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World Chocolate Masters looks to future

Chocolate competition The World Chocolate Masters is set to kick off is national pre-selections in the run-up to the 2017/18 event.

National Cupcake Championships judging begins

The entries are now closed and judging is under way. Some lucky bakers could be within a chance of being crowned this year’s British Baker’s Cupcake Champion.

Mono announces competition winner

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

Dawn announces American week

Bakery ingredients producer Dawn Foods’ National American Sweet Bakery Week is back for a third year, and to mark the occasion Dawn has developed recipes and ideas for bakers.

Video: In conversation with National Cupcake Champion Helen Bollen

With the National Cupcake Championships 2016 now open for entries, British Baker caught up with last year’s Overall Winner Helen Bollen.

New baking diploma for Nottingham

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

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.

Warburtons wins award

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

In pictures: 10 top doughnut shops for National Doughnut Week

National Doughnut Week (7-14 May) is upon us for a historic 25th year, with official sponsor CSM Bakery Solutions and a host of other bakeries raising money for child brain injury charity The Children’s Trust.

Mono launches Doughnut Week competition

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

Howzat! Tuffers backs National Doughnut Week

Ex-cricketer Phil Tufnell tucks into a tasty treat in the lead-up to National Doughnut Week, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary next month. 

Caffè Nero scraps free staff lunches following NLW

High street coffee chain Caffè Nero has stopped giving its staff free lunches, in response to the National Living Wage (NLW), which came into effect on 1 April.

National Toast Day hailed a success

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

White bread sales drop by 75%

There has been a dramatic shift away from white bread, according to the National Food Survey.

Registration opens for National Doughnut Week

National Doughnut Week will celebrate its 25th anniversary from 7-14 May.

Looking Forward: 2016 trends and threats

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Recruitment firm urges flexibility ahead of Living Wage

The founder of a Glasgow-based recruitment agency for the food and drink and hospitality industries has warned that businesses need to adopt a “flexible labour mode” ahead of the National Living Wage (NLW).

Subway failed to pay staff, says BIS report

Sandwich retailer Subway has appeared in a new report naming and shaming firms who have failed to pay all staff the minimum wage.

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National Cupcake Championships: behind the scenes

The National Cupcake Championships bring out the very best in cupcake bakers – and now you get a chance to look behind the scenes.

Cupcakes take over the internet

National Cupcake Week took the internet by storm last week, reaching hundreds of thousands of people on Twitter.

UK food manufacturing facing staff shortages by 2020

UK food manufacturing will see a significant increase in managerial, professional and technically skilled vacancies, paving the way for more apprentices.

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Costa customers consumed 464 million cups of coffee last year
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Costa to spend £36m on new roastery

Costa, the high street coffee shop chain, is to build a new roastery in a £36m investment to support its national and international growth ambitions. 

Convenience store body warns of Living Wage impact

The government’s plan to introduce a £7.20 National Living Wage in April 2016 will put tens of thousands of livelihoods at a risk in the independent retail sector, according to research from the Association of Convenience Stores.

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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Cupcake Championship deadline extended

For those who needed more time – the deadline for National Cupcake Championships entries has been extended. 

Only five days until Cupcake Championships deadline

Bakers have just five days to enter the National Cupcake Championships 2015 as we confirm events for the grand final.

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Enter the National Cupcake Championships today
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Nine reasons why you need to enter the National Cupcake Championships

National Cupcake Week is back! From 14 to 20 September we shall be all about the little cakes and we want bakers to get involved as well. 

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Get your entries in for the National Cupcake Championships
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Cupcake Championships: get your entries in now

Today marks one month to go in the countdown to the National Cupcake Championships entry deadline - have you got yours in yet? 

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Bakers get involved with National Doughnut Week
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National Doughnut Week on track to hit fundraising target

National Doughnut Week saw 707 bakeries take part and is on target to make over £25,000 for The Children’s Trust. 

Brace yourselves! Just seven days until National Cupcake Week

Calling all bakers! You had better sit down and prepare yourselves because National Cupcake Week 2014 is just a week away.

Buttermilk's Salted Caramel Fudge:
The £60,000 deal will see products sold at NT sites across the UK
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Cornish Fudge Company bags National Trust deal

The Buttermilk Confectionery Company has won a deal to supply 60,000 packets of fudge a year to the National Trust.

Keep calm! National Cupcake Championships deadline extended

Think you have missed out on entering the National Cupcake Championships? Then think again… as the deadline for entries has been extended.

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.

Food and drink apprenticeships reach record levels

Statistics released today show that the number of completed apprenticeships at food and drink businesses in England is at a record high.

International climate change has greater UK impact

A new report has suggested that climate change abroad will have more of an impact on the UK than that from climate change at home.

Scottish Bakers and NAMB seal new training deal

The training arm of the Scottish Bakers, National Bakery Training (NBT), has signed an agreement to become a preferred provider of training within the whole of the UK.

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