== Charity at BIA ==

British Baker can announce that the total amount raised at the Baking Industry Awards for the Bakers Benevolent Society is £5,577.50.

== BBS tea ==

The annual Bakers’ Benevolent Society Afternoon Tea for the residents of Bakers’ Villas in Epping, will take place on Sunday 23 November, in conjunction with the Association of Bakery Students and Trainees (ABST). This year the event is being sponsored by California Raisins and BakeMark UK.

== Paul gets moving ==

French bakery and patisserie Paul UK has placed an order for four new refrigerated vehicles, to support its continued growth in opening new retail outlets throughout the UK. The vehicles, from Seven Asset Management, have been designed specifically for Paul’s product range and will enter into service from December.

== Credit crunch lunch ==

BB’s Coffee & Muffins is hoping to draw in increasingly price-conscious customers by promoting its special meal deals as Credit Crunch Lunches. Meal deals include: a pizza baguette and Coke; a sandwich and coffee; soup and a sandwich; soup and a sausage roll; and a baguette and coffee, which will be advertised on posters inside and outside the cafés.

== Partnership awards ==

Coca-Cola has scooped two golds in the Food and Drink Federation’s Community Partnership Awards. Coca-Cola GB’s Talent from Trash recycling scheme used football to encourage consumers to recycle more, while Coca-Cola Enterprises’ Education Centres and School Outreach initiatives, enabled secondary school students to develop their understanding of business.