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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.

Feel Free For Gluten Free launches doughnut range in Tesco

Feel Free For Gluten Free has launched a new doughnut product in 250 Tesco stores.

Proper Cornish’s portable pies listed by major companies

Proper Cornish’s new, handheld ‘on-the-go’ pies have been listed by wholesaler Bidvest and caterer Compass Group.

Best organic Danish rye in London is named

An organic 100% rye Danish loaf made by Notting Hill Real Bread bakery SNAPS + RYE was named ‘The Londoners’ Loaf’ at the Urban Food Awards during The Urban Food Feast at Borough Market on 25 September.

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