Scottish-based business The Premium Bakery has opened a brand new £1.2m factory in Prestonpans, Edinburgh.

The factory, which is 10,000 sq ft, marks the return of the family-run bakery to the town, where it first began. It moved into a site in Prestonpans in January 2017 from its premises in Loanhead.

The bakery invited students and teachers from its local school, Preston Lodge High School, to the launch.

Students Elijah Duff and Casey Bryson cut the ribbon for the opening, alongside directors Graeme Ford and Peter Ford.

Graeme Ford said they were delighted to meet members of the community and showcase the new bakery.

“The new facility, with its greater capacity, will allow us to continue to grow and add employment opportunities to the local area.”

The Premium Bakery manufactures high-quality morning rolls, breads, scones and baguettes for Edinburgh and Lothian.