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Artisan Biscuits extends Two by Two range with new flavour

Ashbourne-based bakery Artisan Biscuits has expanded its Two by Two children’s shortbread range with the introduction of peach biscuits.

Welsh newsagent sparks social media storm with bonkers baguettes

A Cardiff shop is serving up sandwiches in flavours ranging from liquorice allsorts to chocolate orange, both served with lettuce.

Three new UK coffee shops open every day

A study commissioned for UK Coffee Week has found coffee shops pour £8.9bn into the UK economy a year.

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Despite pressure from Brexit, Britain’s bakers are feeling more positive about the future of the industry than they were 12 months ago.

Federation of Bakers partners with Instagram star

The Federation of Bakers (FOB) and the Flour Advisory Bureau have launched a #betterwithbread campaign with Instagram star Deliciously Stella.

Record year for Scottish food and drink exports

Food and drink exports from Scotland grew by £421m in 2016 to a record £5.5bn.

Philip Moody named Openfield chairman

Grain co-operative Openfield has appointed Philip Moody as group chairman. 

Park Cakes in management buy-out

Own-label cake and dessert supplier Park Cakes has been acquired in a management buy-out from private-equity firm Vision Capital.

Family-run Ellis’s Bakery up for sale

A Devon-based business that has been run by the same family for 50 years is up for sale.

Pret set to launch ‘Big Experience Week’ initiative in response to staffing concerns

Pret A Manger – which recently flagged up concerns about recruiting staff in the wake of Brexit – is launching a work experience drive.

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