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Lola’s Cupcakes launches Underground cart

Lola’s Cupcakes has opened a cart at Kings Cross St Pancras London Underground station, with a further four planned for this year.

Fabulous Bakin’ Boys appoint new chief executive

Richard Cooper has been appointed chief executive of The Fabulous Bakin’ Boys, effective from January this year.

Warburtons to invest £20m in new plant

Warburtons has submitted for planning permission to build a £20m new plant at its Burnley bakery.

Jenkins Bakery opens new outlet

Jenkins Bakery has expanded with its 28th outlet in Porthcawl, South Wales.

United Biscuits brings back dunkable Digestives

United Biscuits is returning to the classic recipe for its McVitie’s Digestives, containing more saturated fat.

EasyJet founder to launch food store

EasyJet founder, Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, has announced the launch of a pilot grocer in Croydon, called easyFoodstore.

Strike action on the cards at Hovis Wigan?

The Bakers Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU) is at loggerheads with Premier Foods over its decision to use agency staff at its Hovis factory in Cale Lane, Wigan.

BLT scoops nation’s favourite sandwich accolade

The BLT has been voted the UK’s favourite sandwich in a poll conducted by the British Sandwich Association.

Warburtons launches April Fool’s loaf

Warburtons has turned an April Fool’s joke into a reality by launching All-Ends, a loaf comprising solely of the crusts of Toastie product.

Kingsmill embarks on breakfast programme for kids

Kingsmill has teamed up with the National Schools Partnership to educate school children about the nutritional benefits of breakfast.

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