British Baker held its annual Baking Industry Awards at the Hilton Park Lane, London last night and, during the evening we caught up with the winners of the categories.

Chris Peck, executive chairman of the West Cornwall Pasty Company, explains the "turnaround story" for his business since he took the helm in 2014.

This week, United Biscuits-owned Jacob’s launched their #CRACKINdiscoveries campaign, and announced a partnership with musician and cheese maker, Alex James, who will be the company’s chief taste curator.

We spoke to Ben Eastick at the Ragus factory in Slough.

With the National Cupcake Championships 2016 now open for entries, British Baker caught up with last year’s Overall Winner Helen Bollen.

The National Cupcake Championships 2016 are officially open for entries from the great and the good of the cupcake world.

Real Good Food (RGF) recently opened a new innovation centre and academy in Liverpool – British Baker went along to the launch party.

Charlotte White, founder of Restoration Cake, gave a presentation of her cake decorating skills at the recent Farm Shop and Deli Show 2016.

Café Royal in Regent Street, London, recently gave dessert lovers everywhere cause for delight by launching a dessert restaurant.

The quality of British pies has seen an “immense improvement”, according to Stephen Hallam, judging co-ordinator of the British Pie Awards.

The rainbow bagel craze has finally crossed over to the UK from the USA, thanks to the Beigel Shop.

Michel Roux Jr

03 March, 2016

This week British Baker met Michel Roux Jr – two-star Michelin chef, TV star, and, as we discovered, passionate baker.

Celebrated pastry chef Will Torrent recently launched his third recipe book, Afternoon Tea at Home, and British Baker went along to find out more.

Phil Harrison, head chef at The Angelsea Arms in Hammersmith, triumphed at The Great Sausage Roll Off 2016 with a pheasant and black pudding creation.

British Baker met Lydia Baines, marketing manager for Belgian ingredients manufacturer Puratos, who told us about the Puratos Sensobus.

British Baker went behind the scenes during the filming of the BBC2 series Victorian Bakers to talk to the contestant about the trials and hardships of baking 1800s style

British Baker caught up with Baker of the Year 2015 Alex Gooch to talk about the Baking Industry Awards, his business and the beauty of sourdough

There is a place for all scales of bread production and industry players need to stop competing with each other, says bakery expert. 

Master Baker Wayne Caddy took Mono Equipment's artisan bakery masterclass, and spoke to British Baker about his top tips for getting the perfect bake.

Our #WeLoveBread campaign visited London’s Bunnychow, to see how bread can be used for more than just a sandwich.

In an attempt to boost British Baker’s baking skills, the team visited Brook Food in Somerset where we caught up with Mark Bennett, our 2014 Baking Industry Awards Baker of the Year.

British Baker visited the Farm Shop & Deli show in the NEC and asked the question: why supply a farm shop or deli?

Easter is the biggest event in a bakery’s calendar and top chocolatier Paul A Young advises bakers that innovation is key for big sales. 

Boosting bread among the young

27 February, 2015

As part of the #WeLoveBread campaign British Baker filmed a Grain Chain masterclass for teachers.

British Baker magazine visited London to find out whether people really do love bread as part of our #WeLoveBread campaign.

British Baker met Toby Baker, director of sweet at Burton’s Biscuits Company, for a tour of Blackpool’s Cookie Centre of Excellence and to discuss this month’s launch of Maryland Soft Baked cookies as well as other plans for the future. 

VIDEO: How to make malt loaf

19 January, 2015

Simon Wooster, technical director at Edme, shows us how, by making a simple malt loaf recipe, you can incorporate different ingredients to create new products.

This year’s winner of the prestigious Outstanding Contribution award was bakery mogul David Powell.

A Christmas treat: meet Nila Holden, owner of eponymously named bakery Nila Holden. She tells us all about her business, and shows us how to make some Linzer biscuits.

British Baker's multimedia reporter, Bronya Smolen, took a trip to Dublin to see just what the Irish bakeries are up to.

This year’s National Cupcake Week final saw more than 100 bakers and home-bakers battle it out in the judging tent to win the grand title of National Cupcake Champion.

The chairman of Britain’s biggest supermarket, Tesco, is to step down following its catastrophic profit overstatement, confirmed at £263m.

Take a look at the highlights from the annual Bakers’ & Butchers’ Fair, can you spot yourself there?

At this year's prestigious Baking Industry Awards we chatted to the winners as they walked fresh off the stage. Watch and see what they had to say about the moment they won and their plans now. #BIA

The excitement of this year's Baking Industry Awards continues, as the next instalment of our winners video showcase is ready for your viewing!

British Baker visited Lee Smith at Bexhill Farm Kitchen, to find out how he makes his award winning chickpea and cumin sourdough bread. 

See the reaction of Mark Bennett, winner of this years Baker of the Year award as he came off stage right after winning. 

Watch the highlights from last night's 27th annual Baking Industry Awards. 

Following the opening of Delice de France’s new customer innovation centre, British Baker caught up with the baking specialist to get the scoop about how business has been since it acquired Boulangeries de France last May.

Following the success of its cupcakes at Virgin Atlantic’s 30th birthday celebrations, British Baker went to visit Raise bakery in Worthing to scoop some top tips regarding working as a successful family business.

Sugar in food is the biggest health issue in the headlines at the moment. 

Video: Foodex 2014

31 March, 2014

Missed Foodex 2014? Watch British Baker's exclusive video of highlights from the show, held at Birmingham's NEC (24-26 March).

British Baker's exclusive video from the second Bakery Masters, held at Europain, Paris. 

Mellissa Morgan, aka Ms Cupcake, shows British Baker how to make vegan Canadian Nanaimo bars.

Our second Masterclass video took us to the small village of Staveley, Kendal, in the Lake District. Patrick Moore, owner and founder of More? The Artisan Bakery, talks us through how to make a multiple grain and beer bread.

Attracting more than 700 visitors on the day, Bakers' Fair Autumn 2012 was host to a number of industry-focused exhibitions, competitions and live demos.

National Craft Bakers’ Week (NCBW) has been launched this week, with a video starring Channel 4’s Fabulous Baker Brothers, Tom and Henry Herbert.

The Peckham Rye loaf, created by Fergus Jackson of Brick House Bakery, has been chosen as the winner of the Londoner's Loaf.

As part of National Cupcake Week (NCW), British Baker teamed up with partner charity CLIC Sargent to host a cupcake making session.

Wayne Caddy, head of bakery at The School of Artisan Food, shows British Baker how to make a Roasted Sweet Potato and Rosemary Loaf.

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