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Finsbury Food reports strong H1 growth

Finsbury Food Group has reported a 91% growth in its H1 UK bakery operating profit, from £3.8m to £7.2m.

Boparan enjoys positive Q2 results

Boparan Holdings, the company behind 2 Sisters Food Group, has reported a rise in underlying sales and improved profitability for its second quarter.

Aunt Bessie’s launches dessert duo

A duo of frozen desserts has been launched by William Jackson Food Group (WJFG), under the Aunt Bessie’s brand.

Warrens plans to expand in St Just

The directors of Warrens Bakery hope plans to grow the company’s St Just production site will enable them to extend the confectionery side of the business.

New Steak and Wainwright Golden Ale Pie

Lancashire-based Clayton Park Bakery has launched a Steak and Wainwright Golden Ale Pie in conjunction with brewery and pub operator, Marston’s, to coincide with British Pie Week.

Dean’s launches gluten-free shortbread

Aberdeenshire-based shortbread and biscuit manufacturer Dean’s has launched a new coeliac-friendly range, which contains three varieties. 

Costa wins family-friendly award

High street coffee chain Costa Coffee has won Best Family Friendly Café at the Tommy’s Awards for the third year in a row.

Coffee shops making false recycling claims?

High street coffee chains have been accused of making false claims about how many paper cups they recycle, with less than one in 400 paper coffee cups being recycled, despite many carrying the recycling logo.

Sainsbury’s reports steady Q4 sales

Sainsbury’s has reported a steady Q4 trading period with like-for-like (LFL) sales excluding fuel at 0.1% growth.

Ginsters launches limited-edition sandwiches

Ginsters is aiming to boost interest in its sandwich range by launching two limited-edition variants.

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