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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. 

Cocoa
Cocoa fibre could replace cocoa as prices are set to soar
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Product replacement aims to reduce cocoa dependence

Natural food expert Naturis has developed a cocoa replacement as real cocoa prices continue to rise.

New savoury snack line joins Ritz brand

Mondelēz International has unveiled its new Ritz Crisp & Thin products, in conjunction with a £10m brand marketing campaign.

Scottish bakery clinches M&S deal

Scotland’s Stag Bakeries has landed a supply deal with Marks & Spencer (M&S) as part of its new Taste of the British Isles initiative.

Crosstown's new spring doughnuts
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Doughnut firm extends product range for summer

London-based artisan doughnut concept Crosstown Doughnuts has launched a trio of new products for summer.

Free from hot cross buns saw sales up 124% this year
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Waitrose reports free-from boom over Easter

Waitrose has seen sales in free-from goods rocket this Easter, with gluten-free hot cross buns up 124% on last year.

Foxcroft and Ginger cruffin
A custard cruffin from Foxcroft & Ginger bakery
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Cruffin baker opens station pop-up

Artisan bakery-cum-café and cruffin-maker Foxcroft & Ginger (F&G) has opened its pop-up at Old Street Station. 

Newburn Bakehouse
Newburn Bakehouse by Warburtons introduces sourdough cob
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Warburtons adds artisan loaves to free-from range

Warburtons’ gluten-free brand Newburn Bakehouse has added two artisan loaves to the range to launch on 12 April. 

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.

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