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30 July, 2014

Greggs’ healthy sandwich range boosted by good weather

Greggs has seen sales of over £1m a week on its healthier range of sandwiches, helped by good weather, the company claimed.

High street bakery chain Greggs has reported a 3.2% increase in first-half like-for-like sales (LFLs), an improvement on its half-year 2013 LFL decline.

TV favourite Keith Chegwin is to appear at the 2014 Bakers’ & Butchers’ Fair.

Following the opening of Delice de France’s new customer innovation centre, British Baker caught up with the baking specialist to get the scoop about how business has been since it acquired Boulangeries de France last May.

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A number of UK venues have launched their own versions of afternoon tea for Afternoon Tea Week, running from 11 to 17 August.

The Fabulous Bakin’ Boys’ headquarters in Witney recently welcomed schoolchildren to find out about the development of bakery products.

Food Standards Agency audits into the 2 Sisters Food Group sites enmeshed in The Guardian poultry investigation have found both sites to be adequate.

Gerhard Jenne takes us through his delicious bakery discoveries on a recent holiday to the south of France.

Competitive pricing of staple items such as milk and bread has driven inflation to the lowest level since October 2006.

Bake off fever has hit! The Great British Bake Off, the nation’s televised baking competition, will hit the screens from BBC One next Wednesday.

Greencore Group has recorded revenue of £310.5m from its convenience food division, 8.7% higher than the prior year on a reported basis.

Proposals to tax large supermarkets have been welcomed with caution by the Craft Bakers’ Association (CBA). 

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Comedy star Hugh Dennis to host 2014 awards

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Featuring a mix of exhibitors, competitions and demonstrations, there’s something on offer for everyone at this year’s Fair. Register free today

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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