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Tesco rolls out flamingo celebration cake

Tesco has jumped on the flamingo bandwagon with a new addition to its celebration cake range.

Manufacturers gear up for World Cup with bakery NPD

Bakery manufacturers are preparing for the World Cup to kick off with a host of footie-themed NPD.

Baileys profiteroles launch exclusively in Iceland

Iceland has expanded its pastry offer with exclusive Baileys-branded profiteroles.

Pastries supplier Freshpack enters administration

Cheshire-based frozen pies and snacks manufacturer Freshpack has entered administration.

William Jackson sells Aunt Bessie’s to Nomad Foods

Jacksons Bakery owner William Jackson Food Group has sold its Aunt Bessie’s brand to Nomad Foods.

Price of supermarket loaf up 8.5% in past two years

The average price of a large loaf of wrapped bread in Britain’s supermarkets has risen from 94p in 2016 to £1.02 today.

Addo metal contamination fears sparks mass recall

Almost 60 products including Tesco and Wall’s lines have been recalled by manufacturer Addo Food Group over fears they may contain pieces of metal.

Cakes exports decline in first quarter of 2018

Cake exports have fallen more than 6% year on year, in contrast to a 5.5% increase in total sales of UK food and drink overseas.

Kute Cake expands into brownies with new range

Kute Cake has launched artisan brownie boxes and made its products available nationally for the first time.

Waitrose’s step-by-step guide to reducing sugar

Pressure on bakery manufacturers and retailers to reduce the sugar content of their goods has been renewed after the food and drink industry fell short of government targets.

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