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Bakers Oven

Bakers Oven (Greggs PLC)
Trading name of Greggs
Industry Food (Bakery Group)
Founded 1930s
Headquarters Newcastle upon Tyne, England, UK
Key people Derek Netherton (Chairman)
Ken McMeikan (CEO)
Products Bread, Sandwiches, Drinks and pastries; baked goods
Revenue £628 million (2008)
Employees 19,000 (Greggs 2008)
Website www.greggs.co.uk

Bakers Oven was a bakery company based in the UK. The company is a division of Greggs PLC which is based in Newcastle upon Tyne, England and is quoted on the London Stock Exchange. They specialise in pasties and bread items and most stores sell drinks. The stores are mainly located in England.

History

Bakers Oven was founded by Allied Bakeries in 1976 and its first location was in Barnard Castle. In 1994 it was taken over by Greggs and the number of Bakers Oven stores was significantly reduced, they were either sold or rebranded as Greggs. However recently the brand has been revitalised and existing shops are in the process of being rebranded to the Greggs brand of which total to 165 new Greggs in the UK.

Re-branding to Greggs

It was announced on 9 December 2008 that Bakers Oven South and Midlands divisions would fully merge with Greggs PLC therefore rebranding all 165 Bakers Oven shops to the Greggs PLC brand forming the division of Greggs East.

External links

  • Official site

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