Healthier Bakery Fund Launched for Scotland’s Bakers

Grants are available to Scottish bakery businesses to make their products healthier.

The Healthier Bakery Fund has been launched to support food businesses across Scotland to make changes to their recipes that will allow shoppers to enjoy healthier bakery products.

Projects that reduce the fat, sugar, calories, or salt content in much-loved products, or that increase fibre, wholegrain, or fruit and vegetable content in recipes can be supported.

Grants of between £1,000 and £5,000 are available (up to 50% of total project costs). The grants can be used for trial ingredients, pilot batches, nutritional testing, new labelling and packaging, laboratory analysis, external advice etc.

The fund is open to all businesses based in Scotland that produce sweet or savoury bakery goods such as cakes, pies, pastries and bread. This includes bakery and ingredient manufacturers, local butchers and bakers, cafes and restaurants, and retailers.

Applications must be submitted by 30 June 2023.

(This report was the subject of a GRANTfinder Newsflash.)