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Worthing bakery opens first shop

Raise Bakery is to open its first retail shop in Hove this week, and will sell bread for the first time.

Morrisons drops Kingsmill 50/50 loaves

Allied Bakeries has suffered another blow to its Kingsmill brand, as British Baker can reveal Kingsmill 50/50 loaves have been dropped from Morrisons.

Sainsbury’s Q1 LFLs down

Sainsbury’s has seen like-for-like (LFL) sales down 2.1% for its first quarter, fighting what it calls “a highly competitive pricing backdrop.”

Paul UK
Paul reports big jump in turnover

Artisan bakery chain Paul UK has revealed EBITDA has climbed 19.2% to £4.3m for the year ended 31 December 2014. 

Food sales ‘normalising’ despite deflation

Total food sales grew 0.5% for the three months to May, according to the British Retail Consortium (BRC) sales monitor.

One Stop strikes ISB deal

One Stop convenience stores has struck a new partnership with Country Choice, as it sees opportunity in the in-store bakery sector.

Cooplands
Cooplands HQ is sold

The former head office and bakery of Cooplands of Doncaster has been sold for an undisclosed sum. 

Rainbow Dust Colour
Rainbow Dust Colour welcomes new managing director

Real Good Food has appointed a new managing director for its Rainbow Dust Colour business. 

Sales climb to nearly €1bn for Aryzta

Aryzta, the Swiss-based bakery group behind brands like Delice de France and Otis Spunkmeyer, saw its third-quarter revenue climb 13.2% to nearly €1bn. 

Supermarkets see slight sales growth

New figures show continued slow growth in the supermarket sector, with sales up 0.2% for the 12 weeks to 24 May.

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