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Pukka sees profits fall despite rise in turnover

Pukka Pies has reported a slight increase in turnover, although rising costs have contributed to a drop in profits.

Chevler releases cupcake cases for royal wedding

Welsh baking case manufacturer Chevler is reintroducing a range of patriotic cake and muffin cases ahead of the upcoming royal wedding.

Bahlsen launches free-from kids’ biscuits

Biscuit company Bahlsen is rolling out a free-from version of its children’s Zoo biscuits.

British wrapped bread not ‘ultra-processed’, says FOB

The Federation of Bakers (FOB) has defended British bread following the publication of a French report suggesting a link between wrapped loaves and a higher risk of cancer.

Tropical flavours tipped to be major macaron trend

Floral and tropical flavoured macarons are set to become the next big thing, according to Brioche Pasquier.

Behold! The Valentine’s Day-themed toastie

Bristol-based delivery service Cheese Posties has marked Valentine’s Day with cheese toasties inspired by red velvet cupcakes.

Are you the baker of Britain’s Best Loaf?

Here’s a great chance for bakers to showcase their skills and the quality of their work to peers and  potential customers as the hunt of Britain’s Best Loaf begins

Grahams Bakery goes global with export deal

Northern Irish family business Grahams Bakery is ramping up its focus on the international market after securing an export deal for its Irish Oat Cookies and Irish Butter Shortbread to the US, France and Spain.

What is Britain’s favourite toast topping?

Brit’s favourite toast toppings have been revealed in a new survey by Waitrose.

Bakers share the love this Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is here and the nation’s bakers have been whipped into a frenzy creating treats to mark the occasion.

Gallery: Greggs extends sweet and savoury menu

Greggs has made several additions to its line-up, featuring new doughnuts, pizzas and bakes.

Gallery: 2018 World Master Bakers highlights

The World Master Bakers 2018 competition took place at Europain last week (3-5 February), with entrants from across the globe hoping to win the coveted title in three categories.

Finsbury Food revamps Thorntons cake range

Finsbury Food Group is relaunching its licensed Thorntons celebration cake range with the addition of four new products.

Rise in veganism prompts afternoon tea launch for Cake Boy

London patisserie Cake Boy has launched a vegan afternoon tea.

Morrisons rolls out Yorkshire pudding pizza

Morrisons has combined two of Britain’s favourite foods to create the Yorkshire pudding pizza.

Aryzta unveils four new sourdough breads

Aryzta Food Solutions has launched four new sourdough breads to boost foodservice operator menus.

Five top trends for National Pizza Day

Happy National Pizza Day! Businesses across the country are celebrating with supermarket deals and discounts on delivery.

New York Bakery Co rolls out bagel beer

New York Bakery Co has launched a limited-edition beer made with bagels in celebration of today’s National Bagel Day (9 February).

Waste bread project secures student international award

A University of Sunderland student has been awarded by the King of Dubai for a charitable initiative that sees waste bread turned into animal feed.

Auntie Anne’s launches apple cinnamon mini pies

Franchise business Auntie Anne’s has rolled out limited-edition apple cinnamon mini pies to tap growing interest in the snacking market.

Bridor introduces bakery lines to UK market

French bakery specialist Bridor is set to roll out two indulgent bakery ranges to the UK market.

Warburtons launches wholemeal Toastie loaf

Warburtons has expanded its range of wrapped breads with a Wholemeal Toastie loaf.

Flower & White targets snacking with meringue bar

Shropshire-based Flower & White has launched a duo of Meringue Bars in raspberry and chocolate.

Hot cross slices lead Mr Kipling Easter NPD line-up

Mr Kipling has unveiled Easter NPD including Hot Cross Slices and Chocolate Whirls.

Arden’s extends Morrisons listings with new products

Arden Fine Foods has launched three additional products into Morrisons’ stores to meet consumer demand for variety in savoury snacks.

