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A bread bakery is established to primarily produce bread. The business is labor intensive and challenging. Difficulty includes stiff competition with established brands, startup finance, employing experience labor. Determine the type of bread you want to make. Focus on your target market preferences and popular brands in your area.

Other products

Most bakeries only produce different types of bread. However some add flour based products like cakes, pasta, cookies, pies and biscuits.

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Additional Products

  • Different types of bread
  • Cakes
  • Pasta
  • Cookies
  • Pies
  • biscuits

Types of Bread

Types of breads are Flatbread, Buckwheat, Yeast, Sweet bun. Others are cornbread, round breads, sweet bread, fruit bread waffle, biscuit, unleavened, rye, bun. More are pancake, sourdough, dry bread, cornbread, white, leavened, crispy, Soda, toast, sprouted.

List of Breads

List of breads is extensive because the type of bread is only limited to the imagination, ingredient and baking technique. Different types are pizza, toast, banana bread, sourdough and Baguette. Others are Rye bread, small bread, Brioche, Pita. More include Brown bread, Focaccia, White bread, Bun, Whole Wheat, Ciabatta. We have Naan, Bagels, Biscuit, black. Blaa, Bolani, Borodinsky. You have the Bolo do caco,Zopf, Yufka, Vienna.

Full List of Breads

  • Zwieback
  • Wheat bread
  • Flatbread
  • Buckwheat
  • Yeast bread
  • Sweet bun
  • Cornbread
  • round breads
  • sweet bread
  • fruit bread waffle
  • unleavened
  • pancake
  • sourdough
  • dry bread
  • white
  • leavened
  • crispy
  • toast
  • sprouted
  • Ttongppang
  • Tsoureki
  • Tortilla
  • Tiger
  • Tandoor
  • Taftan
  • Taboon
  • Pizza
  • banana bread
  • Baguette
  • Rye bread
  • small bread
  • Brioche
  • Pita
  • Brown bread
  • Focaccia
  • White bread
  • Bun
  • Whole Wheat
  • Ciabatta
  • Bagels
  • Biscuit
  • Black
  • Blaa
  • Bolani
  • Borodinsky
  • Bolo do caco
  • Zopf
  • Yufka
  • Vienna

Startup funding

Startup involves cost of equipment, utility, transportation, cost of raw materials and labor. Others are lease of bakery, licensing, insurance, advertisement and branding. To raise funds try target savings or borrow from friends and family. Approach a commercial bank for long term low interest loans. You need collateral, guarantors, part of amount requested and a bank account.


Register the business as a limited liability company or sole proprietorship. You need tax identification number, liability insurance, and health/safety certification. Other requirements are branding, zoning, and operational license.

Raw material

Bakeries generally source baking ingredients in bulk. The type of bread will determine the ingredients needed. Common ingredients are flour, sugar, butter, baking powder, yeast. Different choice of flour include einkorn, rye, spelt, whole grain, and white flour.

List of Ingredients to Bake Bread

Ingredients needed to make fresh baked loaf is whole grain flour, sourdough starter. Others are flour, sugar, butter, baking powder, yeast.

Some Ingredients

  • whole grain flour
  • sourdough starter
  • flour
  • sugar
  • butter
  • baking powder
  • yeast

Bread Bakery Equipment

Common bread bakery equipment are Bench knife, dough scrapper, mixing bow, blender, tub and wooden troughs. Others are scale, thermometer, loaf pan, proofing basket, oven razor blade and wooden stirrer. More include bread knife, sourdough starter, bread pans, baking sheets, measuring cups, measuring spoon, rubber spatula, ruler and baking trays.


  • Bench knife
  • Dough scrapper
  • Mixing bow
  • Blender
  • Tub
  • Wooden troughs
  • Weighing scale
  • Thermometer
  • Loaf pan
  • Proofing basket
  • Commercial oven
  • Razor blade
  • Wooden stirrer
  • Bread knife
  • Sourdough starter
  • Bread pans
  • Baking sheets
  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoon
  • Rubber spatula
  • Ruler and baking trays


One important aspect of running a bakery is distribution of the product. Most bakeries approach shops, stores, supermarket including grocery shops to buy some product. There is always stiff competition from other bakeries and not uncommon to see many brands. To differentiate your bread produce quality bread at appropriate price. Type of transportation to consider are Sports Utility Vehicle, Bus or Van.


Although there are many ways to advertise the bread the most effective is word of mouth. Use flyers, posters, banners, signboards and billboards to spread the word. Use social media advertisement like Facebook or Instagram. You can build a targeted website or blog add your product image, price and location. Include contact address for bulk purchases, and telephone number.

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