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1 October, 2014

Financial Conduct Authority to investigate Tesco

Troubled supermarket giant Tesco is to be investigated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for overstating profits by £250m.

Sainsbury’s has seen a fall in like-for-like (LFL) sales, due to a “dynamic and fiercely competitive market”, according to the supermarket.

The potential sale of nearly half of New Britain Palm Oil (NBPO) has fallen through, it has been announced.

The entries for the 16th World Scotch Pie Championships have opened, with butchers and bakers getting ready to battle it out for the top spot.

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Handmade cake supplier Clam’s Cakes has predicted a turnover of £1m this year, after expanding into larger premises in Ebbw Vale, Wales.

Icing specialist Renshaw hosted the British Confectioners’ Association’s (BCA) annual gathering for 50 members at its Liverpool headquarters.

GfK has revealed a decline in consumer confidence this month.

From pruning the product selection to a decision to exit the wholesale arena, Gerhard Jenne finds his business moving into autumn with a renewed vigour. 

Swiss bakery group Aryzta has lifted European revenue, boosted by a reorganisation of its bakery and food solutions arm.

Global snacks market rises 2%

30 September, 2014

Consumers globally spent $374bn (£230bn) on snack foods in the year from 2013 to 2014, according to the Nielsen Global Survey of Snacking. 

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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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