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Warrens Bakery and GBBO star seek first Young Budding Baker

Warrens Bakery has launched a competition to find the UK’s best young baker.

UK baker Wayne Caddy gets elite baking award

British artisan baker Wayne Caddy has won an international award and a place in exclusive culinary club Elite de la Boulangerie Internationale (EBI).

New York Bakery Co creates breakfast bagel bar

New York Bakery Co is launching a bagel pop-up site in London this weekend.

Bakers gear up for royal wedding: part 2

The big day is nearly upon us and bakers across the nation have been frantically creating treats to celebrate the union of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on 19 May.

Stephen Mulhern to host Baking Industry Awards!

TV presenter and all-round entertainer Stephen Mulhern is to host this year’s Baking Industry Awards ceremony.

Gallery: National Doughnut Week 2018

It’s National Doughnut Week and Britain’s bakers are looking to raise some dough for charity The Children’s Trust by rustling up delectable doughnuts.

Last chance to enter 2018 Baking Industry Awards!

Businesses have until midnight tomorrow (15 May) to enter the 2018 Baking Industry Awards.

Video: Scottish Bakers on key industry challenges

British Baker caught up with members of trade body Scottish Bakers at the group’s conference in Glasgow this month to talk about the role of the organisation.

Le Pain Quotidien launches in Dublin

Global bakery-restaurant chain Le Pain Quotidien has opened a site in Dublin’s Molesworth Street.

National Doughnut Week gets underway

Bakers across the country are gearing up for National Doughnut Week which begins tomorrow (12 May).

Bakers celebrate royal wedding with NPD

The forthcoming marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle has taken the nation by storm, with a flurry of products hitting the market in time for their nuptials on 19 May.

Deadline extended for Baking Industry Awards entries!

We have given businesses and individuals one more week to enter the 2018 Baking Industry Awards.

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Brownings the Bakers named Scottish Baker of the Year 2018

Kilmarnock business Brownings the Bakers has been crowned Scottish Baker of the Year 2018 at the annual awards ceremony hosted in Glasgow by trade association Scottish Bakers.

Just days left to enter the Baking Industry Awards!

The closing date for entries to the 2018 Baking Industry Awards is fast approaching.

BSB Golf Day to take place in Warwickshire

The British Society of Baking (BSB) is to hold its 28th annual golf day in Warwickshire on Tuesday 5 June.

What we learned at the BSB Spring Conference 2018

Bread Ahead founder Matthew Jones and Barry Callebaut’s Beverley Dunkley were among speakers at the British Society of Baking’s (BSB) Spring Conference, which took place on Wednesday 25 April.

RACA unveils Awards of Excellence pastry finalists

Young pastry chefs from Harrods and Asian patisserie specialist Yauatcha are among those to be shortlisted for the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts (RACA) annual Awards of Excellence 2018.

'Create in-store excitement with a special theme and making doughnuts to suit'

Ivor McKane channel director of National Doughnut Week sponsor CSM on the opportunity offered by the annual charity event, which takes place 12-19 May 2018. Register at nationaldoughnutweek.org

Vegan egg replacer wins Free From Food Awards

A vegan egg replacer from Australian supplier Orgran has won the top prize at the UK’s Free From Food Awards this week.

Filbert’s and Hobbs House win Farm Shop & Deli award

Bakery businesses have been recognised in the 2018 Farm Shop & Deli Awards.

Gail’s Bakery to host dinner made from surplus food

Gail’s Bakery has teamed up with eco pop-up Canteen No.4 to host The Waste Series – a dinner featuring a four-course menu made entirely from surplus food.

All-black toasties unveiled for Grilled Cheese Day

London-based Grill My Cheese has teamed up with Norseland to create a completely black cheese toastie ahead of National Grilled Cheese Day next week.

How hosting pop-up classes could benefit your bakery

Turning a bakery or café into a temporary classroom could generate up to £100 an hour, according to one learning provider.

Tesco bakery chief to give keynote speech at BSB Spring conference

Tesco bakery chief Gordon Gafa and Bread Ahead founder Matthew Jones will key speakers for the British Society of Baking’s Spring Conference 2018.

