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Second Cup
Canadian coffee chain plans UK expansion

Second Cup Coffee Company, the Canadian chain, is planning to open 500 UK sites in the next 10 years. 

Trans fats
Trans fat ban could lower death rate, finds study

A total of 7,200 deaths could be prevented in the next five years if trans fats were removed from processed food in the UK, the British Medical Journal (BMJ) has reported. 

Morrisons
Morrisons’ rating downgraded following profit fall

Moody’s, the investors service, has downgraded its rating for Morrisons. 

Greggs
Greggs ready to set down roots in Ireland

Greggs is to debut in Ireland later this year or early in 2016, Applegreen chief operations officer Joe Barrett has told the Irish Independent newspaper. 

Real Bread
Real Bread urges legal ‘sourdough’ definition

The Real Bread Campaign is calling for a legal definition of the word ‘sourdough’ as part of an Honest Crust Tax. 

Muffin Break
Muffin retailer introduces grab-and-go

Muffin Break to launch its first grab-and-go concept at Birmingham New Street Station on 24 September. 

Cupcake winners
Wiltshire baker takes the National Cupcake crown

A baker from Wiltshire swept the board at the National Cupcake Championships 2015 winning three categories as well as the Overall Champion crown. 

Hollywood
Carrs Foods teams with Paul Hollywood for bread range

Paul Hollywood has thrown down the gauntlet to in store bakeries with a new range of premium ready to bake rolls. 

Boots sandwich criticised on social media

Boots is not naming the supplier who produced a Delicious Simply Ham sandwich that has been showcased on social media. 

Cupcake
Cupcake championship finals today

The winners of the National Cupcake championships will be revealed tomorrow after the judging is held today (14 September) at British Bakels’ headquarters in Bicester.

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