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first_img== Lewis’s Spanish deal == Swansea-based Lewis’s Pies has signed a deal to supply a newly opened Kwik Save store on the outskirts of Benalmadena on the Costa del Sol in Spain. Peter O’Toole, a former Kwik Save regional manager, who acquired the rights to the Kwik Save Discount Stores brand after the business went into liquidation in 2007, has relaunched the retailer in Spain. The Real Bread Campaign has secured a grant from the Big Lottery Fund’s Local Food scheme, enabling it to appoint a full-time project co-ordinator to work over the next four years with independent bakers, public institutions and local community projects including food co-ops. The Real Bread Campaign aims to stimulate consumption and local production of ’real’ bread, made with all-natural ingredients. == Data detail == Four places are up for grabs on an expenses-paid trip to Switzerland’s Richemont School from 19-23 October, which will include a two-day course on breads, cakes and slices. Three places are available to students over 18 (including mature students) under the Piero Scacco Award and the ABIM Award, while a fourth place is open to a mature applicant from the UK baking industry under the Joseph Travelling Award. Contact [email protected] for an application form.center_img Some William Reed Business Media/IGD bakery figures printed in the last issue were incorrect. The total number of bakeries stands at 6,473 compared to 6,563 last year – not 6,733 in 2008 as stated. This is a decrease of 1.37%. The number of bakery multiples rose from 3,248 in 2008 to 3,255 in 2009 (+0.2%), while independents fell from 3,315 to 3,218 in 2009 (-3%). == Richemont places == == Real Bread grant ==last_img