News - 2018
Brownings the Bakers of Kilmarnock have been crowned Scottish Baker of the Year 2018 at a glittering ceremony hosted in Glasgow by Scottish Bakers, the association that supports and promotes the interests of Scottish bakers across the country.
Dunfermline based Scottish Bakers took delivery today of some 850 of the nations' favourite morning rolls, scones, individual cakes, savouries, biscuits, breads and new category, celebration cakes, for judging.
Local business, Yester Farm Dairies based at Gifford, East Lothian has seen three of its staff successfully complete their SVQ Level 2 (SCQF Level 5) in Dairy Skills as part of a training programme supported by Skills Development Scotland in conjunction with Scottish Bakers.
The Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland have updated their news page with a few articles which may affect our members.
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Food Standards Scotland would like to make you aware that the European Commission has published Commission Regulation (EU) 2018/213 on the use of Bisphenol A in varnishes and coatings intended to come into contact with food and amending Regulation (EU) No 10/2011. The new Regulation will apply from 6 September 2018.
IT WAS 'DONUTS AT DAWN' IN THURSO AS YOUNG PEOPLE CAME TOGETHER
National Food & Drink Training (NFDT), the training arm of Scottish Bakers, is delighted to confirm it has gained approval to deliver accredited Food & Drink qualifications and apprenticeships through the Awarding Body FDQ. These include the following newly anticipated apprenticeship standards-
The Health & Safety Executive has written to Scottish Bakers to give advance notice of an inspection programme in the food manufacturing industry in Scotland.
The programme of targeted inspections will review health and safety standards in food manufacturing businesses across the country before the end of March. The HSE plan to visit around 120 premises of all types including bakeries.
The World Championship Scotch Pie Awards 2018 came to an exciting conclusion today as James Pirie & Son of Newtyle were announced as the 19th winner of the competition making them THE WORLD SCOTCH PIE CHAMPION OF 2018.