Around Noon invests £500,000 to quadruple bakery operation

Around Noon Bakery general manger Steve Fogo with head of new product development Ciara Byrne. Picture: Columba O'Hare/

NEWRY food-to-go firm Around Noon is investing more than £500,000 to quadruple the size of its bakery due increased demand from a range of blue-chip customers.

The investment will involve the acquisition of, and expansion into, a 10,000 sq ft unit adjoining its existing premises in Greenbank industrial estate, and the purchase of new machinery, which will significantly expand its capacity to meet customer demand.

Around Noon ( is an award-winning producer of bespoke innovative food products.

It supplies a number of well-known high street retailers and independent stores in Northern Ireland, the Republic and operators within the travel sector in the UK.

Chief executive Gareth Chambers said: “We continue to go from strength to strength, experiencing growing demand from new and existing customers. This investment will allow the bakery to significantly increase capacity and enable it to produce a wider range of products.”

Around Noon Bakery produces bakery items including cakes, muffins, pastries, slices, cupcakes, brownies and scones for a range of customers and under its own ‘Sweet Things’ brand.

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