AIB International UK joins FOB

The Federation of Bakers is delighted to welcome a new associate member, AIB International UK.

AIB International UK, provides training, consultation and support including a wide range of bakery and food safety services.


The company was founded in America in 1919 (formerly the American Institute of Baking) as a technology and information transfer centre for bakers and food processors. Its original mission was to “put science to work for the baker”, a theme that has expanded yet remains central to its programmes, products, and services.

Lee Taylor, Bakery Professional at AIB International UK commented ”our global mission is to empower the food industry to produce high quality, safe food for consumers. Our inspectors, scientists, bakers and technical experts partner with our clients to navigate the complex industry in which we work. We are looking forward to continuing our important work in partnership with the Federation of Bakers”.

Gordon Polson, Chief Executive of the Federation of Bakers, added: “We are delighted to welcome AIB International UK as an associate member of our organisation and hope to support them as they continue to expand their business.”

The Federation of Bakers represents the UK’s largest bakeries who supply the nation’s bread and morning goods and other bread products. With nine member companies running 34 bakeries in the United Kingdom and supplying the majority of the bread consumed in the UK. AIB International UK joins current associate members AAK (UK), AB Mauri UK and Ireland, ADM Milling, American Pan UK, Baker Perkins, Bakers’ Basco, British Bakels, Bühler, Campden BRI, CSM (UK), Energy Management LLP, GB Ingredients, FlexLink Systems, Kaak Group, Kwik Lok, Lesaffre Group, NFU Mutual, Puratos, Spooner Industries, TasteTech, The Ice Co, United Bakery Equipment Co, Zeelandia and Zeppelin Systems.

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The Federation of Bakers Ltd represents the interests of the UK’s largest baking companies who manufacture sliced and wrapped bread, bakery snacks and other bread products.