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‘Cake culture’ backlash: Civil servants urged to cut back on sweet treats

Civil service staff have been warned that bringing cake to work for birthdays or other celebrations could be a “public health hazard”.

Apprentice winner Alana Spencer seeking pastry chef

The Apprentice winner Alana Spencer is looking for a production pastry chef for her cake business Narna's Cakes.

Premier Foods unveils new Mr Kipling and Cadbury Easter cakes

Premier Foods is expanding its recently launched ‘whole cakes’ range as part of its seasonal Easter line-up.

Ministry of Cake acquired by French business Mademoiselle Desserts

Ministry of Cake has been sold to French manufacturer Mademoiselle Desserts for an undisclosed sum.

Customer designs new cake for Patisserie Valerie

A customer has designed a new whole gateau and individual slice for Patisserie Holdings-owned Patisserie Valerie.

Cynthia Stroud, founder and director of Pretty Gorgeous Cake Company
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Baker recognised in New Year’s Honours list

Cynthia Stroud, founder and director of business Pretty Gorgeous Cakes, has been recognised in the 2017 New Year’s Honours list.

Dentists urge businesses to combat ‘cake culture’

Dentists say ‘cake culture’ – celebrating success or special occasions with sweet treats – has made the workplace a main site of sugar consumption for many Brits.

Honeybuns expands New Generation cake range

Gluten-free bakery Honeybuns has expanded its New Generation cake range with two new flavours – Oaty Coconut bar and Oaty Apricot bar.

Just Desserts launches first range of branded cakes

Shipley-based bakery Just Desserts has launched its own retail brand of family-sized cakes after more than 30 years as a foodservice supplier.

Cake packaged with a spoon hailed as ‘breakthrough’ NPD

A single-serve cake designed to be eaten with a spoon has been highlighted as a ‘breakthrough’ product launch in a new study.

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