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Pasty maker Crantock closes with loss of 109 jobs

Cornwall-based pasty and pastries supplier Crantock Bakery has shut with the loss of more than 100 jobs.

Patisserie Valerie to be sold in 70 Sainsbury’s stores

Sainsbury’s has extended its partnership with Patisserie Valerie to 70 stores.

Bake Off: The Professionals – Episode 10

‘Can I have counselling after this?’ wondered contestant Bharat Chandegra at one dramatic point in the final of this year’s Bake Off: The Professionals.

CO2 shortage: Allied cuts rolls and thins shelf life

Kingsmill owner Allied Bakeries has temporarily abandoned the use of modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) for some products as a result of the carbon dioxide crisis.

Speciality Breads launches mini ciabatta rolls

Speciality Breads has expanded its artisan-style frozen breads line-up with a range of mini ciabatta rolls.

Gradz Bakery rolls out cake and premium dessert range

Gradz Bakery is targeting independent retailers, coffee shops and delis with its first cake and dessert range.

Cornish Pasty Association unveils retailer scheme

Trade body the Cornish Pasty Association has launched a scheme for retailers that sell genuine Cornish pasties but don’t necessarily make their own.

Truro and Penwith College bakery team with Jason Bennellick and Mark Norton from Prima Bakeries (centre) and Mark Fletcher from Warrens Bakery (far right)
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Bakery firms and college create new apprenticeship

Prima Bakeries and Warrens Bakery have worked with a college to develop a new apprenticeship.

CO2 shortage: Hovis reduces best-before dates

Hovis has reduced the best-before date of some of its products as a result of the carbon dioxide shortage.

Paterson Arran keeps bees on site
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Paterson Arran shortlisted for European green award

Shortbread supplier Paterson Arran has been named as one of two British finalists in the European Business Awards for the Environment.

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