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Temperatures are set to soar to 38 degrees in the UK

Hot weather: how bakers can beat the summer heat

Temperatures are set to soar in the UK this week, potentially reaching record-breaking highs. While this is great for sunbathers, it can wreak havoc for bakers.

Kate Stein, global technical director at Pret A Manger

Pret appoints Kate Stein as global technical director

Pret A Manger has appointed Kate Stein as global technical director to drive the company’s allergy strategy.

Recipe inspiration for Dawn Foods' Savoury Muffin Mix includes vegetarian savoury muffins topped with stuffing powder

Dawn Foods taps savoury trend with new muffin mix

Dawn Foods is tapping demand for savoury versions of sweet treats with a new muffin mix.

Yard Sale Pizza's menu includes a Holy Pepperoni, Herb Your Enthusiasm and Marmite garlic bread

Yard Sale Pizza retailer to open fifth London venue

Yard Sale Pizza is to launch its fifth London store and debut a new oven-baked folded pizza menu.

Pladis CFO Sridhar Ramamurthy

Pladis hires former Unilever exec as new finance head

McVitie’s owner Pladis has hired a former Unilever stalwart as its chief financial officer (CFO).

Holland & Barrett launches meal deal trial in London

Health and wellness retailer Holland & Barrett has launched a £3.99 meal deal made up of vegan and vegetarian lunch choices.

A Deliveroo delivery person picks up a hot pizza from a counter in Sainsbury's

Sainsbury’s rolls out pizza pilot via Deliveroo

Sainsbury’s is trialling a scheme to offer its customers hot sourdough pizzas via Deliveroo.

Welsh bakery Brace's has paired with rugby player Sam Warburton on a range of high-protein products

Brace’s partners with Welsh rugby star on protein range

Welsh family bakery Brace’s has partnered with former Wales and Lions rugby captain Sam Warburton to release a three-strong range of high-protein baked goods.

Finalists and judges from the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts awards

Young Pastry Chef of the Year 2019 revealed

Charles Parkins has been named as the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts’ (RACA) Young Pastry Chef of the Year.

Farm Shop and Deli winners 2019 Lovingly Artisan
Lovingly Artisan co-founder Catherine Connor collects the award from Nigel Barden
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Farm Shop & Deli Awards 2020 open for entry

Bakers are being encouraged to enter the 2020 Farm Shop & Deli Awards.

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