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Crowdfunding helps gluten-free bakery plan second site

A gluten-free Edinburgh bakery plans to open a second store within the next year following a successful crowdfunding push that has raised more than £30,000.

Real Good Food secures further £8.2m funding

Haydens and Renshaw owner Real Good Food has secured a further £8.2m financing – and stated that, without this, there was a “significant risk” it would not be able to trade.

Acquisition bid for Ministry of Cake owner

Private equity firm IK Investment Partners, which has interests in a host of food businesses across Europe, is aiming to acquire Mademoiselle Desserts.

Just days left to enter the Baking Industry Awards!

The closing date for entries to the 2018 Baking Industry Awards is fast approaching.

Cake Brands names Rachel Clark accounts manager

Baked goods supplier Cake Brands has appointed Rachel Clark as national accounts manager for its Sussex-based More Food business.

Planet Doughnut to open shop in Shrewsbury

Shropshire-based Planet Doughnut is to open its first permanent site, in Shrewsbury.

Lee Birmingham appointed Pukka foodservice head

Pukka Pies has named Lee Birmingham as head of its UK and international foodservice business.

Speakers and topics for FOB conference announced

Health, the economy and food safety are to be the key themes of this year’s Federation of Bakers conference.

What we learned at the BSB Spring Conference 2018

Bread Ahead founder Matthew Jones and Barry Callebaut’s Beverley Dunkley were among speakers at the British Society of Baking’s (BSB) Spring Conference, which took place on Wednesday 25 April.

Available now - British Baker’s Bakery Market Report 2018

British Baker’s Bakery Market Report is a unique snapshot of Britain’s retail bakery market, offering details of the ‘BB75’ – the country’s 75 largest bakery-focused operators – and much, much more.