Quantcast
Get breaking news alerts via email

Click here to manage your alerts
Crumb Brothers Artisan Bakery in Logan has stopped delivering to the Salt Lake Valley so it can concentrate on its Cache Valley customers. Courtesy Crumb Brother Artisan Bakery
Crumb Brothers Bakery returning to Logan roots
Bakery » Bakery no longer selling artisan bread in the Salt Lake Valley.
First Published Nov 11 2013 09:31 am • Last Updated Nov 11 2013 11:34 am

Some food businesses may think bigger is better, but not the owners of Logan’s Crumb Brothers Artisan Bakery.

Earlier this month, Bill and Diane Oblock decided to scale back their operations. They stopped delivering artisan breads to Salt Lake Valley markets and stores so they could focus on making new breads and improving their Cache Valley cafe.

Join the Discussion
Post a Comment

Crumb Brother’s Bakery was an immediate hit when it opened in 2004 in Logan. It quickly expanded and a large part of its business was daily delivery to markets and grocery stores in Salt Lake County including Whole Foods, Liberty Heights Fresh and Caputo’s Market and Deli.

At the height of production, Crumb Brothers Bakery was making 900-1,500 loaves a day, said Bill Oblock. Eliminating the Salt Lake valley deliveries means production is cut back to 300 loaves a day.

"It allows me to put a lot of creativity that I didn’t have before into my cafe and bakery," said Oblock. "We’re really going to be able to kick it up a whole notch on the baking side."

The bakery will continue to offer its basic line-up of breads including the five-seed, sunflower honey oat and sourdough. But it now has time to produce specialty breads. New offerings include a 100 percent whole grain raisin bread, oatmeal millet and several different types of rye. For those with a sweet tooth, there is a slightly sweet monkey bread rolled in cinnamon sugar and iced. It‘s available Wednesday-Saturday.

Besides breads, the Crumb Brothers cafe also offers pastries, quiche, seasonal salads and a full line of sandwiches. Customers can expect to see soup on the menu soon.

Dave Oblock, general manager and Bill’s brother said he hopes the Salt Lake valley customers will make the drive to Logan to enjoy the new offerings and experience the bakery, which is housed in a building with unique architecture and landscaping. It also is a sustainable operation using geothermal heating and solar and natural lighting.

"It’s a little bit of an oasis," he said.

Crumb Brothers Bakery and Cafe » 291 S. 300 West, Logan; 435-792-6063


story continues below
story continues below

Hours » 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Friday; 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday

Prices » Baguettes, $2.50; loaves $4-$5.



Copyright 2014 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Top Reader Comments Read All Comments Post a Comment
Click here to read all comments   Click here to post a comment


About Reader Comments


Reader comments on sltrib.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Salt Lake Tribune. We will delete comments containing obscenities, personal attacks and inappropriate or offensive remarks. Flagrant or repeat violators will be banned. If you see an objectionable comment, please alert us by clicking the arrow on the upper right side of the comment and selecting "Flag comment as inappropriate". If you've recently registered with Disqus or aren't seeing your comments immediately, you may need to verify your email address. To do so, visit disqus.com/account.
See more about comments here.
Staying Connected
Videos
Jobs
Contests and Promotions
  • Search Obituaries
  • Place an Obituary

  • Search Cars
  • Search Homes
  • Search Jobs
  • Search Marketplace
  • Search Legal Notices

  • Other Services
  • Advertise With Us
  • Subscribe to the Newspaper
  • Access your e-Edition
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Contact a newsroom staff member
  • Access the Trib Archives
  • Privacy Policy
  • Missing your paper? Need to place your paper on vacation hold? For this and any other subscription related needs, click here or call 801.204.6100.