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McDougalls Young Baking Team of the Year and Big School Bake Off finalists unveiled

Finalists have been announced by Premier Foods and Unilever Food Solutions for the McDougalls Young Baking Team of the Year and Big School Bake Off competitions, both of which will reach their climax at the Lead Association for Catering in Education (LACA) Main Event on 6 July.

Warburtons van designed by schoolchildren

Lucas and Kye from Charfield Primary School in Gloucestershire have won a competition to decorate a Warburtons van.

Primary school catering manager crowned Big School Bake Off winner

Sarah Levenson, catering manager from Lordsgate Township CofE Primary school, has been crowned winner of competition the Big School Bake Off, organised by Unilever Food Solutions.

Thoughtful Bread crowdfunds for expansion

Bath-based bakery Thoughtful Bread has asked the local business community to help it expand.

Pies in space

Crewe-based Wrights Food Group has seen one of its pies sent into space as part of a project to support the 2016 KMF Young Engineer of the Year Competition.

Scotmid takes bakery initiative into school

Scottish convenience store chain Scotmid has been involved in an initiative with Edinburgh-based The Breadwinner Bakery to take education on how to bake breads and muffins into the classroom.

Royal opening for pastry school

Next month HRH Prince Edward will officially open The Chocolate & Pastry School, run by Chocolate Master Ruth Hinks.

New baking diploma for Nottingham

The School of Artisan Food in Nottinghamshire has secured national recognition for its Advanced Diploma in Artisan Baking.

Kellogg’s launches brownie-style bake

Kellogg’s has launched Coco Pops Choco Bakes, a Coco Pops-branded brownie-style bake, targeted at children looking for snacks after school. 

Students design limited-edition Subway sandwich

Students from Leeds have won a competition which will see their design for a Subway sandwich sold to the public.

Warburtons wins award

Warburtons has won a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) award for helping children learn about the importance of health and nutrition.

New Real Bread Week plans

The eighth annual Real Bread Week is proving nicely, and will be coming out of the oven on 14 May.

Warburtons extends its School Visitor programme

There is now a team of 21 people nationwide, who deliver the company’s food education programme. 

Bakers Basco’s GPS brings about legal action

The unauthorised use of bread baskets has cost school food supplier Gilmoor Foods Ltd (GF) in excess of £6,000. 

Big School Bake Off returns

The Big School Bake Off (BSBO) competition will shortlist 12 regional winners to go head to head in the semi-finals.

William Jackson staff go back to school

Staff from William Jackson Food Group (WJFG) are taking time out from work to broaden their knowledge of the six-generation family food business.

Brook introduces French baking course

Former Baking Industry Awards Baker of the Year Mark Bennett is to teach a traditional French breads and pastries course at Brook Bakery School.

Active Families, Happy Families with Soreen
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Soreen launches active families campaign

Samworth Brothers-owned Soreen has launched a partnership with charity Youth Sport Trust called Active Families, Happy Families.

Bread Ahead team at the Westfield Stratford shop
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Second outlet opens for Bread Ahead

Bread Ahead Bakery has opened its second retail site in Westfield Stratford, as it looks to expand.

The Master of the Worshipful Company of Bakers Paul Heygate (left) presents to Dr John Marchant, the head of the National Bakery School
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Worshipful Company recognises head of National Bakery School

Dr John Marchant, the head of the National Bakery School, has been recognised for his work by the Worshipful Company of Bakers.

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Pret is looking to recruit 35 school leavers
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Pret looks to recruit school leavers

Pret A Manger has opened applications for the 2015 intake of its School Leavers Programme. 

New food skills career website launched

The National Skills Academy for Food & Drink has launched a new website to encourage more youngsters into the industry.

GBBO winner John Whaite is opening a bakery school
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GBBO winner opens bakery school

The Great British Bake Off (GBBO) 2012 winner is to open a cookery school this summer, named John Whaite’s Kitchen. 

Bakkavor to give children insight into food industry

Leading food manufacturer Bakkavor is to provide children with a glimpse of working in the food industry following a deal with The Prince’s Trust.

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Harvest Cheweee: £1.1m investment
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Cereal bar Harvest Cheweee ploughs £1.1m in ad campaign

UK cereal bar brand Harvest Cheweee is highlighting its relaunch with a TV advertising campaign in a £1.1m year-long investment.

Pret Leavers Programme increases intake for third year

Café chain Pret A Manger is offering 30 places on its National Apprenticeship Service scheme.

David Bentley addresses students at the National Bakery School
David Bentley addresses students at the National Bakery School
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National Bakery School prepares for redevelopment

The Master of the Worshipful Company of Bakers has visited the National Bakery School as it prepares to start work on its redevelopment.

Tesco unveils new Euphorium project

Tesco has launched its latest innovative in-store bakery site in collaboration with Euphorium Bakery, called The Bakery Project.

Fabulous Baker Brother unveils culinary plans

Baker Tom Herbert – one half of the television duo The Fabulous Baker Brothers – has unveiled plans to open a restaurant and cookery school at the flagship family bakery in Chipping Sodbury, Gloucestershire.

Subways for school lunch?

Subway is in initial discussions with a sixth form college in Manchester about offering lunch provisions for its students.

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