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Terry Tang to appear in new TV series

Terry Tang, last year's winner of the Celebration Cake Maker of the Year at the Baking Industry Awards (BIA), will appear in a Sky One television series this November.

Government publishes response to pasty tax U-turn

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has published a document of the responses it received during the consultation period on its proposals to add 20% VAT on hot takeaway food.

BSA coffee shop judging commences

Coffee shops and cafés around the UK are being visited by judges of the Beverage Standard Association’s (BSA) Awards panel.

Jamie Oliver’s bakery opens at Gatwick

Jamie’s Italian Bakery has now opened at Gatwick Airport’s North Terminal – his first airport location.

Deadline today for London bakery competition

The Real Bread Campaign is urging London bakers to enter their best loaves by today’s deadline as part of its latest bakery competition.

Supermarkets to up farmer relationships

Waitrose and Morrisons have topped a study into the corporate social responsibility (CSR) of the UK's biggest supermarket chains.

In pictures: Bakers’ Fair Summer 2012

Hundreds of visitors turned out to enter the competitions, watch the masterclasses and network with the exhibitors at Bakers’ Fair Summer on Sunday 24 June.

Administrators close three Peters' outlets

Administrators have closed three of Peters Bakers' retail outlets resulting in 17 redundancies, following its collapse into administration earlier this month.

Students install new alliance president

David Goddard has become the new president of the Alliance for Bakery Students and Trainees (ABST), as announced at this year's conference.

Bakers' charity faces huge drop in donations

The Bakers' Benevolent Society (BBS) has seen a fall in donations of around 85% during the past 12 years. At its 179th annual general meeting, the registered charity highlighted a drop in appeal income, including donations and fundraising events, from around £200,000 in 2000 to £27,071 this year.

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