Each year, the BSB’s autumn and spring conferences bring together the greatest innovators and influencers from across our industry to provide delegates with key insights into the future of the industry. For all of our conference presentations and proceedings from 1994 onward, visit the BSB Archives.
Downloads of PowerPoint presentations from the 2017 Spring Conference
The BSB’s 2017 Spring Conference at Campden BRI was another sell-out success. Copies of the speakers’ PowerPoint presentations can be downloaded by clicking on the paper title below.
Tackling the Issue of Reducing Sugar in Cakes by Gary Tucker, Head of Baking & Cereal Processing, Campden BRI
The Health and Nutritional Benefits of Tritordeum, a New Cereal by Etienne Vassiliadis, Business Manager, Agrasys
How Morrisons Won BIA In-store Bakery Retailer of the Year by Andy Clegg, Category Manager, Bakery
Morrisons Hot Cross bun plant and instore production video NB This video was included in Andy Clegg’s PowerPoint Presentation but it is better to download it separately for downloading from the BSB website. It simultaneously shows plant and instore bakery hot cross bun production.
Cricket Flour as a Protein Fortifier in Foodstuffs by Devon Petrie, Lecturer, National Bakery School, South Bank University
Making the Best of Cheese and Dairy in Bakery Products by Ciaran Lynch, Innovations Manager, Synergy Flavours Ltd
Novel Approaches to Increasing Fibre in Baked Goods by Nicole Maher, Senior Bakery Scientist, Campden BRI
Achieving the Queens Award for Enterprise by Dinnie Jordan
Downloads of presentations from the 2016 Autumn Conference
The BSB’s 2016 Autumn Conference was a sell-out success and many delegates asked for copies of the speakers’ PowerPoint presentations. Apart from Gordon Gafa of Tesco’s presentation, see photograph above, these have been made available below for download in PDF format. Click on the title of the paper to start the download process.
Growing a Business Today by David Garman, Senior Independent Director, John Menzies and owner of the Oakwood Partnership. David gave a superb talk without the use of a PowerPoint presentation and this will be covered fully in our Conference Proceedings booklet which will published later in the year.
Tesco Bakery Products by Gordon Gafa, Category Director, Bakery, Commodities & Wholesale, Tesco. Tesco have asked us not to distribute Gordon Gafa’s PowerPoint presentation for business reasons and we have to respect this request. However Gordon’s superb presentation will be covered fully in our Conference Proceedings booklet, complete with a selection of slides.
Bakery Market Trends by Matthew Verity, Research Director, Kantar A very full presentation on current market trends by Matthew.
University College Birmingham (UCB) This session featured 16 individual video presentation by bakery students at UCB giving information on their studies, work experience and hopes for the future. These were followed by a question and answer session which was expertly controlled by Session Chairman Alan Clarke.
Wheat Markets – Ensuring Consistent Quality in a Volatile World by Julius Deane, Wheat Director, Carrs Flour. An excellent presentation on the world of wheat purchasing and its effect on flour quality and price, including Brexit.
7 Years, 7 Sites – the Genius Gluten Free Journey by Roz Cushieri, Chief Executive, Genius Foods Ltd. Roz covered the history of Genius Food and the rise and range of their gluten free products in a very interesting and informative way.
Trailblazers Bakery Apprenticeship Scheme by Justine Fosh, Chief Executive, National Skills Academy. Justine gave chapter and verse on the current situation with the government’s apprenticeship training and assessment schemes in an easy to understand way.
Using Social Media to Increase Sales by Daniel Carr, PR Manager, Warings Bakery, and President of LASER, CBA. A passionate presentation on a subject that Daniel has put to good use in his own business.