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General Mills brings its $500m Fibre One brand to the UK Subscription

26 Nov 2015 | By Vince Bamford

Häagen-Dazs and Green Giant owner General Mills is bringing $500m (£330m) US ‘megabrand’ Fibre One to the UK

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Premier to launch Paul Hollywood sweet and savoury baking mixes

10 Nov 2015 | By Vince Bamford

The Great British Bake Off host develops and will market new lines

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Prices could be right for British bakers Subscription

08 Oct 2015 | By Vince Bamford

For the nation’s bread bakers, there is good news on two pricing fronts – commodity and retail

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Newburn Bakehouse adds free-from wholegrain wraps to range Subscription

08 Oct 2015 | By Lisa Riley

The new lines roll into Sainsbury’s and Ocado this week

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Hovis 'boy on a bike' ad gets 21st century makeover

05 Oct 2015 | By Vince Bamford

Hovis is tonight unveiling a modern take on the brand’s ‘boy on a bike’ advertising

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Irwin's bakery offers new Rankin Selection lines in GB Subscription

01 Oct 2015 | By Vince Bamford

Northern Irish bakery Irwin’s is launching new versions of two Rankin Selection branded breads

Hovis Flatbreads

Good Inside: Hovis rolls into sandwich alternatives Subscription

30 Sep 2015 | By Vince Bamford

The baker is next week rolling out sandwich thins and flatbreads

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Paul Hollywood teams up with Carrs for ready to bake rolls Subscription

14 Sep 2015 | By Simon Gwynn

Carrs Foods has teamed with The Great British Bake Off heartthrob Paul Hollywood to launch a range of ready to bake bread

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Genius ups the nutritional credentials of bread recipes Subscription

03 Sep 2015 | By Vince Bamford

The brand has worked on the new recipes for the past two years…

New York Bakery Soft Pretzel Knots

New York Bakery Co moves beyond bagels with soft pretzels

31 Aug 2015 | By Simon Gwynn

New York Bakery Co is kicking off a major effort to extend beyond bagels

Fabulous Bakers

The Fabulous Bakers put out first ad since rebrand Video

11 Aug 2015 | By Simon Gwynn

The video will be supported by press, PR and sampling events

Jon Jenkins

Allied Bakeries to cut management roles in shake-up

06 Aug 2015 | By Vince Bamford

News of the move comes less than two months after former Twinings boss Jon Jenkins became MD of the baking business

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Hovis unveils bread with extra omega-3 and wheatgerm Subscription

06 Aug 2015 | By Vince Bamford

Hovis is hoping its new loaves will woo shoppers who have ditched bread over health concerns…


Great German Bake Off: home baking soars at Aldi and Lidl

24 Jul 2015 | By Amy North

Forget the Great British Bake Off, it’s more like the Great German Bake Off…

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Haywood & Padgett sees rise in profits as it looks to expand Subscription

24 Jul 2015 | By Alec Mattinson

Specialist baker Haywood & Padgett is looking to expand its product range and international reach…

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Paul Hollywood to launch home baking brand with Premier Foods Subscription

24 Jul 2015 | By Vince Bamford

Premier Foods will launch a new home baking range with Great British Bake Off heartthrob Paul Hollywood

Kingsmill 50/50

Tesco relists dropped Kingsmill lines

06 Jul 2015 | By Vince Bamford

From last week, Kingsmill 50/50 and No Crusts have gone back on sale in what Kingsmill owner Allied Bakeries described as “the majority” of Tesco stores

Kate Henry

British Bake Off contestant recruited by Bennett Opie

29 Jun 2015 | By Lisa Riley

Kate Henry signs up to produce a collection of baking recipes for the fine foods supplier

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Scott Richardson steps up to Brace's Bakery CEO role Subscription

26 Jun 2015 | By Fiona McLelland

Brace’s Bakery has promoted sales & marketing director Scott Richardson to CEO…


Johnstone's Just Desserts "mis-stated" trading before collapse Subscription

19 Jun 2015 | By Edward Devlin

The cake supplier issued invoices totalling £1.6m for products that had not been supplied

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Warburtons rolls out shaped Thins to boost family appeal

15 Jun 2015 | By Vince Bamford

Warburtons is set to sink its claws deeper into the sandwich alternatives market


Subway growth sees cookie production extended to Europe for first time

05 Jun 2015 | By Michelle Perrett

A growth in demand for the Subway brand has seen production of its cookies move outside the United States for the first time to Europe.

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Better Bakes brings better-for-you bars to market

01 Jun 2015 | By Lisa Riley

The Gorgeous! brand is available in foodservice now, and the supplier is hoping to launch into retail at the end of the summer

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Ex-Dairy Crest boss Martyn Wilks named CEO of Hovis Subscription

18 May 2015 | By Vince Bamford

Former Dairy Crest MD Martyn Wilks has today (18 May) picked up the reins as chief executive of Hovis Ltd.

Kingsmill new design range

Kingsmill gets new look as it tries to turn around fortunes

13 May 2015 | By Vince Bamford

A week after The Grocer revealed value sales of the brand’s bread had crashed £75m year-on-year, Allied has announced a redesign

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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?

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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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Dell'Ugo Focaccia Italiana Mixed Olive & Tomato: Acid Test Subscription

06 Nov 2015 | By Simon Gwynn

Few products have suffered more painfully in the price war than wrapped bread

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Home baking category report 2015

24 Jul 2015 | By Amy North

Prices are on the up in the home baking aisle despite the soaring influence of the discounters. Can the new Bake Off series sustain growth?

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Baking brings home the danger of odours in marketing Subscription

28 May 2015 | By Simon Gwynn

If fresh bread is the nation’s favourite smell, what’s up with in-store bakeries? Simon Gwynn explores.

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Are men the future of the baking market? Subscription

20 Apr 2015 | By Amy North

Nearly half of all British men bake at least once a week, according to our exclusive research

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Dr Oetker prepares for Mug Cake launch

17 Apr 2015 | By Amy North

Video: We sent deputy category reports editor Amy North to Leeds to get baking with Dr Oetker and find out what’s coming next from the Doc’s innovation pipeline…

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Asda delists seven Hovis lines including 800g white & wholemeal Subscription

16 Jan 2015 | By Vince Bamford

Asda has delisted several leading Hovis bread lines from its range…

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Bread: Warburtons loses £54m as Brits ditch it Subscription

19 Dec 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Brits have bought the equivalent of 93 million fewer loaves of bread in the past 12 months…

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The Great British Bake Off finale: perfectionism triumphs

09 Oct 2014 | By James Halliwell

To the final of The Great British Bake Off, and everyone was on splendid form…

Jane Asher

Jane Asher talks to The Grocer about her hit bakeware range Subscription

04 Sep 2014 | By James Halliwell

Actress and cake maker Jane Asher talks to The Grocer about her hit bakeware range for Poundland…


Bread suppliers switch on to exciting taste fusions Subscription

30 Aug 2014 | By James Street

Craft baker Robert Didier is to launch a loaf of bread made with Champagne and 24-carat gold…

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