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Cookie Crumbles appoints distributor for baking mixes

Cookie Crumbles is set for expansion following its appointment of Blakemore Fine Foods as a distributor of its baking mix range.

Biscuit firm keeps sale option open

Thomas J Fudge, biscuit maker, has revealed it has been working with corporate adviser Grant Thornton about the potential sale of the business to achieve growth plans.

Swapping guns for buns: Stallone meets Warburtons

Hollywood movie star Sylvester Stallone starred in Warburtons’ multi-million pound advert this weekend, for the new campaign ‘The Deliverers’.

Doughnut firm extends product range for summer

London-based artisan doughnut concept Crosstown Doughnuts has launched a trio of new products for summer.

Budgens favours greater bakery selection in new concept stores

Budgens has added its first patisserie counter to its third concept store following a major refit.

Gail’s reveals 20th bakery location

Gail’s Artisan Bakery is to open its 20th site in Temple Fortune, north-west LondonBritish Baker has learned.

Exclusive: Raise Bakery reveals major expansion plans

Sussex-based Raise Bakery has revealed plans to open its first branded retail site in Hove, as it aims to expand the business nationwide.

US sandwich restaurant to open in UK

US sandwich chain Potbelly is looking to open 15-20 stores in London, in its first move into Europe.

Warburtons
Warburtons' Sylvester Stallone TV ad airs tomorrow

Warburtons has begun its countdown to the big unveil of its new advert starring Sylvester Stallone, which airs at 8pm on ITV tomorrow (11 April). 

Waitrose reports free-from boom over Easter

Waitrose has seen sales in free-from goods rocket this Easter, with gluten-free hot cross buns up 124% on last year.