Rising Hope – Recipes & Stories from Luminary Bakery – Interview with Rachel Stonehouse & Kaila H. Johnson

Since 2014 Luminary Bakery has offered courses, work experience and paid employment within their cafes in London, empowering women to build their careers. Now the organisation has published its first cookery book – Rising Hope. A collection of over 70 delicious recipes each accompanied with heartwarming, joyful and inspiring story. Our co-founder Mecca Ibrahim caught up with co-authors Rachel Stonehouse and Kaila H. Johnson to discover more about the book.

Tuesday, 1st September 2020

The Biskery – Bespoke, Personalised Biscuits Brand led by Mothers

The Biskery create bespoke, to order, handmade, artisan biscuits for businesses and consumers. Saskia Roskam shares the story with Women In The Food Industry of how she and Lisa Shepherd (a fellow digital marketeer), came to set up the company, which now offers other mothers flexible work at their award-winning sustainable business.

Sunday, 22nd October 2023

The new alcohol tax – we spoke to women in the drinks industry about what it means

The new Alcohol Tax came into force on 1st August 2023. We spoke to women in the drinks industry about the tax and what it means for their businesses, consumers and the industry as a whole.

Tuesday, 1st August 2023

Women in Seafood & the Fishing Industry

We are delighted to see so much support & greater value around the UK’s food supply and the farmers, growers, food producers and people who fish in our seas. Before coronavirus, made us think even more about traditional food supply chains, we had a fascinating with discussion with Loren Hiller Commercial Officer at the Marine Stewardship Council about women in the seafood & fishing industry. She gave her personal views about why the industry is male dominated.

Monday, 20th April 2020

Women in the Food Industry’s first Northern event hailed as a huge success!

Working in partnership with Marketing Lancashire, and generously hosted by Lancaster University and Lancaster University’s Conference & Events our very first Northern event for Women in the Food Industry was a fantastic success. Here’s a recap of what took place.

Wednesday, 5th February 2020

How Food Changed My Life

You are invited for an afternoon of inspiring stories from a line up of empowering women in the food and drink industry. We will discuss the panellists’ amazing stories and how they were able to turn their lives around with opportunities that came their way.

We’ll also explore any particular issues our panel feel face them as women in the food industry and how they might expect or hope for those issues to change going forward.

Saturday, 2nd March 2019

The AllBright Collective, 11 Rathbone Place, London, W1T 1HR

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