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One in five shoppers thinks about health when buying on-the-go snacks

Twenty-one percent of consumers say health is a feature they look for when choosing a snack to eat on the go, according to a survey by Carrs Foods.

Wheat imports up 87% year-on-year this summer

Wheat imports almost doubled in July and August compared to the same period last year.

Bad Girl Bakery secures business growth accolade

A Scottish bakery and café that began life as a home-based cake business has won a food and drink business growth award.

Great British Bake Blog: Episode eight

Ok, I’ll just come out and say it: the wrong person went home last night.

Halloween 2018: top trends this fright night

The spookiest night of the year is fast approaching and bakers are whipping up a host of delightful on-trend treats for the occasion.

Aryzta responds to Cobas attack on funding plan

Frozen baked goods supplier Aryzta has hit back following a challenge by its largest shareholder over plans for the company to raise €800m.

Tiptree World Bread Awards winners revealed

Istvan Nadhazi of M’s Bakery in Bournemouth has been crowned overall winner of the Tiptree World Bread Awards.

Tesco expands vegan range with pizza, pies and cake

Tesco has more than doubled its Wicked Kitchen vegan range, adding baked items such as pies, pizzas and a brownie, to meet increasing demand for plant-based foods.

Halloween and Bonfire Night bakery round-up

Things are getting spooky this month, as retailers, bakers and manufacturers get into the Halloween spirit with a host of new treats.

Macphie taps nostalgia trend with mallow NPD

Food ingredients manufacturer Macphie has introduced mallow into its range of sweet filling and finishing products.

Five facts you might not know about Danish pastries

In celebration of the first-ever Danish Week on the Great British Bake Off tonight, we’ve scoured the archives to find five interesting facts about Nordic pastries and rising trends.

Village Bakery creates jobs at new gluten-free site

Village Bakery is seeking 20 extra staff for its new gluten-free site, which is set to open in December. 

  (Photo: Jordan Michael )

Manchester baker Trove opens city centre store

Trove has opened its second bakery-café store in Ancoats, Manchester.

Shareholder challenges €800m Aryzta funding plan

Plans by frozen bakery giant Aryzta to raise €800m are being challenged by its largest shareholder.

What did bakers make of the royal wedding cake?

As the Duke and Duchess of Sussex did before them, Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank broke with tradition in their choice of wedding cake this weekend.

Folic acid fortification to be mandatory, claims report

Fortification of flour with folic acid is to become mandatory in the UK, according to national media reports.

Cake Box expects 40% hike in half-year turnover

Egg-free cake specialist Cake Box is expecting to report a 40% increase in revenue to £8.3m for the first half of its financial year.

Greencore selling US arm to focus on UK market

Greencore Group is to sell its entire US business to an affiliate of Hearthside Food Solutions in a $1bn (£817m) deal.

Hughes bakery gets £600k funding ahead of rebrand

Shipley-based Hughes Bakers has secured a £600,000 loan from the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF).

Subway crowned IGD food-to-go operator of the year

Subway has won the IGD food-to-go operator of the year award for the second year running.

Patisserie Holdings share offer raises £15.7m for crisis-hit business

A share offer has raised £15.7m to help Patisserie Holdings continue trading in the face of a crisis sparked by serious financial irregularities.

Patisserie Holdings reveals £25m plan to save business

Patisserie Holdings is launching a share offer and has admitted it needs a £20m capital injection to avoid calling in administrators.

Callebaut debuts 1% added sugar milk chocolate

Chocolate manufacturer Barry Callebaut has launched a 1% added sugar chocolate called Ecl1pse under its Callebaut brand.

Patisserie Holdings finance chief arrested and bailed

Patisserie Holdings finance director Chris Marsh has been arrested, according to the crisis-hit business.

Edme promotes apprentice to lab technician position

Ingredients producer Edme has appointed Jordan Peck as lab technician following his completion of its apprenticeship scheme.

Patisserie Holdings needs cash injection to continue trading in current form

Patisserie Valerie owner Patisserie Holdings has said it cannot continue to trade in its current form unless it gets an immediate cash injection.

£600k loan helps Sugden move to new factory

Muffin machinery manufacturer Sugden is expanding into new premises with the help of a £600,000 loan from Lancashire Rosebud Finance.

