BAKER OF THE YEAR 2013

PRESS RELEASE - 12th September 2013

Hambleton Bakery's Julian Carter is "Baker of the Year"

At last night's Bakery Industry Awards at London's Hilton  hotel, Rutland Baker Julian Carter took the top "Baker of the Year" award.

The last 12 months have been exciting for Julian.  His "Hambleton Bakery" based in Exton Rutland was voted "Britain's best Bakery" in the ITV show of that name screened last December.

In August Rutland planners accepted plans for his Exton bakery to double in size to cope with increased demand for its Artisan breads, cakes and savouries which are sold through its four local shops and 50 local restaurants delis and shops.

Bakery owner Tim Hart commented "Julian is a genius. We are all very proud!"