Crumbs! Bakery’s COVID care packages take off

Island Bakery's warehouse manager John Norman with one of the COVID care packages.

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Organic biscuits from Mull are being sent to hospitals and care homes all over the UK as well wishers show support for front line health workers.

The care packages are being bought as part of a special offer from award-winning Island Bakery.

One of those who has put in an order was a nurse in Norway, said bakery warehouse manager John Norman.

Island Bakery warehouse manager John Norman.

‘The nurse in Norway got in touch and said she wanted to give the biscuits from one nurse to another. We were really touched by that,’ he said.

The number of mail orders to thank and cheer up medical and care staff have already exceeded Christmas orders, added John.

‘We’ve already sent out well over 100 of these COVID care packages. More orders keep coming in. Some people are giving us details where to send them while others are asking us to choose for them. Our biscuits are like a kind of comfort blanket. We hope receiving the packs lets people know just how appreciated they are.’

To find out more about sending the massively-discounted £12 packs of biscuits, go to island bakery.scot.