friday (6 March) – the latest in bakery hybrids. 

French dip sandwiches tipped amongst latest emerging UK trends

French dip sandwiches and meat-style sauces have been revealed to be the latest trends in the UK high street.

Krispy Kreme gives away one million doughnuts

Krispy Kreme has estimated it gave out around 1m doughnuts worldwide, in a one-day-only promotion to celebrate the opening of its 1,000th store.

Jammie Bakes
Jammie Bakes: Jammie Dodgers for adults
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Jammie Dodgers branch out

Burton’s Biscuit Company has launched a new version of its well-loved Jammie Dodgers brand aimed at adults. 

Fabulous Bakin’ Boys plan business transformation

Muffin and flapjack brand, Fabulous Bakin’ Boys, is set to begin a major brand re-launch in what it has called the brand's "most important year".

Cinnamon Square bakery to reach wider audience

The Cinnamon Square bakery in Rickmansworth, has told British Baker of its ambitions to get its trademark Cinnamon Bun further afield.

L-R: Gilles Defrance, Nigel Chadd and Claire-Burgess
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South-west bakery moves into foodservice

A Plymouth bakery has signed a new wholesale contract with catering suppliers Chadd’s Foodsmiths, allowing it to grow the business.

Cameron halts pasty eating habits
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PM’s diet sees pasties ditched alongside bread

The Prime Minister David Cameron has given up the Cornish Pasty, just weeks after he announced his decision to stop eating bread.

The brand's giant cheese sandwich bus
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Anchor plans cheese sandwich campaign

The humble cheese sandwich has taken a hit in the popularity stakes, according to cheese brand Anchor Cheddar.

The new Jammie Dodger cake from Burton's and Finsbury Foods
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Finsbury and Burton’s launch Jammie Dodgers cake

Burton’s Biscuit Company has partnered with Finsbury Foods to launch its first licensed product: the Jammie Dodgers Celebration Cake.

New global campaign for Oreo
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Oreo campaign focuses on fun

Mondelez’ biscuit brand Oreo has launched a new global campaign focusing on the “fun side” of the brand.

Maryland Soft Baked
Maryland Soft Baked have launched to good reaction
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Video: Burton’s director of sweet sets out strategy

British Baker met Toby Baker, director of sweet at Burton’s Biscuits Company, for a tour of Blackpool’s Cookie Centre of Excellence and to discuss this month’s launch of Maryland Soft Baked cookies as well as other plans for the future. 

Burton's new Maryland Softbake biscuits at the Cookie of Excellence centre, Blackpool
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Burton’s reveals investment and ambitions for power brands

Burton’s Biscuit Company has invested £5m at its Cookie of Excellence Centre in Blackpool as it pursues major plans for its power brands.

Kara Ultimate Floured range
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Kara adds to floured baps line

Foodservice brand Kara has launched a new range of ‘premium’ floured baps to create what it calls an ‘Ultimate Floured range’.

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Huge cake marks Parliament’s 750th anniversary

A giant three tier fruit cake made to look like the Palace of Westminster was presented to Parliament to celebrate its 750th birthday. 

Cllr Simon Pickering Chairman with Sarah Mace Primal Joy Foods
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Free-from firm strikes first supermarket deal

A Gloucestershire ‘free-from’ snacks business has won its first supermarket listing after a £3,000 investment from the council.

Athenry
Foods of Athenry expands export arm
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Irish firm extends UK deals for healthy range

Irish bakery Foods of Athenry has expanded its export arm to the UK following the securing of two new deals. 

Linda Hill of Murrays Bakers
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Perth bakers wins Scotch Pie competition

Murrays Bakers of Perth has won the crown of World Scotch Pie Champion 2015.

Burton’s builds on Maryland cookie brand

Burton’s Biscuit Company has launched Maryland Soft Baked cookies after what it refers to as “breakthrough” technology.

British out-of-home breakfast preferences revealed

Cooked breakfast, toast and pastries top British consumers’ favourite out-of-home breakfasts, according to a study.

Raspberry Dawnut:
Dawn ran an American Bakery Campaign last year
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Dawn Foods continues American adventure

Dawn Foods has launched its 2015 Great Bakes of the States Adventure, which gives high street bakers the chance to win £10,000-worth of bakery equipment.

McVitie's DeliChoc come to the UK
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UB invests in new UK product

United Biscuits has invested £2m to bring a new product to the UK following its success in other parts of Europe.

Peros granola and rocky road
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Fairtrade range extended at Peros

Peros has extended its range of Fairtrade bakery products.

Village Bakery to the rescue with crumpets

The Village Bakery (Coedpoeth) has come to the rescue of some hungry local schoolchildren, after their breakfast crumpets were stolen.

Naan better for Hampshire firemen

Firemen in Hampshire have broken the world record for the biggest naan in the world.

New Year health kicks likely to hit bakery goods

A new survey from FMCG research company Canadean has suggested that sales of bakery treats may be hit this week as consumers go on New Year health kicks.

Ed Kimber:
2010 GBBO winner will judge
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TV celebrities to judge third sausage roll competition

The Great Sausage Roll Off at The Red Lion pub, Barnes, London will be back for its third year on 28 January.

NO.G quiches now stocked in Sainbury's
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Gluten-free win for NO.G at awards

Gluten-free bakery, No.G, has scooped the top prize for top free-from food product.

Premium tea popular at home
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More consumers want premium tea, study reveals

Over half of consumers opt for a premium tea when drinking it out of home, according to a new study.

Cadbury creme egg biscuits
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Burton’s to relaunch creme egg biscuits

Burton’s Biscuits Company is relaunching its Cadbury creme egg biscuits in the new year, after last year’s launch drove a huge growth within the special treats category.

Holland's Pies
Holland's Pies' steak and kidney pie
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Holland’s Pies makes charitable move for Christmas

Holland’s Pies is supplying 100 pies to a homeless shelter over the Christmas period. 

The all star animal cast of UB's Victoria Biscuit selection
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Victoria Biscuits TV ad campaign launched

United Biscuits has launched a £1m TV advertisement for McVitie’s Victoria Biscuit selection as part of its ‘Sweeet’ campaign.

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