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Christmas preview: bakery brands reveal festive NPD

There are just over 15 weeks until Christmas and the nation’s bakery businesses have begun unveiling their plans for the festive season.

Pladis targets lunch market with McVitie’s Club cake

Pladis has extended its McVitie’s Cake range with a new product inspired by its orange Club bars, designed to combine cake, biscuits and chocolate in one treat.

Allied Bakeries ups prices to reduce operating loss

Allied Bakeries is continuing to reduce its losses – and will be looking to mitigate the impact of rising wheat prices.

Frozen vegan pizza gains listings in Tesco

Meat alternative brand Oumph! has gained listings for its frozen Italian-style pizza in 179 Tesco stores across the UK.

Dachshund takes lead in Sainsbury's cakes revamp

A trio of animal-themed cakes feature in the relaunch of Sainsbury’s celebration cake range.

Aulds to keep its eight remaining stores open

Scottish bakery business Aulds is to retain eight of its stores after last month liquidating its retail division.

Ridiculously Rich by Alana unveils commission scheme

The Apprentice winner Alana Spencer has launched a scheme enabling members of the public to sell her cakes for commission.

Roberts unveils 100% recyclable bread packaging

Roberts Bakery is launching packaging for its bloomer range that can be recycled in household kerbside collection bins.

New M&M’s Cake Bars rolling out to retailers

Mars Chocolate Drinks and Treats has launched new M&M’s Cake Bars. 

Border Biscuits appoints marketing manager

Biscuit manufacturer Border Biscuits has appointed Suzie Carlaw to lead its marketing team in the newly created position of marketing manager. 

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