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Five things you might not know about pies

Pukka Pies has teamed up with food historian Seren Evans Charrington-Hollis to reveal its top five favourite facts about the humble pie ahead of British Pie Week (5-11 March).

What’s in-store for hot cross buns this Easter?

One a penny, two a penny, hot cross buns. The fruity treats dominate supermarkets’ bakery aisles at this time of year, but retailers are mixing things up to keep consumers engaged.

Allied ramps up bread supply as weather worsens

Allied Bakeries has increased bread production across the UK as the ‘Beast from the East’ causes supply problems for food operators.

Black magic: charcoal pizza helps to boost Bakkavor

Strong sales of bread and pizza – including a charcoal base launched into Waitrose stores – have helped drive growth for Bakkavor.

Carbs in fashion with surge of interest in bread makers

Further evidence has emerged that Brits are falling back in love with bread – with Argos reporting a surge of interest in bread makers.

Topping Pie launches pie eating competition

Doncaster-based The Topping Pie Company is to launch a Pie Eating Contest on the 4 March at Frenchgate Shopping Centre.

Mr Kipling distribution centre in Rugby set to close

A distribution centre in Rugby that handles Mr Kipling and Cadbury cakes is set to close.

Krispy Kreme launches doughnut bites

Krispy Kreme has launched a mini version of its iconic Original Glazed doughnuts.

Pieminister unveils the Pork Pie-Scream for Pie Week

Pieminister is set to introduce a dessert-based pie at selected restaurants across the UK.

Stacey’s Bakery launches new loaf with traditional recipe

Stacey’s Bakery has rolled out a limited-edition bread loaf using an 80-year old recipe as part of Real Bread Week (24 February – 4 March).

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