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3 July, 2015

Sandwich company invests £3.6m in production

A Middlesbrough sandwich firm, On A Roll Sandwich Company, is to invest £3.6m in a new factory – almost tripling its production space.

Scotmid convenience has seen a macaroni pie sell-out, after it teamed up with The Scottish Sun to boost its #savethepie marketing campaign.

Hovis is relaunching its Seeded and Granary ranges, in what it calls its biggest campaign since the new ownership.

It is rumoured that a rescue-deal for Irish Pride Bakeries is under way, after it went into receivership last month.

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TV legend Claudia Winkleman has been confirmed to present this year’s Baking Industry Awards (BIA).

Union leaders have said ‘as of yet’ further strikes at 2 Sisters Food Group’s Gunstones bakery will still go ahead.

Free-from manufacturer Free’ist has upped its production in response to retailers expanding offerings.

Paris bakery Michel & Augustin has struck a deal with Starbucks to sell its cookies in 25 locations in New York, before potentially coming to the UK. 

Grocery inflation is at -1.7%, reflecting the impact of Aldi and Lidl, as well as deflation in major categories like bread.

Last year’s Great British Bake Off contestant Kate Henry has launched a partnership with fine food company Bennett Opie.

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Did you know the word ‘éclair’ comes from the French for ‘flash of lightning’? On learning this recently I thought, yes, it does have a lightning bolt-esque look to it, but non! They are so named as they are eaten quickly – in a flash.

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