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Supermarket sandwich sales
Supermarket sandwich sales ahead of market

Sales of sandwiches are growing twice as fast in grocery retail as in the UK market overall, own-label supplier Greencore has claimed.

Online confectionery sales soar

Consumers spend more than £100m on online confectionery, according to a report.

Greggs’ healthy sandwich range boosted by good weather

Greggs has seen sales of over £1m a week on its healthier range of sandwiches, helped by good weather, the company claimed.

Greggs sees turnaround for LFLs

High street bakery chain Greggs has reported a 3.2% increase in first-half like-for-like sales (LFLs), an improvement on its half-year 2013 LFL decline.

Fabulous Bakin’ Boys hosts children’s visit

The Fabulous Bakin’ Boys’ headquarters in Witney recently welcomed schoolchildren to find out about the development of bakery products.

Bakeries get creative for Afternoon Tea Week

A number of UK venues have launched their own versions of afternoon tea for Afternoon Tea Week, running from 11 to 17 August.

MCC holds Lord’s Bicentenary Cake Bake

Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has invited budding bakers to enter its baking competition to mark the 200th anniversary of the current Lord’s Cricket Ground. 

Pasty company sends 6,000 pasties to France

Trevithick Bakery is sending 6,000 pasties to Brittany as part of an international festival being held from 1-10 August.

Sales up for Starbucks

Starbucks has seen a 3% rise in third quarter European like-for-like sales.

Roberts launches summer campaign

A bakery has launched an online activity pack, showcasing summer recipes and encouraging families to get outdoors.

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