Prewett’s rolls out bite-sized gluten-free cookies

Northumbrian Fine Foods-owned Prewett’s has expanded its ‘Minis’ range to include cookies.

Industry welcomes Brexit transition period

The food industry has welcomed news that a ‘transition period’ will be implemented if the UK leaves the EU on New Year’s Eve 2020.

Writer seeks stories from former BFP Wholesale staff

A former operations manager at bakery ingredients supplier BFP Wholesale is appealing for ex-employees to come forward and share stories of their time at the company.

Addo Food Group donates 187,000 meals in a year

Addo Food Group has donated more than 187,000 meals to good causes since teaming up with food distribution charity FareShare a year ago.

Charity launches coeliac disease research fund

Coeliac UK has launched a research fund and fundraising appeal to raise £5m to study coeliac disease and gluten-related autoimmune conditions.

Diners will pay more for burger in gourmet bun, Lantmännen study finds

Consumers are willing to pay up to £1.25 more for a burger if it comes in a gourmet bun, a study by Lantmännen Unibake has revealed.

Finsbury Food H1 results: revenue and profits rise

Finsbury Food Group has reported a 4.7% hike in operating profits in the 26 weeks ending 30 December 2017.

Ole & Steen to open in Westfield London

Danish bakery Ole & Steen is opening a new store in Westfield London, based in Shepherds Bush, next week (20 March), taking the total number of sites in the capital to seven.

Bako North Western in drive for new shareholders

Bakery supplier Bako North Western Group is aiming to secure new shareholder members following a shake-up of its capital structure.

Coveney takes US lead role in Greencore shake-up

Greencore boss Patrick Coveney is to split his time between the UK and the US as the business announces a restructure of its US operations and leadership.

Eid family buys back Signature from Aryzta

Signature Flatbreads has bought out its joint venture partner Aryzta.

The Cornish way of doing things (left) and a traditional Devon scone with cream then jam (right)
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All scone wrong: National Trust apologises for mix-up

A Facebook post by Cornwall’s Lanhydrock National Trust has sparked controversy for depicting a scone with cream first, then jam – widely acknowledged to be the Devon way of doing things.

Raynor Foods set to undergo revamp

Wholesale sandwich supplier Raynor Foods has relaunched its brand with new packaging.

Government fails to commit to 25p ‘latte levy’

The government has been accused of taking ‘no real action’ on tackling single-use coffee cups after failing to commit to a ‘latte levy’.

Calorie reduction: industry and experts respond

Public Health England has launched a new campaign calling on businesses to slash 20% from the calorie content of certain foods by 2024.

Miss Macaroon in Facebook and Instagram link-up

Birmingham-based patisserie and social enterprise Miss Macaroon has attracted the attention of social media giants Facebook and Instagram.

Round-up: Real Bread Week so far

The 10th annual Real Bread Week is underway. Bakers across the country are celebrating additive-free loaves by creating special products, running workshops and through social media activity.

Black magic: charcoal pizza helps to boost Bakkavor

Strong sales of bread and pizza – including a charcoal base launched into Waitrose stores – have helped drive growth for Bakkavor.

Krispy Kreme launches doughnut bites

Krispy Kreme has launched a mini version of its iconic Original Glazed doughnuts.

Greggs: 2018 will be a year of record investment

Greggs is to make £45m of capital expenditure in 2018 as it continues the consolidation of its manufacturing and logistics operations.

Speciality Breads urges chefs to get creative

Speciality Breads is supporting the launch of its three-strong frozen dough range with a ‘Prove it’ competition for chefs.

Mr and Mrs Pasty will head to London by train
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Cornish pasty producers to meet with MPs

Cornish pasty producers will tell MPs of the importance of the product to the local economy as part of the first-ever Cornish Pasty Week.

Konditor & Cook unveils Cake Hole and spring range

Konditor & Cook has unveiled its revamped Cornwall Road site, which has been renamed the Cake Hole following a total overhaul.

Pidy introduces frozen sponge sheet additions

Pidy has launched two new frozen sponge sheets offering on-trend flavours.

