Flora baking block

Flora targets home bakers with its first block

06 Apr 2014 | By Helen Gilbert

Flora has unveiled its first-ever block format as part of a Unilever drive to better tap the £1.8bn home-baking market…

Shell forecourt

Waitrose-Shell partnership extension angers Greenpeace

05 Apr 2014 | By Guy Montague-Jones

Waitrose is extending its controversial partnership with Shell by opening four new stores at petrol stations…

Genius Fruit Loaf

Genius Foods receives 'significant' Verlinvest injection

05 Apr 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Private equity firm Verlinvest has made a “significant capital investment of millions of pounds” in Genius Foods…

Simon Herbert, Esso

Esso's Simon Herbert: Fuelling retail growth Subscription

17 Feb 2014 | By James Halliwell

Esso is selling off the retail side of its operation so it can focus on supplying fuel. What’s prompted the radical move?…

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Frances Quinn's Bake Off win: inevitable... but worth watching

28 Oct 2013 | By Rob Brown

The final of The Great British Bake Off was rather disappointing…


David Cameron more right than wrong over loaf of bread price

06 Oct 2013 | By Arabella Mileham

After failing to correctly identify the price of a value loaf (47p), the PM was cast in the role of Marie Antoinette…


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