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Pastry firm revamps canapés range

Pidy, the ready-to-fill pastry specialist, has relaunched its Trendy range with a new recipe in time for Christmas. 

New Nottingham bakery reveals ambitions

Tartisan, the recently opened bakery in Nottingham, has revealed plans to grow nationally and abroad in the next five years.

Hearth Pizzeria & Bakehouse
Sussex pizzeria harvests first owned wheats

Lewes-based The Hearth Pizzeria & Bakehouse is harvesting its first crop of heritage wheats to produce its own breads and pizza doughs. 

Higgidy
Higgidy appoints new head of brand

Higgidy, the West Sussex pie and quiche maker, has appointed Oliver Rudgard to the newly created role as head of brand. 

So Organic
Opportunities in organic foods identified

The steady growth in organic foods presents new opportunities for brands and retailers, research from market data company Nielsen has revealed. 

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. 

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