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ABST launches burger bun NPD challenge for students

The Alliance for Bakery Students and Trainees (ABST) has created a new innovation challenge for student and trainee members.

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

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

Hunt is on for the World Bara Brith Champion

The hunt to find 2018’s Bara Brith Champion is stepping up its pace as the judging day is less than two weeks away.

Search for World Scotch Pie Champion 2019 begins

The World Championship Scotch Pie Awards 2019 has announced the dates for its 20th competition.

Pukka Pies reveals UK’s Ultimate Pie Fan winner

A Shropshire woman has been crowned the UK’s ultimate pie fan following a nationwide competition to mark Pukka Pies’ 55-year anniversary.

Pidy announces return of student catering challenge

Ready-to-fill pastry manufacturer Pidy has announced the return of its ‘revamp the vol-au-vent’ student catering challenge for the second year.

Pukka launches search for UK's Ultimate Pie Fan

Pukka Pies, which celebrates its 55th birthday this year, is launching a nationwide search for the UK’s biggest pie fan.

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Warrens gears up for Young Budding Baker competition

Warrens Bakery has shortlisted seven teenagers to take part in the final of its first ever Young Budding Baker of the Year competition.

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.

Barry Johnson to represent UK in 2018 World Chocolate Masters final

London Southbank Bakery College lecturer Barry Johnson has won the UK and Irish national selection of the World Chocolate Masters competition.

Gallery: Highlights from the Cake & Bake Show 2017

The Cake & Bake Show hit London’s ExCeL this weekend (6-8 October) showcasing the UK’s baking industry with celebrity experts, Bake Off alumni and sugar craft demonstrations. 

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.

Dawn Foods kicks off Halloween campaign

Dawn Foods has kicked off its Halloween campaign to help bakers tap into the spooky season.

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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