Lesley Foottit reports from the 127th annual Craft Bakers’ Association’s annual conference, which saw plenty of industry insight and advice on making it in retail in the current economic climate.

Martyn Leek reports from the recent Scottish Bakers’ conference, which saw the Scottish Baker of the Year awarded and a varied day of speakers. Here are a series of articles and photos from the event.

What next for Greggs?

26 March, 2013

So, the charismatic boss of Greggs, Ken McMeikan, has finally moved on. The kings is dead, long live the king.

GONE: iconic chief executive Ken McMeikan has moved on

Ben Wilkinson, resident fruit expert and technical manager at European processed fruit supplier Cobell, reveals an insight into what the industry is looking for when it comes to flavours and fillings of bakery goods.

When you think of a Saturday afternoon at a football match, the thought of award-winning food does not automatically spring to mind.

After the recent Starbucks tax row, British Baker investigates how brands have no hiding place in the social media age – and what companies can do in terms of damage limitation.

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