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Waitrose launches competition for 25th anniversary of Duchy brand

Waitrose has launched a customer competition to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the organic food brand Duchy Originals.

Hunt is on for the best loaf of bread in Britain

If you think your bread has what it takes to be a winner in one of five categories – Sourdough, Wholegrain, White, Innovation or Gluten Free – then we want to know about it.

Premier Foods launches McDougalls wholesaler baking competition

Premier Foods has announced it will launch the first-ever McDougalls Wholesaler Baking Team of the Year competition following the success of a similar competition in primary schools for the past two years.

Christmas Entremet winner announced

From a 28-strong list of entrants, to a short list of five pastry chefs, the winner of the 2016 Classic Fine Foods Christmas Entremet competition has been crowned.

Thai’s the limit: public vote for winning pie flavour

Thai pork, lemongrass and coconut has been voted the winning pie flavour combination in a competition organised by the Pork Farms brand.

Gradz Bakery the pick of the bunch at World Bread Awards

London-based business Gradz Bakery has been crowned the Winner of the Speciality Savoury Category – and overall winner of the Tiptree World Bread Awards at St John’s Church, Hyde Park, London.

Hilton launches cupcake competition

The golden ticket cupcake competition at Hilton London Bankside gives guests the chance to win prizes including spa breaks and hotel stays.

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.

Christmas competition for pastry chefs launched

Classic Fine Foods and Valrhona Chocolate have launched a Christmas dessert competition, where pastry chefs can win a trip to New York. 

Aviko launches breakfast competition

Potato specialist Aviko has launched the Great British Breakfast competition, following last year’s success.

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.

Barclaycard launches mentoring programme

Barclaycard and The Guardian Small Business Network have teamed up with leading entrepreneurs to champion UK small businesses

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.

Christmas Stars deadline extended

In exciting news for bakers looking to cash in on seasonal sales growth, there’s still time to enter our Christmas Stars competition! Entries now close on 8 July. 

Ten year old wins Tesco competition

Mollie Philips’ Cheesy After-School Muffins have won £5k worth of equipment in a bakery competition, run in partnership with Tesco. 

Mono announces competition winner

The winner of Mono equipment’s Dec-A-Doughnut Competition is coffee shop owner Berris Evans from Pontypridd, South Wales.

Video: National Cupcake Championships 2016 want YOU

The National Cupcake Championships 2016 are officially open for entries from the great and the good of the cupcake world.

New competition from Patisserie Valerie

High street bakery Patisserie Valerie has launched the #MyValerieGateau competition, which will see the public design the company’s next gateau. 

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.

Scotch Pie Champ spat as organisers split

Scottish Bakers is to become the sole manager of the World Scotch Pie Championships following a row between the competition’s organisers.

Coup de Pates launches student competition

A competition organised by foodservice supplier Coup de Pates is offering student chefs tickets to Taste of London.

Mono launches Doughnut Week competition

To help celebrate National Doughnut Week (7-14 May), Mono Equipment is running a Decorate a Doughnut competition.  

Chocolate Dessert of the Year competition launched

Aimed at chocolatiers and pastry chefs, the Chocolate Dessert of the Year competition is open now.

Bexhill Farm Kitchen scoops hat-trick in Britain’s Best Loaf

Lee Smith, co-owner of Bexhill Farm Kitchen, has won Britain’s Best Loaf for the third time with a white tin loaf.

GBBO threatens legal action

The producers of The Great British Bake Off have threatened a charity baking competition in Cardiff with legal action.

Pasty triumphs at British Pie Awards

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

Chiltern bread competition

Environmental charity The Chiltern Society has begun the search for the region’s best artisan bread producers.

New pie from competition winner for Pieminister

A new Indian-inspired vegetarian pie is to be launched by Bristol-based pie manufacturer Pieminister to celebrate British Pie Week.

Scotland’s Bakery of the Year contest opens

On 25 February, McGhee’s Bakery in Glasgow will play host to the launch of the 2016 Scottish Bakery of the Year competition.

Tower Bakery wins £10,000 in Dawn competition

Perthshire-based Tower Bakery has won £10,000 worth of bakery equipment, in a competition run by Dawn Foods, in conjunction with Mono Equipment.

Apprentice baker wins Scottish trophy

Nicola Reid of JB Christie Bakers in Airdrie has been announced as the winner of the 2015 James Allan Memorial Competition. 

Maxime Michelot, winner of Classic Fine Foods’ Christmas Log Contest
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Harrods pastry chef wins Christmas log competition

Maxime Michelot, a pastry chef at Harrods, beat off competition from 24 other UK-based chefs to win Classic Fine Foods’ Christmas Log Contest.

Scotch Pie judging completed

More than 500 products from nearly 100 Scottish butchers and bakers have been judged for the 17th World Scotch Pie Championships.

Greggs wins health award

Highstreet bakery chain Greggs has won the Health and Wellness Award at the IGD Awards 2015 for the positive health impact of its Balanced Choice range.

Square Pie launches Rugby Pie World Cup

Square Pie has kicked off a pie-themed competition to celebrate the Rugby World Cup.