Italian firm Granarolo buys Midland Food Group

Chilled and frozen food wholesaler Midland Food Group (MFG) has been acquired by Italian dairy business Granarolo Group.

The company supplied a range of puddings
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Pudding firm Ultimate Food Co enters administration

Christmas pudding supplier The Ultimate Food Company has entered administration after trading for more than 30 years.

St John Bakery opens pop-up at Old Street Station

St John Bakery has opened a temporary site at Old Street station in London.

Love at first bite: Man proposes in Greggs

A graphic designer from Hertfordshire proposed to his girlfriend at a Valentine’s Day celebration hosted by Greggs.

Tropical flavours tipped to be major macaron trend

Floral and tropical flavoured macarons are set to become the next big thing, according to Brioche Pasquier.

Behold! The Valentine’s Day-themed toastie

Bristol-based delivery service Cheese Posties has marked Valentine’s Day with cheese toasties inspired by red velvet cupcakes.

Bakers share the love this Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is here and the nation’s bakers have been whipped into a frenzy creating treats to mark the occasion.

Aryzta unveils four new sourdough breads

Aryzta Food Solutions has launched four new sourdough breads to boost foodservice operator menus.

Five top trends for National Pizza Day

Happy National Pizza Day! Businesses across the country are celebrating with supermarket deals and discounts on delivery.

New York Bakery Co rolls out bagel beer

New York Bakery Co has launched a limited-edition beer made with bagels in celebration of today’s National Bagel Day (9 February).

Auntie Anne’s launches apple cinnamon mini pies

Franchise business Auntie Anne’s has rolled out limited-edition apple cinnamon mini pies to tap growing interest in the snacking market.

US sandwich chain Which Wich set to make UK debut

American sandwich brand Which Wich is set to open its first site in the UK at the St Giles Plaza in London.

Bells taps free-from rise with double choc brownie

Family bakery Bells of Lazonby has introduced a gluten-free and milk-free double chocolate brownie to meet a gap in the foodservice market.

Deliveroo launches Treat Yo-Self bakery

Delivery service Deliveroo has launched the Treat Yo-Self bakery to help Londoners see off their January diets in style.

Greggs to open store in Three Bridges station

Greggs is to open a new shop at Three Bridges railway station, West Sussex, next week (Saturday, 3 February).

Revealed: how to cut the carbon footprint of sarnies

Sandwich manufacturers could reduce the carbon footprint of their products by as much as 50% through recipe changes and waste reduction, a study by The University of Manchester has found.

Booming food-to-go market drives growth at Greencore

Soaring food-to-go sales have driven a 9.2% rise in reported revenue for Greencore’s UK and Ireland operations.

Greggs offers candlelit dinners for Valentine’s Day

Greggs is offering romantic candlelit dinners in its stores for the first time this Valentine’s Day.

The Strawberry & Raspberry Sensation round cake (left) and the Pretzel Brownie
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Kara extends Indulgent Cake Collection range

Kara, the foodservice brand of Finsbury Food Group, has made four additions to its Indulgent Cake Collection.

Ten new products on show at Europain 2018

Thousands of professionals from the bakery, pastry and chocolate-making industries are set to descend upon France’s Paris-Nord Villepinte for trade show Europain next month.

Veganuary gains pace with savoury bakery NPD

Veganuary is drawing to a close but that doesn’t mean the flurry of meat- and dairy-free NPD to hit the market has slowed. 

Aryzta cites Brexit pressure as it issues profit warning

Aryzta has warned its earnings will be down 15% year on year, but insists revenue is ‘relatively’ stable.

Krispy Kreme to open second store in Brighton

Doughnut specialist Krispy Kreme is set to open a second store in Brighton on Thursday 8 February.

Pretzel chain Auntie Anne’s to open in the north west

Franchise business Auntie Anne’s has revealed expansion plans for the next year that will see it open its first stores in the north west of England.

Roberts Bakery teams up with Brazilian street artist

Roberts Bakery has teamed up with Brazilian street artist Mateus Bailon to promote its recent rebrand.

New initiatives and passenger numbers drive SSP UK growth

Group revenue at Starbucks and Upper Crust travel sites operator SSP grew 13.5% in the last quarter of 2017.

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