Happy New Year! Bread News January 2017

We had the most amazing 2016, a year to remember, a year of growth, innovation and excitement. Now it’s 2017 and time to wish all our loyal foodservice customers – and those about to become...

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Crazy bread news for February 2016

There’s a crazy side to more or less everything in life. There’s certainly a crazy side to bread. Here are some of our favourite bread-led stories for February. School’s bread and...

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Bread News for January 2016

There’s all sorts of curious news about bread this time around, with a white bread rebellion from M&S, torture victims benefiting from baking bread and a pair of ancient shoes left in a...

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Bakery sector news round-up

It’s December. We’ve settled into our beautiful new bakery premises, announed in our last news item. And we’re baking up a storm. Things are looking bright in our little corner of...

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The Prince of Wales says ‘Buy British’

As reported by the BBC, The Prince of Wales, in an article written for Country Life magazine, has appealed to the public to buy British foods in support of our farmers, in an effort to ‘save...

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The rise and rise of artisan bread

As reported in The Independent, artisan bread is on the rise. But it’s no surprise to us. We’ve seen a steady increase in the number of British foodservice organisations, large and small,...

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Hot news in the burger foodservice sector

There’s a lot of talk about the not-so-humble burger in the foodservice sector right now, no surprise when the Great British Burger was celebrated so thoroughly on August 27th. To mark the...

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British Bread News – March 2015

It’s that time again, and we’ve tracked down some fascinating items of bread-related news for you. New archaeological discoveries prove Brits ate wheat long before arable farming arrived...

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Artisan Bread News – February 2015

It’s Chip Week – Help your customers celebrate the great British chip in style It’s Chip Week… so grab yourself a chip buttie and help celebrate one of the nation’s...

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Intriguing bread news for January 2015

Phew. The decks have cleared, the festive season is well and truly over and everything’s back to normal. The Christmas dust has settled and we’ve tracked down a small yet fascinating...

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Gluten-Free Bandwagon Derailed

One day it’s bad for you, the next it turns out it’s fine. It’s a familiar story, and this time it’s all about gluten. Fresh research has revealed the much maligned dietary...

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Supporting the Youth Adventure Trust

Our Midlands Sales Manager, Matt Allen, risked life, limb and sanity to raise money for the Youth Adventure Trust  in mid September. The name of the game was the Invesco Perpetual Lakes Race  and...

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Amazing bread news for August 2014

Great British Bake Off proves bread is no pushover So you thought baking the perfect loaf was simple. The Great British Bake Off 2014 is thrilling the nation, but even Britain’s finest amateur...

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See you at Hotelympia 2014!

The British foodservice and hospitality industries are something we can all be proud of. It’s world-leading stuff, packed with fresh ideas, right at the cutting edge of innovation. So we’re very...

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Red Tractor needs you!

The amazing Red Tractor cavalcade rolls on and on. They’re such an exciting organisation to be involved with. And we love their latest big idea, The Red Tractor Recruit campaign. The initiative was...

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What’s in the oven for 2014?

Here we are, looking forward to another successful, exciting year. What’s on the cards for 2014 in our neck of the woods, the bakery industry? Here are our predictions. Proper bread goes...

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Some seasonal bread-related snippets…

As the festive season approaches, we thought it’d be fun to dig out some seasonal bread-related snippets. Christmas breads We like to keep our eye on the bread scene, and it’s great to see so...

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The many benefits of bread

Mankind survived for half a million years or more without bread, until we discovered agriculture and started growing stuff just a few thousand years ago. So it’s surprising, in a way, to...

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The weird world of insect bread

If you don’t particularly like the sound of bread made from insects, you’re not alone. Nor do we. But millions of people snack on insects every day, particularly in countries like China...

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