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Pasty retailer eyes future in London

Warrens Bakery chairman has told British Baker that he has visions of opening 50 shops in London.

Scotmid to extend Breadwinner offer

Scotmid has told British Baker of plans to expand its offering from The Breadwinner Bakery into 30 more stores throughout this year.

Gail’s brings in new operations boss

Artisan bakery chain Gail’s has appointed AJ Steer of Jamie’s Italian, as its new operations director.

Oreo campaign focuses on fun

Mondelez’ biscuit brand Oreo has launched a new global campaign focusing on the “fun side” of the brand.

British Baker blogger appears on BBC’s Alex Polizzi – The Fixer

Gerhard Jenne from Konditor & Cook made a guest spot on last night’s episode on BBC Two, in which presenter Alex Polizzi attempted to save Torquay business, the Singing Kettle tearooms.

Subway reaches new store milestone

Subway today opens its 2,000th store in the UK and Ireland in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire.

Letters to Cameron: industry bodies make a stand

The baking industry has written to Prime Minister David Cameron, to express concern about his decision to give up bread.

Greencore sees Q1 LFL sales boost

Greencore group, one of the UK’s biggest sandwich producers, has delivered a 4.4% total like-for-like (LFL) sales bump in its first quarter.

Social bakery adds mobile delivery service

London social enterprise bakery, Providence Row Bakery, has launched a new bike delivery service for products.

Foxcroft and Ginger
Foxcroft & Ginger plans pop-up bakery

Artisan café-cum-bakery Foxcroft & Ginger is opening a pop-up site at London’s hip Old Street area in April. 

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