Handmade Cake UK to expand after investment

first_imgGlasgow food distribution firm Lomond Fine Foods, which owns Handmade Cake UK, has secured a £1m investment from NatWest Scotland to expand into new premises.Lomond Fine Foods is a privately owned family-run firm producing chilled, ambient and frozen goods for the foodservice sector in Scotland and the north east. In 2011 it launched a cake-making venture in a bid to increase its sales, and is now celebrating a £1m investment from NatWest Scotland.The Glasgow-based foodservice company was set up by husband and wife team Sam and Barbara Henderson in 1997. Its 19,000sq ft bakery site predominantly fulfils a contract with national wholesaler, Handmade Cake UK, at its 27 depots.Exciting timesTracey Hewer of Lomond Fine Foods told British Baker: “Our bakery is expanding to new, larger premises – work is currently being undertaken with a view to moving in late February. Exciting times!”The new premises will be in Thornliebank, near Glasgow. On his reasons for seeking further investment in Lomond Fine Foods, Sam Henderson said: “We reached a stage where we were simply outgrowing our existing premises five miles down the road and needed to create the capacity for further growth.”last_img

first_imgGlasgow food distribution firm Lomond Fine Foods, which owns Handmade Cake UK, has secured a £1m investment from NatWest Scotland to expand into new premises.Lomond Fine Foods is a privately owned family-run firm producing chilled, ambient and frozen goods for the foodservice sector in Scotland and the north east. In 2011 it launched a cake-making venture in a bid to increase its sales, and is now celebrating a £1m investment from NatWest Scotland.The Glasgow-based foodservice company was set up by husband and wife team Sam and Barbara Henderson in 1997. Its 19,000sq ft bakery site predominantly fulfils a contract with national wholesaler, Handmade Cake UK, at its 27 depots.Exciting timesTracey Hewer of Lomond Fine Foods told British Baker: “Our bakery is expanding to new, larger premises – work is currently being undertaken with a view to moving in late February. Exciting times!”The new premises will be in Thornliebank, near Glasgow. On his reasons for seeking further investment in Lomond Fine Foods, Sam Henderson said: “We reached a stage where we were simply outgrowing our existing premises five miles down the road and needed to create the capacity for further growth.”last_img

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