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Wellaby’s Simple Bakes listed at Waitrose and Ocado

Wellaby’s Simple Bakes – the gluten-free vegan snack brand that launched earlier this year – has achieved listings in Waitrose stores and on Ocado.

Pret introduces vegan flatbread monthly special

Pret A Manger has launched a vegan flatbread as one of its monthly speciality sandwiches.

Cuckoo’s Bakery unveils ice cream-flavoured cupcake range

Edinburgh-based business Cuckoo’s Bakery has launched a cupcake range inspired by some of Britain’s iconic ice cream and ice lolly brands.

McVitie’s bolsters Nibbles range with new Milk Chocolate Orange

McVitie’s has extended its Nibbles range with a new Milk Chocolate Orange variant.

Channel 4 launches new GBBO trailer

Channel 4 has launched a TV marketing campaign for the upcoming Great British Bake Off series.

West Cornwall Pasty Co unveils first low-calorie vegetable pasty

West Cornwall Pasty Company has launched a limited-edition Mediterranean Vegetable Pasty across its stores nationwide.

Aryzta aims for dietary needs to be ‘a piece of cake’ with new range

Global bakery business Arzyta Food Solutions has launched an Afternoon Tea range in time for Afternoon Tea Week (14-20 August).

Battle Oats extends plant-based protein cookie range

Hull-based nutrition brand Battle Oats has added the Lemon Drizzle protein cookie to its range.

Gail’s Bakery launches its first gluten-free sourdough loaf

Gail’s Bakery has unveiled its first gluten-free sourdough loaf across four of its London bakeries.

Nairn’s adds Super Seeded Oatcakes to gluten-free range

Nairn’s has extended its gluten-free oatcake range with the addition of Super Seeded Oatcakes.

Parkside launches Ooh-la-la biscuits packs made from eucalyptus trees

Packaging manufacturer Parkside has developed a new share bag packaging range, manufactured with a substrate eucalyptus tree.

Real Good Food shares crash following profit warning

Shares in Renshaw and Haydens Bakery owner Real Good Food plunged by a third yesterday (1 August) after the business issued a profits warning.

Pladis to feature on BBC’s Inside the Factory

McVitie’s-owned Pladis is to appear on the BBC Two series of Inside the Factory, broadcast from 8pm tonight (1 August).

Lidl to hold one-week gluten-free food promotion

Lidl is to offer a selection of gluten-free bakery and non-baked items as part of a one-week promotion. 

Flower & White unveils new Meringue Truffles range

Flower & White is set to launch a limited-edition range of Meringue Truffles in the lead-up to the festive period.

Food-to-go culture gives convenience retailers £36m boost

Offering a greater variety of food-to-go options has boosted revenues for convenience retailers by £36m, according to market research company IRI.

Thomas the Baker to offer Yorkshire Day cupcakes

Helmsley-based Thomas the Baker will mark Yorkshire Day on 1 August by selling special Yorkshire Day cupcakes.

Do you have a star product in your festive line-up?

Entry is now open for the 2017 British Baker Christmas Stars competition – the ideal way for your products to stand out in the festive crowd.

Jacob’s Oddities axed by Pladis

Bagged savoury biscuit range Jacob’s Oddities has been axed by Pladis following a six-year spell.

Swifts raises money for charity with ‘bread hogs’

South Shropshire-based bakers Swifts has donated proceeds from its recently developed hedgehog-shaped bread to The British Hedgehog Preservation Society (BHPS).

Muffin Break adds ‘Big Top Muffin’ to Curious Creations range

Retail bakery chain Muffin Break has extended its Curious Creations range with the Big Top Muffin.

Premier Foods Q1: Cake sales growth offset by grocery brands decline

New gluten-free Mr Kipling products have helped drive growth in Premier Foods’ cake division – although a steep drop in sales of grocery lines has dragged down the company’s overall performance.

Costa unveils nitrogen-infused cold brew coffee

Coffee chain Costa has added Nitro Cold Brew Coffee to its menu.

Krispy Kreme launches American-themed doughnut range

Doughnut brand Krispy Kreme has unveiled four limited-edition American-inspired doughnuts to its collection as part of its 80th anniversary.

National Doughnut Week raises over £25k for The Children’s Trust

National Doughnut Week has raised £25,131 for charity The Children’s Trust.

