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ABF's CEO George Weston
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ABF’s CEO ranked 10th-richest Briton

Associated British Foods’ chief executive George Weston remains in the top 10 of The Sunday Times’ Rich List.

Bpex awards open to bakers

Bakers are being encouraged to enter the Pork and Pastry category for this year’s Bpex Foodservice Pork Product of the Year competition.

In pictures: Say No to pasty tax demo

See yesterday's demo in British Baker's exclusive picture gallery. More than 500 bakers protested outside Downing Street against the proposed 20% pie tax.

Bakers in 20% pasty tax Downing Street demonstration

More than 500 bakers protested at Downing Street yesterday over the proposed 20% pasty tax and a petition with more than half a million signatures was handed to the government.

Sales and profits soar at Costa

Costa saw underlying profits surge 38% to £69.7m in the past year and benefited from a 5.5% rise in like-for-like sales at its UK equity stores as it opened 332 new stores in the UK and internationally.

Bakers to hand over 'pasty tax' petitions

Petitions with hundreds of thousands of signatures apposing the 20% VAT on hot food will be delivered to the Treasury this morning.

Bakery sets children doughnut challenge

Crieff-based Campbell’s Bakery has launched a competition tasking young bakers to ‘Design a Doughnut for Charity’.

Worshipful Company launches Baker’s Marque trial

Peter Gossage, Master of the Worshipful Company of Bakers, has visited four bakeries taking part in a three-month trial of its Baker’s Marque Warrant.

Contract loss burdens Rowe's employees

W.C.Rowe has announced that it will be making a number of redundancies following a major contract loss.

Pasty tax amendment defeated

A bid to overturn the changes to VAT charged on takeaway food, dubbed ‘the pasty tax’, was narrowly defeated in parliament last night.

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