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William Reed​ has been providing market leading business information for over 150 years. From our origins in grocery, we have expanded across food and drink and into new sectors, including pharmaceuticals and cosmetics.

Fulfilling our role in the 21st century has meant harnessing digital channels to deliver insightful journalism and high-value data to businesses the world over. Guided by our Mission & Values, our Group’s activities now include category defining digital and print media, innovative business events and conferences, prestigious awards and informative conferences. We offer compelling research and powerful insights to our customers as well as providing recruitment and e-learning solutions within our core markets.

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About BakeryandSnacks

William Reed’s BakeryandSnacks brand has been the leading online news source for the bakery and snacks sectors for more than 13 years, leveraging our digital-first position to bring powerful insights and robust information to help your business succeed.

Our team of award-winning journalists deliver daily news, analysis, online and face to face events, podcasts and video coverage of the issues and stories impacting decision makers in the industry.

BakeryandSnacks provides a 360-degree view of the bakery and snacks markets, spanning everything from manufacturing, processing and packaging, to commodities, retail and shopper insights, ingredients, R&D, market trends and regulation & safety.

Our editorial standards are unsurpassed and we deliver insightful content across multiple channels to the right people wherever they are operating.

The team

Gill Hyslop

Gill Hyslop

Editor
Crawley, UK
Tel: +44 1293 610 364
Email: Gill.Hyslop@wrbm.com

Gill Hyslop is editor of BakeryandSnacks. She has been in the magazine industry for over 30 years, having worked on numerous titles and fields, including food and beverage, jewellery, travel, leisure, IT, government, health and others, on both B2B and consumer titles, in positions from deputy editor, editor, editor-in-chief to publisher. Gill was previously editor of Food Review, the South African monthly food trade journal. She has also worked in the food industry as a chef, having owned her own award-winning restaurants in the Natal Midlands in South Africa; working on charter yachts in the Mediterranean; and as a contract chef in Tavira on the Algarve, last year before joining William Reed.

Douglas Yu

Douglas Yu

Correspondent
Chicago, IL​ 
Tel: +1 312 284 8579
Email: Douglas.Yu@wrbm.com

Douglas Yu is a correspondent at ConfectioneryNews.com and BakeryandSnacks.com. He covers a wide range of business stories regarding the sweets and snacks industry, including the FDA, litigation, acquisition, financial results, and insights on retail and e-commerce. He extensively covers finished products, packaging, and processing trade shows across the US. He also has a keen eye for spotting how the current macro economic environment and geopolitics affect US food companies. He has been quoted by the Washington Post for insights on confectionery trends, and his video has been featured on the List TV Show on ABC. Prior to joining William Reed Business Media's Chicago team in 2015, Douglas was a freelance journalist in Boston, writing about local politics. He is also a proud Emerson College graduate. @DouglasReports

Jenny Eagle

Jenny Eagle

Senior Editor - Processing and Packaging
Montpellier, France
Tel:  +33 499 522 685
Email: Jenny.Eagle@wrbm.com

Jenny Eagle is senior editor at William Reed working on the titles www.beveragedaily.com; www.dairyreporter.com; www.bakeryandsnacks.com and www.confectionerynews.com. She has worked for William Reed for four years and has more than 20 years’ experience in print and digital media as well as hosting panel discussions with high profile company CEOs including PepsiCo, Coca-Cola and Tetra Pak. She is also in charge of video editing and filming at global industry tradeshows.

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William Reed publishes a wide range of free-access websites and e-newsletters delivered free to registered subscribers. They provide industry news and analysis to industries including: food, beverage, nutrition, feed, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics. Our strategically relevant e-newsletters reach over 543,000 executives worldwide, in our chosen industries.

Contact us

Company Secretary & General Counsel

Robert Proctor
Email: robert.proctor@wrbm.com​ 
Tel: +44 (0) 1293 610401

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William Reed Business Media LTD
Broadfield Park
Crawley, West Sussex
RH11 9RT
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0) 129 361 3400

Website: http://www.william-reed.com