Sourdough culture: as old as bread making itself. Over millennia, ferment friendly yeasts have developed to ensure good rising and great flavour.
Our own journey starts in the 1970s, and the desire to find more authentic ways to make bread. We started our culture using a potato mash, and have maintained it since then. Seed encrusted wholemeal loaves were the first commercial breads, followed by German style dark and light rye breads.
The sourdough culture was supplemented in the 1990s by the gift of a culture from a baker who was retiring in the town of Tetbury. He had brought it over from Germany after the war; it proved to be more stable and reliable than our culture, and became the dominant culture.
Although it is possibly very old, having been held for generations in its homeland, we date our culture back to its entry into the UK.
We use Priority Express as our main courier service. For smaller and our through the letterbox range, we use Royal Mail. Our aim is for you to receive your items as safely and securely as possible and we use Priority Express to help us with this.
The couriers deliver anytime between 8.00am and 6.00pm on your chosen delivery date although are generally delivered before 4.00pm. If you supply an email address, you will be able to live track your package via Priority Express' updates. Wednesdays and Fridays as our designated delivery days.
Orders can only be taken up to noon on Monday for Wednesday delivery and noon on Wednesday for Friday delivery, just in time for the weekend.
Delivery is an overnight service, however anything outside of Mainland Scotland will take an additional 1-2 days and may incur an additional charge - for more details please contact us before placing your order. We class Monday - Friday as working days. Saturdays and Sundays are not included in this calculation.
Please note that we do not supply outside of Mainland UK.
We will accept any cancelled orders (excluding courses/vouchers) or changes to delivery date if notified by 10.00am the day before delivery is due. Please contact our Sales Team on 01454 321629 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss anything with your order.
We want you to feel totally happy with your goods, so if you have any concerns or queries please get in touch with us. We are happy to replace items broken during transit or if the item does not meet your expectation. We must be notified within 14 days of arrival.