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GBBO fans head to Waitrose

The return of The Great British Bake Off has affected more than just fans' waistlines. Following ‘biscuit week’ – week two of the BBC programme – sales of almonds rose by 100%, dried cranberries by 47% and star anise by 43% as people were inspired to get creative in the kitchen.

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