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Bakery takes ‘more masculine’ approach

The Speciality & Fine Food Fair 2016, held this week, saw one bakery company stage a fightback against “cutesy” bakery.

Gail’s expands in Herts and London

Gail’s Artisan Bakery, the Luke Johnson-backed group, is to open sites in St Albans, Hertfordshire and One Tower Bridge, London.

Veggie Pret set to stay put due to popular demand

Pret A Manger CEO Clive Schlee has announced on his personal blog that the company’s temporary vegetarian pop-up will remain permanent in Soho, London.

M&S announces proposed change to UK HQ

Supermarket giant Marks & Spencer has announced that it will be discussing proposals with its employees to make significant changes to its UK head office structure.

Warburtons introduces protein-packed bakery

Leading wrapped bakery brand Warburtons has bolstered its portfolio with a range of new Protein, loaves, wraps, rolls and thins.

Waitrose recalls cookie range as precautionary measure
Waitrose recalls cookie range over nut concern

UK supermarket Waitrose has recalled its 150g Orange and Milk Chocolate Cookies, with a best-before date of 30 March 2017 over concerns that some of the packs may contain hazelnuts.

Dominique Ansel sets London opening date

Dominique Ansel, the man behind the Cronut (the croissant-doughnut hybrid), will be opening in London’s Belgravia on Elizabeth Street, on 30 September, and, to celebrate, he’s created a UK-exclusive menu.

Amazon could ‘dash’ the hopes of UK supermarket sales

The launch of Amazon Dash service could take away 20% of UK supermarket online sales by 2020, according to e-commerce delivery expert ParcelHero.

Burton’s CEO steps down

Ben Clarke has announced he will step down from his post as chief executive of Burton’s Biscuits Company after seven years in the post. 

Moditions bakery secures Asda contract

The Ballymena-based Moditions bakery will be supplying its gluten-free ranges to Asda stores across Northern Ireland, the company has announced.