Can your wholesale customers place their orders online?

With Cybake 4, they can. Our new, cloud-based Cybake 4 bakery management system now comes with online order-taking as standard. Cybake 4 gives your bakery its own online catalogue branded with your logo. Your wholesale customers can now place their orders directly on any web-connected device (phone, tablet, laptop, desktop). Your customers … [Read more...]

See the all-new Cybake 4 at the CBA’s Manchester conference

Cybake will be exhibiting at the Craft Bakers’ Association’s annual conference at the Manchester Hilton, June 22-24. As a CBA member, we’re proud to support the organisation’s biggest event of the year. Non-CBA members are very welcome and we would urge you to come along. As well as an expo that features over 20 key players in the baking sector, … [Read more...]

See the new, cloud-based Cybake 4 at the Scottish Bakers conference

We’re off up to Glasgow on Friday for the Scottish Bakers’ annual conference and awards weekend. To say that they take bakery seriously in Scotland would be huge understatement. Food and drink are integral to the country’s economy. In fact, a fair few Scottish Cybake users are big exporters due to their products’ enduring popularity around the … [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...]

Are you going to Foodex? See us on stand Y249

Are you going to Foodex at the NEC next month? It’s a fixture I always recommend and not just because we’re exhibiting at the show. In some ways, it’s Britain’s nearest equivalent to IBIE in the States or Germany’s IBA. But because bakery is such a multi-faceted sector, the beauty of Foodex is that you get to learn about innovations in lots of … [Read more...]

Why do in-store bakery operators miss out on the afternoon trade?

If you operate in-store bakeries, I am really interested to hear your thoughts on this key question and what challenges you face when addressing it. In your experience, what proportion of your in-store bakery (ISB) sales come after 2pm? In many businesses, it’s as high as 50%. If you add to this the recent trend by savvy food-to-go operators to … [Read more...]

Reorder or replenish – what’s the difference?

All retail bakers need to make this important distinction, says EPOS expert Steve Boyes. In our experience, retail bakers that appreciate the difference between stock reordering and stock replenishment invariably unlock big improvements in shop profitability and waste control. At Cybake, we see reordering as what you do when you order goods … [Read more...]

How can bakers keep control of costs and maintain margins?

  At a time of rising prices and market uncertainty, Jane Tyler looks at ways to weather the storm with Cybake bakery management software. Britain’s bakery firms face stiff challenges. Sterling’s fall and a tightening of worldwide supply have led to increased prices for ingredients. There is pressure on wages and sales of traditional … [Read more...]