Scottish Grocer & Convenience Retailer

Bread and bakery

Sweet sales for pastry treats

IN-store bakery brand Country Choice says the baked confectionery segment is growing due to the rise in out of home consumption, snacking on the go and sharing …

Little and often is the key

BAKERY is the second most frequently bought category in c-stores, according to Aryzta Food Solutions, and it says in-store bakery shoppers spend 70% more than …

Making it on to most lists

BREAD appears on more shopping lists than any other product, says Warburtons, quoting Shopper Intelligence research from 2016. It says wrapped white bread …

Free crumpet launch

Newburn Bakehouse by Warburtons has expanded its product range to include gluten-free crumpets.   Free-from director Chris Hook said:  “At …

Thin is in with flat choices

WRAPS are now firmly established as a consumer favourite, says David Laurence of Signature Flatbreads. He said: “Our soft and authentic tortilla wraps are …

Two more get make-over

FOLLOWING the successful introduction of changes to its Soft White loaf, Hovis is revamping another two of its big sellers, Seed Sensations and Granary. Market …

Scots buy more bread

SCOTTISH shoppers make on average two trips a week to buy bread products which is 10 more trips over the course of the year than the typical GB shopper.   …

Bulking up

NOT immune to challenges facing the wider food industry, sales of wrapped bread also continue to be influenced by specific factors – not least the changing …

Farmhouse flavour for Hovis range

EARLIER this year bread firm Hovis bet on the farm when it launched a new Farmhouse loaf range – including Hovis Soft White Farmhouse loaf and Hovis …

Speciality the star of in-store bakery

The in-store bakery sector is currently one of the top-performing sectors in convenience retailing, presenting shopkeepers with huge profit opportunities, …

Proposing a toast

Kingsmill aims to help consumers find new possibilities for a breakfast favourite Bread has been a staple of British households for as far back as anyone can …

Bread giant on the pulse

BAKERY firm Warburtons has added a new protein range to its portfolio. Baked using pulses and grains, the new range includes high-protein bread, rolls, wraps …

The breakfast breakthrough

Bake-off firm says dual-site with coffee to boost morning sales SANDWICHES and hot and cold prepared foods form the backbone of some of the best current …

More than just toast

WHAT is breakfast without toast? For many people, rushing out to face the day, toast, apparently, is essential. But, according to Allied Bakeries, while toast …

Putting bread in the box

PRICE wars and changing shopper habits are presenting challenges to wrapped bread sales according to Warburtons, but the bakery giant says its focus is on how …

NPD crucial says giant

IT’s a complicated time in the bread market says bakery giant Warburtons. Price cuts in supermarkets and the rise in snacking and on-the-go consumption have …