Tesco changes doughnut recipe to reduce sugar

Tesco has changed the recipe of three own-label doughnut lines to reduce their sugar content. 

Border switches from seven to five-day production

Scottish biscuits supplier Border has switched from a seven-day week to a five-day one under a new production schedule.

Doughnut and flapjack feature in Co-op Easter NPD

The Co-op has unveiled its spring bakery NPD, including an Easter doughnut, lemon meringue iced fingers and hot cross bun-flavoured flapjacks.

Lawtons finds 100-year-old recipe while decorating

Staffordshire-based Lawtons Pies has discovered a historical recipe for gingerbread while decorating its bakery.

Pukka Pies sales soar thanks to campaign

Pukka Pies has revealed a record-breaking sales period, driven by its marketing campaign in 2017.

Five tips for boosting your bagel sales

Bagels are one of the fastest-growing bakery products and sandwich carriers on UK menus, according to MCA Insights Eating Out Panel 2017.

World Bread Awards open for entries this week

The Tiptree World Bread Awards, in association with Brook Food, is seeking bakers for this year’s competition.

Bells taps free-from rise with double choc brownie

Family bakery Bells of Lazonby has introduced a gluten-free and milk-free double chocolate brownie to meet a gap in the foodservice market.

Deliveroo launches Treat Yo-Self bakery

Delivery service Deliveroo has launched the Treat Yo-Self bakery to help Londoners see off their January diets in style.

Waitrose grows deli range with artisanal baked goods

Waitrose has added a raft of artisanal baked goods, including posh sausage rolls and premium pasties, to its deli counters. 

McVitie’s rolls out banoffee Digestives slices

Pladis has expanded the McVitie’s Digestives Slices range with a new banoffee variant.

Battle Oats cuts sugar across oat bar range

Battle Oats is to relaunch its five-strong protein oat bars range with reduced sugar content.

Allied Bakeries rolls out Kingsmill Super Seeds loaf

Allied Bakeries has launched a Kingsmill Super Seeds loaf to tap into the appeal of seeded breads for families.

Kara extends Indulgent Cake Collection range

Kara, the foodservice brand of Finsbury Food Group, has made four additions to its Indulgent Cake Collection.

Ditty’s Bakery rolls out seeded sourdough loaf

Northern Ireland’s Ditty’s Home Bakery has introduced a seeded sourdough loaf featuring linseeds, pumpkin and sunflower seeds.

Planglow launches vegan sticker for food-to-go

Food-label designer Planglow has launched a vegan sticker designed to help shoppers quickly identify meat- and dairy-free food on-the-go.

Country Choice releases two savoury pastries

Foodservice provider Country Choice is rolling out two new cheese twists.

McVitie’s extends Hobnobs Nibbles with hazelnut NPD

McVitie’s has extended its £15m Nibbles snacking range with a Hazelnut Hobnobs variant.

Ten new products on show at Europain 2018

Thousands of professionals from the bakery, pastry and chocolate-making industries are set to descend upon France’s Paris-Nord Villepinte for trade show Europain next month.

Veganuary gains pace with savoury bakery NPD

Veganuary is drawing to a close but that doesn’t mean the flurry of meat- and dairy-free NPD to hit the market has slowed. 

Warburtons rolls out first wrapped bloomer

Warburtons has increased distribution of its first wrapped bloomer – Lancashire’s Thorough Bread.

Mrs Crimble’s launches macaroon snack bar

Gluten-free brand Mrs Crimble’s has extended its choc macaroon range with a snack bar.

Krispy Kreme to open second store in Brighton

Doughnut specialist Krispy Kreme is set to open a second store in Brighton on Thursday 8 February.

Doughnut Time partners with GBBO star for new store opening

Australia’s Doughnut Time has partnered with Great British Bake Off finalist Steven Carter-Bailey ahead of the opening of its third store in Notting Hill this Saturday (27 January).

Dawn Foods introduces frozen cake discs

Dawn Foods has launched a new three-strong range of pre-cut cake discs.