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Revealed: Britain’s best artisan bakeries of 2024


British Baker reveals the 2024 Bakers’ Dozen – the top 13 artisan bakeries as voted for by industry experts


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How to find your bakery tribe (and sell more loaves in the process)


Aidan Monks and Catherine Connor from award-winning bakery Lovingly Artisan offer a masterclass in how to build and connect with your bakery’s community


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In pictures: The Artisan Collective 2024


Passion, skills, and community spirit were in abundance at The Artisan Collective 2024, which took place at The Compound in Birmingham on 30 January


Christina Cullen

Training diary: my week at The School of Artisan Food

2024-02-16T09:00:00+00:00By Christina Cullen

Having secured a place on the five-day bursary course courtesy of the Worshipful Company of Bakers, one young baker details their experience

News from The Artisan Collective

  • Opening Doors #7: craft bakeries unlock new stores

  • Lovingly Artisan goes back to bakery roots with Bread Truck

  • Tim Goodwin crowned Baker of the Year 2023

  • Bread Ahead unveils afternoon tea offering

  • Jordan Skeet from Bread Source secures Rising Star Award 2023


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Top tips to help you become a marketing marvel


Find out how to make the most of marketing opportunities, social media and awards from our panel of bakery experts

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Meet The Artisan Collective sponsors: Angel Refrigeration

Angel Refrigeration is a specialist supplier of commercial refrigeration