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

JULY 11, 2017, YORK, UK -- RedBlack Software today launches 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 … [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...]

Three famous bakers sign up for Cybake

We are proud to announce three famous additions to the Cybake user family: J Grodzinski & Daughters, Bryson’s of Keswick and The Cake Shop Bakery. The Cake Shop Bakery is the oldest business in the town of Woodbridge, Suffolk. The site on which it is located has been used as a bakery pretty much continuously for over 150 years. The Cake Shop … [Read more...]

Major Welsh brand and Scottish artisan choose Cybake; Yorkshire wholesaler installs Infood

Pembrokeshire’s Tan y Castell and Edinburgh’s Bakery Adante have chosen Cybake bakery management systems and Wakefield’s CFC Food Partners has installed our FIR compliance solution, Infood. Tan y Castell is one of Welsh bakery’s most instantly recognisable brands. The firm is the brainchild of owner Paul Mear who started off producing Welshcakes … [Read more...]

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...]

Why spreadsheets are bad for bakers

Spreadsheets can be bad for bakeries. In fact, they have been a cause for alarm within the wider business community for years. As far back as 2008, studies found that around 94% of spreadsheets contained errors. An oft-cited UK survey from 2011 found that 57% of spreadsheet users had no formal training on the package they used. An amazing 72% … [Read more...]

Norfolk and Somerset artisans sign up for Cybake

Pye Baker and Taylors Traditional Bakers are the latest firms to sign up for Cybake. Pye Baker is the brainchild of John Watt, who goes by the nickname of the town he was born in – Grimsby. Originally a chef in some of London’s top restaurants, he moved to Norwich to open a hotel, fell in love with the area and established Pye Baker in 2008 to … [Read more...]

Three more family firms choose Cybake

Three more notable family firms are installing Cybake solutions: Maclean's Highland Bakery, Fullers Bakery and Julia's Cakes. Maclean's Highland Bakery is a fourth generation business that sells its famous shortbread, oatcakes and biscuits around the world. Originally from the Western Isles, the company is headquartered in Forres, centrally … [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...]