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Bad Girl Bakery expands with cake caravan

Scotland’s Bad Girl Bakery has expanded into Inverness city centre with the launch of a Cake & Coffee Caravan.

Coopland & Son fined £160k for flour dust offence

East Yorkshire bakery business Coopland & Son has been fined almost £160,000 after exposing its staff to flour dust.

Christmas 2018: bakery NPD for the festive season

Only 12 more sleeps until Christmas! But that doesn’t mean bakeries are finished for the festive season. There’s a host of NPD yet to be explored.

Costa to flag up meat content of festive toastie

Costa Coffee is to highlight the meat content of its Ultimate Christmas Toastie after coming under fire for failing to mention turkey or bacon on the front of its pack.

Revealed: tips for growing your tea trade in 2019

Wellness, sustainability and experience are top tea trends for the year ahead, according to a report commissioned by National Tea Day.

Dawn targets breakfast with trio of NPD

Dawn Foods has launched three frozen sweet bakery products for the foodservice breakfast market.

Ben & Jerry’s unveils festive ice cream sandwich

Ben & Jerry’s has launched a new ice cream sandwich and layered ice cream cake as part of its Christmas line-up.

Patisserie Holdings names interim financial officer

Patisserie Valerie owner Patisserie Holdings has appointed Nick Perrin as interim chief financial officer.

Pret A Manger rolls out ingredients labelling pilot

Pret A Manger has revealed details of the ingredient labelling scheme being introduced following the death of a teenage customer.

Greencore eyes ‘significant’ UK growth opportunities

Food-to-go giant Greencore has set its sights on “significant” growth through expansion and acquisition in the UK following the disposal of its US division.

Five out-of-home food and drink trends for 2019

Stay-at-home consumers, alternative diets and simpler menus have been tipped to drive the foodservice market.

FSA reassures bakers over selling well-fired bread

Bakers can sell well-fired loaves as long as they follow acrylamide mitigation steps, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has stated.

Deliveroo builds house from puds, toast and pies

An edible house, built from ingredients including Yorkshire pudding, slices of bread and handmade pies, was unveiled by Deliveroo this week.

Embrace social media to thrive, urges wholesaler

Takeaway food providers must utilise social media in 2019 to thrive, JJ Foodservice has cautioned.

Muffin Break to target the South and Midlands in 2019

Muffin Break is to focus its store openings on the Midlands and South of England next year.

Greencore to focus on UK after completing US sale

Greencore Group has this weekend completed the sale of its entire US operation to an affiliate of Hearthside Food Solutions.

Aryzta adds vegan savoury pastries to line-up

Azryta Food Solutions has expanded its vegan-friendly range with four new savoury pastries.

Savoury bakery occasions up 3% out of home

Out-of-home occasions featuring a savoury bakery item are up 3% compared to Q3 in 2017, new research from analyst MCA has revealed.

SSP Group CEO Kate Swann to step down

Kate Swann is to step down as CEO of travel site operator SPP Group after five years with the business.

Revealed: trends shaking up the pizza market

Deep pan, stuffed crust, on the sofa, in a restaurant, gluten-free, vegan, and even meat feast – there’s a million ways to enjoy a pizza.

Country Choice rolls out range of paninis and wraps

Foodservice provider Country Choice is rolling out a six-strong range of bake-in-the-pack paninis and wraps.

Revealed: bakery food-to-go trends for 2019

Savoury snacking has yet to reach its full potential in bakery despite 4% category growth over the past year, according to Lantmännen Unibake UK.

Tim Hortons’ first franchise site to open in Scotland

Tim Hortons has secured its first franchise partner, who will open a site in Scotland by the end of the year.

Premier cakes business hit by logistics problems

Mr Kipling owner Premier Foods has revealed its cake business has been hit by issues with its new warehousing operation.

Premier Foods chief exec Gavin Darby to step down

Gavin Darby is to step down as boss of Premier Foods less than four months after he saw off a bid to oust him from the role.

Wrights partners with Foodhub for home delivery

Wrights Food Group has launched a home delivery service in partnership with online ordering portal Foodhub.

