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Deadline extended for Christmas Stars 2017 entries

We have extended the entry deadline for the 2017 Christmas Stars competition – giving businesses one more week to show off their festive creations.

Only one week left to enter Christmas Stars 2017

There’s only one week left to enter the 2017 Christmas Stars competition – the ideal way to make your products stand out in the festive crowd.

Magnificent Eleven: the 2017 Baking Industry Awards winners revealed!

The great and the good of the UK bakery world gathered at the London Hilton on Park Lane last night (6 September) for the biggest hoedown this ol’ industry has to offer.

Baking Industry Awards: Baker of the Year

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Selling like hot cakes: Get your tickets for the Baking Industry Awards now!

Tickets for the hottest date on the baking industry calendar are selling out fast!

Book your tickets now for the Baking Industry Awards

Giddyup folks! Book your tickets for the biggest hoedown in the bakery calendar – British Baker’s Baking Industry Awards.

Greggs named first food-to-go retailer of the year in Grocer Golds

Greggs has been declared food-to-go retailer of the year in The Grocer Gold Awards 2017.

Denise van Outen to host Baking Industry Awards

Yee-haw! West End and TV star Denise van Outen is to host British Baker’s Wild West-themed Baking Industry Awards ceremony.

Are you a Christmas Star?

Entry is now open for the 2017 British Baker Christmas Stars competition – the ideal way for your products to stand out in the festive crowd.

Genesis Crafty wins supplier award

Magherafelt-based Genesis Crafty was named Overall Local Supplier of the Year at the Henderson Wholesale Local Supplier Awards, at the Balmoral Show.

Yee-haw! It’s your last chance to enter the 2017 Baking Industry Awards

Giddyup there pard’ners – this is the last day you can get your entries in for the 2017 Baking Industry Awards!

Baking Industry Awards deadline extended

Thought you’d missed your chance to enter the Baking Industry Awards (BIAs)? Think again! The deadline has just been extended to 12 May.

New Apprentice category at Tiptree World Bread Awards

The winner of the category will be named Tiptree Patisserie Trainee Baker 2017.

Dominique Ansel named The World’s Best Pastry Chef

Cronut inventor and world-renowned pastry chef Dominique Ansel was given the award at The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2017.

Walkers Shortbread and Macphie praised as top rural employers

Walkers Shortbread has been crowned winner in the Rural Employer of the Year category at the Scottish Rural Awards, with ingredients manufacturer Macphie named runner-up.

Fish finger sandwich finalists announced

Birds Eye has announced the three finalists who will battle it out to become the first ever winner of the Birds Eye Fish Finger Sandwich Awards.

Northumbrian Fine Foods increases bakes by 30%

Prewett’s brand owner Northumbrian Fine Foods has increased its baked output by almost a third following a £1.2m investment.

Genesis Crafty boss scoops accolade at Institute of Directors Awards

Brian McErlain, managing director of Northern Ireland-based artisan bakery Genesis Crafty, has won a major honour at the Institute of Directors Awards at the Lancaster Hotel, London.

Fourth consecutive quarter of LFL growth at Morrisons

Morrisons – which was crowned In-store Bakery Retailer of the Year at the Baking Industry Awards in September – has reported its fourth consecutive increase in like-for-like sales.

Kara crowned cake winner

Finsbury Food Group foodservice brand Kara has been crowned the cake winner at the 2016 Café Quality Food Awards.

Premier CEO Gavin Darby (centre), with Fiona Bruce and IGD president Andy Clarke
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Premier Foods recognised for charitable activities

Mr Kipling owner Premier Foods has been awarded for its charitable activities by food and drink charity the Institute of Grocery Distribution (IGD).

Bakery finalists announced in Product Excellence Awards

The Caterer has announced the shortlist for the 2016 Product Excellence Awards.

Topping Pie Company ltd products shortlisted for awards

Yorkshire based family bakery The Topping Pie Company has been shortlisted for the Deliciouslyorkshire taste awards for its two products: Queen’s pie and Game & Poultry pie.

World Bread Awards judging undertaken

More than 90 judges made their way to Westminster Cathedral Hall yesterday (21 September) for the World Bread Awards judging day.

