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28 August, 2014

Lidl finalises in-store bakery roll-out

Discounter Lidl has completed its roll-out of in-store bakeries in all 600 nationwide outlets.

Larger companies are making more progress towards the mandatory provision of nutrition information, as it is revealed that many firms remain confused.

Premier Foods brand Mr Kipling has launched a new marketing campaign pushing the idea ‘Life is better with cake’.

As the deadline for the National Cupcake Championships 2014 draws near, Bronya Smolen speaks to last year's home baker winner, Shalini Sriskandarasa, about how it felt to take the crown. 

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Tesco has launched a Polish deli counter and bakery in its Ealing Broadway metro shop.

Grocery price inflation has fallen for the eleventh consecutive period, according to the latest figures from Kantar Worldpanel.

Gerhard Jenne harks back to the delights of Roald Dahl’s classic children’s book and reveals how he has become involved in its 50-year celebration. 

McVitie’s brand owner United Biscuits is expected to float on the stock market this autumn with a value of £1.5bn.

Clayton Park Bakery has won a contract to supply Lancashire Cricket Club with pies for the upcoming cricket season. 

Charity sets up own bakery

26 August, 2014

A bakery is to be set up by a charity for adults with learning difficulties, in the hope to help workers gain valuable skills.

The London Tea Company has launched a new range of ‘ethical’ teas, in response to the growing market for speciality teas. 

St Austell's own-brand coffee has pushed hot drinks sales up by as much as 99% in its pubs. 

Research has found an increased potential for on-the-go bakery snacks after many consumers now replace a three-meals-a-day routine with regular smaller eats. 

Hovis bakery has announced the departure of marketing director Matt Hunt.

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Comedy star Hugh Dennis to host 2014 awards

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The live judging and awards ceremony for the National Cupcake Championships took place at this weekend's Cake International show at Birmingham NEC, on Saturday 9 November.

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