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National Cupcake Championships are nearly here
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National Cupcake Week and Championships are around the corner

The National Cupcake Championships are nearly here as National Cupcake Week (14 to 20 September) kicks off next week. 

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Jennifer Sutton is a finalist in the National Cupcake Championships 2015
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Radio interview for Cupcake Championship finalist

A finalist in the National Cupcake Championships 2015 has revealed business plans live on the radio as we gear up for the final. 

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National Cupcake Championships: final call for entries
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Have you entered yet? Final call for Cupcake Champions

It is the last chance for wannabe cupcake champions to get their entries in for the National Cupcake Championships. 

What are you waiting for? Cupcake title is open

We are down to the wire for entries to see which baker will be crowned Cupcake Champion 2015 – the deadline is Thursday 6 August. 

Competition body highlights ‘misleading’ supermarket pricing tactics

Supermarket pricing has been deemed potentially confusing by the Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) following a formal complaint by consumer rights campaigner Which?.

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Delifrance's third place sandwich used acidic and sweet flavours
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‘Inspired’ sandwich contest winners revealed

Délifrance has awarded winners of its first international ‘inspired’ sandwich competition for young talent. 

CMA gives provisional clearance for Pork Farms merger

The Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) has provisionally cleared Pork Farms Group’s acquisition of chilled savoury pastry business Kerry Foods.

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.

Javier Mercado hard at work at the World Pastry Cup 2015
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UK takes on World Pastry Cup challenge

A UK team is competing in the World Pastry Cup today (26 January) in Lyon, France.

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L-R: David Mizon, David Amos, Mickael Jahan, Craig Machin
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Netherlands scoops Sigep bakery prize

The Netherlands triumphed in this year’s Sigep International Bakery Cup ‘Bread in the City’ held at Rimini in Italy. 

The UK Bakery Team with Zeelandia MD David Amos.(l to r David Mizon, David Amos, Mikael Jahan, Craig Machin
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UK bakery team named for Sigep competition

A bakery trio have today (20 January) represented the UK at this year’s competition for the Sigep Bread in the City held at Rimini in Italy.

Sainbury’s tops table in tight big-four race

Christmas sales have closed the gap between the big four retailers, with a difference in sales growth of just 0.9% between them all.

Competition authority moves to phase two on Pork Farms/Kerry deal

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has confirmed it will launch a phase two investigation into the acquisition by Pork Farms of the chilled savoury pastry business of Kerry Foods Limited.

CMA to investigate pie giant

The acquisition of Kerry Foods' savoury pastry business by pie-maker Pork Farms is to be investigated by the Competition and Marketing Authorities (CMA).

Barry Callebaut launches chocolate challenge for caterers

Chocolate specialist Barry Callebaut is offering caterers the chance to win a trip to a cocoa plantation in its For The Love of Chocolate Challenge.

Stephen McAllister:
Current 'world champion' for his Scotch pies
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World Scotch Pie Championships 2014 open

The entries for the 16th World Scotch Pie Championships have opened, with butchers and bakers getting ready to battle it out for the top spot.

Bakers’ Fair registration open

Have you signed up to the autumn Bakers’ Fair?

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Waitrose: operating profits slump but market share grows
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Waitrose operating profit slumps but market share grows

High-end supermarket Waitrose has posted a 9.4% drop in operating profit in its half-year results to 26 July as the fierce competition battles on. 

The winning formula: National Cupcake Week champ tells all

As the deadline for the National Cupcake Championships 2014 draws near, Bronya Smolen speaks to last year's home baker winner, Shalini Sriskandarasa, about how it felt to take the crown. 

MCC holds Lord’s Bicentenary Cake Bake

Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has invited budding bakers to enter its baking competition to mark the 200th anniversary of the current Lord’s Cricket Ground. 

Great British Bake Off returns

Ready, set, bake…! Popular TV show The Great British Bake Off will return to screens on Wednesday, 6 August.  

Bake Off hopes for National Bakery School graduate

A National Bakery School graduate will compete in the London Lord Mayor’s Great Guildhall Cupcake Bake Off.

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Supermarket war keeps prices consistantly low
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Supermarket price war keeps food prices low

Food prices rose by just 0.6% last month - the lowest rise ever according to figures from the British Retail Consortium (BRC).

BAKO NW reveals competition winners

BAKO North Western (BNW) invited customers to create the perfect birthday cake as part of its 50th-year celebrations.

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.

New deadline for NAMB competition

The deadline for entries to the National Association of Master Bakers' (NAMB) upcoming bakery competition has been extended.

Elephant Atta sale on OFT radar

The proposed sale of ethnic flour business Elephant Atta to Associated British Foods (ABF) has come under the watchful gaze of the Office of Fair Trading (OFT).

This week, the OFT issued an ‘invitation to comment’ on the move, which would see Premier Food’s Elephant Atta business sold to rival ABF’s Westmill Foods subsidiary for a cash consideration of £34m.

It is considering whether the acquisition has resulted in the creation of a relevant merger situation, under the merger provisions of the Enterprise Act 2002, which could potentially result in a less competitive marketplace, in the area of the ‘supply of chapatti flour’.

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