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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 supportlocal.scot 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)
POSTPONEMENT: SCOTTISH BAKER OF THE YEAR AND ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2020 »
The ongoing Coronavirus epidemic has now reached a point where we believe it is necessary to take decisive action and make...
25 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Full Ingredients Labelling of pre-packed foods announced in Scotland »
Public Health Minister Joe FitzPatrick has outlined Scotland’s plans for the labelling of pre-packed foods for direct sale...
06 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
BREXIT Food Hub Contingency Planning Site »
Unless other decisions are taken in the interim, the UK is currently set to leave the EU at 11:00pm (UK time) on 31 Octobe...
15 April 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Scottish Bakers CEO Interview with Courier and Press & Journal »
Scottish Bakers Chief Executive recently spoke with journalist Clare Johnston about the challenges faced by Scotland's bak...
31 March 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
COVID-19 Joint Letter sent to all MSPs and Scottish MPs »
Scottish Bakers CEO Alasdair Smith has today added his signature to a joint letter from food and drink industry partners....
24 March 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Message from Andrew Pollard, Managing Director AB Mauri UK & Ireland »
As you are all aware, in light of the COVID-19 outbreak, the UK and Irish nations are facing times of isolation and growin...
19 March 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Industry Events Postponed Due to COVID-19 Pandemic »
Alongside our own Annual Conference and Awards, a number of other industry events have been postponed or rescheduled due t...
25 July 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lifelong Scottish Bakers supporter Hamish Allan passes away »
It is with great sadness that we share the news that Hamish Allan passed away this morning, Thursday 25 July 2019. Hami...
05 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDF publishes updated gluten labelling guidance »
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has today published  'Gluten Labelling Guidance: Best Practice for Prepacked Foo...
03 May 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reprieve for 1p and 2p pieces »
The future of cash - including 1p and 2p coins - has been protected under plans set out today (Friday 3 May), which will e...
08 April 2019
HSE - Fee for Intervention Fee Increase »
Please be advised that HSE’s cost recovery rate for Fee for Intervention (FFI) will increase to £154 per hour with effect...
26 February 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Prepare for Brexit »
Key Scottish Government agencies have been compiling resources online to support businesses with their preparations for Br...
19 February 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Centenary Club Christmas Lunch »
Centenary Club Sectors 2 & 3 returned to Haggs Castle Golf Club on the 13th of December for their 2018 Christmas Lunch...