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Weather hits sales growth and profit at Greggs

Footfall and costs at Greggs have been hit by the weather, with the business reporting a drop in profits.

Christmas 2018: top trends for festive bakery

It’s the most wonderful time of year! Britain might be in the middle of a heatwave, but the UK’s biggest retailers are busy gearing up for Christmas.

Cake study shows sugar cut potential, say campaigners

A new study by health campaigners has found wide variation in sugar and calorie content in the same styles of cakes and biscuits. This, they claimed, showed how it was possible for bakers to reformulate products.

Warburtons rolls out new gluten-free wraps

Warburtons has unveiled its first new free-from products since dropping the Newburn Bakehouse branding from its gluten-free range

Christmas preview: retailers reveal bakery NPD

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas – for those working in the supermarkets at least, as retailers start revealing what they’ve got planned for the 2018 festive season.

Graze rebrands to tackle negative views of snacking

Graze has unveiled new branding as part of a bid to challenge negative perceptions around snacking.

The Artisan Bakery to supply recipe box firm

West London business The Artisan Bakery is to supply recipe kit delivery service Gousto with baked goods.

Food artist constructs BFG from Mr Kipling cakes

A food artist has constructed a giant sculpture of Roald Dahl’s beloved character, The BFG, entirely from Mr Kipling cakes.

Dutch vegetable pizza bases roll out in Waitrose

Dutch plant-based brand Magioni has gained its first UK listings for vegetable pizza bases.

Pladis extends McVitie’s Thins range

Biscuit manufacturer Pladis has expanded its range of McVitie’s Thins with three pieces of NPD.

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