Scottish Baker of the Year 2018 shortlist announced

Industry organisation Scottish Bakers has unveiled a shortlist of 39 bakeries in the running to be crowned Scottish Baker of the Year 2018.

Deadline for Britain’s Best Loaf entries extended!

Bakers have a few more days to enter the Britain’s Best Loaf competition and showcase their skills and work to peers and potential customers.

Love Food Hate Waste launches toast campaign

Consumers are being urged to ‘Make Toast Not Waste’ as part of Love Food Hate Waste’s latest campaign, which reveals 24 million slices of bread are wasted every day across the nation.

Roberts Bakery staff improve bakery skills with programme

Roberts Bakery staff have completed the Bakery Excellence Programme in partnership with Tameside College.

Round-up: Real Bread Week so far

The 10th annual Real Bread Week is underway. Bakers across the country are celebrating additive-free loaves by creating special products, running workshops and through social media activity.

World Book Day: baked goods from literature

It’s World Book Day – a celebration of all things literary in which children across the country head out in droves dressed as their favourite characters.

Topping Pie launches pie eating competition

Doncaster-based The Topping Pie Company is to launch a Pie Eating Contest on the 4 March at Frenchgate Shopping Centre.

Speciality Breads urges chefs to get creative

Speciality Breads is supporting the launch of its three-strong frozen dough range with a ‘Prove it’ competition for chefs.

Entries now open for 2018 Baking Industry Awards

British Baker is delighted to kick off the search for the 2018 winners of the Baking Industry Awards.

Real Bread Week marks 10th anniversary

Bakers across the UK are gearing up for Real Bread week, which kicks off tomorrow (24 February) and runs until 4 March.

Hunt begins for Scottish Baker of the Year 2018

Industry organisation Scottish Bakers has kicked off its search for the Scottish Baker of the Year 2018.

Love at first bite: Man proposes in Greggs

A graphic designer from Hertfordshire proposed to his girlfriend at a Valentine’s Day celebration hosted by Greggs.

Chevler releases cupcake cases for royal wedding

Welsh baking case manufacturer Chevler is reintroducing a range of patriotic cake and muffin cases ahead of the upcoming royal wedding.

Bakers share the love this Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is here and the nation’s bakers have been whipped into a frenzy creating treats to mark the occasion.

Topless Baker to feature at Foodex 2018 show

YouTube and Instagram sensation Matt Adlard, the Topless Baker, is among the bakers who will feature at Foodex 2018.

Gallery: 2018 World Master Bakers highlights

The World Master Bakers 2018 competition took place at Europain last week (3-5 February), with entrants from across the globe hoping to win the coveted title in three categories.

Five tips for boosting your bagel sales

Bagels are one of the fastest-growing bakery products and sandwich carriers on UK menus, according to MCA Insights Eating Out Panel 2017.

World Bread Awards open for entries this week

The Tiptree World Bread Awards, in association with Brook Food, is seeking bakers for this year’s competition.

John Grabecki wins The Great Sausage Roll Off

John Grabecki – head chef at corporate bank company BNY Mellon - has been crowned the Great Sausage Roll Off champion for 2018.

Line-up announced for Great Sausage Roll Off competition

The Great Sausage Roll Off competition has confirmed its chef line-up for this year’s event.

Entries open for 2018 British Pie Awards

The British Pie Awards are seeking entries for this year’s competition.

James Pirie & Son crowned 2018 World Scotch Pie Champion

Perthshire-based business James Pirie & Son has won the 2018 World Scotch Pie Championships.

Review of the Year 2017: October to December

We look back at some of the major stories that affected the baking industry in the last quarter of 2017.

Review of the year: July – September

As the year draws to a close, we look back at some of the major stories that have impacted the baking industry in 2017.

Revealed: what the bakers of tomorrow want from an employer

Students from the National Bakery School at London Southbank University have revealed what they are looking for in a potential employer.

First-ever Cornish Pasty Week set for next February

The first-ever Cornish Pasty Week is set to take place from Sunday 25 February to Saturday 3 March.