== Colston quartet ==

Colston Bakeries has opened a fourth shop in Malvern, Worcestershire. The family-run retail baker, now in its third generation, sells bread, filled rolls and sandwiches, cakes and savouries. Its central bakery makes 40,000 products a week.

== Warburtons’ lucky 13 ==

Warburtons is opening a new depot in Paddock Wood, Kent. It will be Warburtons’ 13th depot and has created over 60 jobs for Paddock Wood and its surrounding area. The depot will help Warburtons bakery in Enfield, north London, to distribute its range of products to the region’s local supermarkets.

== Word on The Streat ==

Irish sandwich bar chain, The Streat, is to expand into Scotland. A regional development franchise for Scotland will be run by John Belardo and former Rangers’ operations director Gerry Carey. The franchise operation has 26 cafés in Ireland, with a menu including sandwiches, salads and wraps, juice and its own blend of coffee.

== Uniq closure ==

Convenience foods group Uniq is planning to close its factory in Paignton, Devon with a potential loss of 390 jobs. The Buckinghamshire-based firm is starting a consultation process with employees about the transfer of production to its site in Minsterley, Shropshire. Uniq is a major supplier to Marks & Spencer.

== McDougalls’ range ==

McDougalls is extending its savoury pastry range with the launch of Upper Crust Savoury Tarts. The range consists of four variants - chicken and grilled pepper, mature Cheddar & pan-fried onion, chicken & mushroom, and asparagus & smoked ham.