Mars enters chilled dessert category with Milk Snacks

Mars Chocolate Drinks and Treats has launched Mars Milk Snacks into the chilled dessert category.

Ashers general manager Daniel McArthur and his wife Amy at the Supreme Court
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Court rules in favour of bakery in ‘gay cake’ case

The Supreme Court has ruled that a bakery did not discriminate against a customer by refusing to make a cake supporting gay marriage.

Great British Bake Blog 2018: Episode seven

Bleeding vegans coming in here, ruining everything – that’s the vibe I got from the tent last night.

Patisserie Holdings shares suspended amid fraud fears

Patisserie Valerie owner Patisserie Holdings has launched an investigation into what it has described as serious – and potentially fraudulent – accounting irregularities.

Handtmann Ltd announces new managing director

Anthony Daniels has taken over from Martyn Garrod as managing director at Handtmann Ltd.

British Baker’s 2018 Christmas Stars revealed

Here they are – the winning products in the 2018 Christmas Stars competition!

Campden BRI appoints new director of technology

Food and drink research company Campden BRI has appointed Chris Huscroft as technology director for its Centre of Technical Excellence (CoTE).

Focaccia-style pizzas help drive 7.3% Greggs growth

A strong summer performance in the breakfast market and from new products including focaccia-style pizzas have contributed to sales growth at Greggs.

The Cornish Bakery shuts York store after fire

The Cornish Bakery has been forced to shut one of its shops following a fire.

Selfridges unveils Reese’s panettone for Christmas

Selfridges is to sell a Reese’s peanut butter and chocolate panettone as part of its Christmas range.

Trio of NI companies work together on bakery NPD

Bangor-based Heatherlea Bakery has partnered with two other Northern Irish companies to create a new Irish Oatcake.

  (Photo: Copyright (c) 2017 Shutterstock )

Details of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank's wedding cake are revealed

Princess Eugenie of York and her fiancé Jack Brooksbank have chosen London-based cake designer Sophie Cabot to create their wedding cake.

Heron Corn Mill scoops £52,500 Lottery grant

South Cumbria-based Heron Corn Mill has received a National Lottery Grant of £52,500 to help it celebrate 800 years of milling.

  (Photo: Daniel Oxtoby )

Just Desserts creates Lotus Biscoff cheesecake

Yorkshire bakery Just Desserts has partnered with Belgian biscuit brand Lotus Biscoff to create a new handcrafted cheesecake.

L-r: TPBI CFO Kamol Borrisuttanakul, CEO Somsak Borrisuttanakul, Intelipac's John Wilkinson and Duncan Edwards
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Thai firm snaps up UK’s Intelipac

Thai packaging company TPBI is to enter the paper packaging market for the first time after inking a deal to acquire stakes in UK firm Intelipac – the business that resurrected bakery packaging supplier Reynards last year.

Menu variety is major draw for breakfast shoppers

Menu variety and good coffee should be key for businesses looking to attract breakfast shoppers, according to Délifrance.

Genius adds Bread Crisps to ‘Good for the Gut’ range

Genius Gluten Free has added Bread Crisps to its ‘Good for the Gut’ range, which is suitable for vegans, vegetarians and coeliacs.

Puratos targets small firms with 10kg sourdough packs

Puratos is rolling out 10kg packs of its Sapore Medea and Sapore Rigoletto sourdoughs, targeted at smaller bakery businesses.

Kara relaunches and expands bloomer range

Finsbury Food Group foodservice brand Kara has relaunched and expanded its bloomers range with new flavours and thicker slices.

Brioche Pasquier updates macaron flavours for 2019

French pâtisserie manufacturer Brioche Pasquier has updated its collection, adding new flavours to its macaron range.

Fry’s launches vegan baked goods into Sainsbury’s

Vegan food company The Fry Family Food Co is launching a range of chilled meat-alternative products exclusively at Sainsbury’s.

Great British Bake Blog 2018: Episode six

Oh what a difference a pastry week makes! As this week’s bakes burst, burnt and leaked before the judges, some of the bakers’ fortunes were dramatically reversed.

Costa rapped for radio ad saying bacon roll is better breakfast than an avocado

Advertising Watchdogs have upheld complaints over a Costa radio ad, which suggested a bacon roll was a better breakfast choice than an avocado.

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