The bagged loaf has been given refreshed packaging meant to highlight its improved softness
British brands continue to outperform foreign counterparts in UK in consumer affections
Bells of Lazonby bakes up sales rise Subscription
Bakery group Bells of Lazonby has increased sales by more than 13% and grown its profits to continue the rapid expansion experienced in recent years.
Finsbury Food Group has appointed Zoe Morgan as non-executive director as Edward Beale steps down after 13 years.
Kankiwala joined two years ago as executive chairman
Fletchers Bakeries back in the black under Finsbury Subscription
The morning goods & specialist bread supplier reported a pre-tax trading profit of £5m in the 15 months to 27 June 2015
David Wood resurgent after factories revamp Subscription
The own-label bakery has grown rapidly from a standing start in 2008, breaking into the latest Grocer Fast 50 at number 2
The recall affects biscuits, cakes and other snack items made at Baketime’s Middlesbrough facility
Plain and Cinnamon & Raisin variants are rolling out now
Hovis is going down the limited-edition route with a small loaf that promises to be a ‘healthier’ choice
Multigrain Wraps, Quinoa & Chia Seed Wraps and Fajita Kits will be in as many as 486 branches
Three variants will hit shelves in 450 stores
Roberts says it is in good hands after extending Bibby Deal
The retailer has offered a full refund to customers who bought recalled loaves
A TV ad, ‘A Taste of New York’, will debut on 18 January and run until mid-February
Falling sales are largely down to a drop in demand for packaged sliced bread
The north London business, backed by Luke Johnson’s Risk Capital, leapt up the rankings in the recent Grocer Fast 50
Bibby Distribution has won a new contract with Roberts Bakery after a successful 12-month trial
Bakers see off polymer thieves with glitter baskets Subscription
A novel way of tackling illegal recycling by polymer recyclers and equipment thieves
Häagen-Dazs and Green Giant owner General Mills is bringing $500m (£330m) US ‘megabrand’ Fibre One to the UK
The Great British Bake Off host develops and will market new lines
Prices could be right for British bakers Subscription
For the nation’s bread bakers, there is good news on two pricing fronts – commodity and retail
The new lines roll into Sainsbury’s and Ocado this week
Hovis is tonight unveiling a modern take on the brand’s ‘boy on a bike’ advertising
Northern Irish bakery Irwin’s is launching new versions of two Rankin Selection branded breads
Just one big three bread brand has managed to shift more loaves in the cutthroat climate of the past year
The wrapped bread market has lost almost £140m in the past year
Deeper deals take big slice of bread sales Subscription
Few have escaped unscathed from the battlefield of the wrapped bread market
Asda Cake Pop Kit: Acid Test Subscription
After years of weak sales, the cakes category is in healthy growth
Pastries & Meat Snacks Category Report 2015 Subscription
Posh piemakers have spotted people’s passion for a premium pie, boosting value back into growth. Can volumes follow suit?
Mary Berry: the Big Interview Subscription
Mary Berry has built a successful condiments brand and turbocharged home baking sales. So what’s next?
Few products have suffered more painfully in the price war than wrapped bread
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?
Baking brings home the danger of odours in marketing Subscription
If fresh bread is the nation’s favourite smell, what’s up with in-store bakeries? Simon Gwynn explores.
Are men the future of the baking market? Subscription
Nearly half of all British men bake at least once a week, according to our exclusive research
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…
Asda has delisted several leading Hovis bread lines from its range…