bakery news

Paul Hollywood ready to bake Rustic Rolls

Berry and Hollywood unveil NPD ahead of C4’s Bake Off Subscription

26 Apr 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Mary Berry salad dressings and Paul Hollywood part-baked bread will roll out next month

Homepride plain and self-raising flours

Homepride push offers Emma Bridgewater collectables Subscription

17 Mar 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

The promotion will kick off with a half-pint mug and 8.5-inch Easter plate

Warrens Bakery

Warrens Bakery to open first franchise outside West Country

15 Feb 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

The new store at Mere Green in Birmingham opens its doors tomorrow, with talks being held over more franchises

Sainsbury's in-store bakery gluten-free bread

Sainsbury's claims first with freshly baked gluten-free bread Subscription

27 Jan 2017 | By Beth Gault

The supermarket will provide six varieties from 188 of its in-store bakeries

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Greggs to cut jobs in Wales and Scotland with factory changes Subscription

23 Jan 2017 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Staff were told about the cuts last week and have been asked to consider taking voluntary redundancy

Newburn Bakehouse from Warburtons free-from crumpets

Warburtons adds free-from Newburn Bakehouse crumpets Subscription

17 Jan 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

The NPD is free from gluten, wheat and milk

Free and Easy free-from cake mixes

Free and Easy adds range of free-from cake mixes

12 Jan 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Quartet is ’suitable for people with allergies or intolerances to the 14 most common allergens’

Warburtons Toastie Pockets, brown variant

Warburtons joins Allied with launch of toaster-friendly NPD Subscription

03 Jan 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

The NPD comes on the back of a £53.4m loss in sales value for the Bolton bakery giant

Greggs Sweet Mince Pie lip balm

Greggs gives away bakery lip balms for Christmas kissing

19 Dec 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

The two variants are aimed at replicating the taste of Festive Bake and Sweet Mince Pie

allinson bread

Allied gives Allinson a premium makeover with three new SKUs

08 Dec 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

The range will be expanded from 9 January with the addition of Rustic White, Signature Seed and Seeds & Grains variants

Kingsmill Super Toasty

Allied adds Super Toasty loaf to new-look Kingsmill Subscription

07 Nov 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

The brand’s ‘sunnier’ design marks part of Allied’s plan to revive consumers’ ‘emotional connection’ with bread

Hovis Best of Both Trolls Edition

Hovis rolls out Trolls movie promotion across 8m loaves

11 Oct 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

One shopper will win a family holiday to Los Angeles

warburtons christmasaurus

Warburtons creates crumpet dinosaur for children’s book Subscription

06 Oct 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

The bakery giant’s construction was revealed at The Natural History Museum

kingsmill toasties

Allied Bakeries adds Toasties to Kingsmill portfolio

29 Sep 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

The NPD is intended to bring ‘more variety and excitement’ to breakfast

Mary Berry Cooks

Mary Berry's Bake Off exit has "weakened value"

22 Sep 2016 | By Beth Gault

The show is now “tarnished” according to retail marketing expert Catherine Shuttleworth

breadwinners charity

Breadwinners Foundation to help would-be baking businesses Subscription

22 Sep 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

Breadwinners helps disadvantaged people run a bike delivery service for artisan bread

Puratos IBCC

Puratos opens £1.3m R&D centre at Fringford Mill site Subscription

12 Sep 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

The Industrial Bakery Competence Centre will focus on industrial bakery processes

Cake Angels Snowman

Raymond Briggs’ Snowman stars on new Cake Angels kits Subscription

07 Sep 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

The festive NPDs allow shoppers to make gingerbread biscuits and chocolate muffins

CEO Genius Roz Cuscheri

Jeremy Bradley to take over as Genius Gluten Free CEO

05 Sep 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

The former Kettle Foods MD will begin his new role on 16 October

warburtons protein

Warburtons launches four-strong range of added-protein bread

05 Sep 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

Warburtons hopes to push the protein trend yet further into the mainstream via four-strong range 

Hovis NY Bakery

Hovis and New York Bakery unveil NPD

02 Sep 2016 | By Beth Gault

Wholemeal & Tasty Spelt loaf and Cheese Bagel are set to roll out this month

Roberts Bakery Fuel Your Skills app

Roberts Bakery and Derby County link for football app Subscription

23 Aug 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

The app was kicked off by Derby forward Tom Ince at the Powerleague Derby Soccerdome

 bread bakery

Sales soar at artisan baker Bread Holdings Subscription

22 Aug 2016 | By Alec Mattinson

The owner of The Bread Factory and GAIL’s Artisan Bakery has seen annual revenues soar by 41.5% as UK consumers’ hunger for artisan bread shows no sign of waning.


Whitworths boosts baking line-up with Mix ‘n’ Bake range

22 Aug 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

The two flavours were chosen from a possible four by visitors to the brand’s social media channels

Morrisons bake officer

Anastasia Duncanson appointed as Morrisons ‘bake officer’

18 Aug 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

Duncanson received a copy of her job offer iced on a cake

candice brown one use

Who were the winners in the last BBC Great British Bake Off? Subscription

04 Nov 2016 | By Beth Gault

The popularity of the programme was undeniably good news for the home baking category, which has actually been declining

Bread and butter

The Grocer tackles the great British bread challenge Subscription

19 Sep 2016 | By Amy North

Fewer than half of Brits tuck into a slice or more on a daily basis, according to our exclusive consumer research

mary and paul one use

Who will see sales rise as Bake Off returns to screens? Subscription

25 Aug 2016 | By Amy North

Areas tipped for a boost include glitter decorations and free-from

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Along for the ride: Breakfast Category Report 2016 Subscription

04 Aug 2016 | By Amy North

Time-poor Brits are getting back into the breakfast habit as suppliers drive NPD to fill the on-the-go gap in the market

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Home Baking Category Report 2016 Subscription

21 Jul 2016 | By Amy North

Once they baked in the glory of Hollywood and Berry, but now brands are up against own label and range rationalisation

Paul Hollywood

Why bakery brands can no longer rely on Mary and Paul Subscription

21 Jul 2016 | By Amy North

Is GBBO’s momentum running out?

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Who are you calling muppet? Bread & Bakery Category Report 2016 Subscription

06 May 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

Just one big three bread brand has managed to shift more loaves in the cutthroat climate of the past year


Bread needs a Killer thriller to be fit for the future Subscription

05 May 2016 | By Rob Brown

The wrapped bread market has lost almost £140m in the past year

hovis good inside

Deeper deals take big slice of bread sales Subscription

18 Dec 2015 | By Vince Bamford

Few have escaped unscathed from the battlefield of the wrapped bread market

asda christmas cake pops

Asda Cake Pop Kit: Acid Test Subscription

26 Nov 2015

After years of weak sales, the cakes category is in healthy growth

pie cream tea one use

Pastries & Meat Snacks Category Report 2015 Subscription

20 Nov 2015 | By Emma Sturgess

Posh piemakers have spotted people’s passion for a premium pie, boosting value back into growth. Can volumes follow suit?

mary berry

Mary Berry: the Big Interview Subscription

19 Nov 2015 | By Amy North

Mary Berry has built a successful condiments brand and turbocharged home baking sales. So what’s next?

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