Hoghton woman named in food industry’s ones to watch

Posted on - 15th November, 2018 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Bamber Bridge, Business, Grimsargh, People, Preston News
Amy Cheadle from The Northern Dough Company
Amy Cheadle from The Northern Dough Company

A baker from Hoghton has seen her dough rising nicely this year.


Amy Cheadle, who co-founded the Northern Dough Company, has been named as one of the top 35 new talents by industry magazine The Grocer.

She left a role in the retail marketing industry to run the pizza dough firm full-time.

Setting up the business with her husband Chris in 2011 its gone on to become their passion, from pizza parties to being stocked on the shelves of Sainsbury’s, Waitrose and Booths.

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Chris and Amy
Chris and Amy

Amy, who lives in Hoghton, said: “I’m delighted to be recognised on the Top Talent list, particularly as we enter this growth phase of our business journey.

“The Grocer has been my go-to source of industry information from the early days of my career in retail, so to be featured on their pages and part of the alumni is a real honour.

“Whether you look at the most productive creative environments operating completely flexible working arrangements, or start-ups generating food innovation that takes the market by storm, by far the most exciting and biggest step changes come from small beginnings, with people dedicated to disrupting the norm.

“At the Northern Dough Co, we have identified that customers want to buy from brands they can have a personal relationship with. While big multi-nationals can create an illusion of personalisation, only those small and nimble enough genuinely achieve it.”

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