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Wheat Harvest

Big drop in wheat volumes predicted 30 September, 2013 The English wheat harvest is likely to be just 11.74m tonnes this year, according to estimates from Defra, a fall of almost 10% compared to last year. Defra‚Äôs June survey, published last week, revealed that total wheat plantings for 2013 in England were down 19%, from…

Giveaways

The big question is this..do people like entering competitions and being bombarded with free giveaway tweets and Facebook competitions. There are loads of them about and I must admit I have been guilty of putting a good few on social media myself. I have used it as a way of getting customers to follow me…

Scones

Scones are traditionally served with jam and cream for Afternoon Tea. With our fantastic, simple recipe you can enjoy tasty homemade scones at any time. Enjoy them plain or for a fruity twist add sultanas or glacier cherries. Makes 15 5cm scones, 30 minutes prep, 10-15 minutes cooking Ingredients *225g plain white flour *15g baking…

Donut Fight

It promises to be battle that will delight those of a sweet-tooth persuasion. Dunkin’ Donuts is to square up to Krispy Kreme in what promises to be an epic clash of the fried dough treat. The US chain is making a return to Britain 20 years after it first tried to break into the UK…

Bakery Tour

This is a small video that I took part in for Santander Bank. We have banking arrangements with them and they wanted to have business feedback from their customers. I took part because I thought it was a great opportunity to promote our bread brand Bakestone. #bakeryold vehiclesPinterestVideos

Varieties available

When you look around at all the available bread choices out there its difficult to see how anyone can make a living being a baker nowadays. From the basic sliced bread to ciabatta, panini, and now wraps and sandwich thins the choices are bewildering. But maybe choice is what everyone wants and so that is…