Baked goods are one of Britain’s most revered foodstuffs: everyone loves a pie, pasty or sausage roll every now and then. In fact, bakery goods made up three of the UK’s top ten best-selling foods and drinks in a recent survey.
And who can blame us? Whether we’re grabbing a bite after a busy day at the office or treating ourselves at the weekend, there’s just something about a nice pastry, cake or freshly-made sandwich that we can’t resist. The UK bakery market is actually projected to grow by 9% in the next three years, with key trends including healthier snacks and speciality foods. Warren’s Bakery recently announced that they now have over 50 stores nationwide, while Greggs revealed a rise in profits of 10% - a total of £894 million, with food-to-go orders increasing exponentially. With so many household name high-street bakery franchises experiencing incredible growth, there’s never been a better time to get involved and take the next step towards the dream of running your own bakery.
Managing a bakery franchise is a lot easier than you might expect, and comes with a host of attractive benefits. Firstly, you’ll be your own boss running an independent business, but you’ll also receive the financial security and marketing strategy of a national company. Experience is not necessary – there’s plenty of on-the-job training available, including guidance on how to push your franchise.
Forget the challenge of building a customer base from scratch – you can achieve instant recognition with a trustworthy, well-recognised brand, and in smaller towns and cities the chances of success are higher because there is much less competition and lower rent costs/tax rates.
If you feel you have what it takes and are ready to take the next step into business independence, simply get in touch today!