Companies and productsBells: Rolls and bread, cakes and slicesVillage Bakery Melmerby: organic breads and cakes, plus local café/restaurantOK Foods: Gluten-, wheat- and dairy-free Customers: From local shoppers looking for craft products to supermarkets nationwideEthics: Care for your staff, care for the environment. Community support, and donations to developing countries, eg water cisterns in Brazil, a farming project in Honduras
Bells at a glance
14 March, 2008
Established: 60 years ago. Michael Bell's father, John Bell, started off working as a one-man band, making and delivering bread and cakes to the doorsteps of many family homes in Cumbria.