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UCB students visit AB Mauri Centre of Excellence

More than 30 bakery and confectionery technology students have had a behind-the-scenes visit to AB Mauri’s Centre of Excellence in Corby.

Pidy reveals ‘Revamp the Vol-au-vent’ finalists

Pidy has named the eight finalists of its ‘Revamp the Vol-au-vent’ student challenge.

Young Pastry Chef of the Year revealed

Twenty-one-year-old Holly Woodman from the Claire Clark Academy has been crowned Young Pastry Chef of the Year.

‘It would be great to see more opportunities for young bakers’

Laura Gibbons, a final year bakery and patisserie undergraduate at University College Birmingham and Dawn Foods’ first student ambassador, on the challenges faced by young bakers in a competitive market

Student takes Coup de Pates competition

Wendy Lo of City of Glasgow College has won Coup de Pates’ Chefs at Play, after a four-way final cook-off last week.

UCC Coffee launches new coffee service programme

A new training scheme has been developed that could help bakeries wanting to diversify into coffee.

Gavin Darby from Premier Foods talking to students
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Warburtons and Allied Bakeries MDs go back to school for IGD initiative

Warburtons and Allied Bakeries MDs are among business bosses who have taken part in IGD’s charitable initiative Feeding Britain’s Future, which helps students explore their employment options.

Le Cordon Bleu launches bakery diploma

World-famous culinary school Le Cordon Bleu, based in London, has launched a new bakery diploma, the Diplôme de Boulangerie.

BSB vice-chairman visits UCB

The vice-chairman of the British Society of Baking (BSB), Paul Turner, met with students at University College Birmingham (UCB) to talk about the society’s autumn conference.

Proper Cornish launches new Pasty Society campaign

Cornish pasty manufacturer, Proper Cornish will renew its Pasty Society campaign this September, following last year’s success.

Edme gives students science lesson

Science students from Bishop Stopford’s College in Enfield enjoyed an educational day at food ingredients’ company Edme learning about science in the ‘field to fork’ supply chain in the baking industry.

Student body launches #HireMe Scheme

The Alliance for Bakery Students & Trainees has launched a scheme to help bakery students and trainees find jobs.

National Bakery School
National Bakery School training session
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National Bakery School reveals future plans

The National Bakery School is planning to launch its integrated Masters programme in September 2016 and continues to engage with industry to forge better links between its students and the industry. 

Greenhalgh’s embarks on new training initiative

North-west company Greenhalgh’s Craft Bakery has struck a partnership with Wigan Technical College to take on 12 apprentices a year in a “brand new initiative”.

Maltings firm welcomes students on food science project

Edme has hosted several groups of students at its Mistley-based maltings, as it continues to support education in food science.

David Smart
David Smart imparts wisdom on the bakers of tomorrow
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David Smart: A message for the class of 2015

For one brief moment, may I speak directly to the baking trade’s youth? They might be students finishing their first year or graduating after their final year. 

Students have a month so enter their ideas
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Délifrance launches student sandwich contest

Frozen bakery supplier Délifrance is launching a competition for bakers to enter their vision of the sandwich of the future.

Student conference attracts greater participation

Lesley Foottit reports from the Alliance for Bakery Students and Trainees’ (ABST’s) annual conference 2014, which saw the AGM, prizes awarded and plenty of opportunities for students to network with industry professionals.

Coopland & Son trainees gear up for ABST competitions

Coopland & Son, the craft bakery chain, has entered seven of its apprentices into competitions at the upcoming student bakery conference.

Foodex opens for baking industry

Foodex, the UK’s largest exhibition for food processing, packaging and logistics, opened yesterday and saw thousands of people pour through its doors.

In pictures: ABST Conference 2012

This year’s Alliance for Bakery Students and Trainees (ABST) Conference at the Alton Towers Hotel in Staffordshire included bakery competitions, presentations from those within the industry and a prestigious awards dinner celebrating new talent.

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