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We are William Reed​, the specialist B2B media, business intelligence and events group dedicated to helping businesses succeed.

Our diverse portfolio of category-leading brands serves a global audience of almost 5M monthly users, supported by sector-specific insights & research, up-to-the-minute digital media and cutting-edge customer solutions.

We believe in the value of shared intelligence for both customers and brands alike, informing business growth through collaboration & innovation.

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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 18 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.

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The team


Gill Hyslop​​


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, before joining William Reed.

Jess Spiring

Jess Spiring ​​


Jess has more than 20 years’ experience as a journalist working in senior roles at national newspapers and magazines (Grazia, The News of the World, New Woman, Now and Zest) and as a freelance writer, editor and consultant (Heat, Stylist, The Daily Mail, The Sunday Times and The Telegraph). More recently she worked in commercial content at The Telegraph and Reach PLC and managed the editorial team at John Lewis.

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BakeryandSnacks delivers the latest industry news and analysis directly to your inbox. Click here to subscribe to the BakeryandSnacks.com free newsletter today.

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.

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

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Sergey Kvitkin
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Tel: +44 (0) 1293 610323

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William Reed LTD
Broadfield Park
Crawley, West Sussex
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United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0) 129 361 3400

Website: https://www.william-reed.com

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