Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Great Harvest bakery gets more space.

Byline: Retail Scene MICHELLE PENTZ Of the Journal

After years of traveling the country and scoping out the best bakeries, Bill and Peggy Dial have found the perfect recipe for enlarging their bread business.

The couple is sinking $150,000 into a major remodel of the Great Harvest Bread Co. at 11200 Montgomery NE at Juan Tabo in the El Dorado Shopping Center that will nearly double their floor and production area. Wells Fargo Bank is financing the project.

Along with daughter/manager Ann Merrick, the Dials have been baking 50 varieties of bread weekly plus muffins, cookies, cinnamon rolls, sinful butterscotch brownies and goodies since 1989. The store employs 30. They have been plotting an expansion of the bakery for the past year, Bill Dial said. …

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