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Asda to make more than 1,000 redundant

Asda’s latest shake-up is likely to result in 1,360 redundancies. 

New packaging for hovis
Hovis develops eco-friendly bread bag

Hovis Seed Sensations will be sold in a new green-friendly bread bag.

Irish chocolatier pulls out of UK café scene

Gourmet Irish chocolatier Butlers Irish Chocolates has closed its only UK café and left the country.

Golden loaf raymond blanc
Baker launches golden bread

A loaf made with champagne and 24 carat gold is to be launched by a baker.

Warburtons turnover rise
Diversification pays off for Warburtons

Warburtons has reported a 52% increase in operating profit after diversifying and expanding its range.

Callebaut sales increase
Chocolate firm reports strong sales growth

Global chocolate producer Barry Callebaut saw sales increase by 22% to CHF4.3m (£2.8m) in the first nine months of its financial year.

Parkers sell penny loaf
Return of the penny loaf

A London bakery will celebrate 100 years of their business by selling a traditional penny loaf.

Geary's bakery expands
Geary’s bakery plans £2m extension

Loughborough based Geary’s bakery plans to spend £2m on a 10,000sq ft extension, British Baker can reveal. 

Greggs LFLS up
Greggs LFLS up by 3.2%

Greggs, the BB75 leading bakery retailer, has seen like-for-like sales growth of 3.2% in the first 26 weeks of the year to 28 June.

Bewley's cafe, dublin, rent hike
Irish café loses fight to halt rent hike

Bewley’s Café, Dublin has lost a court case against its landlord to prevent a hike in its rent and now faces a bill of 1.5 billion (£1.2bn).   

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