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French dip sandwiches tipped amongst latest emerging UK trends

French dip sandwiches and meat-style sauces have been revealed to be the latest trends in the UK high street.

Krispy Kreme gives away one million doughnuts

Krispy Kreme has estimated it gave out around 1m doughnuts worldwide, in a one-day-only promotion to celebrate the opening of its 1,000th store.

Morrisons appoints new chief executive

David Potts, the former boss of Tesco in Ireland and Asia, has been appointed as the new chief executive of Morrisons.

Gail’s Bakery eyes sites outside of London

Gail’s Artisan Bakery has revealed plans to expand out of the capital, but has turned down opportunities to go into travel locations.

Suffolk bakery gets Oscar mention

The Pump Street Bakery, Suffolk, has gained Oscar fame after it was mentioned in a speech by winning director, Mat Kirkby.

Sandwich firm on minimum wage shaming list

A sandwich firm is among 70 firms named and shamed by the government, which have failed to pay the minimum wage.

London venues charging cakeage fee

The so-called ‘cakeage fee’ – a charge restaurants command when customers bring their own cake – has shot up to as much as £9 in some big-name restaurants.

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Jammie Dodgers branch out

Burton’s Biscuit Company has launched a new version of its well-loved Jammie Dodgers brand aimed at adults. 

Starbucks embarks on evening offering

Starbucks has launched its first evening offering in the UK at Stansted Airport, offering hot and cold food, wine and beer.

Scottish duo open first bakery outlet

A Scottish bakery has opened its first shop, after previously running a home bakery from the south of Glasgow.

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