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Mary Berry to speak at 2019 ABST conference

Mary Berry is set to take part in a Q&A session at the Alliance for Bakery Students and Trainees (ABST) annual conference.

AIB International UK joins the Federation of Bakers

Training provider and consultancy AIB International UK has become an associate member of the Federation of Bakers.

Warburtons unveils degree apprenticeship scheme

Warburtons has partnered with a business school to launch a new management degree apprenticeship scheme.

Dawn names Rising Star finalist student ambassador

Baking Industry Awards finalist Megan Roberts has been appointed a student ambassador at Dawn Foods.

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.

Industry views sought on bakery apprenticeships

The National Bakery School at London South Bank University is consulting with the industry on new apprenticeship standards.

Rosalind Miller launches Diploma in Cake Baking

London cake maker Rosalind Miller has launched a Master Diploma in Cake Baking and Decorating.

Euro Catering launches ‘Equipment Plus’ training

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

UCB students visit AB Mauri Centre of Excellence

More than 30 bakery and confectionery technology students have had a behind-the-scenes visit to AB Mauri’s Centre of Excellence in Corby.

Morrisons to train bakers in new apprenticeship push

Just days after news broke that Tesco planned to axe many of its fresh food counters, Morrisons has announced investment in more than 500 butchery, bakery and fishmongery apprentices.

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.

Dusty Knuckle to open dedicated bakery school

Dalston-based The Dusty Knuckle Bakery is to open a dedicated bakery school next month.

Teenage apprentice joins Edme team

Ingredients supplier Edme has appointed a teenage apprentice.

AAE young pastry chef of the year announced

Sophie Bamford of Newcastle restaurant 21 has been named Young Pastry Chef of the Year in the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts Annual Awards of Excellence (AAE).

Truro and Penwith College bakery team with Jason Bennellick and Mark Norton from Prima Bakeries (centre) and Mark Fletcher from Warrens Bakery (far right)
  (Photo: Truro and Penwith College )

Bakery firms and college create new apprenticeship

Prima Bakeries and Warrens Bakery have worked with a college to develop a new apprenticeship.

Royal Academy AAE pastry winners announced

The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts has announced the winners of its Annual Awards of Excellence 2018.

Dawn Foods appoints UCB student ambassador

Dawn Foods has named University College Birmingham (UCB) student Rebecca Orrell as its second student ambassador.

Social enterprise to open bakery in Nuneaton

A not-for-profit youth organisation is set to open a bakery in Nuneaton serving artisanal bread, cakes and pastries while giving young people the chance to acquire baking skills.

Video: how apprentices saved one bakery £38,000 a year

British Baker met with members of trade body Scottish Bakers to talk about the value of apprenticeships to the baking industry.

Bakkavor launches drive for 26 new apprentices

Bakkavor has kicked off a recruitment drive for 26 new apprentices.

Revealed: what employers want from graduates

Bakery employers have revealed what they are looking for in graduates, and one word constantly pops up – enthusiasm.

‘Apprentices will complete modules including customer service and selling’

Greggs people and retail director Roisin Currie on the business’s new national apprenticeship programme

l-r: Jason Frankland, Stanley Cauvain, Mark Borland

Consultancies BakeTran and BakeryLogic join forces

International bakery consultancies BakeTran and BakeryLogic have announced plans to collaborate.

Pastry firm challenges students to revamp the vol-au-vent

Belgian-based ‘ready-to-fill’ pastry manufacturer Pidy is launching a new challenge aimed at catering and hospitality students within the UK.

Marriage & Sons miller awarded advanced diploma

A Marriage & Sons miller has become one of only 24 people to be awarded the UK Advanced Milling Diploma in the past decade.

Mondelēz MD backs IGD campaign with visit to Bedfordshire school

Mondelēz International managing director Mike Taylor has attended Kempston Challenger Academy to educate pupils about the food industry as part of IGD’s Feeding Britain’s Future campaign.

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.

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