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Renshaw cake decorating products
RGF reveals plans to grow cake decorations business

Real Good Food (RGF) is set to shake up its cake decorations range as part of the development of its new streamlined business structure.

Paul UK coffee and croissant
Online sales and NPD drive growth at Paul UK

Turnover at bakery and café brand Paul UK has risen 7.4% in the past year as the business benefits from new product development and improved technology.

Greggs and Pret among 50 firms urging rates shake-up

High street retailers, including Greggs, Pret A Manger and Morrisons, are urging the government to fix the “broken” business rates system.

No-deal Brexit could wipe £5.4bn off eating out sector

No-deal Brexit could bring a sharp drop in consumer spending that would wipe billions off café and restaurant turnover, analysts have warned.

Food and drink sales at travel hubs, like Liverpool Street train station (pictured), are up by 11%
Travel hub food and drink sales up £280m

Brits have splashed out an extra £280m on food and drink at airports, motorway services, train stations and forecourts over the past year, according to the latest figures from The NPD Group.

Real Good Food extends loan repayment deadline

Real Good Food (RGF) has extended the repayment deadline for funding that it said had enabled it to continue trading following a financial crisis.

Greggs shop front
Greggs to boost investment as first-half sales soar 14.7%

Greggs has reported an “exceptional” six months of trading, with strong growth in both sales and profit.

Pastry rolled out with cut out shape of Scotland
Funding scheme for new bakery equipment launches

Details have been revealed of a new funding scheme to help bakers across Scotland buy or modernise equipment.

Packet of Linwood Bakery pancakes
Bakery in Armagh set to close with loss of 70 jobs

Health foods supplier Linwoods is planning to close its bakery in Armagh.

Front of Warrens Bakery retail outlet
Warrens Bakery jobs at risk under restructure plans

More than 60 jobs are under threat at Cornish business Warrens Bakery as it looks to boost efficiency.