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...]

ABST Conference indicates a bright future for the bakery industry

Last weekend saw the Alliance for Bakery Students and Trainees (ABST) hold their annual conference and AGM. RedBlack Software was incredibly proud to sponsor this wonderful event for the second year running, with yours truly available all weekend to answer students’ questions about the UK’s favourite bakery management software. Tech-savvy … [Read more...]

Jane Tyler’s blog – Notes from north of the border

Two sets of congratulations and some big thank-yous are due after the Cybake team’s latest trip to Scotland. We were up in Glasgow last month for the Scottish Bakers annual conference and awards weekend. This is a major event not just for bakers north of the border, but for the British bakery industry as a whole. As such, it attracts … [Read more...]

Cybake welcomes four new remarkable firms

Flour Pot Bakery, Lovingly Artisan, Le Petit Francais and Thomas J. Fudge’s are all new users of the Cybake suite of bakery management systems. Fast-rising artisan bakery chain Flour Pot (pictured below) has opened three shops in Brighton over the last couple of years. These have been big local hits and Flour Pot also runs a growing wholesale … [Read more...]

Weigh and win at the Scottish Bakers conference

The Cybake team is in Glasgow once again this weekend for the Scottish Bakers annual conference and awards weekend. We’re very proud to be sponsoring a new category that has been introduced to the Scottish Baker of the Year competition for 2016, Manufacturer of the Year. This new category enables bakeries to vote for their favourite bakery … [Read more...]

RedBlack Software appoints Brett Jones as account manager for the South of England and Wales

APRIL 25, 2016, YORK, UK – RedBlack Software has appointed Brett Jones to the position of account manager. Based in Bristol, he will have particular responsibility for the South of England and Wales. RedBlack is the creator of the popular Cybake range of bakery management systems. Jones, who is 32, has spent his entire career in the food … [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...]