The annual National Association of Master Bakers (NA) business seminar on 29 October was attended by around 70 people.

The seminar was held at the Landmark Hotel in London. The speakers were Mike Holling of Birds of Derby on seasonal opportunities and Paul Morrow MD of British Bakels on the future of the baking industry.

George Fuller, who runs a retail business in East Yorkshire, also gave a talk on how wholesaling was becoming a more important part of his business.

The forum was opened by Noel Grout, chairman of the NA and owner of bakery chain BB Grout.