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From | Friday 20 December 2019

130-year-old Yorkshire business has shops across Hull and East Yorkshire.

Belinda Youngs, chief executive of Cooplands bakery chain. Picture: Cooplands

Cooplands has become one of the first high street bakery chains to sell 100 per cent vegan bread and rolls.

The 130-year-old Yorkshire business, which has shops across Hull and East Yorkshire, has pledged all of its baked breads will be made without the use of animal fats, dairy, eggs or honey.

Bread will be baked using a traditional recipe of just flour, water, salt and yeast, with locally-sourced ingredients used where possible.

It is a major statement of intent from Yorkshire’s oldest family bakery chain, which operates 160 branches across the county.

Chief executive Belinda Youngs said, “At Cooplands we put our customers’ needs at the heart of our bakery operations."

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