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28 June, 2016

Christmas Stars deadline extended

In exciting news for bakers looking to cash in on seasonal sales growth, there’s still time to enter our Christmas Stars competition! Entries now close on 8 July. 

Melton Mowbray-based Samworth Brothers, the company behind Ginsters, is proposing to build a 10,650sq m food production facility at Mountsorrel in Leicestershire.

Last week Hackney-based Square Pie successfully predicted the EU referendum result through sales of its pies in a Brexit Bake Off.

Tributes have been paid to former Wrights Pies director David Wright, who passed away last week in sudden and unexpected circumstances.

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A Manchester foodie duo will be introducing a new style of dark-bake sourdough loaves to the UK when they launch the Pollen Bakery in Manchester in August.

Britain has voted to leave the EU. On the morning of the historic vote, British Baker spoke to industry representatives about what this might mean for bakers.

Production to be increased by up to 250% for Brown & Blond, thanks to plans to break through the £350,000 turnover barrier with a move to new premises. 

There has been a dip in the popularity of sandwiches, while sales of hot food and drinks are up, according to new research from labelling and eco packaging company Planglow.

The Duchess of Cornwall posed for a selfie at The Social Bite café in Edinburgh while HRH The Prince of Wales flipped pancakes.

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Bakery Christmas Stars 2016

If you think you have the best Christmas products make sure you enter this year! Register for Bakery Christmas Stars 2016 here’
If you think you have the best Christmas products make sure you enter this year! Register for Bakery Christmas Stars 2016 here’

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