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> Chieveley's baker closing down after 122 years, Covid19 casualty
gel
post Jun 18 2020, 10:08 AM
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Sad news; made very good products. dry.gif

http://www.mychieveley.co.uk/news/shepherd...after-122-years
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post Jun 18 2020, 10:22 AM
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QUOTE (gel @ Jun 18 2020, 11:08 AM) *

Weird, most local producers have thrived during Covid.
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post Jun 18 2020, 11:08 PM
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Maybe, but everyone started making their OWN bread, soda bread, bread bread.. couldn't get enough flour there was that much baking going on in those kitchens. Niche market for proper bread
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post Jun 19 2020, 06:44 AM
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and possibly suffering from lost regular contracts with pubs/ restaurants.
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post Jun 19 2020, 07:05 AM
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and possibly suffering from lost regular contracts with pubs/ restaurants.

True. But if that’s the case they’d presumably have furloughed staff, received rates grants and taken a bounce back loan? Obviously we don’t know the circumstances.
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