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Consumers favour healthier eating-out options

Consumers are influenced by the availability of healthier food options when choosing where to eat out, according to the latest figures.

Patisserie Valerie expands sandwich delivery service

Artisan baker and café chain Patisserie Valerie has extended its delivery service to central London.

Baker has food hygiene wake-up call

AW Curtis Bakers and Butchers Ltd has pledged to review its hazard procedures after a screw was found in one of its buns.

Mathiesons Bakery secures £2m Asda contract

Mathiesons Bakery has secured a new £2m supply contract with Asda.

The Co-op cuts bread prices to £1

The Co-operative Food has reduced the price of bread, milk and eggs to £1.

Quiznos eyes UK expansion

US sandwich chain Quiznos is re-entering the UK market with 10 planned stores for 2014.

Peter Cook founds own bakery business

Former Price & Sons baker Peter Cook has established his own bread business in Ledbury, Herefordshire.

Rappers sing about Birds of Derby on Radio One

Trendy Radio One DJ Alice Levine has declared her love of her local baker Birds of Derby – and she got one of her favourite acts to sing live on air about their bread.

Whitbread chairman to step down

Whitbread plc, owner of Costa Coffee, has announced that Anthony Habgood will step down as chairman later this year.

Subway reveals UK and Ireland expansion plans

Subway has announced "ambitious plans" to open 3,000 stores in the UK and Ireland by 2020.