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Friday 20 May 2022

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Consumer NZ picks best supermarket hot cross buns 8th April 2022 /

Consumer NZ picks best supermarket hot cross buns

Countdown and FreshChoice bake the country’s best supermarket hot cross buns, according to Consumer New Zealand.


Last call for hot cross bun comp entries 17th February 2022 /

Last call for hot cross bun comp entries

The oven door is about to shut on entries for this year’s Great Hot Cross Bun competition.


Speciality bread business Venerdi goes stateside 23rd September 2021 /

Speciality bread business Venerdi goes stateside

The deal opens access to the US market for the Auckland-based company’s gluten-free, keto and paleo products.


After 53 years, Breadcraft cuts ties with Quality Bakers to drive speciality brands 17th August 2021 /

After 53 years, Breadcraft cuts ties with Quality Bakers to drive speciality brands

The baker sells its contract to produce bread for the Goodman Fielder subsidiary to focus on its own brands like Rebel Bakehouse.


Competition concerns for bread wheat growers 9th August 2021

Competition concerns for bread wheat growers

Uncertainty over “restrictive” new buying practices and competition from the feed wheat industry has seen the nation’s arable growers cut back on sowing the wheat used for bread, according to Federated Farmers.


Commercial baking initiative secures $20k support 9th August 2021 /

Commercial baking initiative secures $20k support

An initiative to support the refugee community in New Zealand with training in commercial baking has won a $20,000 grant.


Abe’s Bagels on a roll, 25 years on 6th August 2021

Abe’s Bagels on a roll, 25 years on

After 25 years, there’s still plenty of room for growth, says general manager Wade Gillooly.


Bakels pie competition kicks off 6th May 2021

Bakels pie competition kicks off

The annual search for NZ’s supreme pie has started with entries due by 24 June.