The Old Bakehouse
Our approach to both baking and our business is simple; we bake delicious traybakes, cakes and muffins, using the highest quality ingredients and believe that warm and friendly relationships with our customers are vital to the success of our business.
We are a progressive business, continually looking at ways to enhance our product quality, range selection and level of customer support.
Graham's Background & Vision
Sugar & Spice is headed up by Graham Birks, who founded the business nearly 30 years ago and remains “as excited about developing Sugar & Spice today as I did all those years ago.”
Graham’s passion for baking initially led him to a career in the world of Patisserie, working for Michelin Star restaurants. He then established Sugar & Spice in 1987 at The Old Bakehouse on the Lockinge Estate, Ardington in the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside.
Our team at The Old Bakehouse is an integral part of the success of our business - they are just as important as the ingredients we source and the recipes we develop. By treating each other with respect and ensuring excellent communication, we have a healthy, happy environment to work in. Although to be fair, it’s easy to be happy surrounded by cake every day!
Ethos & Values
The core ethos of Sugar & Spice is based on teamwork; building honesty and respect that works in both directions with our staff and our customers. We have a genuine desire to create long-term partnerships that are mutually beneficial. Many of our customers order week after week and know they can trust us to deliver consistently and efficiently.