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Hovis launches Good Inside sandwich thins

Hovis plans to cash in on the appetite for sandwich alternatives with the launch of two new ranges.

Spanish artisan bakery opens second UK bakery

Spanish bakery Granier is to open a second UK site in Woolwich.

Shortlist for Britain’s best high street announced

High streets in Bognor Regis, Bradford and York are among those that have been shortlisted as the best in Britain.

Greenhalgh’s rewards loyal staff

Greenhalgh’s bakery has celebrated the commitment of long serving staff at a special award event.

Starbucks franchisee secures expansion funds

Owner of the UK’s first Starbucks franchise Anil Patil has raised £10m to open 16 new sites.

Costa increases pay as new national minimum wage introduced

Costa Coffee has followed Starbucks in pledging to pay its staff more.

Children unaware of baker’s role

New research reveals that 10% of primary school children do not know where bread comes from.

Sainsbury’s posts moderate sales growth

Sainsbury’s has revealed that total retail sales increased by 0.3% (excluding fuel) for the 16 weeks to 26 September 2015.

Aldi supermarket sales increase by a third

Discount supermarket Aldi has recorded record sales of £6.89 billion for its last financial year, a 31% increase on the previous (2013) year’s figure of £5.27bn.

Square Pie launches Rugby Pie World Cup

Square Pie has kicked off a pie-themed competition to celebrate the Rugby World Cup.