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Virtual sandwich for Greggs’ UK stores

Greggs is continuing to invest in social media with the launch of an online sandwich competition.

GBBO champ launches London bakery

Edd Kimber, the first winner of BBC2's The Great British Bake Off in 2010, has set up a new bakery business in London.

LFLs slow at Asda

Asda has reported a 0.7% rise in like-for-like sales (LFLs), excluding fuel and VAT, in its second-quarter trading results.

Brand fight back begins

Costa Coffee has come under fire recently from independent businesses in Burnham-On-Sea, Somerset, who have expressed concern over a potential new outlet opening in the area.

July food sales show upward momentum

Food store sales value increased by 2.9% in July, compared to the same month last year, according to the latest statistics from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Plans for Cornish pasty drive-thru

The team who set up The West Cornwall Pasty Company has dreamed up a new retail bakery concept – a pasty drive-thru.

Campden BRI hosts food legislation courses

Campden BRI has launched a series of training workshops designed to keep those in the food industry aware of the latest and most up-to-date legislation.

Worshipful Company makes TV appearance

The Master and the Court of the Worshipful Company of Bakers were featured on last night’s episode of The Great British Bake Off.

Patisserie Valerie launches gluten-free line

Patisserie Valerie is to target coeliacs and those suffering with allergies to gluten with a new range of products.

Greggs employee completes Olympic marathon

An employee from Greggs’ Aylesbury store in Buckinghamshire competed in one of the final events of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

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