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Bread Prices

Where on earth are we going with National bread pricing? We are seeing the bakery sector totally savaged by every retailer who want to sell sliced loaves for £1. Given the specification, the running costs of manufacturing and then on top of that distribution costs it does worry me that bakeries are not going to…

What is going to be this years Cronut?

By Antonia Hawken British Baker is broadcasting a live web event next month that will help your business identify the key trends in bakery in 2014. We will be looking at highlights of our forthcoming Bakery Market Report, a conclusive look at the UK retail bakery market that incorporates our BB75 tracker of bakery retail businesses. The event…

The Worlds Biggest Welsh Cake

By Anne Bruce The Welsh town of Bala set a new Guinness World Record for the world’s biggest Welsh cake on St David’s Day (March 1).  Locals used two large griddles to cook a 1.5m-long and 21.9kg heavy Welsh cake over charcoal. The cake was turned mid-way through the cooking process, as it was impossible to…