Marks & Spencer is boosting its Simply Food top up and takeaway chain, with the £38 million purchase of 28 Iceland stores. The acquisition, is due to complete in March, with stores rebranded by August, giving M&S 171 Simply Food shops.
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The independent bakery chain is set to open its first site north of the border later this year as it works towards a goal of 100 sites in the UK – double what it has now
The event, which takes place on the 2-4 October in the Lake District, will explore the use of locally sourced ingredients and how bakers can reduce their energy costs
The 1,200sq ft site at Teal Park is the bakery’s 63rd site in the East Midlands and will serve up its food-to-go offer including hot rolls and savoury snacks
The digital version of the May edition of British Baker magazine is available to readers now.
Brook Food Processing Equipment is to donate money to NHS charity Love Musgrove for every Rofco oven sold during lockdown.
Lovingly Artisan has won the baker of the year accolade at the Farm Shop & Deli Awards for the second year running.
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