Leavened, is a startup Bakery that will be opening in the Tremont Community. Leavened will offer a range of artisan-style breads and pastries produced fresh daily in their new location. They will also sell coffee, espresso, and a variety of other drinks, to increase business and foot traffic. The Bakery will also immediately offer wholesale bread and pastries for sale to local restaurants and markets.
Leavened will be occupying approximately 2,000 square feet of leased space in the newly constructed Tappan Building located at 2639 Scranton Road. The new space will include a semi-opened kitchen and seating for customers. In order to assist with the startup costs of the business, the City provided a $100,000 EDA Title IX loan to offset the costs to purchase equipment, furniture, and fixtures. The total project costs is estimated at $321,625 and the Bakery is committed to creating 2 new full time jobs with an estimated payroll of $60,000.