Snacking – both in and out of the home – is a category that did very well in 2020 and the movement looks set to continue in 2021 as consumers look for inexpensive sweet treats to cheer themselves up, writes Karen Dear, director of operations for the Craft...
The National Skills Academy for Food & Drink (NSAFD) is working with large manufacturers to create an apprenticeship levy transfer scheme for smaller craft bakers to access apprenticeship training for free.
Bakes that are aligned to – or even contribute towards – a long-term health focus, along with locally made treats in vivid colours that stir up feelings of nostalgia are forecast to be in top demand next year.
A Craft Bakers Association survey amongst its members has shown that those who demonstrate dexterity, temerity and forward-thinking are riding the storm ... a lesson to be taken forward, even after the pandemic crisis has passed.
The Craft Bakers Association (CBA) – which represents approximately 500 bakery businesses in England, Wales and Northern Ireland – reports the sector has become very dynamic on the back of the coronavirus outbreak.