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Former baker launches online artisan food marketplace

New website Nurtured Foods aims to provide an easy-to-use marketplace for small, artisan food producers and sellers across the UK.

New York Bakery Co launches poppy seed bagel

Newly introduced poppy seed bagels from the New York Bakery Co are on sale in Asda for an RRP of £1.50 for a 360g pack. 

Prolific baker’s first book

Clive Mellum, a master baker for more than 47 years, has seen his first book published. 

Essex bakery to re-open with new name

Gilbert’s, the Essex bakery based in Leigh, will now be run by the Murphy family, and will open within the next few months. 

Blackthorn Fudge releases chocolate toffees

Blackthorn Fudge, the Belfast-based fudge and toffee manufacturer, has launched a line of chocolate-covered toffees under its Melting Pot brand.

Cameron to scrap sugar tax plans

According to the Financial Times, the government has abandoned plans to introduce a sugar tax as part of its ‘obesity strategy’.

Sainsbury’s leads the way by scrapping multi-buys

Sainsbury’s has become the first of the major supermarkets to commit to phasing out multi-buy deals, after mounting evidence that shoppers find them confusing and misleading. 

Chunk of Devon releases new sausage rolls

Chunk of Devon, the artisan wholesale pastry manufacturer, has launched three new flavours of sausage roll to celebrate its 10th anniversary.

Tower Bakery agrees deal to supply local Tesco stores

Perth-based Tower Bakery has agreed a deal to supply Tesco with traditional Scottish bakery treats.

Tesco buys Harris +Hoole coffee shops outright

Tesco now has full ownership of its in-store coffee shop business Harris + Hoole.

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