Reids of Caithness Bakers In Line For Another Award
6th April 2018
Reids of Caithness of Thurso is in the running for a top prize at the Scottish Baker of the Year Awards 2018.
The votes have been cast and Scottish Bakers, the association that represents bakers across Scotland, has announced who is on the shortlist and still in the running for a prize in the Scottish Bakers of the Year Awards 2018.
"We are delighted to have made it to the shortlist of the Scottish Baker of the Year competition this year" said Gary Reid of Reids of Caithness. "It's great to know that the professional judges liked our products as much as the customers who voted for us do. We can't wait to hear the final results in May."
On 28th March in Dunfermline, Scottish Bakers took delivery of some 850 of the nation's best morning rolls, scones, individual cakes, savouries, biscuits, breads and new category, celebration cakes, for a judging day like no other.
The tasty treats were scored on appearance, freshness and taste by a panel of some 50 industry experts lead by Head Judge Robert Ross. The judges whittled the entries down into the "best of the best" and the results will be announced on 5th May in Glasgow.
Awards on the night will include the naming of the best morning roll, scone, individual cake, savoury, biscuit, bread and celebration cake in Scotland Scottish Bakers will also announce who takes the best Bakery Cafe, Craft Baker, Retail Craft Baker, Wholesale Baker and ultimately, the overall Scottish Baker of Year 2018 will be crowed.
The Scottish Baker of the Year Awards is the brainchild of Scottish Bakers, the Trade Association for bakers in Scotland who decided to search for the best baker in the land in 2012. The competition celebrates our love of a tasty treat from our local baker and aims to crown just one hard working bakery Scottish Baker of the Year.
The winner will be announced at a glittering Gala dinner at the Crowne Plaza in Glasgow on Saturday 5th May 2018.
Reids Bakery of Thurso did their customers proud at the weekend by taking home a top prize in the Scottish Baker of the Year 2019/20 competition. The bakery was awarded: Strawberry Tart - Regional Silver Brown Bread - Regional Gold Buttery - Special Silver.
Thanks to the votes of their customers and following a rigorous day of judging by some 50 of the industry's top professionals, Reids Bakery of Thurso, Caithness has been shortlisted for a prize in the Scottish Baker of the Year 2019/20 competition. "With over 8000 customer votes and in excess of 30,000 individual products votes, for goods baked by the best bakers in the country, Reids Bakery can be very proud of having made it this far" said Head Judge Robert Ross.
Reids of Caithness of Thurso has taken a top prize in the 2018 Scottish Baker of the Year Awards. Their prize was presented by Mich Turner MBE at a glittering ceremony hosted by Scottish Bakers, the association that supports and promotes the interests of Scottish bakers across the country.
Reids of Caithness has been named Scottish Baker of the Year 2017 at a glittering ceremony hosted by Scottish Bakers, the association that supports and promotes the interests of Scottish bakers across the country. The baker won the following awards: Morning Roll - National Bronze and Regional Gold Corn Bread - Regional Gold Buttery - National Bronze "We are extremely pleased to be recognised as Scotland's best baker" said Gary Reid "We take our business very seriously and use traditional methods and craftsmen's skills to deliver quality every time.
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Thanks to the residents of Thurso, Reids of Caithness has been recognised by a panel of expert judges as producing one of the best individual cakes in the land - a Crofters Cake. Customers from across Scotland voted for their best bakery products during March and the top 30 products in each of the 5 categories were baked and delivered to Fife for judging by a panel of independent experts led by artisan Robert Ross including retired master bakers with extensive experience of the bakery sector in Scotland.
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