Warburtons family bakers will deliver our daily bread

Warburtons family bakers will deliver our daily bread

Published 08 April 2014

An organisation which has been baking bread since 1876 will soon be selling its products in the Channel Islands. Warburtons is the largest bakery in the United Kingdom, employing approximately 4,500 people and producing more than two million bakery products every day.

Cimandis, Jersey’s largest local food service provider and a division of SandpiperCI, has announced ithas reached an exclusive agreement to distribute Warburtons products in the Channel Islands.

Cimandis Managing Director, Dave Chalk said: “Warburtonssells the most popular bread in Britain and we are delighted that we’ll be distributing its products in the near future. The brand has grown from strength to strength, is synonymous with innovation and quality and will sit comfortably alongside our other products, which includeanother premier brand, Coca-Cola.”

The £550million Warburtons organisation owns 12 bakeries and 14 depots across Britain, making and delivering 800 million wrapped loaves, wraps, crumpets, pancakes and rolls each year. This incorporates its export partners, which will now include Cimandis in the Channel Islands.

Warburtons was founded by Thomas and Ellen Warburton in 1876 in Bolton, Greater Manchester. The organisation is still based in Bolton and still has fifth generation Warburton family members on itsboard. The workforce lives under the words of founder Thomas Warburton who 138 years ago said: “This is a family company selling traditionally baked bread with freshness and quality you really can taste.”

The first Warburton products will be available in local grocery stores from tomorrow (9th April).

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