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Kingsmill adds Vitamin Boost loaf to 50/50 range

Allied Bakeries has launched a new Kingsmill 50/50 loaf with added vitamins and minerals.

Greggs trials click and collect breakfast orders

Greggs has launched a click and collect trial for breakfast orders in Manchester city centre.

Krispy Kreme teams up with Vimto for spooky NPD

Krispy Kreme has partnered with soft drinks brand Vimto to create two limited-edition doughnuts for Halloween.

Veggie Pret to open first store outside London

Veggie Pret will open in Manchester next month, marking the chain’s first dedicated vegetarian store outside the capital.

Hovis seeks to increase bread bag recycling

Hovis is introducing new on-pack labelling designed to increase the amount of bread bags being recycled.

Coffee brand TrueStart opens sustainable cafe

Sustainable coffee manufacturer TrueStart has opened its first coffee shop in Bristol serving hot beverages alongside locally sourced treats.

Asda rolls out freakshake-inspired Baileys cakes

Finsbury Food Group has unveiled a duo of NPD flavoured with Baileys Irish Cream Liqueur.

Ella’s Kitchen launches frozen muffins for kids

Baby food brand Ella’s Kitchen is moving into the frozen aisle with the launch of its Big Kids range, which includes a duo of frozen muffins.

Pop-up gin bakery to open in London this weekend

Artisan cake-maker Pearl & Groove has teamed up with mixers brand Fentimans to launch a pop-up bakery in London.

Finsbury to invest to meet demand for ‘artisan’ bread

Finsbury Food Group is to invest further to meet demand for artisan-style bread – and said it was committed to growing its business through further acquisitions.

Lotus and Krispy Kreme release S’mores doughnut

Krispy Kreme has partnered with Lotus Biscoff to create a S’mores doughnut. 

Toasties and doughnuts lead Greggs’ autumn menu

Doughnuts, toasties and a limited-edition pumpkin spice latte are among the items featured on Greggs’ autumn 2018 menu.

Ormo Bakery teams up with NI brands for NPD

Belfast-based Ormo Bakery, which is part of Hovis, has teamed up with two other Northern Irish brands to develop new products.

Freaks of Nature roll out vegan hot puddings

Vegan brand Freaks of Nature has expanded its range with Sticky Toffee and Chocolate Fudge hot puddings.

The Cake Crew cupcakes gains national listings

The Cake Crew has secured its first national listings for the Beautifully Crafted cupcake brand in Ocado and Costco.

Warburtons adds to Toastie range with sourdough loaf

Warburtons has expanded its thick-sliced Toastie range with a sourdough variant.

Ginsters revamps sandwich packaging and adds NPD

Ginsters of Cornwall has overhauled its sandwich range with revamped packaging and new products.

Christmas preview: bakery brands reveal festive NPD

There are just over 15 weeks until Christmas and the nation’s bakery businesses have begun unveiling their plans for the festive season.

Pladis targets lunch market with McVitie’s Club cake

Pladis has extended its McVitie’s Cake range with a new product inspired by its orange Club bars, designed to combine cake, biscuits and chocolate in one treat.

Allied Bakeries ups prices to reduce operating loss

Allied Bakeries is continuing to reduce its losses – and will be looking to mitigate the impact of rising wheat prices.

Frozen vegan pizza gains listings in Tesco

Meat alternative brand Oumph! has gained listings for its frozen Italian-style pizza in 179 Tesco stores across the UK.

Dachshund takes lead in Sainsbury's cakes revamp

A trio of animal-themed cakes feature in the relaunch of Sainsbury’s celebration cake range.

Aulds to keep its eight remaining stores open

Scottish bakery business Aulds is to retain eight of its stores after last month liquidating its retail division.

Ridiculously Rich by Alana unveils commission scheme

The Apprentice winner Alana Spencer has launched a scheme enabling members of the public to sell her cakes for commission.

Roberts unveils 100% recyclable bread packaging

Roberts Bakery is launching packaging for its bloomer range that can be recycled in household kerbside collection bins.

