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The Village Bakery to open £12m gluten-free factory

The Village Bakery is ramping up its presence in the burgeoning free-from market with the development of a new £12m gluten-free factory and the launch of its own brand.

Baileys profiteroles launch exclusively in Iceland

Iceland has expanded its pastry offer with exclusive Baileys-branded profiteroles.

Pastries supplier Freshpack enters administration

Cheshire-based frozen pies and snacks manufacturer Freshpack has entered administration.

William Jackson sells Aunt Bessie’s to Nomad Foods

Jacksons Bakery owner William Jackson Food Group has sold its Aunt Bessie’s brand to Nomad Foods.

Aryzta expands line-up with fruit Danish pastries

Three new Danish pastries are being added to the Aryzta product range from the middle of next month.

Cherish Finden reveals chocolate trends for 2018

The celebrity chef says umami flavours and deconstructed desserts will prove popular this summer.

Price of supermarket loaf up 8.5% in past two years

The average price of a large loaf of wrapped bread in Britain’s supermarkets has risen from 94p in 2016 to £1.02 today.

Bake Off: The Professionals – Episode 5

The judges aren’t messing about this week. Armed with a ruler, they are expecting nothing less than perfection. With their often unattainably high standards, they may be a little disappointed.

Addo metal contamination fears sparks mass recall

Almost 60 products including Tesco and Wall’s lines have been recalled by manufacturer Addo Food Group over fears they may contain pieces of metal.

Cakes exports decline in first quarter of 2018

Cake exports have fallen more than 6% year on year, in contrast to a 5.5% increase in total sales of UK food and drink overseas.

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