Bakery jobs on the rise in Muir of Ord

HIE account manager Phil King (left) with directors Jeni Iannetta Douglas Hardie.
A Muir of Ord bakery business is expanding production and creating new jobs following a move to bigger premises.
 
Bad Girl Bakery supplies fresh, handmade, short shelf life, high quality cake for wholesale and retail.
The firm started as a sole-trading home-based cake business five years ago with support from The Highland Council’s Loan Fund.  In 2017, after being awarded a contract to supply the Caledonian Sleeper, it moved to new premises and opened a café and bakery with further support.  
Two months later after winning a contract to supply National Trust for Scotland and the introduction of a new mobile service the company expanded, with further support from the Council, into a vacant shop unit next door.
In recent times BGB was running close to capacity and discussed options with the Council and Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE). This secured an £11,000 investment from HIE and further support from the loan fund toward
HIE account manager Phil King (left) with directors Jeni Iannetta Douglas Hardie. A Muir of Ord bakery business is expanding production and creating new jobs following a move to bigger premises. Bad Girl Bakery supplies fresh, handmade, short shelf life, high quality cake for wholesale and retail. The firm started as a sole-trading home-based cake business five years ago with support from The Highland Council’s Loan Fund. In 2017, after being awarded a contract to supply the Caledonian Sleeper, it moved to new premises and opened a café and bakery with further support. Two months later after winning a contract to supply National Trust for Scotland and the introduction of a new mobile service the company expanded, with further support from the Council, into a vacant shop unit next door. In recent times BGB was running close to capacity and discussed options with the Council and Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE). This secured an £11,000 investment from HIE and further support from the loan fund toward

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