The British Society of Baking’s (BSB) annual autumn conference will play host to a series of talks including: ’50 years of the Chorleywood Bread Process’, by BakeTran director Stan Cauvain; ’High speed mixing machines’, by Steve Philpott of Baker Perkins; and ’Some facts on acrylamide’ by Andrew Curtis, scientific & regulatory affairs manager, European Snacks Association.

The event, which takes place from 4-5 October at the Ardencote Manor Hotel, Claverdon, War-wick, will also feature talks on allergen management, by Dr Chun-Han Chan, senior scientific officer, Food Standards Agency; maintaining sales and profitability by John Waterfield, Waterfield’s bakery; traditional baguettes and other product ideas by Wayne Caddy, Essential Bakery Consul-tancy; and benefits of functional milk protein in bakery products by John Gelly, sales manager Europe (bakery), Arla Foods.

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