Tag Archives : Firstport


Cafe and Bakery Open for Business

                  Twas the Monday before Christmas after we had just finished moving our baking equipment into the new bakery at Portobello. Our first baking session went without a hitch and we successfully delivered bread to our customers before closing over the Christmas and New Year. In that […]

Bakery at Portobello

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 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 […]


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 […]