Report: waste reduction delivers fivefold return

A new report says that food retailers get back at least £5 for every £1 they invest in waste reduction. The report, entitled “The Business Case for Reducing Food Loss and Waste” was commissioned by Champions 12.3, a pressure group launched at the World Economic Forum in Davos last year. The report’s headline finding was that for every £1 … [Read more...]

Nutrition labelling – will you beat the FIR phase 2 deadline?

Compliance. Don’t you just love it? Thought so. In which case, you’ll know that phase two of the Food Information Regulations comes into effect on December 13. Cue piles of paperwork, loads of cross-referencing and many extra hours of hard grind, especially for owner-operators and QA/technical managers. But it doesn’t have to be this way. If you … [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...]

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...]

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...]

Brucciani improves order accuracy and profit analysis with CyBake

Brucciani was founded by managing director Tom Brucciani’s grandfather, Luigi, in Leicester in 1937. Nowadays, it operates two cafes in the city as well as a thriving wholesale bakery. Although the baker has won many industry awards (Tiptree World Bread, Guild of Fine Foods, National Association of Bakers), it is most famous locally for its … [Read more...]

G. Atherley & Sons modernises with CyBake

When we had a look at what CyBake could offer, I realised that, actually, they had thought of everything." G. Atherley & Sons was established in 1936 in Farnsfield, a village between Mansfield and Newark-on-Trent. The firm employs 28 staff and delivers to around 70 wholesale customers on a daily basis from its bakery shop in the village. … [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...]

Automated Orders tool for CyBake Touch takes guesswork out of predicting shop sales

New function generates suggested bakery shop orders intuitively JUNE 15, 2011 YORK, ENGLAND, UK – Britain's leading bakery system specialist RedBlack Software today announces the general release of a brand-new Automated Orders function for its CyBake Touch shop management solution. CyBake Touch is a stand-alone product sold entirely … [Read more...]