BIA: a tribute to our sponsors

British Baker would like to take the opportunity to thank all of its generous sponsors at the recent Baking Industry Awards, held on 7 September at the Park Lane Hilton, London.

Chiltern Society Awards best local bakeries

Three local bakers in the Chilterns region are celebrating after winning Real Bread Awards from the Chiltern Society.

Finalists bask in the post-BIA limelight

Finalists and winners in the Baking Industry Awards have been in the media spotlight since the ceremony at London’s Hilton Park Lane hotel last week.

Desserts firm gains two Great Taste Awards

Shipley-based firm Just Desserts has been awarded a two-star Great Taste Award for its individual Pear and Almond Franzipan tart and a one-star award for its Yorkshire Moggy Parkin.

Café manager’s sandwich design nominated for national award

Susan Yarnell, who is the manager of Southport-based café A Great Little Place has been shortlisted for her sandwich design skills at the Café Life Awards held at The Lunch! exhibition on Wednesday 21 September.

McGhee’s Bakery makes Glasgow awards shortlist

Scottish business McGhee’s Bakery has been shortlisted in the Glasgow Business Awards, organised by the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Bank of Scotland.

Prewett’s biscuit products selected as finalist for national awards

Gateshead-based gluten-free biscuit brand Prewett’s has had two of its products shortlisted at the prestigious Grocer New Product Awards 2016, to be held on Friday 7 October at the Marriott Grosvenor Square, London.

Puddings firm picks up three Great Taste accolades

Specialist business Burtree Puddings has picked up 2016 Great Taste Awards for several of its products.

Minimal places left at the Baking Industry Awards

Calling all bakery professionals, this is your last call to book yourself a place at the Baking Industry Awards, with only a handful of places up for grabs.

Bakery scoops prize at the Great Taste Awards

Dorset-based business Leakers Bakery was among a number of winners at the Great Taste Awards 2016 for their local bread – the pure sourdough rye loaf.

Bakeries among FDF awards shortlist

The Food and Drink Federation has announced its shortlist for its awards evening on the 22 September at The Brewery in London.

Near sell-out for Baking Industry Awards

Bakery professionals hoping to attend this year’s Baking Industry Awards are advised to make their bookings without delay.

Bakeries shortlisted in Scottish food awards

A number of bakeries and bakery manufacturers have been listed as finalists in the Food Scotland Awards 2016.

Vegan baker scoops third award in 10-month spell

Leicestershire baker Michelle Orme has won her third national baking award within a period of 10 months after being crowned the ‘Best Vegan cakes/desserts’ category at the Vegan Awards UK in Sheffield over the weekend.

Morrisons pie voted best in the UK

Supermarket chain Morrisons’ £1.50 pie has been crowned the Best Pie in the United Kingdom at the recent SuperMeat Awards 2016, held in London.

Get your BIA tickets before they’re all gone!

Time is running out to get your tickets for the Baking Industry Awards (BIAs) 2016. Most have gone, and we don’t want you to miss out. 

Iain Burnett the Highland Chocolatier scoops top truffles awards

Iain Burnett the Highland Chocolatier is celebrating after winning a hat-trick at the International Chocolate Awards for two of its truffles.

Aldi is Grocer of the Year

Discount supermarket Aldi has been crowned Grocer of the Year at the Grocer Gold Awards, for the third time in four years.

ABST Awards winners from UCB
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ABST Awards results

Bakery students were feeling rightly celebratory at this year’s Alliance of Bakery Students and Trainees (ABST) conference, and British Baker was there to see the great and the good pick up their awards.

Roberts wins business award

Northwich-based Roberts Bakery has been recognised in the 2016 North West Responsible Business Awards, run by Business in the Community (BITC). 

Bidvest wins four awards

Bidvest Foodservice has won four British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF) Awards: Best New Bakery Product, Best New Dessert and Best New Main Course, with products from their own brand Premium Selection range.

Chunk of Devon celebrates Taste of the West awards

Chunk of Devon, the artisan wholesale pastry manufacturer, is celebrating after winning 10 Taste of the West Awards, which brings its award tally to 88.

