Amy is responsible for leading and developing all aspects of British Baker’s editorial coverage, from breaking online news to in-depth features and analyses.
She has a decade of experience as a journalist, three years of which have been spent at British Baker. Prior to that, Amy spent several years on its sister title The Grocer as well as reporting on environmental issues.
Casually known as the Duchess of Doughnuts, her passion for the baking industry has seen her chart the evolving trends playing out in the market, interviewing CEOs and getting to grips with all aspects of the industry from craft and plant bakers through to ingredients and equipment suppliers.
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The business is to open its first concession in the Kensington Tesco superstore in June as part of its transformation plan to bring Pret to more people
The McVitie’s owner said the move, which could see the factory cease production in the second half of 2022, would help it ‘address excess capacity’ across its UK sites
The international flavours specialist said the strategic acquisition of the Chicago-based firm will expand the savoury capabilities of Synergy worldwide
The Lancashire-based bakery has acquired four Isuzu Grafter ‘Green’ vans to help deliver its products to wholesale customers
The 73,000 sq ft site replaces and expands capacity lost after a fire destroyed the firms’ Basildon depot in September last year
The bakery is looking for 70 seasonal staff members as orders for gingerbread and biscuit-making kits for Christmas 2021 are ‘already high’
Sprouted oats, vegan-friendly stabilisers, gluten-free specialist flours and ultra-premium cacao are among the latest ingredients to be made available to the UK bakery market
The Bread Factory’s group managing director is on a mission to bring sourdough to the masses, but refuses to compromise on the simplicity of Bertinet Bakery’s products in the process
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