RedBlack Software launches BakePlan Software division to focus on instore bakery sector

CyBake developers RedBlack Software has restructured the company into two distinct divisions to allow BakePlan Software to focus wholly on its instore bakery customers.

According to CyBake architect and founder of RedBlack, Jane Tyler, following a project to improve availability and reduce waste at M&S’ instore bakeries throughout the UK and Ireland, it became clear that the needs of the large modern retail grocer diverge considerably from those in the instore bakery environment.

Tyler, who is also the vice chair of British Society of Baking (BSB), said major grocery retailers have large, complex systems that don’t always cater well for the specific needs of bakery departments that have a bake-off operation.

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Gill Hyslop, Bakery and Snacks, 05/10/17