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Pidy launches Valentine pastry range

With Valentine’s Day just a few months away, Pidy has announced that it will be bringing out a bite-sized heart-shaped pastry range – named Apericoeur.

Subway launches first ever festive sub

High street sandwich firm Subway has introduced its first ever seasonal sub to its stores – the Festive Feast.

Personalised shortbread for Christmas

VIP Shortbread has announced the launch of its Christmas range of personalised shortbread.  

New festive lines at Muffin Break

Artisan bakery Muffin Break has launched its festive menu, which includes both sweet and savoury options.

New ‘grown-up’ Christmas puddings

Christmas pudding maker Matthew Walker is launching two new fruit puddings with a twist this year, the Golden Mulled Plum & Port Christmas Pudding, and the Guinness Fruit Pudding. 

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Premier to launch Cadbury Choc Tarts following 4.1% cake sales hike in H1

Premier Foods is to extend its Cadbury range with Cadbury Choc Tarts following another strong performance from its cakes division.

Kara brings out new muffin range

Kara, the foodservice brand of the Finsbury Food Group, has launched a new Tulip Muffin range. 

Cotswolds bakery scoops two awards

South Gloucestershire-based Marshfield Bakery has won a national IGD award and been named Manufacturer of the Year for SME at the Insider Magazine Made in the South West Awards.

Bath Cake Company wins five awards

Somerset-based Bath Cake Company took home five awards for cakes entered at Cake International this month. 

You won’t find this in a petrol station – the £20 steak slice

Cocktail bar chain Hawksmoor is offering its customers a steak slice with a premium difference – and a £20 price tag.

Greencore sales up 10.6% in strong food-to-go market

Sandwich and convenience food giant Greencore has reported a surge in revenue as demand for food to go remains strong.

Lovemore free-from brand set to expand into China

Gluten and wheat-free brand Lovemore is set to extend into the Chinese market after attending a trade event in the country last month.

Greencore to acquire US firm Peacock Foods in £600m deal

Convenience food business Greencore – which describes itself as the largest sandwich manufacturer in the world – is set to ramp up its US profile with the acquisition of Peacock Foods.

Apprentice TV show appearance boosts rainbow bagel sales

London bakery the Beigel Shop is enjoying a surge of interest in its rainbow bagels after they appeared on TV show The Apprentice.

Warrens brings back mince pie pasty

Warrens Bakery, the Cornish pasty and cake maker, has reintroduced its mince pie pasty due to popular demand.

New lemon meringue tarts from Brioche Pasquier

French bakery and patisserie producer Brioche Pasquier has introduced the Tarte Citron Meringueé to its range in two versions.

Just Desserts’ salted caramel cake wins award

A hand-crafted salted caramel cake, produced for the retail market by Shipley-based bakery Just Desserts, has sliced through the competition to win a coveted Taste Award.

Judgment day at World Scotch Pie Champs

Judging for The World Championship Scotch Pie Awards 2017 is now complete, with bakers waiting anxiously for the results in January.

Pie makers urged to enter British Pie Awards

The 2017 British Pie Awards (BPAs) will officially open for entries on 16 November.

VIDEO: Meet the UK Pastry Team

British Baker caught up with the UK Pastry Team ahead of the Coupe du Monde de la Pâtisserie – that’s the pastry world cup to you and I – and they might just win it!

Former police officer named Cake Artist of the Year

Former police officer Dawn Butler has scooped the Cake Artist of the Year award for her ‘flying’ helicopter cake at the Cake Masters Magazine Cake Awards.

Sainsbury’s profits drop 10.1%

Sainsbury’s sales continued to decline as it posted a 10.1% fall in first-half profits to £277m.

Greggs and Pret give away festive freebies

High street chains Greggs and Pret a Manger have been giving away their latest Christmas releases for free as part of the run-up to the festive period.

New wirecut from Baker Perkins

Equipment supplier Baker Perkins has introduced a new servo-driven version of its TruClean wirecut machine, which forms cookies and bars from soft dough.

First international competitor for Scotch Pie Awards

California-based bakery Sunblest Foods has become the first international competitor in the World Championship Scotch Pie Awards.

Asda fined £664,000 over mouse infestation at west London store

Major supermarket Asda has been fined over half a million pounds after a customer ate a bread roll covered in mouse droppings.

