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Bread and bakery

Crafty new range in the bakery

BREAD brand Allinson’s has added three new craft-inspired loaves to its range

More FTG for 2018

EQUIPMENT supplier Fri-Jado UK Limited reckons its ready to help retailers make the most of the growing food-to-go trend in 2018

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 …