A SALISBURY bakery has been crowned the best in the UK.

Reeve the baker picked up the Best UK Craft Bakery 2019, at the Baking Industry Awards in London.

The awards are the most prestigious event in the UK bakery calendar and provide a stage for acknowledging the skills and achievements of individuals and businesses operating in the bakery industry.

Reeve the baker were also a finalist in the Speciality Bread Product of the Year award, in which it entered its New Forest wild garlic and emmental sourdough.

After winning the title of Best Craft Bakery for the South West, Reeve the baker were then announced as overall winners, beating six other bakeries to the title.

"It is with great pride that we have been awarded the title of Best Craft Bakery” said Gary Reeve, managing director “We have a simple philosophy which is to honour the traditions of craft baking, using the best ingredients, to produce the best possible products.

"Our customer are wonderfully loyal and this award recognises their support over the years.

"It is great to know that our products are being recognised at such a high level”.

For more information visit reevethebaker.co.uk.