A job to fit around childcare became a career move for Sylwia Slomka.

The Burnley mum worked on the packaging and labelling line for the mini muffins for two years – and it worked perfectly around her childcare needs. “My daughter was small, so starting at 9am meant I could still take her to school. “The job wasn’t difficult, but it paid the bills when I needed work […]

“Being put forward for a promotion was a real confidence boost” – Magda

Magda Symula, has been part of the Cherrytree Bakery family for the past eleven years. Starting as a Bakery Operative, she was soon cherry picked to progress to Team Leader, and then encouraged to apply for a Bakery Production Supervisor role. “I would never have applied for a supervisor role on my own,” Magda said, […]

Product development is an art form says perfectionist Alex Barnaby.

Alex started at Cherrytree Bakery on a two-month temporary contract after returning from travelling in Australia. Now, 10 years on, Alex works in the new product development team and has become a real-life Paul Hollywood. He said: “Cherrytree isn’t just a job, I have found my career. “I’ve worked in NPD for about three years […]

Message from Mark Beaumont, Managing Director at Cherrytree Bakery

2021 was certainly another ‘interesting’ year in the baking industry and despite the many challenges we faced, was also full of great new product development, strong customer relationships, staff achievements and three award nominations for Cherrytree Bakery. Being one of three national finalists for ‘Bakery Manufacturer of the Year’ in the Baking Industry Awards 2021 […]

The secrets behind a premium mouth-watering muffin 🧁  

It certainly isn’t the thing to do to give away all your secrets but I am tempted when celebrating the success of our talented Product Development team. Cherrytree Bakery’s NPD team are experts at developing classic customer favourites along with new innovative ideas and our range of bespoke premium muffins are no exception. Muffins have become a key part of the British baking industry but with […]

Cherrytree’s BIBA success

Cherrytree Bakery BIBA win

Cherrytree Bakery is celebrating after being crowned ‘Medium Business of the Year’ at the BIBAs – one of Lancashire’s most prestigious business awards. Also nominated for ‘Manufacturer of the Year’, Cherrytree Bakery were thrilled to pick up their BIBA at a glittering awards evening held at Blackpool’s Tower Ballroom. Gary Entwistle, Founder and Executive Chair […]

Burnley’s Ethiopian legacy of edu-cake-tion

CherryTree Bakery has pledged its continued support to help fund the construction of schools within coffee growing communities on International Charity Day. Working with the Costa Foundation for the past six years, CherryTree Bakery has already funded the construction of two schools in remote Ethiopian villages, Shifo and Kilenso. Championing not only maths and language […]

Burnley’s star bakers

CherryTree Bakery has been selected as a finalist in the prestigious national trade British Bakery Awards 2021. Celebrating excellence across the industry, CherryTree Bakery’s bespoke premium service hit all the right notes with the judges and secured one of three places in the final of the ‘Bakery Manufacturer of the Year’ category. Described by the […]

Cake, set and batch – muffins inspired by Wimbledon 

Mark Beaumont, MD, with the Wimbledon-inspired strawberries & cream muffins.

You can’t think of Wimbledon without thinking of strawberries and cream.  CherryTree Bakery is helping to serve up the most delicious muffins for client Costa Coffee*.  Staff at the Burnley-based bakery love creating the Strawberries & Cream muffins and hope their latest creation will make a racket.  Mark Beaumont, Managing Director, said: “This product was inspired by Wimbledon. Unashamedly British, the flavour combination […]