California Raisins is offering students attending the ABST conference in May the chance to win prizes for creating innovative recipes using California Raisins, raisin paste or raisin juice concentrate.

The annual ABST conference takes place from 1-3 May at the TLH Leisure Resort in Torquay.

There are two different categories – one for baking and one for confectionery – and the entries will be judged on 2 May.

First prize is a £500 travel voucher, second place wins a £250 clothes voucher and third place a £100 music voucher.

Students need to bring two different samples of the entry – one for tasting and one for photography. Entries must also state the student’s name, college/company, list of ingredients used and the method of preparation.

California Raisins will supply the raisins, paste or juice concentrate. For more information please email Dee Cassey at