Deadline for Britain’s Best Loaf entries extended!

Bakers have a few more days to enter the Britain’s Best Loaf competition and showcase their skills and work to peers and potential customers.

Love Food Hate Waste launches toast campaign

Consumers are being urged to ‘Make Toast Not Waste’ as part of Love Food Hate Waste’s latest campaign, which reveals 24 million slices of bread are wasted every day across the nation.

Roberts Bakery staff improve bakery skills with programme

Roberts Bakery staff have completed the Bakery Excellence Programme in partnership with Tameside College.

Round-up: Real Bread Week so far

The 10th annual Real Bread Week is underway. Bakers across the country are celebrating additive-free loaves by creating special products, running workshops and through social media activity.

World Book Day: baked goods from literature

It’s World Book Day – a celebration of all things literary in which children across the country head out in droves dressed as their favourite characters.

Topping Pie launches pie eating competition

Doncaster-based The Topping Pie Company is to launch a Pie Eating Contest on the 4 March at Frenchgate Shopping Centre.

Speciality Breads urges chefs to get creative

Speciality Breads is supporting the launch of its three-strong frozen dough range with a ‘Prove it’ competition for chefs.

Last year's Baking Industry Award winners
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Entries now open for 2018 Baking Industry Awards

British Baker is delighted to kick off the search for the 2018 winners of the Baking Industry Awards.

Real Bread Week marks 10th anniversary

Bakers across the UK are gearing up for Real Bread week, which kicks off tomorrow (24 February) and runs until 4 March.

Hunt begins for Scottish Baker of the Year 2018

Industry organisation Scottish Bakers has kicked off its search for the Scottish Baker of the Year 2018.

Love at first bite: Man proposes in Greggs

A graphic designer from Hertfordshire proposed to his girlfriend at a Valentine’s Day celebration hosted by Greggs.

Chevler releases cupcake cases for royal wedding

Welsh baking case manufacturer Chevler is reintroducing a range of patriotic cake and muffin cases ahead of the upcoming royal wedding.

Bakers share the love this Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is here and the nation’s bakers have been whipped into a frenzy creating treats to mark the occasion.

Topless Baker to feature at Foodex 2018 show

YouTube and Instagram sensation Matt Adlard, the Topless Baker, is among the bakers who will feature at Foodex 2018.

Gallery: 2018 World Master Bakers highlights

The World Master Bakers 2018 competition took place at Europain last week (3-5 February), with entrants from across the globe hoping to win the coveted title in three categories.

Five tips for boosting your bagel sales

Bagels are one of the fastest-growing bakery products and sandwich carriers on UK menus, according to MCA Insights Eating Out Panel 2017.

World Bread Awards open for entries this week

The Tiptree World Bread Awards, in association with Brook Food, is seeking bakers for this year’s competition.

John Grabecki wins The Great Sausage Roll Off

John Grabecki – head chef at corporate bank company BNY Mellon - has been crowned the Great Sausage Roll Off champion for 2018.

Last year's winner Charlie Hodson will return to defend his title
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Line-up announced for Great Sausage Roll Off competition

The Great Sausage Roll Off competition has confirmed its chef line-up for this year’s event.

Entries open for 2018 British Pie Awards

The British Pie Awards are seeking entries for this year’s competition.

Alan Pirie of James Pirie & Son collecting his award from Carol Smillie
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James Pirie & Son crowned 2018 World Scotch Pie Champion

Perthshire-based business James Pirie & Son has won the 2018 World Scotch Pie Championships.

Review of the Year 2017: October to December

We look back at some of the major stories that affected the baking industry in the last quarter of 2017.

Review of the year: July – September

As the year draws to a close, we look back at some of the major stories that have impacted the baking industry in 2017.

Baking technology management student Sophie Braker on what she looks for in an employer
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Revealed: what the bakers of tomorrow want from an employer

Students from the National Bakery School at London Southbank University have revealed what they are looking for in a potential employer.

