I am a fully qualified baker. I own a bakery business in the North West of England, UK. My business mainly manufactures for foodservice and some retail. I have been a baker for 40 years and have a wealth of knowledge on our industry. I also own and operate 5 more distribution depots serving the whole of the North of England.
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Sourdough and Seeds

Why is sourdough bread easy to digest and doesn’t cause bloating. Wheat grains contain phytic acid and can be a cause for digestive discomfort and bloating. This phytic acid inhibits enzymes which are needed for the breakdown of proteins and starch in the stomach. It is this lack of enzymes which results in digestive difficulties.…

6 not 5 Benefits to GDPR

Perceived knowledge is that there are 5 benefits to having the rules changed for GDPR and they are as follows. Improved Consumer confidence Better data security Reduced maintenance costs Better alignment with evolving technology greater decision making. Well  in my opinion the one benefit that everyone doesn’t talk about is of the greatest benefit to…

St Georges Day

Should we make St Georges day a National Holiday? St George’s Day was declared as a national feast day in 1415 and used to be largely celebrated in England, but following the unification with Scotland in May, 1707, the day has become less significant. Now people go to work as normal, although in recent years there’s been…

Meeting customer expectations

Of the groceries which are at the heart of the staple diet for most people in Britain, it’s usually milk and bread which are used in “price wars” between retailers. Both are the most purchased grocery items in the UK today, and the perception is that consumers will take all of their grocery shopping to…

New Year, New Opportunities

Convenience shops need a flexible supplier if they are to meet the needs of their customers effectively. The size of many shops makes it impossible to store a huge volume of goods, so regular deliveries are likely to be necessary to maintain stock levels. This can prove to be a risk if you don’t choose…