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Caption: Gordon Gafa, Tesco’s category director for bakery, commodities and wholesale operations, is a headline speaker at the BSB conference
Tesco bakery boss to headline BSB conference

Tesco bakery chief Gordon Gafa will head a star line-up of speakers at this year’s British Society of Baking (BSB) conference in October.

Greencore lays out £15m on food-to-go specialist

Greencore Group has acquired Warwickshire-based The Sandwich Factory Holdings Limited (The Sandwich Factory) from sausage-maker Cranswick.

Lola’s Cupcakes celebrates 10-year anniversary

Lola’s Cupcakes will mark its 10th anniversary with a series of in-store events next month.

Food charity fumes at bread overproduction

Food waste charity The Real Junk Food Project has hit out at retailers regarding overproduction.

Wallet Circle offers free mobile loyalty to cafés and bakeries

Digital start-up company Wallet Circle is redefining its business model so that large and small retail businesses can join its mobile loyalty app for free.

Muffin Break launches new muffin shakes

Bakery retail chain Muffin Break has introduced three new flavours of milkshake to their drinks range, which are made with actual muffins.

Starbucks to trial recyclable coffee cups

Starbucks will begin testing a new kind of recyclable coffee cup as it looks to cut waste.

Dawn adds new fondants to line up

Bakery ingredients supplier Dawn Foods has launched two new fondants suitable for coating doughnuts, pastries, eclairs and desserts.

Bakery launches Cornish pasty flavoured crisps

The Great British Crisp Company, part of Warrens Bakery in Cornwall, has launched Cornish pasty flavoured crisps.

Why these Brazilian cheese balls could be the future of gluten free

It looks like bread, behaves like bread and is named after bread, but Pão de Queijo is actually made from tapioca and cheese, and could be the next big thing in the lucrative gluten-free market.