Get your BIA tickets before they’re all gone!

Time is running out to get your tickets for the Baking Industry Awards (BIAs) 2016. Over 80% have already gone, and we don’t want you to miss out. 

Bakels wins two awards

Ingredients supplier Bakels has won two titles in the 2016 Cherwell Business Awards.

The Sammies Awards winners

The full list of winners at the recent Sammies Awards, organised by The British Sandwich Association.

Stop the press: Baking Industry Awards deadline extended

Think you have left it too late to enter the Baking Industry Awards (BIA)? Think again - the deadline has just been extended to 20 May.

10 reasons to enter the Baking Industry Awards

It’s the biggest night in bakery – the event when the whole of the industry comes together.

Time to enter the Baking Industry Awards

Are you the very best in bakery? If so, time is running out to enter the prestigious Baking Industry Awards.

Haydens Bakery wins best manufacturer award

Haydens Bakery has won the Best Manufacturer Award at the Enterprising Wiltshire Awards 2016.

Brød wins Cardiff Life Award

Danish-style bakery Brød has scooped the New Business award at the Cardiff Life Awards.

Blackburn family bakery rises from the ashes to scoop awards

Sandersons has won six national awards for its pies at the 2016 British Pie Awards, just three years after going into administration.

Warrens takes the ‘pasty grand slam’

Warrens Bakery, the Cornish craft bakery, is delighted with its recent victories, which coincide with its expansion.

Costa wins family-friendly award

High street coffee chain Costa Coffee has won Best Family Friendly Café at the Tommy’s Awards for the third year in a row.

Pasty triumphs at British Pie Awards

A “perfectly produced” beef skirt and vegetable pasty has triumphed at the British Pie Awards.

Border Biscuits scoops local business award

Border Biscuits has been recognised for its contribution to the local area with its win at the Lanarkshire Business Excellence Awards 2016.

British Pie Awards judging underway

Yesterday (9 March) marked the start of the eighth annual British Pie Awards, held in Melton Mowbray Church. 

National Toast Day hailed a success

#NationalToastDay trended for hours, not only in the UK but also in America and Canada.

Entries open for Baking Industry Awards

Do you have what it takes to compete against the very best in the industry?

The 2016 FreeFrom Awards Shortlist

Celebrating the best in gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free and all free-from foods, the 2016 shortlist is out now. British Baker picks out the bakery highlights.

Tiptree World Bread Awards with Brook Food open

Now in their fourth year, the Tiptree World Bread Awards are open for entries until 4 September.

New sponsor for British Pie Awards

Borough Market’s Roast restaurant in London has been announced as a sponsor for the British Pie Awards 2016.

Europain and Intersuc winners announced

The winners of the Europain Innovation Awards and Intersuc Collections have been announced

Alan Clarke, chief executive of Scottish Bakers
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Scottish Bakers scoops conference award

Scottish Bakers has won the Conference Development Award at the UK Association Awards 2015.

Aldi broadcasts British Baker awards success on TV

Here is the Aldi Christmas advert which trumpets the success of its Specially Selected Mince Pies at the British Baker Christmas Stars awards.

Innovative AAK scores double FiE win

AAK, the Swedish fats and oil ingredients manufacturer, has scooped a double award at the Food ingredients Europe Innovation awards in Paris.

Aldi trumpets British Baker awards success

Steve and Ann Wells with Brook Food's award
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Brook Food scoops new business award

Bakery equipment supplier Brook Food Processing has won a regional award in recognition of its business model, ethics and successes.

Freeman triumphs at World Bread Awards

James Freeman of Victoria Bakery has been crowned overall winner at the Tiptree World Bread Awards 2015 with his London bloomer.

Best organic Danish rye in London is named

An organic 100% rye Danish loaf made by Notting Hill Real Bread bakery SNAPS + RYE was named ‘The Londoners’ Loaf’ at the Urban Food Awards during The Urban Food Feast at Borough Market on 25 September.

Video: Baking Industry Awards

The Baking Industry Awards may have been and gone for 2015 - but you can relive the glamour of the fabulous evening thanks to our exclusive video.