First-ever Cornish Pasty Week set for next February

The first-ever Cornish Pasty Week is set to take place from Sunday 25 February to Saturday 3 March. 

Farm Shop & Deli show 2018 dates revealed

The Farm Shop & Deli show is set to return to the NEC, Birmingham from 16-18 April 2018 – with more than 450 companies predicted to exhibit.

The Bread Factory and Great British Biscotti Co win at Food Manufacture awards

The Bread Factory and Great British Biscotti Co were among the winners at the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards.

World Vegan Day 2017: here’s some of our favourite bakery NPD

It’s World Vegan Day! As the number of people following a meat- and dairy-free diet rises, so does interest in vegan bakery items. 

Bakers recreate Queen’s 500lb wedding cake

Patisserie chefs at Le Cordon Bleu have recreated The Queen’s wedding cake for a documentary celebrating her 70th wedding anniversary.

Food industry execs build 120 hives for African beekeepers

A group of 14 female executives from across the UK food industry have built 120 beehives in Tanzania in just three days. 

Gallery: Bakers reveal spooky Halloween treats

Halloween is less than a week away and the nation’s bakers are feeling spooky. In celebration of this haunted holiday, British Baker has created a gallery of some spooktastic creations. 

Gallery: Roberts Bakery’s Sky High Tea event

Roberts Bakery held a one-day-only pop-up restaurant suspended 100ft above Manchester’s Etihad Stadium last week.

Food industry executives to support African beekeepers

A group of 14 businesswomen from the UK food industry is today (16 October) travelling to Tanzania to help support female farmers living in the remote Nou Forest.

Farm Africa ramps up scheme to help Kenya's young farmers

A project that helps young adults in western Kenya set up agricultural enterprises has secured UK Aid Match – which means the UK government will match any donations made to the project.

High tea: Roberts Bakery to hold pop-up event 100ft in the air

Roberts Bakery is to host ‘high tea’ in a pop-up restaurant suspended above Manchester’s Etihad Stadium.

Revealed: the winners of British Baker’s 2017 Christmas Stars!

Here they are – the winning products in the 2017 Christmas Stars competition!

Find out who British Baker’s Christmas Stars are today!

The winning products in the 2017 Christmas Stars competition will be revealed online at 3pm today (11 October).

Five trends from the Cake & Bake Show 2017

From illusion cakes to boozy bakes, there was a host of trends on display at the Cake & Bake Show held at London’s ExCeL last weekend (6-8 October).

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. 

Gallery: More from National Cupcake Week 2017

National Cupcake Week has taken social media by storm, with thousands of Tweets from charities, supermarkets, independent bakeries and even home bakers.

BKD to pitch on Dragons’ Den this Sunday

Children’s baking company BKD is to appear on Dragons’ Den this Sunday (24 September).

What’s the difference between a cupcake and a fairy cake?

It’s National Cupcake Week and Britain’s bakers have gone crazy using the hashtag #NationalCupcakeWeek to share their delicious creations.

Gallery: National Cupcake Week 2017

It’s National Cupcake Week! Started by British Baker eight years ago, the seven-day event has already taken Twitter by storm, reaching second place in the trend chart yesterday.

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.

Synergy selects Carrs Foods as BIA selfie competition winner

Carrs Foods has won the Baking Industry Awards selfie competition, as flavouring specialist Synergy revealed on its Twitter page.

Only one week left to enter Christmas Stars 2017

There’s only one week left to enter the 2017 Christmas Stars competition – the ideal way to make your products stand out in the festive crowd.

VIDEO: Baking Industry Award winners on their success

British Baker held its annual Baking Industry Awards at the Hilton Park Lane, London this week and, during the evening we caught up with the winners of each category.

Baking Industry Awards: Celebration Cake Business of the Year

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Bako North Western set to take on Tough Mudder course

The Bako North Western Group is set to take on one of Britain’s toughest obstacle courses, Tough Mudder, this weekend (9-10 September).

Last chance to book your place at the Baking Industry Awards

It’s almost awards time folks! The biggest night in the baking industry calendar is just days away.

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