Announcing Breadshare’s Bakery/Cafe in Portobello

After some long weeks of negotiation, we have finally secured the lease on a premises in Portobello for Breadshare to open a bakery/cafe. This will give us much needed space to expand production and provide a base for progressing our broader social objectives. These include franchising the Breadshare business model to help other communities establish [...]

Breadshare is now a Living Wage Employer

Breadshare has recently become accredited as a living wage employer. By choosing to pay the living wage over and above the national statutory rate, we are committed to providing a wage that meets the basic cost of living in the UK.

Upcoming Markets for November

Portobello Market 1st Saturday of each month Brighton Park, Portobello 1st November from 9:30am to 1:30pm TramStop Market at St Mary’s Thursdays and Saturdays Christmas Market Top of Leith Walk, Edinburgh From 11:00am to 5:00pm Morningside Farmer’s Market 3rd Saturday of each month The Merlin carpark 168 Morningside Road Edinburgh EH10 4PU 14th November from 9:30am [...]


Breadshare in the first Launch Me Cohort

Breadshare has been selected along with 6 other social enterprises to be part of the first Launch Me Cohort. Designed and delivered by Firstport, LaunchMe is an initiative of the Big Lottery Fund and Social Investment Scotland, intended to grow the social investment market in Scotland. Firstport aims to identify the 15 most ambitious, early [...]

Breadshare Development Franshisee Opens for Business

This month the Breadworks bakery at Tweedbank in the Scottish Borders opened for business. Established by Working Together, the bakery not only produces read bread every week, but provides job training for people with learning disabilities in the region. The bakery was established as a development franchisee of Breadshare and is helping us build a [...]

Field of Wheat

Organic Flour Feasibility Study Report Delivered

In February 2013, Breadshare commenced a Scottish Borders LEADER funded project to look at the feasibility of establishing a collaborative supply chain using organic Scottish wheat for bread making and as a product for the home consumer. The aim was to bring together producers, millers and potential wholesalers, distributors and retailers to assist us look [...]

Edinburgh Trade Guilds

Breadshare’s Business Development Manager, Debra Riddell, was recently made a Burgess of the City of Edinburgh and has since become a member of the Edinburgh Bakers (Baxters) Guild. One of Edinburgh’s earliest guilds (incorporated in 1492), the Baxters are seeking to re-connect with other baking guilds across Scotland and are planning a number of networking [...]

Field of Wheat

We’re Organic!

On 9th April 2013 Breadshare was approved as a member of the Scottish Organic Producers Association (SOPA) and is now fully certified as an organic processor. This doesn’t mean our products will be more expensive, or better tasting than before. We have always used top quality organic products and a recent price rise in organic [...]

Border Country Seven Seeds

Border Country with linseed, sunflower, sesame, pumpkin, poppy, coriander and nigella seeds (12%).

Contains:  white flour, stoneground wholemeal flour, local stoneground wholemeal flour (10%), water, sea salt.

Weight: 400g

7 seeds

Border Country Sourdough Loaf

Border Country Loaf

Light wheat crusty sourdough, large enough for the family.

Contains:  white flour, stoneground wholemeal flour, water, sea salt.

Weight: 800g