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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.

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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. 

Breakfast Week gets under way

Breakfast Week 2015 has kicked off, with bakeries, businesses and schools from around the country holding events to promote breakfasts.

Bakery firm signs new distribution deal

A frozen bakery company has signed a five-year contract with food logistics specialist ACS&T to distribute its products.

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