FDF Awards
Orchard Valley collect their FDF award
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Bakery firms scoop accolades at food and drink awards

A trio of bakery manufacturers were among those crowned winners at the 2015 Food and Drink Federation Awards. 

Baking Industry Awards in pictures

The prestigious Baking Industry Awards took place at London's Park Lane Hilton and were hosted by Claudia Winkelman.

BIA
BIA finalists are revealed ahead of the 9 September ceremony
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Baking Industry Awards finalists are revealed

The finalists in the Baking Industry Awards (BIA) 2015 have been unveiled.  

Baking Industry Awards 2015: don't miss out

Time is running out to guarantee your place at this year’s Baking Industry Awards (BIA) – the place to be seen in the baking industry.

The Grocer
The Grocer own-label awards saw winners and losers
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Discounters dominate gold in Grocer Awards

There were clear winners and losers in The Grocer Own Label Food & Drink Awards, with the discounters drawing in top place with Asda. 

Last chance to enter the Baking Industry Awards

The entry for British Baker’s prestigious Baking Industry Awards has been extended.

Great North Pie Co. takes Supreme Champion title

A chicken, mushroom, English mustard and cream pie made by Great North Pie Co. has taken home the title of Supreme Champion at this year’s world-renowned British Pie Awards. 

NO.G quiches now stocked in Sainbury's
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Gluten-free win for NO.G at awards

Gluten-free bakery, No.G, has scooped the top prize for top free-from food product.

Nick Hewer presents the award
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Fudge firm scoops marketing award

A Cornish fudge company, The Buttermilk Confectionery Co, has won a marketing award for its product and brand development, which allowed it to enter into the national market.

Louise Jones:
baker and winner at the Worker of the Year 2014 awards
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Baker scoops win at worker awards

A baker from Manchester has won runner-up in this year’s Worker of the Year 2014 awards.

Cornish fudge judged best of South West confectionery
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Buttermilk Confectionery wins for the west

Cornish fudge producer, The Buttermilk Confectionery Co, has won the Best of Confectionery title in the 2014 Taste of the West Awards.

The Sawley Kitchen
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The Sawley Kitchen hopes for hat-trick with local awards

Artisan biscuit bakery The Sawley Kitchen has been shortlisted for two Yorkshire awards. 

Paul Mear:
founder of Tan Y Castell bakery at the awards
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Bakery firms enjoy Grocer awards success

Burton’s Biscuits, Pukka Pies and the Tan Y Castell bakery all scooped success at The New Product Awards 2014, run by The Grocer.

Blog: Baking Industry Awards and the nature of competition

Oh what a night! I am of course referring to the 2014 Baking Industry Awards, held at the Park Lane Hilton in London, a grand hotel which is well suited to accommodate a very glitzy evening. 

Gallery: spot yourself at BIA 2014

Take a look our favourite pictures from the big night!

Hugh Dennis:
Hugh will present the awards
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One week until BIA - are you ready?

Today marks a week until the long-awaited Baking Industry Awards (BIA) - the baking industry’s answer to the Oscars!

BIA and social media

The finalists for this year’s Baking Industry Awards (BIA) have been announced – and they are already causing a stir on social media.

Scottish bakers scoop food and drink awards

Scotland Food & Drink Excellence crowned three bakery winners at its annual awards.

Scotmid celebrates Ashers’ success

Scottish Co-operative Scotmid has congratulated its local bakery partner, Ashers of Nairn, after it was crowned Scottish Baker of the Year.

Tesco triumphs in own-label awards

Tesco came out top in the Grocer’s Own-Label Awards in the baked goods category - and went home with almost a third of the total awards.

Don’t miss out! BIA tickets for sale

Do you have YOUR tickets for the bakery awards event of the year?

Scotch Pie judges taste record number at awards

The winners of the Scotch Pie Awards will be announced next January – after judges tasted nearly 500 pies, pasties, sausage rolls, bridies and savouries at the finals this week.

CakeyPigg launches gluten-free bakery course

Berkshire-based CakeyPigg Originals has developed a gluten-free cake-making workshop.

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