The history of SANCHO is the story of one family’s love of good food and passionate commitment to the best traditional baking methods over more than 100 years. In 1904, Albin Sancho opened the first Sancho bakery in the medieval town of Lodeve, in the south of France. When Albin died in 1936, his son Albert took over the bakery. He later purchased the shop next door as the business grew and then another…
In 1967, when Albert died, his son Jean-Pierre took over, he had trained in all aspects of patisserie and baking. When he took control of SANCHO, he maintained the traditional, labor-intensive methods of bread-making that had been handed down through the family since the 19th Century, deliberately bucking the trend of factory mass-production, and ALWAYS insisting on the best quality ingredients. Jean-Pierre Sancho still operates today from the Bakery his grandfather Albin started in 1904, he has opened several other bakeries that bear his name.
In 2009, Jean-Pierre Sancho passed his knowledge to 3 young French men who now call Australia home.
Grainaissance Artisan Bakers is a gourmet wholesale bakery specialising in the traditional French method of hand moulded, long fermentation artisan breads. We also bake croissants, danishes and muffins. Our produce can be found in Perth’s top restaurants, cafes and fresh food markets.