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Destiny Foods expands range

Destiny Foods, the Manchester-based foodservice patisserie firm and distributer, has expanded its core product range by 20%.

Brakes Group sold to US firm for £2.2bn

Brakes Group, the food supplier that had purportedly been considering a flotation, has been sold to US company Sysco in a deal worth $3.1bn (£2.2bn).

Birds Eye launches new frozen breakfast range

Birds Eye has announced the launch of a new breakfast range, called Hello Morning!

Rainbow bagels hit the UK

Everyone left green-eyed by the new rainbow bagel obsession in America has had their prayers answered, after Beigel Shop decided to create their own.

Asda’s Andrew Moore in new GroceryAid role

GroceryAid has announced that Asda’s chief merchandising officer, Andrew Moore, is the new president of its fundraising committee.

Le Pain Quotidien’s former MD opens artisan bakery in Bristol

Pinkmans aims to be the “go-to place” for Bristol foodies, with Steven Whibley as a co-founder. 

New Cardiff bakery to open next week

Pettigrew Bakeries, a spin-off of Cardiff's Pettigrew Tea Rooms, is to open next month.

Jacob’s announces new £15m advertising campaign

The United Biscuits (UB) brand’s new ad features Mini Cheddars and Cream Crackers singing and dancing

Hovis launches chia bread

With its Hovis Seed Sensations Chia Bread, Hovis has become the first major bread brand to launch chia bread in the UK.  

United Biscuits launches new app and “sweeetest ever ad break”

United Biscuits (UB), has launched two new initiatives – a new TV advert and the new McVitie’s iKitten app.

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