Time for a 21st century upgrade?

Martin Coyle explains why so many bakers are still trading like it’s 1999. In recent weeks, we’ve had a flurry of calls about computer systems that are a bit, well, creaky, to say the least. Business software, and particularly bakery-specific software, that once did an adequate job now seems clunky, restrictive and even error-prone to its … [Read more...]

Are you throwing money in the bin? Find out with our new waste calculator

As part of a wider desire for secure and sustainable food chains, consumer consciousness has turned to food waste in recent months. Perhaps the most widely-known campaign has been Hugh’s War On Waste. Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s investigation into the extent that edible food is wasted along the UK supply chain has not painted a pretty … [Read more...]

New look, new customers for Infood

Our food information system, Infood, has a brand-new website. Leaner and more mobile-friendly, the new site reflects Infood’s cloud-based nature. We’ve also updated the site’s content, with a revamped, mobile/tablet-optimised, advice centre. This section aims to answer the question “How do I comply with FIR?” in a clear and straightforward … [Read more...]

Sales-based ordering solution to debut at lunch!

There’s only a week to go until the lunch! trade show at London’s Business Design Centre where we will be previewing a brand-new offering, InStore. InStore is our new cloud-based suggested ordering solution for retail bakers. Instore corrects shop managers' assumptions about consumer trade-offs, cuts out the guesswork and puts you in control of … [Read more...]

RedBlack Software launches Cybake Fi to completely remove FIR-compliance headaches

SEPTEMBER 23, 2014, YORK/LONDON, UK – RedBlack Software today launches Cybake Fi, a new software solution for bakers and other food manufacturers that ensures their compliance with the new Food Information Regulations (FIR). The new FIR rules (also known under their EU acronym, FIC) start to come into force in December, 2014. To deal with them, … [Read more...]