Delice de France (Southall, Middlesex) has launched several new festive products.Iced Fruit Cake Slice is topped with white icing. Individually wrapped, this Christmas cake is aimed at hotels, coffee shops, sandwich bars and buffets.

Also new this season is Mini Butter Shortbread Stars with Chocolate Chips – a rich all-butter shortbread, studded with milk chocolate chips. Meanwhile, new Fruited Flapjacks contain raisins, sultanas, cherries and spices.

Two new breads have also been added to the Delice de France Christmas range. The Cranberry and Rosemary Loaf is a rustic gourmet loaf.

Intended as a ‘tear-and-share’ bread for restaurants, hotels and gastro pubs, it is also an option for sandwich bars as a seasonal variety of sandwich bread, says Delice.

The company has also unveiled Mini Mixed Pain Bagnet – a range of continental fully baked rolls made with sourdough and olive oil. This selection is particularly suited to Christmas functions.