Scottish Bakeries – you could be Britain’s Best Bakery

By | Apr 15, 2013

Following on from the successful first series, Britain’s Best Bakery will be returning to ITV Daytime later this year and the producers (Shine TV) are currently looking for great bakeries all across the UK to take part in this second series. Expert Judges Mich Turner MBE (TV chef, author and owner of Little Venice Cake Company) and Peter Sidwell (TV chef, cookery writer and restaurateur) will return to sample the delicacies of the nation’s favourite independent, family run and community bakeries, tasting and critiquing their way through breads, cakes, pastries and pies.

The first series of Britain’s Best Bakery aired on ITV in November 2012. it proved a huge success and was one of the highest rated factual series  in 2012. Across the course of the first series, 14.4 million viewers tuned in to watch the show!  Great exposure of all the bakeries involved.

Shine TV are now looking for people to either nominate a bakery that they love or for the bakeries themselves to enter the competition. Shine TV have asled to help spread the word throughout Scotland and encourage people to nominate their favourite bakeries and for the bakeries themselves to apply.

If you are a bakery interested in taking part or would like to nominate a bakery, please email or call 020 7483 6690

Here’s hoping we get a good response from Scotland’s Bakeries. Last year Dunbar Community Bakery had an excellent run and reached the finals.

Graham / Editor (Taste-of-Scotland Blog)

About Shine TV:
Shine TV is one of the UK’s most successful producers of popular factual television. Shows include MasterChef, Celebrity MasterChef and MasterChef the Professionals all for the BBC, Britain’s Best Bakery and Saturday Farm for ITV, Eddie Stobart: Trucks and Trailers for Channel Five and Ashley Banjo’s Secret Street Crew for Sky One. Founded in 2001, it is part of the Shine Group.

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