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Brexit chaos? ‘Storm in a teacup,’ says David Smart

David Smart, director at Greenhalgh’s Craft Bakery, appeared on BBC Breakfast this morning to talk about the impact of Brexit on small businesses.

Roberts Bakery partners county show

Cheshire-based Roberts Bakery sponsored the food halls at the Royal Cheshire County Show this month, and used the opportunity to present an educational programme. 

GroceryAid ball raises record £188k

The GroceryAid Summer Ball this month in London raised £188k for the food industry charity, the most it has ever made at the event. 

Funding helps traybakes firm plan growth

A bakery in Cumbria has doubled the size of its workforce and has its sights set on national growth, thanks partly to investment from a Regional Growth Fund supplied by the Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).

Change to board at Greggs

High street bakery chain Greggs has announced that Raymond Reynolds, currently retail director, will become property and business development director.

Ghanaian Bakery expands

London-based Uncle John’s Bakery, the Ghanaian specialist chain, is to expand its Tottenham store, which will re-open on 11 July.

CBA conference focuses on future success

At its annual conference, the Craft Bakers’ Association (CBA) welcomed a new president and announced changes to the board. 

Christmas Stars deadline extended

In exciting news for bakers looking to cash in on seasonal sales growth, there’s still time to enter our Christmas Stars competition! Entries now close on 8 July. 

Tributes paid to David Wright

Tributes have been paid to former Wrights Pies director David Wright, who passed away last week in sudden and unexpected circumstances.

Square Pie predicted Brexit

Last week Hackney-based Square Pie successfully predicted the EU referendum result through sales of its pies in a Brexit Bake Off.

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