Our family business, now in its fourth generation, carries on the tradition of baking biscuits with many of the same recipes created by our great Grandmother Annie Wild over 100 years ago.
The original Wild’s Bakery was established circa 1899 in the Victorian seaside resort of Morecambe, in Lancashire. Annie Wild ran the bakery shop and boarding house (today’s Bed & Breakfast) whilst being a full-time mother to three boys.
Her eldest son John Wild decided to move back to his Yorkshire roots in the 1920’s, away from the seasonal summer trade, where he and Annie opened a shop in Haworth. It is here they started to build the heritage of Grandma Wild’s special baking recipes.
In 1928 he bought larger premises just outside Haworth and this remained the family bakery until the millennium, then moving on to larger premises in Steeton, West Yorkshire.
From these humble beginnings the business has grown in size, however today’s business holds true to the traditional family values and commitment of its founder Grandma Annie Wild all those years ago.