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Press Releases
22 May 2020   (1 Comment - view/add)
Ian McGhee Confirmed as Scottish Bakers Vice President Elect at AGM »
At its first ever virtual AGM on 20th May 2020, Scottish Bakers, the association that has for nearly 125 years supported a...
21 May 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Scottish Bakers Respond to The Scottish Government’s COVID-19 – Framework For Decision Making »
Scottish Bakers, the industry association that supports bakers throughout Scotland, notes the sector has been hard hit des...
15 May 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call on Scottish Government to recognise food & drink training as vital to supporting growth »
Scottish Bakers call on Scottish Government to recognise national food and drink training as vital to supporting growth po...
13 May 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Scottish Bakers welcomes extension to UK furlough scheme giving bakers in Scotland a fighting chance »
The UK scheme to pay wages of workers on leave because of coronavirus will be extended to October Chancellor Rishi Sunak h...
14 April 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Open Letter to Scotland's First Minister »
The measures of support provided to businesses as the Coronavirus crisis continues have been welcomed by our members, but...

Member News
27 May 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Breadalbane converts cafe to grocery to support local community »
When a family from Norfolk moved to Scotland in 2009 and took over the run down Breadalbane Bakery, a small single shop ba...
25 May 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
David@Brownings Pensioner Packs Prove Popular »
Galston bakery David@Brownings wanted to do their bit to help the most in need during the lockdown so the hard working bak...
22 May 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fergusons and Lamond Bakers bring joy to key workers and those in need »
Kilmarnock based Fergusons Bakery and Lamond the Baker  produce a large and varied collection of bakery products usin...
21 May 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Crieff and Comrie baker Campbell's call in the kids to help them bake for their community »
Campbell’s Bakery is owned and run by Iain Campbell and his wife Ailsa. The business has two shops, one in the rural marke...
19 May 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Macleans Bakery to reveal the secrets of their success on TV »
Family run Maclean’s Bakery in the Outer Hebrides are to feature in a BBC Alba series revealing their success in the early...

General News
25 May 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Thousands find Scotland’s best food and drink products on new online directory »
More than 3,500 Scots have used the online directory to source Scotland’s finest food and drink produc...
14 May 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Customer Demand and Finance are Biggest COVID-19 Issues Facing Bakers: BAKO Survey »
Customer Demand and Finance are the biggest issues facing UK bakers according to a customer survey conducted by national b...
06 April 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
2020 National Doughnut Week is Cancelled »
It is with much sadness that the founder and organisers (Christopher Freeman, The Children’s Trust and CSM Bakery Solution...
03 April 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Baker Direct website launches »
COVID-19: Baker Direct website launches to help housebound households find bakery delivery services Helping you find a ba...
13 March 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
The ongoing Coronavirus epidemic has now reached a point where we believe it is necessary to take decisive action and make...

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Skills & Training
03 April 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Food and Drink Training: Services Suspended »
        National Food and Drink Training, the training arm of Scottish Bakers, today (Friday 3 April...
18 December 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
Scottish Bakers Training »
Training the next generation of talented bakers has been at the heart of Scottish Bakers principles since our foundation i...
09 April 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Maintaining High Standards »
During the current COVID-19 situation your association and in particular the NFDT training arm are both still working hard...

Competition News
12 February 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Inverness Primary School Pupils steal the show at the Scottish Baker of the Year launch »
“What a joy to have potential bakers of the future doing so well today,” said Scottish Baker of the Year 2019 David Gow of...
20 November 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
More than 60 professionals judge 21st World Championship Scotch Pie Awards »
  The not-so-humble Scotch Pie came of age in Dunfermline today as over 75 professional pie makers lined up to del...
30 September 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
The search to find the 21st World Champion Scotch Pie gets underway »
The World Championship Scotch Pie Awards 2020 has announced the dates for the 21 st Championship and the timing could not...
09 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Harry Gow makes it a double as once again they are crowned Scottish Baker of the Year »
Harry Gow Bakery of Inverness became the first ever bakery to ‘do the double' on Saturday night, by winning Scottish Baker...
26 April 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Successful Bakers Through to the Next Stage of Scottish Baker of the Year »
  After a busy day at the Scottish Baker of the Year Product Judging, we are pleased to announce that 40 succ...