Sell bread online

Start, run, and grow your bread business

Get the training, tools, and support you need to build the bread business you’ve always wanted.

Everything you need to sell bread

Free resources

Learn at your own pace with on-demand courses from Shopify Compass, and with other business owners on the Shopify Community forums. Find answers to your questions on the Shopify blog, or in our comprehensive guides.

Professional tools

Create an online bread store that reflects your unique brand with over 4 customizable and responsive themes. Efficiently manage your inventory and process customer orders all from one unified dashboard.

Smart marketing

Grab your customers’ attention with targeted marketing campaigns on social media and Google. Make sure customers can find your bread store by using Shopify’s built-in SEO tools and integrated blogging.

Award-winning support

Connect with Shopify customer support over online chat, phone, or email. Support is available 24/7, and can help with almost any challenge your bread business encounters.

Learn more about selling bread

  • To sell bread online, you'll first need a license for selling food items, due to strict regulations that emphasize the safety and health of consumers. Once you are certified as a vendor, decide whether you want to make your bread in-house or partner with a bakery. Then, you can set up an online Shopify store and choose from over 80 customizable themes. You can upload as many pictures of your bread as you'd like with videos and product descriptions to entice the buyer.

  • A Shopify store is the best way to take your bread business online. You can upload mouth-watering photos of your bread, give descriptions of its ingredients, and convince people to buy with its nutritional information. Shopify also allows you to integrate your store with other third-party platforms to drive more traffic.

  • Yes, you can sell bread on Shopify. On Shopify, you can promote your bread business on food blogs and your social media accounts to increase traffic to your site. You can then give your potential buyers social proof and ensure maximum sales by uploading consumer reviews with review apps from the Shopify App Store, which boasts over 6,000 apps.

  • It's essential to price your bread correctly from the start so that future price increments don't upset your customers. Some experts recommend multiplying the cost of the ingredients by a factor of five to get your ideal price. A more exact value will be the sum of the production costs, delivery costs, and fixed costs, multiplied by a profit margin factor. Note that while most of your buyers may be in your locale, delivering your bread over longer distances will increase the supply cost and, ultimately, the price of your bread.

  • One good example of an online bread store is Bakerly, an online shop powered by Shopify. It uses a fun, easy-to-navigate theme to display its bread and other baked products. It offers several of the many payment gateways on Shopify, and integrates its social media accounts into its online store.

Scale your sales

Powerful apps

Showcase your bread with professionally edited photos or build customer loyalty with rewards programs. With over 80 options in the Shopify App Store, you can customize your store experience and test for success.

Sell everywhere

Sell your bread online, in-person, and wherever your customers are. Quickly accept payments, view sales, fulfill orders, and track inventory with the Shopify POS app—no matter where you sell.

Scalable pricing plans

For bread businesses at every stage and size

Basic Shopify

Best for new ecommerce businesses with occasional in-person sales

$29per month

Shopify

Best for growing businesses selling online or in-store

$79per month

Advanced Shopify

Best for scaling businesses that require advanced reporting

$299per month

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