"42 years after starting with Percy Ingle"

A review of Percy Ingle Bakeries Ltd by DENIS S TITMUS written on Thursday 23rd of August 2012


February 1970, the start of my career as a pastry cook at Percy Ingles factory lammas road leyton. I was a green 15 year old boy but that man and his staff inspired me, whilst he had his double fronted shop in hackney percy was reputed to be the best Pastry cook in London, the millers saw the opportunity to sell more flour and helped Percy open a factory supplying east london with his famous cakes etc.this man was a genius all the celebration cakes were his own design, i was ( and still am ) in awe of this man i remember him saying to me, Denis you want me to make you the best in London?, like this son.I have been in this trade for 42 years now and all i can say is that the bigger a company gets the more machinery becomes involved and you lose that certain something in your product, also the price of our raw materials keep going up and up and unfortunately this is passed onto the consumer ( not only in our trade) only last week our Flour prices were increased by £80 per ton, which for a small baker like ourselves = £100 per day!, to try to use flours equal to the quality that we had 40 years ago is difficult also, For me and i think many others Percy will always be the best his products will always reign supremely over his competitors .

Agree? Disagree? Add your own review of Percy Ingle Bakeries Ltd

Did you find this review inappropriate or offensive?

More Percy Ingle Bakeries Ltd Reviews

Now showing reviews 1-5 of 24

View all 24 reviews »

  • This is the only bakery in my area that makes low GI bread - perfect for diabetes sufferers. And th...
  • Bread by Annoymous
    I was disgutted to day with my level of service in the Brentwood wood store by a member of staff and...
  • Mince pies by Lisa Stillman
    We have just bought mince pies (traditional ones) from this bakers in Romford. They are AMAZING........
  • Call them pasties? by Caroline
    Well today i bought a veg pasty from you yuk! greasy pastry mashed potatoes uncooked squire carrots ...

View all Percy Ingle Bakeries Ltd reviews


NOTE: Reviews are submitted by visitors of our site. The contents of this page are in no way representative of the entity being reviewed, Percy Ingle Bakeries Ltd, and are merely third party opinions. London Online accepts no liability in respect of any material submitted by visitors and published by us and we are not responsible for its content and accuracy. For further details, see our Terms & Conditions.

Percy Ingle Bakeries Ltd

Map showing Percy Ingle Bakeries Ltd on Church Road