Britain’s Best Loaf

By Martyn Leek

Britain’s Best Loaf: revealed at the Bakers’ and Butchers’ Fair
Do you make Britain’s Best Loaf? If so, here is your chance to prove it at this autumn’s Bakers’ & Butchers’ Fair.
The event, which will be held on 12 October at Newark Showground in Nottinghamshire, gives bakers the opportunity to win awards and view a host of products and services, as part of the exhibition.
The event also features a host of demonstrations from expert bakers – including Birds of Derby and Chris Foxall, of the Village Bakery. It also gives bakers the chance to face off against their butcher rivals with the return of the National Pie Competition.
For more details on how to enter Britain’s Best Loaf or the National Pie Competition see
Martyn Leek, editor of British Baker, said: “Britain’s Best Loaf had huge support from the baking community last year for an inaugural competition and I am sure this year will see the same positive response this year.”
Baking industry veteran, Colin Lomax, will again chair the judges’ panel.
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Warburtons to become Warbeartons

Warburtons will become Warbeartons as it announces a partnership with Paddington Bear this November.
The brand has made a strategic move to help launch the new Paddington film this autumn. As part of the plan, Warburtons will rebrand six million of its half&half products to become ‘Warbeartons’.
The brand claims there is a natural collaboration between the film and Warburtons, which are both well-known British names. It hopes the branding on the half&half range will drive “excitement and interest” in the “mum-friendly” range.
This is the first time the brand has changed its name in its 138-year history, and it is all down to the marmalade-loving bear.
Megan Harrison, brand and portfolio director, Warburtons, said: “Paddington and Warburtons are much-loved British institutions; Paddington is also famous for his marmalade sandwiches, making Warburtons and Paddington the perfect match. Here at Warburtons, many of us have grown up with Paddington and we were delighted to team up with him.”
Nicholas Durbridge, chairman of The Copyrights Group, said: “We are delighted to be partnering with Warburtons. With both Warburtons and Paddington being such well-known family brands, we feel this is the perfect match and we are very much looking forward to all of the activities Warburtons has planned this year for Paddington. With the first-ever Paddington movie launching on 28 November, there are going to be lots more exciting adventures to come.”
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Why not enter our competition to win a fantastic VW camper van retro toaster that would like great fun in anyones kitchen. Even better if you have an actual camper van you could use it in that. Its free to enter as are all our bakery related competitions. You just to the link to enter on our Facebook page or tweet me @mrbakestone.

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Wholemeal Bread


Coultons Bread Ltd, one of the UK’s leading distribution bakeries, is launching a new 700g wholemeal thick slice under the Happy Bread name.

The new loaf has been developed specifically to put a smile on the independent retailers faces by offering them a great value wholemeal loaf the same price as the white bread version.

Coultons have worked tirelessly to provide smaller shops with a loaf with which they can fight back against the supermarkets who are selling major brand names at £1

The range now consists of White Thick, White Medium and now the new Wholemeal thick version. The branding also includes the logo of mrhappybread on the packaging.

this range has been hugely successful in helping small shops and convenience stores keep a happy face on their customers.

To place an order for Happy Bread call Coultons Bread Ltd on 0151 523 8226