Help from a brewer

The Real Bread Campaign has teamed up with family-owned brewery Everards of Leicester to invite ’real bread’ bakers to a meeting at The Royal Oak in Kirkby Muxloe, near Leicester, on 17 June, to hear about a new scheme to help artisan food and drink producers bring life back to redundant buildings located next to some of Everards’ pubs. Bakers can rent a building and Everards will support them to develop the businesses. For details contact

Ladurée at Heathrow

French patisserie Ladurée has opened its third UK store at Heathrow’s Terminal 5, using a fairytale coach-shaped stand to match the one it has at Paris Orly airport. Along with the brand’s two other outlets in London, it will sell its signature pastel-coloured macaroons along with cupcakes, chocolates and other baked goods.

Success for Dr Schär

Dr Schär UK scooped the Best Breads and Bread Mixes title at the FreeFrom Food Awards for its DS gluten-free (Dietary Specials) Brown Ciabatta Rolls, which were also named as the second runner-up in the Best Free From Food 2011 category.

First aid failings

Many first aid kits in UK workplaces are missing essential equipment, which puts staff at risk and means employers are breaking the law, according to workplace equipment provider Slingsby. It says the first aid kit should be an integral part of someone’s job description and checked on a regular basis.

Detail on year

In the annual price tracker round-up in the 8 April issue of BB (page 12), the figure given for the price of coffee shop chocolate muffins should have read March ’11, not March ’10.