I am writing to support John Gillespie’s idea, outlined in a recent issue of British Baker, for an industry that speaks with one voice.

The National Association of Master Bakers, which is the association for craft bakers in England and Wales, would be delighted to give its backing.

There are currently various sectors of the baking industry going off at a tangent with no strategy or coordination, so yes, it is time to get moving on a new coordinating council.

The suggestion of Campden & Chorleywood Food Research Association as an Academy Centre for Baking (letters, British Baker July 13) also appears to be a sound suggestion.

Gill Brooks Lonican

Chief Executive

NAMB, Herts