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Making the most of a delicious opportunity


January 21, 2009
By The London Free Press

Jan. 21, 2009, LONDON, Ont. – Nothing goes better with a plate of fresh pasta than a fresh, crusty Portuguese roll. That was part of the simple logic that prompted Blake and Jodie
Marshall to combine their pasta business with Lusitana Martin's Bakery.

Jan. 21, 2009, LONDON, Ont. –
Nothing goes better with a plate of fresh pasta than a fresh, crusty
Portuguese roll. That was part of the simple logic that prompted Blake
and Jodie
Marshall to combine their pasta business with Lusitana Martin's Bakery.

Last year, the Marshalls took the bold step of buying the 40-year old bakery business when owner Fernando Martins retired. They shut down their pasta shops on Oxford Street West and Adelaide
Street North and melded the pasta and bakery businesses, operating out
of the Lusitana shop at Adelaide Street and Central Avenue.

Blake Marshall said the couple had been looking for an opportunity to
expand their business, which had moved into catering and prepared
take-out meals. | FULL STORY

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