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Sainbury’s tops table in tight big-four race

Christmas sales have closed the gap between the big four retailers, with a difference in sales growth of just 0.9% between them all.

Dunkin’ Donuts reveals broad expansion plan for China

Dunkin’ Donuts has announced plans to open 1,400 new stores in China over the next 20 years.

Bakeries set to prosper in 2015, finds study

The eating out sector is set to grow further in 2015 with bakeries among a clutch of sectors earmarked for growth.

Morrisons boss to leave, following Christmas sales slump

Dalton Philips, the man at the helm of Morrisons, is to leave the company after the board announced that “it [was] time to start the search for a new chief executive”.

Food-to-go bumps up Greggs’ Christmas sales

High street bakery giant Greggs has said it had a “very strong Christmas”, with own shop like-for-like sales (LFLs) up 4.5% for the financial year.

Greggs reviews decision on Glasgow store pay

Greggs has changed its mind on a decision to dock the pay of those who didn’t work their shift, after the Glasgow lorry tragedy.

Dawn Foods continues American adventure

Dawn Foods has launched its 2015 Great Bakes of the States Adventure, which gives high street bakers the chance to win £10,000-worth of bakery equipment.

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Aryzta enters joint venture on flatbreads

Swiss food group Aryzta plans to drive its flatbreads category Honeytop globally via a joint venture with the group that previously ran the business. 

Gluten-free oat range launched

Oat miller and manufacturer Morning Foods has launched a new gluten-free oat range, in a bid to break into the free-from sector.

Middleton brother makes another loss with cake business

The cake business of James Middleton, brother of Kate Middleton the Duchess of Cambridge, has made a loss for its third consecutive year.

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