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Grocery market
Grocery sales figures rebound after historic low

Grocery market growth has bounced back to 2.8% in the 12 weeks to 22 June after a historic low of 1.7% last period.

Waterstones selects Yorkshire producers to supply to in-branch café

Yorkshire’s local foodstuffs will be on sale in Waterstones’ Café W, Coney Street, York, thanks to the book shop giant choosing local producers to supply the branch, such as Shipley bakery, Just Desserts.

Subway opens new store
Milestone opening of Subway store

The Subway brand has opened its 1,800th store in the UK and Ireland. 

Hamish Allan
Success for Scottish Bakers head office opening

Scottish Bakers opened its new head office in Dunfermline last week.

Greggs go Wimbledon crazy
Greggs set to serve a Wimbledon-inspired range

Greggs is set to serve up a strawberries and cream-inspired sandwich, after a survey indicated fewer than 7% of Britons immediately associated Wimbledon with tennis.

Scottish snowballs
A snowballing victory: Scottish snowballs win VAT-free status

Scottish snowballs, made by Lees of Scotland and Thomas Tunnock, have been ruled as zero-rated on tax, after they were classed as cakes.

Genius loaf
Genius to merge loaves with mainstream bread aisle

Gluten-free brand Genius is to introduce its bread to the mainstream bread aisle of 150 Asda stores across the UK.

Nisa launches new-look pies and pastries

Nisa has revamped its Heritage range of pies and pastries to begin its re-launch of the own-brand label.

New app for coeliac sufferers

Coeliac UK has announced the launch of its new app, ‘Gluten-free on the Move’.

Dr Zak's protein bread
Dr Zak's plans to treble sales amid product extension

High-protein bread brand Dr Zak’s plans to double or treble sales in a year with several new product launches planned by the end of 2014.

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