Christmas preview: festive food-to-go battle begins

Holidays are coming! And soon. Festive adverts are on the TV, Coca-Cola’s Christmas truck is getting ready to tour the country but, most importantly, the Christmas sandwiches have hit the shelves.

Gluten-free prescriptions limited to breads and mixes

Biscuits, cakes and flours will no longer be available on prescription in England in a shake-up of health regulations.

Miami restaurant Buns & Buns to open in London

Bread-centric restaurant Buns & Buns is to open in London’s Covent Garden Market this Thursday (15 November).

Wraps and flatbreads oust sandwiches at lunch

Brits prefer wraps, flatbreads and even pizza over sandwiches for lunch, new research from Spitalfields Market has revealed.

Bun House to open second site in London's Chinatown

Chinese street café Bun House is to open its second site in the heart of London’s Chinatown.

Bristol pie company to supply Harrods food hall

Independent Bristol pie shop Lovett Pies is to supply the newly relaunched Harrods Food Halls.

Christmas preview: bakery brands reveal festive fare

There’s less than two months to go until Christmas 2018! If that wasn’t enough excitement, Britain’s bakery brands have been busy whipping up a host of indulgent products for the festive season.

Ex-Druckers boss refutes Patisserie Valerie rumours

The former shareholder and chief executive of Druckers has dismissed media reports that he is planning to make an offer or acquire shares in Patisserie Valerie.

Former FSA boss to chair advisory panel at Pret

Pret has appointed a former chief executive of the Food Standards Agency to set up a Food Advisory Panel within the company.

Peggy Porschen to add London flagship in 2019

Cake designer Peggy Porschen is set to unveil a flagship store in the capital next year. 

Muffin Break to open new store in Northumberland

Café-bakery chain Muffin Break is to open a new store in Cramlington, Northumberland this week (1 November).

Aryzta adds duo of loaf cakes to vegan range

Aryzta food solutions has unveiled two new vegan bakes ahead of World Vegan Day on 1 November.

Bea’s of Bloomsbury marks anniversary with modern look and new flagship store

Bea’s of Bloomsbury is marking its 10th anniversary with an updated look, modernised menu and the opening of its new flagship store.

FareShare partners with Samworth's Honest Crust

Food distribution charity FareShare has announced its partnership with recently launched food-to-go brand Honest Crust.

Wrights unveils ‘Doughnut of the Month’ winner

A Rocky Road-inspired doughnut created by a member of the public has been rolled out to Wrights’ stores.

Handmade Cake Company launches vegan NPD

Wholesale cake manufacturer The Handmade Cake Company has expanded its vegan range with an Orange and Apricot Slice.

Five lessons we learned at the autumn BSB conference

Dozens of bakers and their suppliers gathered at the Heythrop Park Hotel in Oxfordshire yesterday (18 October) for the British Society of Baking’s autumn conference.

Central Foods secures AA BRC accreditation

Frozen food distributor Central Foods has secured AA accreditation in its latest British Retail Consortium (BRC) audit.

Halloween and Bonfire Night bakery round-up

Things are getting spooky this month, as retailers, bakers and manufacturers get into the Halloween spirit with a host of new treats.

Five facts you might not know about Danish pastries

In celebration of the first-ever Danish Week on the Great British Bake Off tonight, we’ve scoured the archives to find five interesting facts about Nordic pastries and rising trends.

Greencore selling US arm to focus on UK market

Greencore Group is to sell its entire US business to an affiliate of Hearthside Food Solutions in a $1bn (£817m) deal.

Patisserie Holdings reveals £25m plan to save business

Patisserie Holdings is launching a share offer and has admitted it needs a £20m capital injection to avoid calling in administrators.

Edme promotes apprentice to lab technician position

Ingredients producer Edme has appointed Jordan Peck as lab technician following his completion of its apprenticeship scheme.

£600k loan helps Sugden move to new factory

Muffin machinery manufacturer Sugden is expanding into new premises with the help of a £600,000 loan from Lancashire Rosebud Finance.