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 staples like … [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...]

How to get a grip of your purchase orders

Cybake's Robert McIlroy explains how bakeries can save an extra 4% on ingredient purchases. Have you got a proper grip of your purchasing? Are you sure that you are paying the best price for all your ingredients? Do you really have complete control over your purchase orders? If the answer to the above is anywhere between “not really” and “not … [Read more...]

Find out why our sales-based waste-reduction app has hit the headlines

Our predictive sales-based ordering solution Cybake Instore has made the news as M&S rolls it out to all 534 UK in-store bakeries. Cybake Instore cuts waste and increases revenue by guiding staff to make the best combination of products at the right times of the day. As well as M&S, we are currently implementing Instore at some of the … [Read more...]

Cybake sponsors Scottish Bakers’ new industry award

RedBlack's Jane Tyler and Martin Coyle were up in Glasgow at the weekend for the annual Scottish Bakers presidential dance. Cybake is a sponsor of this year's Scottish baker of the year competition. The presidential dance was held at Glasgow's Crowne Plaza Hotel and was, by all accounts, a thoroughly enjoyable affair. The packed event was hosted … [Read more...]

Four more family firms become Cybakers

We are proud to welcome four more family-run firms to the CyBake user-fraternity: Davidson of Darras Hall, Marshall’s Bakery, Brutons the Bakers and Buttermilk Artisan Confectionary. Davidson of Darras Hall is a bakery and coffee shop which, as its name suggests, is situated in the upmarket Darras Hall estate in Ponteland, near Newcastle upon … [Read more...]

EPOS Group and RedBlack Software form bakery technology partnership

CyBake Touch and Quantum till solutions combine to cut bakery shop waste and boost retail profits MARCH 14, 2013, RAMSGATE and YORK, UK – Electronic-point-of-sale systems specialist EPOS Group and business solution provider RedBlack Software have entered into a formal technology partnership agreement. The agreement means that the software … [Read more...]

North Yorkshire deal sees Thomas the Baker install CyBake software across entire estate

Local bakery institutions team-up for 12-month rollout YORK, ENGLAND, JUNE 26, 2012 – Helmsley, North Yorkshire-based Thomas The Baker is installing retail and head-office management systems from local supplier RedBlack Software as part of a £200,000 I.T. infrastructure overhaul. Thomas the Baker operates 33 shops, three cafes and a … [Read more...]

Ten New Bakers Choose CyBake in Twelve Months

Bakery management software replaces legacy systems YORK, ENGLAND, MAY 11, 2011 – Ten new bakers have installed the CyBake bakery management system from York-based RedBlack Software in the last twelve months. New CyBake customers include Brucciani in Leicester, Glovers Bakery in Chorley, The Cookie Jar in Newcastle, Northern Ireland, and J.J. … [Read more...]