Media Release: Official opening of Bakers House in Dunfermline

HAMISH Allan performed the opening ceremony of the new head office of Scottish Bakers in Dunfermline on Wednesday 25th June 2014.

Scottish Bakers is the trading name of the Scottish Association of Master Bakers which was established in 1891.

Scottish Bakers are the Trade Association for bakers in Scotland with more than 200 bakery companies from Stranraer to Shetlands as members.

Hamish said that it filled him with great pride to be asked to perform the official opening ceremony and he thanked current president, John Gall, and chief executive, Alan Clarke, for asking him to do this.

More than 60 bakers attended the ceremony which not only boasts high quality office space has a state of the art training / board room with interactive electronic screens.

Hamish Allan, a baker, is the former owner of the James Allan bakery and is an Honorary member of the Association. He has recently assisted Scottish Bakers to develop a new online bakery learning academy that supports apprenticeship training for bakers.

Aussie bakery owner and motivational speaker, Tom O’Toole, happened to be in Scotland on holiday so he came along and shared a few words.

Chief executive, Alan Clarke, said they were delighted with their new building and that “Scottish bakers now have a world-class facility in Fife to provide world class services to their members”.

Editors note:

Scottish Bakers was established in 1891 and since then we have represented and promoted the interests of the bakery trade in Scotland.

We aim to be an integral part of each member’s business by providing support for bakers of all sizes.

We provide a valuable source of help, advice, information, assistance and skills development for bakers throughout Scotland. But most importantly, Scottish Bakers belongs to its members, we are all there for their benefit and are proud of our motto, ‘for the good of all’.

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