The Real Bread Campaign is reviewing its official ambassador role and is inviting Campaign supporters and other friends to share their views to help guide this process.
After receiving a suspended sentence, Francesca Barker, took a Bread Angels course as part of her probation. In spring 2013, she launched The Barker Baker, a social enterprise selling - and teaching people to bake - Real Bread and other bakes.
The latest issue of the Real Bread Campaign supporters’ magazine has had a makeover but still includes the same mix of features, prize giveaway and even a free poster.
Eight years since publishing its original Are Supermarket Bloomers Pants? report, the Real Bread Campaign believes that what much of supermarket ‘in-store bakery’ still amounts to is little more than in-store theatre.
A Real Bread Campaign investigation of in-store bakery and own brand loaf manufacture, labelling and marketing.
The Campaign believes The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs’ response to its call for improved loaf labelling and marketing legislation is a failure to protect shoppers and small, independent bakeries.
In light of a newspaper front page revelation, the Campaign has renewed its long-standing call for a legal definition, and criteria for use, of 'freshly-baked' and similar marketing claims.
The Real Bread Campaign has added experts to its 10th anniversary networking and fundraising evening on 26 November, which is already fully-booked
As part of the Real Bread Campaign's monitoring and evaluation, we need everyone who got involved around the world to share your stats, stories and snaps.
The sandwich retailer Pret a Manger has promised to display full ingredients lists, following the tragic death of teenager Natasha Ednan-Laperouse as the result of her allergic reaction after eating a Pret baguette that she did not know contained sesame.
The scourge of sourfaux is being reported widely as the result of an investigation carried out by Which? in association with the Real Bread Campaign.
Sustain member The School of Artisan Foods offers a new Foundation degree in Artisan Food Production to meet demand for skilled producers of sustainable food.
Having been censured in the UK for its misleading use of the word natural as the result of a Real Bread Campaign complaint, multinational food-to-go chain Pret a Manger faces a legal challenge in the USA.
It’s been pointed out that the five Real Bread Campaign ambassadors sharing their knowledge and passion for Real Bread at our BATCH: London event are all men. Our response is...
In the month that the Real Bread Campaign is helping to share the delicious delights of genuine sourdough, and champion the people who make it, Campaign coordinator Chris Young questions the way some industrial loaf fabricators are using the term.
Don’t miss your chance to learn from all five Real Bread Campaign ambassadors (Richard Bertinet, Aidan Chapman, Duncan Glendinning, Emmanuel Hadjiandreou and Andrew Whitley) at the Real Bread Campaign’s 10th anniversary event at E5 Bakehouse.
An investigation by the Real Bread Campaign has found up to 26 ingredients and additives, including refined flour, on the ingredient lists of wholemeal loaves manufactured by nine of the UK’s largest industrial loaf fabicators.
Hiver Beers invites you round to theirs for the launch party of an exclusive, limited-edition Toast Ale collaboration brew, made using surplus Real Bread.
It’s the Real Bread Campaign’s annual, international floury fiesta celebrating that life’s sweeter with sourdough, and here’s a taste of what’s happening in London.
Scotland The Bread has announced it is to set up a new mill at artisanal hub Bowhouse on the Balcaskie Estate in the East Neuk of Fife.
Genuine sourdough loaves baked by two Real Bread Campaign supporters have scooped the rare and coveted three star rating in this year's Great Taste Awards.
According to The NHS, ‘some people with wheat sensitivity have no problems when they eat […] sourdough bread […] or any bread from a specialist bakery, rather than a supermarket.’
Three months after the Real Bread Campaign wrote to Defra on the issue of industrial loaf fabricators using refined flour in loaves marketed as ‘wholemeal’, the department has replied.
Modern Baker in Oxford has secured £100k to explore whether freezing can help make carbohydrates healthier
Sugardough bakery in Brighton and Hove has teamed up with Plumpton College to deliver a new bakery apprenticeship from this September.
From 15-18 July 2018, more than 600 Latitude Festival goers enjoyed sessions curated by the Real Bread Campaign as guests of Theatre of Food
Once again the Baking Industry Awards has recognised that bakers who shun artificial additives are the cream of the crop.
On 22 June 2018, an organic sourdough loaf baked by Woodlea Stables was named overall winner in the second annual Scottish Bread Championship.
This news item was first published 20 January 2017. Click here for all updates on this case since 20 December 2016 Despite Pret a Manger claiming to “shun obscure chemicals”, the Real Bread Campaign has discovered that this “natural” sandwich chain is serving its unsuspecting customers a cocktail of artificial additives including diacetyl tartaric acid esters of mono-and diglycerides (E472e) and l-cysteine hydrochloride (E920).
On Saturday 7 July, more than 60 bakers, millers and other Real Bread lovers enjoyed twelve hours of baking, clay oven making and chatting at the Real Bread Campaign and Brook Food Processing Equipment’s mini-festival near Taunton.
Issue 36 of the Real Bread Campaign supporters’ magazine for July- September 2018 is out now
Replying to a parliamentary question prompted by the Real Bread Campaign’s latest loaf labelling crusade, the Minister of State at Defra has rejected any improvement “in the interests of reducing unnecessary regulatory burden”.
A study of around 2000 Brits has found that two in three use baking as a way to relax.
With just one week until the Real Bread lovers’ event on 7 July, ‘The Dough Anarchist’ is the latest expert to be announced, and ticket sales end on Wednesday 4 July.
The Real Bread Campaign has secured slots in the Theatre of Food across the weekend of 13-15 July at Henham Park in Suffolk.
Do you think that shoppers and small, independent local bakeries deserve better protection from the effects of incomplete loaf labelling and potentially misleading marketing?
Following his return to civvy street, former army medic Giles Farrington has been living with mental health issues that linger from his time in service. He shares how a passion for Real Bread has become a valuable part of his life.
Real Bread Campaign supporters Small Food Bakery and Peace and Loaf Bakehouse have picked up accolades at this year’s BBC Food and Farming Awards.
Sustain's calls for an Honest Crust Act gets further creedence in a new report covered in the Guardian.
Real Bread Campaign supporters Jilly and Simon Dougan are working with the Northern Ireland Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) to get children interested in Real Bread making.
Every baker on the podium in the bread category of this year’s awards is a Real Bread Campaign supporter.
Marks and Spencer sandwich makers generate thousands of surplus slices each day, so a new beer made using those cast-offs can only be a good thing, right? Chris Young looks beyond the PR exercise and isn’t so sure.
We want to see as many of you as possible at the UK's biggest Real Bread get together since 2015, so for two days only, we’re slicing 25% off full event tickets!
The Real Bread Campaign is encouraging all bakeries and baking schools to make and publish their plans as soon as possible for the annual, international celebration of genuine sourdough.
As a companion to its quarterly supporters’ magazine True Loaf, the Real Bread Campaign sends Breadcrumbs, a FREE monthly email roundup of the latest news.
Warrington businesswoman and Real Bread baker, Jen Perry, has been named on Good Taste magazine’s power list of 100 women leading the food and drink industry in Merseyside and beyond.
This month sees the launch of two new One Mile Bakery bakeries, each delivering Real Bread in a one mile radius and running baking classes for local people.
The organisation turning ten this year, and looking ahead to its second decade, are great reasons to bring our supporters and friends together to break bread but we need help, and venues, to do so.
The Real Bread Campaign is warning shoppers buying industrial loaves advertised using claims of freshness that they might not be getting what they expect.
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