Local bakery firm scoops top industry award

Wirral-based Baker & Baker has won a top food industry award.

The business, which is headquartered in Bromborough, scooped the coveted ‘Bakery Manufacturing Company of the Year’ title at the annual Food Manufacture Excellence Awards.

Celebrating the best people and manufacturers in the UK’s food and drink industry, the awards honour excellence, best practice, and innovation across the sector.

Picking up the award from TV presenter Cherry Healey, Danny Martin, COO (manufacturing) at Baker & Baker, said, “The Food Manufacture Excellence Awards set the benchmark for excellence in the industry and for us to be named as Bakery Manufacturing Company of the Year is a huge accolade.

“We are incredibly proud of this prestigious award, which recognises the hard work and dedication of the whole team at Baker & Baker to consistently achieve the best manufacturing standards throughout our operation.

“It is truly amazing to receive this level of recognition, particularly during such a challenging time for the sector, which has faced rapidly increasing costs and the impact of the cost-of-living crisis.”

The ‘Bakery Manufacturing Company of the Year’ title is awarded to the manufacturer who stands out from other manufacturers in the sector. Highly regarded in the industry, the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards recognise corporate and individual excellence in food processing at all levels.

Baker & Baker is one the UK’s leading sweet bakery manufacturers. The business supplies a range of doughnuts, muffins, brownies, cookies, and cakes to customers in the retail, food service, wholesale and artisan bakery sectors.

The business employs around 1350 people in the UK across four sites, with 550 people based at Baker & Baker’s Wirral site.

Image: Adele Ibhadon, account executive at Aptean. Aptean (one of the award sponsors), Danny Martin, COO (manufacturing) at Baker & Baker, Cherry Healey, TV presenter

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