The British Society of Baking is to hold its autumn conference on the 6 and 7 October at the Coombe Abbey Hotel, Binley, Coventry.

The event will include the AGM, dinner and entertainment on the Monday evening and a conference the following day.

Conference speakers include David Smart from Greenhalgh’s, who will give a talk on the business and Peter Jones of Speedibake who will talk about turning around the company’s fortunes. Pat Smyth, president of the Irish Association of Master Bakers and Managing Director of Yeast Products, will give an overview of the Irish Bakery Market.

Callton Young of the Food & Drink Federation will talk about the federation’s five-fold environmental ambition.

For details and to book, contact the BSB on 01869 247098/277094.