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Tiptree World Bread Awards with Brook Food

Tiptree World Bread Awards with Brook Food winners announced

For the first time in three years, stars of the bread-baking world gathered together at St John’s Church, Hyde Park, London on Wednesday 26 October 2022 for the much-anticipated announcement of the winners of this year’s Tiptree World Bread Awards with Brook Food, the UK’s leading celebration of the art of bread-baking. 

Pain au Levain by Marta Nagy of M’s Bakery in Pokesdown, Bournemouth was declared the Supreme Champion by Stephen Hallam, Chair of the Judges. Marta was presented with a cheque for £1000, a Tiptree hamper, KitchenAid equipment and trophy by Scott Goodfellow, Joint Managing Director of Tiptree.

Pain au Levain, which is the bakery’s signature white sourdough, made simply with flour, water and salt, had first won the Brook Food Plain Authentic Sourdough category. M’s Bakery also took home the People’s Choice Award, which is voted for by the public for their favourite baker or bakery. 

It was such a joy to hold the Awards in the real world again.

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“Seeing the high quality of the loaves submitted into this year’s Awards, it is hugely satisfying to know the skill and passion for baking good bread here in the UK is not only in good hands, but has to bode well for the successful future of our Craft,” says Hallam, whose fellow judges, all 70 of them, included Carl Shavitz, Founder & Director, Artisan Bread School, Cindy Zurias, Artisan Baker Consultant, Jane Mason, Founder & Director, Virtuous Bread, Nick Harris, Chairman, Craft Bakers Association and Juliet Sear, Baking Expert, Cook, Food Stylist, Author & TV Presenter, The Wonder Baker.

“It is great to be reunited with the bread baking community in real life, we welcomed some new judges to the family and were very impressed as always, by the expertise and passion during the judging process,” said Scott Goodfellow. “The standard of loaves submitted was very high, reflecting the excellent quality of the UK bread industry.”

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