== Pearsons publicity ==


Pearsons of Ingleton from North Yorkshire claimed the runner-up prize in California Raisins’ 2009 Innovation Competition for its free-range pork pies, made using California Raisins. Pearsons will receive advertising and publicity for its products, courtesy of California Raisins.



== Marmite pasties ==


Warrens Bakery has launched two new pasties containing Marmite. The Marmite & Steak and Marmite & Cheese Pasty have been developed in partnership with Unilever Food Solutions, and will be available in Warrens’ 56 bakeries in the south west of England.



== Free training offer ==


Food consultant Nellie Nichols is offering the chance to win five free days of training to launch her new Food on the Move Academy. Nichols, who received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the recent British Sandwich Awards, consults on new product development, training and sourcing. To be in with a chance, email nellie@nellienichols.com with a brief description of your business objectives and the reasons why you believe you should win.



== Hardakers robbery ==


A robber armed with what appeared to be a handgun burst into Hardakers bakery in Horsforth, West Yorkshire, last month and threatened staff before fleeing with cash.



== 7Up promotion ==


Britvic and Pepsico have launched an on-pack promotion across the 7Up soft drinks range. Consumers can get £10 off their next holiday with Thomas Cook with every purchase, as well as the chance to win a holiday to one of the seven natural wonders of the world. The promotion will run from 15 June to 31 October across all 7Up bottles and cans.