Dear South Bakels Family,

As we bid farewell to another incredible year, we are filled with gratitude for your unwavering support. It has been a year of milestones, growth, and delicious moments shared with each one of you.

1. Diamond Jubilee Celebration πŸŽ‚πŸ’Ž This year marked a significant milestone as South Bakels turned 75! A journey of passion, innovation, and sweet success that we have proudly shared with our amazing clients.

2. Welcoming Orley into the Bakels Family 🀝 The acquisition of Orley Foods has added a new layer of excellence to our offerings, creating a more diverse and dynamic bakery experience.

3. Unveiling Release 30 Plant 🌱🏭 Our commitment to innovation took a leap with the commissioning of the state-of-the-art Release 30 plant, a testament to our dedication to quality and efficiency.

4. Unforgettable Campaigns πŸš€πŸŽ¨ From the tempting Ultimate Cake Mixes to the artisanal Speciality Bread Mixes, our campaigns aimed to inspire and elevate your baking experience. Your enthusiastic response has been our greatest reward.

5. Fresh Looks, Fresh Guides πŸ“˜πŸŒˆ The launch of our 2023 Product Guide brought you closer to a world of possibilities. Explore new flavours, techniques, and inspirations as you dive into the art of baking.

6. South Bakels Sponsored Events and Tradeshows πŸŒπŸŽ‰ We proudly sponsored promotional events and attended numerous tradeshows around the country, connecting with our customers and sharing the joy of baking.

7. Rugby World Cup 2023 Celebration πŸŒπŸ† Our Wraparound promotion for the Ruby World Cup was a hit! Thank you for joining us in celebrating this exciting event with delicious creations.

8. Pettinice Relaunch in Tubs 🍦🎨 Pettinice got a makeover! The relaunch in tubs brought a fresh, convenient touch to your creative endeavours.

9. Sweet Innovations πŸš€πŸ« From the irresistible Choc Whippet to the vibrant Pettina Colours Launch (Black, Red & Blue) and the versatile Crumble Mix, we have introduced an array of delightful options to spark your culinary creativity.

10. Perfecting Perfection πŸͺπŸŽ‚ Our commitment to perfection continues with improved mixes like the Viennese Biscuit Mix and the Egg Free Sponge Mix. Quality that you can taste and trust.

11. Seasonal Inspirations and Festive Feels πŸŽπŸŽ„ Our seasonal recipe inspirations, from Valentine’s to Easter and Christmas Catalogues, aimed to add a dash of sweetness to your celebrations. Your creations continue to inspire us!

12. Bakels on LinkedIn 🌐🀝 In the spirit of connection, we joined LinkedIn to stay closer to you. Let’s continue this journey together in the digital world.

13. Enhancing our commitment🌱🌎 to sustainability across various aspects, including the planet, people, safety and quality, community, and responsible sourcing.

As we reflect on these highlights, we want to express our deepest gratitude for being an integral part of the South Bakels family. Your passion for baking, fuels our dedication to providing you with the best and we are looking forward to being of service to you in 2024.

Wishing you a joyous holiday season filled with love, laughter, and, of course, delightful treats! Here’s to more sweet success in the coming year.

With gratitude,

The South Bakels Team 🌟🍰