March

Tesco’s Tony Reed speaks up at BSB

Tesco bakery director Tony Reed will speak about Tesco bakery and new opportunities at the British Society of Baking’s (BSB) Spring Conference later this month.
Martin Lightbody, MD: “continuing expansion planned”
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Lightbody Czechs out into overseas market

Scottish cake company Lightbody of Hamilton is to build a £2m factory in the Czech Republic and launch joint ventures in Asia and America, in a global expansion.

Spring Conference call

Baking industry giants are to share their professional experience with delegates at the British Society of Baking’s Golden Jubilee Spring Conference, at Food & Bake 2006 on March 20-21.
Better-for-you cakes from the Bakers Select brand
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Show time

Over 14,600 visitors attended Food & Bake in 2004, with visitor numbers from the in-store and plant bakery sectors increasing by 55%. This year, the organisers say the show will be bigger and better, with over 15,000sq m of stand space dedicated to ingredients and mixes, frozen and chilled foods, catering equipment, bakery machinery and hygiene and technology innovation.
Mr Sandler creates a filling with Parma ham, chargrilled red peppers, rocket and Yummy Yoghurt
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Creative thinking

Nick Sandler has an enviable job. Without having to stress about the day-to-day hassles of running a business, Nick’s remit is to be ‘creative’. In fact, it is in his job title: ‘creative chef’ for sandwich chain Pret A Manger. This means working in the kitchen all day developing original ideas using new and interesting ingredients. Lucky for some.
A dazzling range on display
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Wholesale ranges

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Thomas the Baker steps up a level

Thomas the Baker, based in Helmsley, North Yorkshire, has seen eight of its section managers and charge hands achieve their NVQ Level 3 at the same time.
Gregory Moutry
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A day in the life of Gregory Moutry

Name: GREGORY MOUTRY
Sylvia Macdonald
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Viewpoint

The tangled web of Finedon Mill whose tentacles have stretched from Shipton Mill to New Rathbones plant bakery and beyond turned another corner this week when Finedon ended up in court over unpaid levies (pg 5).

Bakery scholarship launched

Rank Hovis has launched a scholarship, open to all students working towards a baking qualification or taking bakery as part of a full-time course.

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