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Prices rise following drop in wheat meeting bread spec

Latest test results show a sharp decline in the proportion of wheat samples meeting full bread specification.

Central Foods introduces new Katerbake ranges to meet health demand

Frozen food distributor Central Foods is tapping the health trend with the launch of its Katerbake beetroot and pumpkin flavoured rolls and wraps.

Update: Supermarkets unveil bakery NPD for Christmas 2017

Asda and Marks & Spencer reveal festive bakery line-up. Here British Baker presents a round-up of the festive baked treats set to appear on supermarket shelves in the coming months.

Finsbury confirms closure of Grain D’Or operation

Finsbury Food Group has confirmed it is to close premium baked goods business Grain D’Or, which employs 250 staff.

Maître Choux set to open second site in Soho

Specialist patisserie company Maître Choux has confirmed that it will be opening a second site in Soho, London.

Asda renames tiger bread after 85-year-old customer

An Asda store in Barking has renamed its Tiger Chest Bread after 85-year-old customer Audrey Bond, who helped its bakers perfect the recipe.

Spelt flour demand continues to grow for bakers, says Marriage’s

Flour miller W & H Marriage & Sons has revealed that demand for spelt flour continues to soar as its supplier David Hill celebrates 20 years of growing British spelt.

Bako North Western names Mike Tully CEO

Former Bako Northern & Scotland boss Mike Tully has been appointed chief executive of Bako North Western Group.

Elizabeth Shaw rolls out first chocolate biscuit range

British chocolate brand Elizabeth Shaw has made its debut in the biscuits category with a premium chocolate biscuit range.

Expanded role for Waitrose bakery buying director Paul Walker

Paul Walker, Waitrose buying director for categories including bakery and food to go, has had his remit expanded to all fresh buying.

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