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Aunt Bessie's
Aunt Bessie’s moves into cakes

Yorkshire pudding favourite Aunt Bessie’s is expanding into the ambient cake category through a licensing agreement with Bright Blue Foods. 

Supermarkets
Grocery price deflation hits supermarket sales

Supermarket sales have slowed to a revenue growth of 0.2% compared to last year, according to the latest figures from Kantar Worldpanel. 

Kingsmill launches Burger Thins

Allied Bakeries has extended its range of sandwich alternatives by launching new Kingsmill Burger Thins.

Bakery Market Report 2015
Is the future of bakery bright? You told us:

Almost 55% of bakers are more positive about the future of their bakeries than one year ago, British Baker can reveal. 

Sainsbury's
Sainsbury's posts first loss in a decade

Sainsbury’s has revealed a pre-tax loss of £72m for the year to 14 March - its first loss in a decade. 

Finsbury Food to save 150 jobs in desserts acquisition

Bakery giant Finsbury Food Group has today announced the proposed acquisition of Johnstone’s Just Desserts (Johnstone’s), from administrators FRP Advisory.

Royal baby cupcakes
Royal baby cakes sell out fast

A Norwich baker sold out of royal baby-themed cakes in 20 minutes following the arrival of Kate and Will’s second child. 

Shopping
Aldi retains lowest price position for bakery

Aldi remains the cheapest supermarket for bakery items while the cost of a weekly grocery shop has fallen £1 overall in the last month. 

Irwin’s strikes deal with Tesco for Joeys

Northern Irish company Irwin’s Bakery has secured a deal with Tesco to stock its Jammy Joeys and Snowy Joeys in more than 700 Tesco stores across Britain.

Bakers urged to use safe eggs

Bakers have been warned to make sure they are sourcing eggs from verifiable sources following the conviction of an American egg supplier.

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