Parliamentary Under Secretary of State Victoria Prentis said the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is currently not considering the inclusion of sourdough or wholegrain definitions in the Bread and Flour Regulations.
The coronavirus outbreak has brought out the inner baker in many of us, with the number of people searching ‘bread’ and ‘cookies’ hitting an all-time high and encouraging big brand names to release their treasured recipes.
Baking has become one of the nation’s biggest boredom breakers to fill the days in lockdown – but this has resulted in shortages of flour and yeast – leading the Real Bread Campaign to weigh in with recipes and tips to overcome the challenge.
Most people won’t be spending this Easter with important family and friends – thanks to the coronavirus crisis – but that’s not going to stop them from being more tempted than usual to bake up an aromatic batch of steaming hot cross buns, says Mintel.
PepsiCo has announced the closure of its Frito-Lay site in California, along with some Quaker Oat production lines in Iowa after employees contracted the virus; India’s largest Parle Biscuits is donating biscuits to people in need and Campbell has reported...
A letter from Michael Gove, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) to the Real Bread Campaign – which has been lobbying for the Honest Crust Act – stated that Defra will look into the bread and flour regulations once the UK...
The Real Bread Campaign has called on the UK’s Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) to enact legislation requiring manufacturers to list all ingredients, including processing aids.