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Tiny Rebel brews beer from Iceland’s surplus bread

Frozen retailer Iceland has teamed up with Newport-based brewery Tiny Rebel to create a beer made from excess bread.

Bake Off champs create show-themed afternoon tea

The winning team from this year’s Bake Off: The Professionals have created an afternoon tea inspired by their time on the Channel 4 show.

Premier Foods boss Gavin Darby re-elected as CEO

Gavin Darby has been re-elected as chief executive of Mr Kipling owner Premier Foods – although more than 40% of the vote went against him.

Brioche Pasquier launches lattice-topped tart

French bakery manufacturer Brioche Pasquier has launched a variant on the classic apple pie, which it says taps into the trend for smaller, less rich desserts.

Mr Kipling turnaround drives Premier growth

A surge in sales of the previously ailing Mr Kipling brand has driven growth in Premier Foods’ revenue.

Freshpack to close after low margins deter buyers

Frozen pies and snacks manufacturer Freshpack is to close following an unsuccessful search for a buyer.

Air sector drives growth in SSP UK sales

SSP, which operates UK travel sites for brands including Starbucks and Upper Crust, has reported a 2.7% increase in like-for-like sales in its third quarter.

Warrens Bakery reveals summer line-up

Warrens Bakery is tapping the trend for nostalgic flavours with its summer range, which includes a Traditional Cream Horn and Mirror Glaze Doughnuts.

World’s oldest bread found by archaeologists

The charred remains of flatbread baked by hunter-gatherers 14,400 years ago have been found by archaeologists at a site in north-eastern Jordan.

Lidl initiative showcases bakery innovation

Lidl is testing a new promotional strategy that enables it to showcase innovative products from bakery suppliers.