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Record Christmas for grocery as sales rise £450m

Supermarkets clocked up a record £29.3bn in sales in the run-up to Christmas – up £450m on the previous year.

Coultons launches 800g loaf range aimed at c-stores

Coultons Bread is launching a range of 800g loaves to help convenience retailers meet demand for private-label bread.

Village Bakery gains five new listings at Waitrose

Wrexham-based Village Bakery has gained listings for five more of its products at Waitrose following the success of its existing range.

Vegan bakery launches for Veganuary 2019

With Veganuary – a month long celebration of plant-based eating – well under way, British Baker rounds up the latest vegan product launches.

‘Sugar tax’ schemes backed by 60% of consumers

In the week health chiefs have again raised the idea of taxing cakes and puddings, more than half of consumers have said they back ‘sugar tax’-style initiatives.

Walkers unveils new look brand design for 2019

Walkers has kicked off the new year with a new look across its core range. 

PHE plans for 1,040-calorie limit on pizzas revealed

Health chiefs are considering setting tough calorie caps on a wide range of take-away and restaurant foods.

Greggs launches vegan sausage roll for Veganuary

Following months of rumours and requests from shoppers, Greggs is launching a vegan-friendly version of its sausage roll.

A merry Christmas to all British Baker readers!

The British Baker team wish our readers a happy and prosperous Christmas - and hope the new year gets off to a great start for you all.

Doughnut-bagel hybrid is launched by Deliveroo

Doughnut Time has partnered with Deliveroo for Business to create a doughnut-bagel hybrid it has dubbed as a “festive hangover aide”.

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