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The #GBBO phenomenon and big brands

The Great British Bake Off is back and here British Baker looks at how the show has become a social media phenomenon.

SSP to link with celebrity chef for airport bakery concept

SSP Group, worldwide operator of outlets in travel locations, has revealed plans for a new bakery concept with UK chef James Martin, as part of a £135m contract.

Welsh Tesco outlet to include cake concept

Cardiff’s newly refurbished Tesco Extra store now features a cake concept, The Cake Shop, as well as a scratch bakery.

Pop up cookie firm looks for permanent site

A new cookie concept is to open a permanent shop in London, after pop-up stall successes. 

United Biscuits bid speculation

Kellogg Company has declined to comment on speculation regarding a £2bn bid for United Biscuits (UB).

Peyton and Byrne sets bakery sights high

Restaurateur Oliver Peyton has spoken of his vision to have a bakery on every high street.

Fire in Bolton Bakery

A fire has begun Pound Bakery in Bolton town centre.

Mexican grocer expands gluten-free range

Online Mexican grocery supplier, mexgrocer.co.uk, has expanded its gluten-free product range.

Bako NW celebrates 50th year anniversary in the baking industry

Bakery wholesaler Bako North Western hosted a family fun day last weekend, in celebration of its 50th year in the industry.

Waitrose to open first railway store

Waitrose will open its first railway-based store at London King’s Cross station, creating up to 60 new jobs.

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