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BFP Wholesale goes into administration

Bakery indredients supplier BFP Wholesale has gone into administration and announced 74 redundancies at its Highbridge and Sevenoaks sites.

New healthy menu for Poundbakery

Budget bakery chain Poundbakery has launched a new balanced choice menu.

Jacob’s announces reality TV stars for new ad

United Biscuits (UB) has announced that Jacob’s latest advert will feature Mark-Francis Vandelli of TV’s Made in Chelsea, and James ‘Arg’ Argent of The Only Way is Essex.

Ginsters’ new pasty for Help for Heroes

Ginsters has launched a limited-edition beef & horseradish pasty to raise money for Help for Heroes.

Kate’s Cakes to close Ashington and Esher sites

Staff at the CSM Bakery Solutions-owned Kate’s Cakes sites in West Sussex and Surrey were given a letter on Wednesday (27 April) informing them that the outlets are to close “by the end of 2017”.

Muntons invests £2.5m in software

Muntons, the Suffolk-based maltster and malted ingredient company, has invested £2.5 million in management software.

Chocolate Dessert of the Year competition launched

Aimed at chocolatiers and pastry chefs, the Chocolate Dessert of the Year competition is open now.

Sweetpea Pantry wins at FreeFrom Awards

Sweetpea Pantry, the baking mix producer, won the Store Cupboard category at the FreeFrom Awards for its Grainy Brainy Pancakes.

Greggs to roll out Balanced Choice range

In a continued bid to target the ‘healthy eating’ market, high street food-to-go chain Greggs will launch its Balanced Choice range on 2 May. 

American cookies rule says Dawn

Bakery ingredients producer Dawn Foods has commissioned a cookie survey, which has found American-style cookies are the most popular sweet treat.

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