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Speciality coffee market set to grow

A study suggests the UK coffee market is becoming increasingly specialist – with a new wave of baristas accounting for 15% of the market.

Sponge pudding
Discounters outpace traditional retailers in hot desserts

The German discounters are leaving the traditional supermarkets behind in the hot desserts market. 

Ministry of Pudding storms through production targets

Ministry of Pudding, the Torbay-based pudding manufacturer, is halfway to achieving five-year trading targets in its first year of opening.

Lewis Pies targets Middle East with Halal products

Lewis Pies, the Wales-based pie and pasty manufacturer, is targeting the Middle East after securing a new sales and distribution agreement with the Yearsley Group to export.

Walnuts
NI bakery recalls traybakes after incorrect labelling

A Northern Ireland bakery has recalled a product after incorrect labelling neglected to state the presence of walnuts. 

Lotus Biscoff
Lotus launches slogan wrappers for Biscoff biscuits

Lotus Bakeries, the Belgium based business, has launched a range of limited-edition wrappers for its iconic caramelised Biscoff biscuits. 

Communication needed to boost bread, says analyst

More communication is needed to abolish the perception that “white bread is bad for you”, according to a food analyst.

Sourdough starters prove versatility

Chefs around the UK are finding alternative uses for their sourdough starters- creating ice-creams, pasta, chocolates and pastries.

M&S
Vitamin D yeast in 75% of M&S bakery suppliers

Marks & Spencer (M&S) says around three-quarters of its bakery suppliers are now using Vitamin D-enhanced yeast across a range including ciabatta, seeded loaves and buns. 

Outside investment need for bread, says analyst

The wrapped bread market needs outside investors, according to a top analyst, as sales decline continues within the sector.

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