Handmade opens new site

first_imgThe Handmade Cake Company, officially opened its new factory in Gardner Road, Maidenhead, in a double celebration to mark its 25th Birthday. The new premises which is only a mile and a quarter down the road from its old one, now gives the company the extra space they need and is nearly two thirds bigger than the old site, going from 12,000 square ft to 32,000. Handmade, which produce over 4,000 cakes a day, signed the lease for the new premises on the last day of August 2007 and had 8 months to gut the existing building, formerly a printworks, before renovating it into a bakery. “We just kept the outer shell of the building, everything else is new,” explained Michael Wheeler, bakery director and one of the three partners of the business. It was officially opened by Anne and Andrew Perry, who opened the original bakery 25 years ago, with the words: “God bless her and all who work in her”. The Handmade Cake Company currently employ 110 staff and produce whole cakes and traybakes which it sells to the foodservice industry.last_img read more

Gallery: Syracuse beats No. 9 Virginia, 66-62

first_imgUPDATED: Feb. 5, 2017 at 7:50 p.m.MORE COVERAGETyus Battle scores career-high 23 points in Syracuse’s 66-62 upset win against No. 9 VirginiaWhat we learned from Syracuse’s 66-62 comeback win over No. 9 VirginiaBoeheim’s 1,000th* win brings importance to a once-lost seasonJim Boeheim on unofficial 1,000 wins: ‘I know how many wins I’ve had’ CORRECTION: In a previous version of this post, the Sour Sitrus Society was misidentified. The Daily Orange regrets this error. Comments AdvertisementThis is placeholder text Facebook Twitter Google+center_img Published on February 4, 2017 at 5:11 pmlast_img