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    Born & Bread: Gardners Bakery

    2020-06-19T14:52:00Z

    Moving the business on with the times is key to the longevity of Northampton-based Gardners Bakery, where the women of the family have taken charge.

  • Born & Bread: Marriage’s Millers, Essex
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    Born & Bread: Marriage’s Millers

    2020-05-13T00:00:00Z

    Marriage’s Millers was born almost 200 years ago on a family farm and is now one of the UK’s leading suppliers of a wide range of baking flours.

  • Born & Bread: Butt Foods, Nottingham
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    Born & Bread: Butt Foods, Nottingham

    2020-05-06T00:00:00Z

    Naan and flatbread specialist Butt Foods was born from opportunity and is still going strong as it gears up to celebrate its 30th anniversary.

  • Born & Bread: Just Desserts, Yorkshire
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    Born & Bread: Just Desserts, Yorkshire

    2020-04-30T00:00:00Z

    Wholesale bakery Just Desserts has expanded from a single unit selling shepherd’s pies to four units producing award-winning handmade desserts and cakes for the foodservice industry.

  • Born & Bread: Hobbs House Bakery, Gloucestershire
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    Born & Bread: Hobbs House Bakery, Gloucestershire

    2020-03-30T00:00:00Z

    Bread and pastry producer Hobbs House Bakery has evolved from a small shop in a family home to an award-winning bakery with two TV programmes to its name

  • Born & Bread: Geary’s Bakery, Leicestershire
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    Born & Bread: Geary’s Bakery, Leicestershire

    2020-01-15T00:00:00Z

    Geary’s has blossomed over its 113-year lifespan, from a village bakery on the side of a family home to producing more than one million loaves and rolls a week for supermarkets and sandwich makers.

  • Born & Bread: Fisher & Donaldson, Fife
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    Born & Bread: Fisher & Donaldson, Fife

    2019-12-11T00:00:00Z

    As Scottish bakery Fisher & Donaldson celebrates its centenary, director Ben Milne reveals the formula he believes will keep the business healthy for the next 100 years.

  • Born & Bread: Birds Bakery, Derby
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    Born & Bread: Birds Bakery, Derby

    2019-11-18T00:00:00Z

    From humble beginnings to a 65-store estate, Birds Bakery is marking its centenary year with the return of some old favourites and a trip down memory lane.

  • Born & Bread: Uncle John’s Bakery, North London
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    Born & Bread: Uncle John’s Bakery, North London

    2019-07-18T00:00:00Z

    Drawing on its Ghanaian roots, Uncle John’s Bakery has found a home in North London and grown from a husband and wife operation to supplying a national retailer.

  • Born & Bread: Cavan Bakery, Surrey
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    Born & Bread: Cavan Bakery, Surrey

    2019-06-10T00:00:00Z

    Bread is in the blood at Cavan Bakery. As the bakery celebrates its 90th anniversary, we find out how a love of bread blossomed into a thriving third-generation family business.

  • Born & Bread: Truffles Bakery, Sussex
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    Born & Bread: Truffles Bakery, Sussex

    2019-05-13T00:00:00Z

    Despite opening on April Fool’s Day 1982, Truffles Bakery is no joke. Nearly four decades later, the business has 13 shops, a restaurant and a booming lunch truck business.

  • Born & Bread: Coughlan’s Bakery, Surrey
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    Born & Bread: Coughlan’s Bakery, Surrey

    2019-03-27T00:00:00Z

    Now in its third generation, Coughlan’s Bakery has grown from a single store in Thornton Heath to 22 stores, a bakery headquarters and two mobile sites

  • Born & Bread: Rinkoff Bakery, east London
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    Born & Bread: Rinkoff Bakery, east London

    2019-01-08T00:00:00Z

    From humble beginnings over 100 years ago, Rinkoff Bakery in the East End now supplies businesses and people across the district with bread, cakes and its fast-selling Crodough.

  • Born & Bread: Silvery Tweed Cereals, Berwick-upon-Tweed
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    Born & Bread: Silvery Tweed Cereals, Berwick-upon-Tweed

    2018-12-07T00:00:00Z

    Currently in the hands of a fifth-generation family member, 175-year-old Silvery Tweed processes cereals and seeds for businesses including Premier Foods, Kellogg’s and Dorset Cereals.

  • Born & Bread: Turner’s Pies
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    Born & Bread: Turner’s Pies

    2018-11-09T00:00:00Z

    West Sussex-based company Turner’s Pies evolved from the popularity of a steak and kidney recipe sold in Bognor Regis to a full-blown retail operation with four shops and an online delivery service.

  • Born & Bread: Slattery, Manchester
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    Born & Bread: Slattery, Manchester

    2018-10-10T00:00:00Z

    Slattery Patissier & Chocolatiers has grown from a two-shop business in 1967 to an award-winning enterprise, employing 92 staff and still very much under family control.

  • Born & Bread: Wrights Food Group, Stoke-on-Trent
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    Born & Bread: Wrights Food Group, Stoke-on-Trent

    2018-09-03T00:00:00Z

    With their origins in a terraced house, the popularity of Wrights’ pies has grown continuously, with the company now making multi-million pound investments and launching sub-brands.

  • Yorkshire-born baker launches new business
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    Yorkshire-born baker launches new business

    2018-08-16T00:00:00Z

    A Yorkshire-born baker has launched a range of dairy- and gluten-free Rocky Road cake bars that are now available across the UK.

  • Born & Bread: Brace’s Bakery, Crumlin
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    Born & Bread: Brace’s Bakery, Crumlin

    2018-08-06T00:00:00Z

    Wales-based Brace’s bakery, now run by brothers Jonathan and Mark Brace, has become one of the leading wrapped bread suppliers in the country, and has an ambitious product roll-out planned.

  • Bun out the oven: Baby born outside Village Bakery
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    Bun out the oven: Baby born outside Village Bakery

    2018-07-23T00:00:00Z

    A mum and dad have thanked staff at the Village Bakery who helped deliver their baby.