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How was 2017 for Britain’s bakery industry?

British Baker wants you to say what the past 12 months have meant for the retail bakery market.

Review of the year: July – September

As the year draws to a close, we look back at some of the major stories that have impacted the baking industry in 2017.

Greggs launches Festive Bake Sprinkles

Greggs has released limited-edition Festive Bake Sprinkles – the crunchy crumb topping used on its Christmas menu staple.

Waitrose drives food innovation with new development facilities

Waitrose has invested £1.5m in food development facilities at its Bracknell head office as part of its long-term focus on product innovation.

Gallery: Britain’s bakers reveal more festive treats

Christmas is less than a week away and the nation’s bakers have been busy crafting festive fancies, cakes and gingerbread in preparation.

Bells Food Group launches festive steak pies

Scottish pastry manufacturer Bells Food Group has introduced two new pies to take advantage of the seasonal sales spike.

Review of the year 2017: April to June

As the year draws to a close, we look back at some of the major stories that have impacted the baking industry in 2017.

Pieminister to boost capacity and open new sites

Pieminister is acquiring new plant and machinery and opening three new restaurants after securing £1.65m in financing.

Real Bread's Iceland ad complaint rejected

The Real Bread Campaign has criticised a ruling by the advertising watchdog that an advert for Iceland bread would not mislead consumers.

Review of the year 2017: January to March

As the year draws to a close, we look back at some of the major stories that have impacted the baking industry in 2017.

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