Why struggle with spreadsheets?

Did you know that spreadsheets can be bad for your bakery? How many tabs do you have on your main spreadsheet right now? Are you confident that every formula is correct? How much cut and pasting does it take to produce your delivery notes and invoices? What about repeat orders? New bakeries often start off with spreadsheets to manage … [Read more...]

RedBlack Software announces new, cloud-based Cybake 4 version of flagship bakery management solution

RedBlack Software today announces the release of Cybake 4, a brand-new, cloud-based version of its flagship bakery management solution. The launch of Cybake 4 marks a complete shift from on-premise delivery to a pure SaaS architecture. It is the biggest revision of the application since Cybake 3, first released in 2009. Cybake 4 is an … [Read more...]

Software sector specialist Sandy Scott appointed CEO of RedBlack Software

Cybake creator RedBlack Software has appointed enterprise software sector specialist Sandy Scott as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Scott has also made a significant investment in the company. York-based software developer RedBlack is best known for its market-leading Cybake suite of bakery management solutions as well as BakePlan, an advanced … [Read more...]

RedBlack Software fills e-commerce gap for wholesale craft bakers with Cybake Inbound online ordering system

RedBlack Software has launched Cybake Inbound, a new cloud-based online ordering system for wholesale craft bakers. With Cybake Inbound, bakers get their own online product list branded with their logo and livery. Bakery customers then access this online catalogue via any web-connected device (phone, tablet, PC) to place their orders. Each … [Read more...]

Former EPOS Group managing director Steve Boyes joins RedBlack Software as lead business strategist for Cybake

RedBlack Software has appointed industry veteran Steve Boyes to the new role of lead business strategist. Boyes, 52, was previously managing director of EPOS Group, one of the UK's most successful suppliers of computerised till technology to the food retail and hospitality sectors. He sold the Ramsgate, Kent-based company, which is now called … [Read more...]

What do Scotland’s bakers say about Cybake?

We’re at the Scottish Bakers annual conference and awards this weekend as both a sponsor and exhibitor. What do bakers north of the border think about our solutions? It’s time for one of the food industry calendar’s most enjoyable fixtures: the Scottish Bakers annual conference and Scottish Baker of the Year awards. If you’ve never been, we … [Read more...]

Catch us at the BSB and Scottish Bakers conferences

You can catch our managing director Jane Tyler on vice chair duties at the British Society of Baking’s Spring Conference on April 26. The event will be hosted at food research giant Campden BRI at its Gloucestershire headquarters. Bringing together a stellar set of speakers from across the industry, the conference’s theme is “Health, innovation … [Read more...]

Report: waste reduction delivers fivefold return

A new report says that food retailers get back at least £5 for every £1 they invest in waste reduction. The report, entitled “The Business Case for Reducing Food Loss and Waste” was commissioned by Champions 12.3, a pressure group launched at the World Economic Forum in Davos last year. The report’s headline finding was that for every £1 … [Read more...]

Jane Tyler talks about waste reduction at Campden BRI MIG

RedBlack Software managing director Jane Tyler is to appear at Campden BRI’s Food Service Member Interest Group (MIG) in London on January 26. Jane, who is also the vice chairman of the British Society of Baking, is to present a session entitled “The power of prediction: how to use enhanced forecasting technology to cut waste and increase … [Read more...]