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Italian bakery expands into UK

An Italian bakery has opened its first site in the UK, as it looks set to move the brand out of Italy.

Pie firm gains Grade A food safety certification

Lewis Pies, the Swansea-based pie company, has secured a Grade A certificate for food safety from the BRC Global Standards.

Bakers angered by icing sugar reformulation

A reformulation of Tate & Lyle Sugars’ icing sugar has resulted in a backlog of complaints from bakers.

The Bread Factory strikes gluten-free partnership

The Bread Factory has partnered with Wild Thexton to up its gluten-free offering, as it opens its new 30,000sq ft bakery.

Fabulous Bakers launches mass campaign drive

The Fabulous Bakers, previously the Fabulous Bakin’ Boys, has launched a nationwide marketing campaign focusing on its natural ingredients.

BRC reports first drop in food sales for 2015

Food sales fell for the first time this year, as budgets and weather affected shopper habits.

Burton’s to launch Cadbury Screme Egg biscuits

Burton’s Biscuits has introduced Cadbury Screme Egg biscuits to its Halloween range.

Cake and biscuits market in slow growth, but future positive

The biscuit and cake market has seen a “subdued” growth, threatened by home baking and competition between confectionery, health foods and ice cream products.

Gluten-free roll takes Dragons’ Den spotlight

Gluten-free business Rule of Crumb has defended its award-winning white roll, after it was dubbed “truly horrible” on BBC2’s Dragons’ Den last night. 

Asda celebrates 50th with cake tour

Supermarket chain Asda has completed a countrywide tour to celebrate its 50th birthday.

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