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Genesis Crafty is sold in pre-pack deal to Tayto boss

Northern Irish firm McErlain’s Bakery – producer of the Genesis Crafty range and own-label cakes and breads – has been sold as a private investment to the boss of snacks supplier Tayto Group.

Lancaster wholesale bakery secures £250,000 funding

A new wholesale bakery business has launched in Lancaster and has its sights set on a £1m turnover target.

Great British Bake Off 2018: meet the contestants

The Great British Bake Off is back! Noel, Sandi, Prue and Paul are to return to the nation’s screens on Tuesday 28 August and they’re bringing with them a dozen fresh faces.

Südzucker and DouxMatok to market 'breakthrough' sugar reduction system

Sugar supplier Südzucker has formed a partnership to market a system claimed to reduce the sugar content in products by up to 40%

Chevler gains backing from Welsh development bank

Baking cases and muffin wraps manufacturer Chevler has secured funding from the Development Bank of Wales.

St John Bakery to open first permanent site in London

St John Bakery is to open a permanent site in London’s Seven Dials following the success of two pop-up ventures.

What does wheat genome decoding mean for bakers?

Scientists have unlocked the genetic code of bread wheat, a breakthrough that could result in more consistent dough and longer shelf lives for baked goods.

Asda rolls out own-brand fibre bars

Asda has unveiled a duo of own-label Fibre Bars, which boast five grams of fibre per serving.

Bakeries at centre of PX+ hospitality festival

London’s Brickhouse Bakery and E5 Bakehouse are among the UK talent joining a host of international bakers at the first ever PX+ festival next weekend (24-27 August).

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