Oldest bakery school in the world celebrates 125- year anniversary

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    Publisher Milling & Grain
    Year of publication 2020 March

    Medium Digital

    Cereal processes > Baking & bread


    Scope & contentBy Jemima Broadbridge, Senior Press Officer, London South Bank University, UK

    The National Bakery School (NBS) at London South Bank University (LSBU) is officially the oldest bakery school in the world (established 1894) and celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2019. The NBS marked the occasion with a succession of milestone events.

    The history of the NBS extends back to 20th October,1894, when the first 60 students took up their studies, consisting of a mixture of theoretical lectures and practical tutorials. Over the next few years, NBS students expanded their skills and knowledge of baking considerably, with the result that they began winning many prizes for baking, while making numerous appearances at bakery exhibitions across the country… Read more.


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