About us


The Food Manufacture Group provides news, insight and analysis into the fast-moving world of food and drink manufacturing.

If a topic matters to food and drink manufacturers, you will find it reported in news, features, video interviews and photo galleries on FoodManufacture.co.uk, Food Manufacture magazine and across our social media channels.

FoodManufacture.co.uk provides daily updates dedicated to the food and drink manufacturing industry.

Our group also has a busy events programme including face-to-face and virtual events. Flagship events include the annual Business Leaders’ Forum, Food Safety Conference and Food Manufacture Excellence Awards.

Meanwhile, sign up for FoodManufacture.co.uk’s free newsletters here and subscribe to Food Manufacture magazine


Meat Trades Journal is the information hub for the meat industry, combining Meat Trades Journal magazine and website, as well as industry events and awards ceremonies, such as the SuperMeat & Fish Awards and Butcher’s Shop of the Year.

Established in 1888, Meat Trades Journal has been at the forefront of delivering meat industry news for more than 125 years and continues to lead the field with a comprehensive portfolio that includes:

Meat Trades Journal: the monthly publication covers all sectors of a dynamic and modern industry, providing views and information relevant at all levels, from the factory floor to the boardroom.

MeatTradesJournal.co.uk : essential for anyone in the meat trade from the small independent retailer to the big multinational companies, providing the latest industry news, a meat price index updated weekly, skills videos and articles that keep you updated on market trends to improve your business.

Meat Trades Journal also runs various industry events and awards shows such as:
Butcher’s Shop of the Year Awards
National Butchers Week
Champion of Champions


British Baker magazine is the market-leading fully-requested and paid-for print title serving the UK bakery sector. Our remit and reach includes plant bakeries, craft and artisan retail businesses, supermarket in-store counters, cake shops and coffee chains, wholesale and catering bakery suppliers, plus all allied equipment, ingredients and food to go lines. The monthly magazine contains news, market data and analysis, bakery trends, inspiration and retail help, business profiles and new products. It is the conduit via which the professional UK baking industry communicates.  Find out more about subscribing to British Baker.

Britishbaker.co.uk delivers sector news as it happens. Independent and trusted, the site actively encourages debate and involvement in the issues of the day to ensure the UK bakery community is engaged with the decision makers and the current affairs that affect them. Infographics tag trends and stats. The site embeds rich media coverage of forward-thinking conferences and exhibitions as well as ‘How To’ and recipe concepts to lead innovation within craft and artisan businesses. Sign up to receive newsletters

National Cupcake Week
National Cupcake Week is a trademarked brand owned and run by British Baker/ William Reed Business Media.

The universe of UK baking sector’s interest is encompassed by British Baker’s annual calendar of events and related exhibitions. Each activity runs to reward and showcase professionalism and excellence and provide the total community with authoritative, independent and trusted mechanisms to demonstrate business integrity and product quality to their respective customer bases. The premier annual event for the UK bakery market is British Baker’s Baking Industry Awards that have been running for 30 years. BB’s Christmas Stars Awards reward product excellence in core Christmas bakery categories with a recognised consumer-facing logo to drive sales and independently accentuate product quality credentials.