New M&M’s Cake Bars rolling out to retailers

Mars Chocolate Drinks and Treats has launched new M&M’s Cake Bars. 

Border Biscuits appoints marketing manager

Biscuit manufacturer Border Biscuits has appointed Suzie Carlaw to lead its marketing team in the newly created position of marketing manager. 

Eight Aulds shops remain following further closures

Eighteen Aulds shops have closed in the past month after the family-owned Scottish business placed its retail business into liquidation.

Scottish Bakers welcome new food tourism strategy

A plan to boost food and drink spending by visitors to Scotland has been welcomed by trade association Scottish Bakers.

Ginsters’ first-ever pasty store to open in Newbury

Ginsters of Cornwall has announced the opening of its first Ginsters Pasty Store, in Newbury, Berkshire.

Ben & Jerry’s introduces ice cream bagels

Ben & Jerry’s is tapping into the ice cream sandwich craze with its latest creation – Ice-Ice Bagels.

Colin the Caterpillar gets a Macmillan makeover

Marks & Spencer’s Colin the Caterpillar has been given a makeover to help raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support’s ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’ event on Friday 28 September.  

Lidl launches charitable bakery pop-up in Ireland

Lidl Ireland has launched a pop-up bakery in aid of its charity partner Jigsaw, the National Centre for Youth Mental Health.

Social enterprise bakery opens in Nuneaton

A new artisan bakery in Nuneaton has opened its doors to the public and given young people the chance to make a fresh start.

The Cornish Bakery on business awards shortlist

The Cornish Bakery has been shortlisted for Employer of the Year in The Lloyds Bank National Business Awards. 

Village Bakery secures Spar supply deal

Wrexham-based Village Bakery has struck a deal to supply Spar stores in north Wales with its gluten-free range.

Genius extends range with beetroot and kale wraps

Gluten-free bakery company Genius has unveiled a duo of brightly-coloured NPD, Fibre Fest Beetroot Wraps and Fibre Fest Kale Wraps.

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.

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.

Real Good Food raises £1m with open share offer

Real Good Food has raised £1m with an open share offer that it says had been heavily oversubscribed.

Asda adds 100 lines to free-from range

A llama biscuit-making kit, mini brioches and tea cakes feature among the 100 new lines that have gone on sale as part of Asda’s Free From range.

Aulds closes four more stores in retail liquidation

Scottish family bakery Aulds has closed a further four stores after making the decision to liquidate its retail arm to focus on the wholesale and production operation.

Pladis extends ‘thins’ theme to Jacob’s Cracker Crisps

Biscuit manufacturer Pladis is building on the increasingly popular ‘thin’ snack trend with a slimline variant of its Jacob's Cracker Crisps.

Christmas preview: retailers unwrap more bakery NPD

Christmas is drawing ever closer and the next handful of retailers have outlined what they’ve got planned for bakery NPD throughout the festive season.

Bakery businesses triumph at Great Taste Awards

Peter Cooks Bread, Wessex Mill and Cookie Jar were three of the businesses to top the list of baking industry winners at the 2018 Great Taste Awards.

Aulds closes four stores with 26 jobs lost

Family-owned bakery Aulds has closed four shops with 26 staff made redundant as it liquidates its retail arm to focus on the wholesale and production operation.

Mondelēz adds snacks to Oreo and Cadbury line-up

Mondelēz International has debuted a range of cream-filled biscuits under the Oreo and Cadbury brands.

Tesco and Carrefour deal to begin in October

A strategic alliance between Tesco and global retail giant Carrefour is expected to become operational in October 2018.

Aulds liquidates retail arm to focus on wholesale

Family-owned bakery Aulds has placed its retail business into liquidation to focus on its wholesale and production operation.

Cake Crew cupcakes gain Vegetarian Society stamp of approval

The Cake Crew has seen 11 products within its Beautifully Crafted cupcake range approved by the Vegetarian Society.