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BakeTran launches online technical training for bakers

International baking consultancy BakeTran has launched an online technical training facility to help businesses improve their breadmaking and pastry skills.

Mono hosts chocolate workshop for bakers

Mono Equipment has hosted a chocolate workshop for bakers, run by master chocolatier Beverly Dunkley.

Euro Catering launches ‘Equipment Plus’ training

Equipment supplier Euro Catering is offering training to workers who operate hi-tech equipment.

School’s in! Bakery classes can help build a community

As we head into February, many New Year resolutions are but a distant memory. It’s too cold to go running, and too gloomy to not eat cake.

Apprentices with Ivan Jepson, Gateshead College, and Greggs' Katie-Anne McCue
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Greggs launches national apprenticeship programme

Greggs has launched a national apprenticeship programme that it claims will help to fast-track its expansion plans.

SOFHT offers training course for bakers on food allergen management

The Society of Food Hygiene & Technology (SOFHT) has launched a new training course to give bakers an up-to-date insight into food allergen management and practical instruction in risk assessment.

UCC Coffee launches new coffee service programme

A new training scheme has been developed that could help bakeries wanting to diversify into coffee.

Edme celebrates success for National Apprentice Week

As part of National Apprentice Week (6-10 March 2016), ingredients supplier Edme is reflecting on the success of its own trainees.

New online learning webinar launched

A new webinar, ‘How to embed online learning into your organisation’, aims to explore how the food and drink sector is changing in regards to technology, especially when it comes to staff training and compliance.

E5 Bakehouse helps Kenyan charity combat blindness

Hackney-based bakery, E5 Bakehouse is helping a Kenyan charity sell sourdough bread to fund the growing need for eye operations in its local Nakura region.

Birds raises £5k to fund guide dog

Birds bakery of Derby has raised £5k to sponsor Daisy, a six-week-old puppy, through her guide dog training. 

Happy Bread found guilty of fraud

Bradford bakery firm Happy Bread has been found guilty of driving qualifications fraud.

Fiona Sample, founder of the Oswin Project
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Charity project aims to turn criminals into bakers

A new project is aiming to give prisoners a second chance by turning them into professional bakers.

Stoke Newington bakery supports vulnerable women

Luminary Bakery provides training and jobs for women who are struggling with single motherhood, have faced domestic violence or homelessness, or who have a criminal record.

Charles Reed (left) of William Reed Business Media with Bob Gomersall (right) of Virtual College
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Appetite Learning is launched

William Reed Business Media, the publisher of British Baker, has partnered with Virtual College, the leading provider of e-learning and online training, to offer a range of materials for the food industry.

Staff turnover hits industry hard

Up to 17% of manufacturing and 24% of front-of-house staff leave their jobs every year, a new survey has claimed.

Shortlist for Britain’s best high street announced

High streets in Bognor Regis, Bradford and York are among those that have been shortlisted as the best in Britain.

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Apprenticeship levy consultation opens today
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Consultation on apprenticeship levy opens today

The baking industry has questioned how the government’s apprenticeship plans will help the craft sector, as consultation on the apprenticeship levy opens today. 

BSB opens back catalogue to encourage bakery youngsters

The British Society of Baking (BSB) is opening up its past papers to all as it launches a new website.

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Droppa & Droppa closes manufacturing arm
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Free-from firm closes manufacturing arm

Droppa & Droppa Specialist Foods, the gluten-, wheat- and dairy-free manufacturer and allergen training company, is to close the manufacturing arm of its business. 

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Alan Clarke supports NBT changes
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National Bakery Training rebrands to include food and drink sectors

National Bakery Training (NBT) is to rebrand to become the National Food & Drink Training, as it plans to expand into other areas of teaching. 

Skills organisations help bakery bodies on management training

A new management scheme has been developed for the baking industry.

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.

The new app for bakers can be downloaded from iTunes
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New resource app from Scottish Bakers

Scottish Bakers has launched a new Google and iTunes app, which includes a training module to help staff learn how to cut waste and save money.

Allergen training offered

Following the new allergen legislation for food manufacturing employees, Train4Academy has launched a new training package to prepare food handling staff for the laws. 

Gerhard’s blog: Training days

Gerhard Jenne shows how some extra training days are helping to create a comfortable learning environment and inspire the firm’s cake decorators.

Pret Leavers Programme increases intake for third year

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

Callebaut's Chocolate Academy
Callebaut's Chocolate Academy
The centre welcomes professionals from all around the world
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Callebaut opens new flagship Chocolate Academy centre in Belgium

Callebaut’s new Chocolate Academy centre opened in Belgium yesterday, which will now enable state-of-the-art training to up to 1,000 professionals a year.

Craft Bakers' Association to focus on youth

The Craft Bakers’ Association (CBA) has begun a journey which will see it focus on youth and training in the baking industry.

New ‘hop on and off’ safety training launched

Flexible Level 4 Food Safety Courses are now being offered for food manufacturers by the Society of Hygiene and Technology (SOFHT).

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.

Campden launches food management trio

Campden BRI, the independent food research company, is to run a number of courses for the proper management and control of systems in food production.

Starbucks rated in UK’s top 10 social media brands

Starbucks has been named the second most prolific brand on social media networks such as Twitter and Facebook.

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