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    At Warburtons, family is at the heart of our business.

    That’s because we’re a real family bakers still owned and run by the Warburton family. Five generations’ worth of expertise goes into making our products and allows us to continue a tradition of baking which began back in 1876.

    Today, we have grown to be the largest bakery brand* in the UK. We produce over 2 million products every day at our 11 bakeries which we deliver fresh to 18,500 stores every morning from our 18 depots. We make a huge range of products, from bread and rolls to crumpets, teacakes, bagels and thins (yum!).

    We may be the most chosen grocery brand in the UK** but that doesn’t allow us to rest on our laurels. We are pioneers of the industry and ambitious market innovators, always focused on quality and driven by our values which run through everything we do.  

    Our purpose is simply to delight families every day with a range of great quality products to suit all meal occasions, lifestyles and tastes.  

    * The Nielsen Company, Total Coverage incl. Discounters, Unit and Value Sales, 52w/e 03.10.20 
    **Kantar WorldPanel, Brand Footprint Survey, May 2020 

    Our Family Business

    Since our company was first established by Thomas and Ellen Warburton back in 1876, it has been passed down through five generations of family bakers, and proudly remains a private family-owned and run business.

    The fifth generation of Warburtons – Jonathan, Ross and Brett – have actively managed the company since 1991.

    Experts in Baking

    Did you know that we’ve been baking bread since 1876? Find out about our baking process, our commitment to product quality, the importance of our people, and why it’s integral to us to remain at the forefront of innovation in bakery.

    Our Operations

    With 11 bakeries and 18 depots, we’re a large and growing business with ambitious plans for the future. We provide consumers across the UK with a daily supply of freshly baked products. 


    Enjoy a healthy lifestyle by ensuring your diet is balanced. Bread can be a beneficial source of both calcium and fibre whilst also being a low fat carbohydrate. Find out more about healthy living with Warburtons.


    As a fifth generation family company, we believe in building a long term sustainable business. Our family values are the drivers for how we behave, and it is because of those that we care not just about what we do, but the way we do it.

    We are committed to building a business that positively contributes to our family and yours, both now and in the future.