Unilever Food Solutions offers authentic taste for bakers with new guide

Cornbread and tacos feature in a guide designed to help chefs and bakers boost profit by offering tastes of America, Canada and Mexico.

Warburtons products secure KLBD kosher certification

A wide range of Warburtons products – including bread and morning goods - have been certified kosher.

Kara expands Indulgent Cake Collection with seasonal trio

Kara, the foodservice brand of Finsbury Food Group, has extended its Indulgent Cake Collection with three new autumn-inspired cakes.

Muffin Break extends Curious Creations range with two new additions

Retail bakery chain Muffin Break has unveiled the Eton Mess Muffin and Eton Mess Muffin Shake to its Curious Creations range.

Too Good poll: 10 things not to say to a coeliac

Free-from brand Too Good To Be Gluten Free has revealed the top 10 most annoying questions to ask coeliacs in its latest poll.

Pope rules out use of gluten-free bread at Holy Communion

Pope Francis has said that bread used to celebrate Christian service the Eucharist must not be gluten-free bread, but can be produced from genetically modified organisms.

Pidy launches mini canapé cone range

Pastry manufacturer Pidy has unveiled a canapé cones range for the foodservice market.

Wessanen to roll out new look for Mrs Crimble’s

Mrs Crimble’s has unveiled new-look packaging designed to highlight the brand’s free-from status and taste.

Cole’s unveils new Connoisseur Christmas pudding

Cole’s has extended its festive range with a new pudding infused with cognac and brandy.

Waitrose rolls out cheese & black pepper muffins

Waitrose has unveiled a new twist on the breakfast muffin – a cheese & black pepper version.

Traybakes supplies 30,000 products to Wimbledon tennis championships

Cumbrian-based bakery Traybakes Ltd will be supplying 30,000 traybakes at the Wimbledon tennis Championships for a second consecutive year.

Jacob’s adds Stilton and Red Leicester to Mini Cheddar range

Pladis-owned Jacob’s Crackers has extended its Mini Cheddar range with three new flavours: Red Leicester, Stilton and Smoked Cheddar.

Lose weight, eat Greggs?

High street bakery chain Greggs has launched a summer diet plan, Minimise Me – despite including sausage rolls and doughnuts - that can help people lose weight.

Flipping great: Sales of American pancakes soaring

Brits have developed a big appetite for American-style pancakes, according to foodservice distributor Central Foods.

GALLERY: National Cream Tea Day

Today (30 June) is National Cream Tea Day, and bakers from across the nation have been whipping up one of Britain’s quintessential treats.

McVitie’s unveils charity initiative with Morrisons

Pladis-owned McVitie’s will donate 5p of every pack of biscuits sold at Morrisons to young people’s cancer charity CLIC Sargent.

Hovis releases Despicable Me 3 on-pack promotion

Hovis has teamed up with Universal Pictures for an on-pack promotion to support the release of Despicable Me 3 in UK cinemas on 30 June.

Deli Food sandwiches recalled over wrong use-by date

Deli Food (Scot) has recalled six varieties of sandwiches as they are labelled with the wrong use-by date.

Laura’s Little Bakery criticises X Factor free cake request

Liverpool-based business Laura’s Little Bakery has criticised an email request from X Factor representatives to provide a free cake for the judges.

Line between snacking and breakfast blurring, says Euromonitor

Snacking continues to rise in importance as consumers move away from eating three fixed meals a day, researchers have found.

Funnybones unveils US-styled cookie dessert duo

North and South American specialist wholesaler Funnybones Foodservice has launched two baked desserts into the UK foodservice market.

Finsbury Food Group expands Kara brand with Sourdough Doughballs

Kara, the foodservice brand of Finsbury Food Group, has expanded its line-up with the launch of Sourdough Doughballs.

Soreen secures listing at WHSmith Travel stores

Malt loaf maker Soreen has linked up with WHSmith for a new distribution partnership of its Malt Loaf bar.

Aryzta aims for ‘Instagram appeal’ with red and black burger buns

Global bakery business Aryzta Food Solutions has unveiled red and black coloured burger buns.

Wholebake gets green light for £14m factory plan

Baked snacks manufacturer Wholebake has been given the go-ahead for a £14m factory development in North Wales as it aims to grow its turnover to £40m in the next few years.

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