GALLERY: Brown’s Hotel unveils healthy afternoon tea

From January, Mayfair’s Brown’s Hotel will offer a healthy alternative to traditional afternoon tea with Tea-Tox.

Topping’s game pie wins Yorkshire Taste Award

The handcrafted game and poultry pie from Doncaster-based the Topping Pie Company has won a Yorkshire Taste Award.

CSM launches Oreo doughnut

Bakery ingredients supplier CSM Bakery Solutions has launched an Oreo doughnut.

Derbyshire bakery brings back traditional Thor cake as a limited-edition

Derbyshire-based bakery Stacey’s has brought back a traditional Derbyshire cake for a limited time.

Walkers products set to rise by 5p following weakening of the pound

Britain's biggest crisp brand Walkers is set to increase prices of its products by 5p as a result of the pound weakening.

Can Kingsmill’s new Super Toasty loaf deliver the ‘best ever toast’?

Allied Bakeries has unveiled a new Kingsmill loaf that it claims offers consumers the ‘best ever toast’.

Christmas Entremet winner announced

From a 28-strong list of entrants, to a short list of five pastry chefs, the winner of the 2016 Classic Fine Foods Christmas Entremet competition has been crowned.

Pidy rolls out first branded retail products to Ocado

Pidy has secured its first branded retail listing as part of its ambitions to become a recognised name with UK consumers.

Holland’s unveils Micro 2 Go microwave slices range

Holland’s Pies is aiming to shake-up the on-the-go pastry market with a new range of microwaveable slices.

Peboryon Bakery creates Wallace & Gromit-inspired Cake-o-matic machine

Cornwall based business Peboryon Bakery has created a machine made out of cake that bakes its very own cakes.

Aunt Bessie’s launches I’m a Celebrity-themed dessert pie

William Jackson Food Group brand Aunt Bessie’s has launched a Dingo Dollar dessert pie ahead of the 16th series of ITV’s I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here.

Irwin’s launches new low-sugar range for families

Northern Ireland bakery Irwin’s has created a new range of low-sugar products aimed at families.

Krispy Kreme launches three new doughnut treats

Doughnut brand Krispy Kreme has added three new doughnuts to its range - the Bonfire Toffee, Gingerbread Ring and Smores doughnuts.

The Flour Station launches first permanent site

Bread Holdings, parent company of Gail’s and artisan baker The Bread Factory, has opened the first permanent site for its sourdough brand The Flour Station.

New Found Joy lands £20k listing deal with Tesco

Gluten-free bakery New Found Joy has secured a listing from Tesco that brings six of its traybakes to shelves in a number of Northern Ireland stores.

Miss Macaroon opens its doors for the first time

Social entrepreneur Rosie Ginday has unveiled the UK’s first French macaron shop and prosecco bar Miss Macaroon in Great Western Arcade, Birmingham.

VIDEO: how to make a beautiful chocolate cake topper

British Baker spent the day with chocolate and cocoa supplier Callebaut. It wants to show bakers that making beautiful desserts with higher price points is easy. Want us to prove it? If we can do it, you definitely can…

GALLERY: Bakers whip up Halloween sweet treats

Bakers from across the nation were in full Halloween spirit yesterday after whipping up spooky (trick or) treats.

FSA publishes summary of food incidents

Allergy alerts accounted for more than half the product recall notices issued by the Food Standards Agency between July and September this year.

Bells Food Group strikes pie deal with Lidl

Scottish pastry manufacturer Bells Food Group has secured a deal to supply discount retailer Lidl with a range of nine pies across 91 Scotland stores.

Sandwich chain opens fifth UK site

American sandwich chain Quiznos has opened its fifth UK site in Maidstone, with local firm Speciality Breads’ white and brown loaves taking centre stage on the menu.

Kara crowned cake winner

Finsbury Food Group foodservice brand Kara has been crowned the cake winner at the 2016 Café Quality Food Awards.

What is the number one biscuit choice for British workers?

A survey conducted by national workplace law consultancy, protecting.co.uk has concluded that Britain’s favourite biscuit in the place of work is...

Flower & White unveils Christmas range

Shrewsbury-based dessert maker Flower & White has launched its festive lines.

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