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Waffle firm seeks UK expansion

London-based Belgian waffle group Wafflemeister is on the hunt for 10 to 15 more UK sites over the next year. 

Commercial partner sought for Bakers’ Marque

The Worshipful Company of Bakers has announced it is seeking a commercial partner for its quality assurance standard, The Bakers’ Marque.

Discounting causes grocery deflation

Heavy discounting by supermarkets means the grocery market has been pushed into deflation, according to the latest figures.

Costa underlying profit up 20.5%

Costa Coffee, the Whitbread-owned chain, saw its first-half underlying profit increase by 20.5% to £52.4m, it revealed today.

BSB conference tackles key bakery topic

The recent British Society of Baking (BSB) conference saw speakers discuss topics ranging from health and European trends to running a successful bakery. Here, Martyn Leek and Sylvia Macdonald outline some of the key points from the event.

Skills Academy appoints head of programmes

The National Skills Academy for Food & Drink has taken on a head of programmes to lead the industry’s Industry Skills Partnership.

Great British Bake Off star explains passion for teaching

Just a week after Nancy Birtwhistle won the fifth series of The Great British Bake Off (GBBO), she is looking forward to her future in the world of bakery. In an exclusive interview with British Baker, she updates us on her life since bake-off, and plans for the future.

Bakels launches gluten-free bread mixes

 Ingredients supplier British Bakels has launched a range of gluten-free bread mixes for retail.

Plymouth bakery invests £80k to grow business

Artisan bakery The Column Bakehouse is to make an £80,000 investment in its infrastructure to increase production by at least 50%.

Consumers to spend £240m on Halloween

Consumers will spend up to £240m on Halloween in 2014, according to the latest research.

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