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Food franchise has the flexibility to fit any location

Food franchise has the flexibility to fit any location

Artisan bakery PAUL offers viable retail formats for multiple trading environments

PAUL has been baking bread and pastries for 130 years in France and has traded in London for the last 20 years, building a loyal customer base who enjoy the product quality produced by its trained bakers.

The company has a passion for its artisanal methodology of baking bread and pastries and is looking for like-minded investors and operators who are equally passionate about becoming PAUL franchisees.

Operational models

It offers various operational models that provide viable formats for multiple trading environments - from high footfall ‘express’ concepts that offer coffee and ‘grab and go’ options for busy commuters or business individuals to village-style local community stores that provide more individual service.

PAUL specialises in affordable luxuries at a time when consumer tastes are evolving towards appreciation of higher quality products, authentic provenance and real differentiation. There is scope for a premium national bakery to emerge across the UK - the PAUL bakery.

The company’s flexible retail format offers opportunities for varied sizes, including café environments, service stations, town and city centres and suburban and traditional village bakeries.

Smart, warm and comfortable, stores are based on traditional designs with affordable fit-out costs. PAUL products are designed to be finished off in-store to ensure maximum freshness, providing theatre and delighting customers every time.

Franchise benefits

PAUL brings artisan bakery to high footfall areas. Its tried and tested operation offers franchisees a national supply chain, economies of scale, a store model with the flexibility to fit any location, breadth of range and a better customer experience through in-store bakery preparation. The company supplies and trains you, providing everything you need to hand-craft products in your own bakery within the framework of the PAUL brand.

PAUL looks forward to sharing its passion for the brand and the joy of training you to produce the high quality baked products and bread that differentiate PAUL and make it a brand that consumers love.

The company’s team is the secret ingredient of the business and each member of the PAUL family is highly valued. Their success is the company’s goal.

The most important asset of any business, especially within the hospitality sector, is its people. PAUL strives to nurture individuals to build great teams, providing everyone with the opportunity to develop within the business.

Options to suit

Franchisees are looking for different businesses to suit their investment plans and aspirations. With a proven PAUL bakery model, the company is set up for all types of entrepreneurs.

If you’re interested in the opportunity of opening and trading PAUL locations in your area of the country and you have the financial means and operating capability to develop a successful business, PAUL would be very interested to discuss and explore the opportunity with you.

At a glance Paul UK

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Minimum required capital:

£500,000-£1 million


Andy Hulbert