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Feeling the love: more Valentine’s bakery NPD

Bakers and food manufacturers are giving consumers the chance to spread the love in a host of ways including doughnuts, biscuits and Yorkshire puds (yes, you read that right).

NYBC and pizzeria team up to create ‘Bagelizza’

New York Bakery Co has teamed up with London restaurant Mulberry Street Pizza to develop what is claimed to be the UK’s first bagel/pizza hybrid – dubbed the Bagelizza.

Yorkshire Baker founder launches new pastry brand

Gill Ridgard, founder of Yorkshire Baker, has launched new pastries business The Original Baker.

Prada pastry shop Marchesi 1824 to open first UK site

Prada Group-owned pastry shop Marchesi 1824 is to open a store in London’s Mayfair this year.

Cake Décor appoints UK sales manager for B2B

Cake Décor has appointed Paul Parkinson as UK sales manager for business to business. 

Pret food safety chief warns of incident reporting delays

Pret A Manger food safety boss Tim Smith has urged for change in the way allergen-related deaths and serious incidents are reported.

McVitie’s promotes mental health initiative

McVitie’s has joined forces with charity initiative Time to Change to promote conversations around mental health on Time to Talk Day (7 February 2019).

Finsbury Food Group invests £1m in Kara plant

Finsbury Food Group has boosted efficiency and capacity at its Kara foodservice facility in Manchester with a £1m investment.

Burton’s acquires premium supplier Thomas Fudge’s

Burton’s Biscuit Co is to boost its presence in the premium biscuit market with the acquisition of Thomas Fudge’s.

Defra reveals no-deal food labelling changes

The government has laid out rules for what food and drink businesses must show on product labels if the UK leaves the EU without a deal on 29 March 2019.

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