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Ocado sees sales up while average order value declines

Online retail giant Ocado has seen sales for the group rise by 19.2% to £271.1m, despite a decline in average order value.

Tesco coffee shop director ‘leaves’ business

The Tesco boss in charge of in-store restaurants and coffee shops, such as Harris + Hoole and Euphorium, has reportedly left the business.

Craft bakery strikes deal for second retail site

Woodstock’s Artisan Bakery, Northamptonshire, has linked up with a local café to expand into its second branded retail outlet.

Manchester bakery sights 27% sales uplift after rebrand

Manchester-based firm Sheldon’s Bakery has set its sights on a 27% sales increase over the course of this year, after relaunching the brand.

Coffee chain expands in UK and abroad

Ca’puccino, the Italian coffee house, is set to open its sixth site in the UK, as it plans to expand internationally.

New food skills career website launched

The National Skills Academy for Food & Drink has launched a new website to encourage more youngsters into the industry.

Former Diageo man to head FDF

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has appointed former Diageo director Ian Wright as the new director-general of the trade association.

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Aldi named cheapest for bakery in grocery tracker

German discounter Aldi has been named the cheapest supermarket for bakery items as the price of a weekly shop rose 0.55% in the last month to £88.59. 

Tom’s Pies launches at Ocado

Premium pie company, Tom’s Pies, has launched five products at ocado.com- its first listing at a major retailer.

The best bacon sarnie revealed

A survey has revealed the nation’s favorite way to eat a bacon sarnie is in white bread, with smoked bacon and brown sauce.

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