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Date-walnut cake, buttery ghoraybeh cookies, nan barbari flatbread, pistachio-rose pastries, sweet potato-rosemary dinner rolls, German pretzel, Sicilian brioche, ciabatta,  foccaccia, and the list of carb-alicious delights one might taste with a subscription to the new bread delivery BreadEx (obviously) goes on.

BreadEx is launching a monthly service that, according to founder Uma Iyer, allows customers to explore different cultures through food and embark on a unique culinary journey every week.

“Bread is a basic food in all cultures and a staple in almost every home,” Iyer says. “We are passionate about bringing the tremendous diversity of artisan breads right to our customers’ breakfast table.”

To subscribe, first visit the website and enter your ZIP code to ensure they deliver to you.

When we first checked last week, there were a few ZIPs in our Advocate magazines coverage areas that did not qualify. But I am happy to report that within a few days after we asked about it, BreadEx added those ZIPs in question (including my own 75208 woop-woop). Now that is special.

If you sign up by March 1, deliveries begin March 5.

There are two types of service. The first, BreadEx World, is a $50 per month subscription service where customers can savor breads from different countries and regions of the world each month. Breads are hand-delivered weekly to customers’ homes along with a newsletter about the origin of the bread, recipes and serving ideas.

The second option, $30 per month, is BreadEx Essentials, which provides fresh and varied artisan sandwich loaves every week.

With either service, operators say you’re getting quality, fresh, flavorful food infused with inventiveness and love.

“We are passionate about bread and getting it in the hands of customers while it is still truly fresh from the oven. All of our breads are baked with care the night before delivery,” head baker Neil Tigner says. “I’ve personally enjoyed the creative process of exploring and tweaking hundreds of recipes from around the world before shortlisting the ones we are going to offer to our customers.”

A minority woman-owned business, BreadEx has Plano roots. As Dallas Innovates reported, Iyer previously founded the Plano French pastry shop Tart-a-licious. Her bread delivery idea took off early during the pandemic as dining-in and in-person bakery buying slowed to a trickle. Her first efforts benefitted out-of-work restaurant workers, the Dallas Morning News reported at the time.


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