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Pseu-dough?  How the new supermarket bakery is bad news for you

Pseu-dough? How the new supermarket bakery is bad news for you

Who has checked out the new rustic approach to our in-store hypermarket bakeries, including a certain local one? It seems Britain's biggest grocery retailers are scrapping their "scratch bakeries" (which made up brought-in mixes in machines on the premises & baked...

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3 Trials & tribulations of being a start-up

3 Trials & tribulations of being a start-up

  As well as hearing of our summer business success, we bet you're also interested in the business pitfalls we're suffering - you're only human!  So here's 3 recent ones for you: 1) Staff As blog readers will know, we sadly lost Neil our night baker recently, and...

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How to drink well – both Hot & Cold

How to drink well – both Hot & Cold

Thank you to the many of you who have responded to the obituary I wrote concerning Neil  Angear. We  miss him a great deal but of course it is his family who our thoughts are with and we hope to meet them this week at his funeral. For the past couple of weeks, I have...

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Life & death – RIP Neil Angear, Night baker at Rex

Life & death – RIP Neil Angear, Night baker at Rex

This week's blog is not about baking, new products  or the trials and tribulations of setting up Rex Bakery Ltd. Instead this blog will address the subject of life & death.  We are shocked and saddened to have just lost a key employee and friend, Neil Angear, who...

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Happy Birthday Rex!  3 big steps in the last year

Happy Birthday Rex! 3 big steps in the last year

At Little Chalfont Village Day 2104, we couldn't help but reflect on "this time last year" Whilst Rex Artisan Bakery has been open at No. 4 Chenies Parade for 2 months, we actually launched at 2013 Little Chalfont Village Day about 1 year ago! 1. Village Day 2013...

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New diet news – How to have your bread & eat it too

New diet news – How to have your bread & eat it too

A lot of lovely customers ask us about gluten-free.  Or avoiding wheat/ eating spelt as an alternative.  Or using low GI flours.  Some even say they have to avoid bread because they’re watching their weight. "There's an urban myth that if you want to lose weight, you...

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How to avoid the Great British Fake-off!

How to avoid the Great British Fake-off!

We had our best & biggest week since we opened – Thank You! Why? We think: Many Rex Friends come back regularly, for more.  Hooray!!  It's back to work/ school after the Easter holidays, so lots more traffic Others are spreading the word and every day new people...

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