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Scottish chocolatier wins second Best in the World award

For a second year running, Perthshire-based Master Chocolatier Iain Burnett received a prestigious gold accolade in the International Chocolate Awards.

**Video** In conversation with Paul Rhodes at the Le Cordon Bleu bakery demonstration

Last week, British Baker visited Le Cordon Bleu in London to gain an insight into the company’s new diploma, the Diplôme de Boulangerie, and speak with guest chef Paul Rhodes who provided a bakery demonstration.

Bakery graduate scoops Top Student Award

Devon Petrie has won the National Bakery School’s (NBS) Top Student Award and will be given the Freedom of the City of London.

8 ways to boost your bakery business

David Garman, senior independent director at John Menzies and former chief executive of Allied Bakeries, gave invaluable strategy advice at the British Society of Baking’s (BSB’s) autumn conference.

Gafa talks Tesco bakery plans

Gordon Gafa, category director, bakery and wholesale at Tesco, was speaking at the British Society of Baking (BSB) autumn conference.

TV company seeks confectioners for new series

TV production company Wall to Wall, the firm behind the TV series Victorian Bakers, is seeking “a diverse range of people who work with sugar” to take part in a new three-part series on Confectioners.

Delicious Alchemy appoints new CEO

Sheffield-based gluten- and dairy-free specialist Delicious Alchemy has appointed Iain Macpherson as the company’s new chief executive officer.

Liz Moskow: ‘We'll all be eating chocolate cake for breakfast by 2017’

Liz Moskow, culinary director of Sterling-Rice Group and food trend expert, has stated that people will be eating chocolate cake for breakfast by 2017.

**Video** In Conversation with Charles and William Eid from Signature Flatbreads

Last week, British Baker conducted an exclusive interview at the Signature Flatbreads factory in Dunstable, Bedfordshire, with joint MDs Charles and William Eid.

Consumer confidence at record high, says Barclaycard

Consumer confidence levels have reached a record high, according to Barclaycard, which revealed that UK consumer spending rose 3.6% in Q3.

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