British Baker’s exclusive video from this month’s Bakers’ & Butchers’ Spring Fair takes a look at the highlights from the day-long event.
Greenhalgh’s Craft Bakery spoke to British Baker in an exclusive video interview to talk about their award-winning Crumpet Loaf.
Sandra Monger, last year’s Celebration Cake Maker of the Year, said she has seen an increase in orders as a result of winning a Baking Industry Award (BIA).
North London retail bakery business Wenzel’s the Bakers revealed to British Baker the secrets behind its full brand redesign, which includes new-look shop designs, packaging and website.
The Hummingbird Bakery has revealed exclusively to British Baker that it will open up at least one new shop in London this year and plans to expand into selling its own non-food merchandising.
British Baker's BB75 Lunch provided the perfect opportunity for members of the baking industry to reflect on their own businesses and what lies ahead in the future.
Clare O'Connell, owner of POP Bakery in north-west London, has revealed the recipe behind her infamous Russian doll cake pops in an exclusive video interview with British Baker.
In the second part of an exclusive behind-the-scenes video interview with Allied Bakeries, British Baker asks the company how it is strengthening its position in a highly-competitive market.
In a series of exclusive interviews with Nick Law, director of operations at Allied Bakeries, British Baker unveils the finer details of the company's multi-million pound investment in bread production sites across the UK.
Chris Wainwright, production director at Coopland & Son (Scarborough), revealed to British Baker, in an exclusive video interview, the benefits of the company setting up its own bakery college.
Jack Watts, senior analyst at AHDB, gave delegates an insight into the wheat markets at the HGCA's recent Grain Market Outlook Conference 2012 (16 October). Watch the video below to see what he said...
A new zombie-inspired video created by Greggs has gone viral for Halloween and accumulated more than 100,000 views.
Attracting more than 700 visitors on the day, Bakers' Fair Autumn 2012 was host to a number of industry-focused exhibitions, competitions and live demos.
National Craft Bakers’ Week (NCBW) has been launched this week, with a video starring Channel 4’s Fabulous Baker Brothers, Tom and Henry Herbert.
The Peckham Rye loaf, created by Fergus Jackson of Brick House Bakery, has been chosen as the winner of the Londoner's Loaf.
As part of National Cupcake Week (NCW), British Baker teamed up with partner charity CLIC Sargent to host a cupcake making session.
Wayne Caddy, head of bakery at The School of Artisan Food, shows British Baker how to make a Roasted Sweet Potato and Rosemary Loaf.
The 25th Baking Industry Awards was held this Wednesday (12 September) at the Park Lane Hilton in London, with special guest Jason Donovan taking to the stage to entertain the crowds.
National Cupcake Champion Emily Johnson has said sales of her award-winning Mojito Cupcake have increased by 50% since winning the title.
Morrisons' in-store bakery in Wincheap, Canterbury, won last year's In-store Bakery of the Year Award at the Baking Industry Awards.
Terry Tang, Celebration Cake Maker of the Year Award at the Baking Industry Awards (BIA) 2011, talked to British Baker about his winning mythical-themed carnival creation.
British Baker recently accompanied a group of UK bakers on a study tour in China, organised by David Powell, and hosted by Rich Products. The trip included business visits in Shanghai and Beijing, as well as the Bakery China trade show in Shanghai.
A group of MPs has again questioned the decision to put 20% VAT on hot baked goods.
The discussion in parliament yesterday came after the influential International Monetary Fund (IMF) called on the UK government to actually lower VAT to stimulate the economy.
The husband and wife team behind newly opened La Roche in Tunbridge Wells has told British Baker they will launch a patisserie school in France.
Stefano Nicolai, managing director and founder of Spianata&co, talked to British Baker about the company's sixth outlet opened this week in Mayfair, London.
Day two of the Alliance for Bakery Students and Trainees (ABST) conference and judging took place for a variety of prestigious competitions, testing bakery students on their skills.
This year's Alliance for Bakery Students and Trainees (ABST) conference on 15-17 June at the Alton Towers Hotel in Staffordshire, attracted hundreds of bakery students from around the UK.
This year's Bakers’ Fair Summer 2012 at Kempton Park Racecourse attracted hundreds of bakers from across the country to talk to ingredients and equipment manufacturers, watch live demos and presentations, and take part in the National Association of Master Bakers’ (NAMB) bakery competitions.
The Real Bread Campaign has enlisted 1990s punk singer Wojtek Godzisz to create an anthem for the launch of Real Bread Maker Week.
Craft bakers from across the UK came out in force yesterday for a demonstration in London to oppose the 20% tax on hot food such as pies and pasties. British Baker talked to individuals from the industry about the importance of the day, why the tax should not go ahead and what they would want to say to Chancellor George Osborne if they had the opportunity.
Mellissa Morgan, owner of Brixton-based Ms Cupcake, was awarded the Rising Star Award at last year's Baking Industry Awards. She talked to British Baker about her vegan bakery, developing the concept and life after the awards.
British Baker recently published an article looking at the evidence on bread and bloating. It found that products made by the Chorleywood Bread Process (CBP) did not cause bloating and gastrointestinal discomfort, compared to other bread-making processes.
Jim Paice, Minister of State for Agriculture and Food, spoke to British Baker at this year's Foodex exhibition regarding the government’s decision to add 20% VAT on to hot takeaway products, such as pies and pasties.
British Baker spoke to David Jenkins, commercial director at Jenkins Bakery in Llanelli, South Wales, about difficult trading conditions in 2011 and addressing parking issues on the high street.
Father and daughter team, Peter and Sarah Wenzel, from Wenzel’s the Bakers in Pinner, Middlesex, spoke to British Baker at the first BB75 Lunch. They discussed the company’s plans to open 10 new outlets in 2012, looking at new avenues and working with Transport for London to operate in train stations.
Gail's officially opened its 10th bakery, in Soho, last month. British Baker spoke to Tom Molnar, chief executive, about the new shop, what Gail's is noticing on the high street, and its plans for future growth.
The managing director of Forfars Bakers in Brighton, talks exclusively to British Baker at the first BB75 Lunch about the importance of location, speaking to landlords and networking.
Greggs' chief executive Ken McMeikan spoke exclusively to British Baker at the first BB75 Lunch about the company's new shop opening programme, the expanding coffee market and coming away from the event with pockets full of business cards.
The first BB75 Lunch, held at The Boundary in Shoreditch, London, saw top executives from the UK retail bakery sector attend.