For the last five years my local bakery has been the Brumby's franchise in my closest shopping center run by my lovely friend Marlene.
I recently sat down with Marlene to ask her why buying Brumby's bread was a better option for Australian mums and dads.
We all know the various things we can do with bread. It's part of everyday staple, but why is one brand better than the other's?
Marlene has been baking for Brumby's for over 9 years and has two stores. Her belief in the product and the role her bakery plays in the local community is rock solid. Brumby's has never baked with 282 and as Marlene explained it is still just your basic flour, salt, water combination the forms the basis of all their products.
Marlene's bakers are in the store baking from between midnight and 2 am, so that means your bread is baked on the site of sale and can be on your breakfast table a mere 4 hours after it was made. There is no transporting needed and that is as fresh as you can get. Any fresher and your making your own!
But who has time for that? Sometimes you may have a special dietary need and have considered making your own bread because of it. But have you considered speaking to your baker about these needs. Because Brumby's have real bakers they can often modify or change a product to order. As Marlene explains, you can order today and pick up first thing the next morning. Would your local supermarket offer this personal service?
I love this bakery not only because I can get chemical free bread and treats for my family, but because I am also supporting a local business in my community. An Australian business that employs locals, educates the local school kids (my son had his first school excursion to Marlene's bakery!), supports charities (the kinder does a Hot Cross Bun drive) and forms connections with local farmers (one in particular swears his calves will only eat Marlene's bread!) and the Salvation Army.
So, if you happen to be in Pakenham, Victoria look up Marlene and her staff at the Heritage Springs Shopping Center Brumby's or Lakeside Shopping Center Brumby's and pick up some finger buns with cinnamon sugar. These are the best ones for your child's lunch box as recommended by Cut the Chemicals!
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