New bread lines
STAFF shortage challenges and new opportunities have seen one of the Loddon’s business success stories consolidate production to Bendigo.
The award-winning Bridge-water Bakehouse has also stopped wholesale supply across the Loddon as the region’s staff shortage keeps biting.
Co-owner Theresa O’Toole said: “It’s been a struggle over the last 12 months to find bakers and even shop and distribution staff. And we’re still struggling for staff.”
“We’ve had to focus on meeting the demand of people who buy in our stores ... Bridgewater is a destination for so many visitors too,” she said.
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