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.
From sourdough to smørrebrød, bready binges have been ranked amongst the world’s best eating experiences.
Real Bread Campaign supporters Paul Barker and Alex Gooch again have collected honours at the annual Baking Industry Awards.
Real Bread lovers rejoice: Researchers have concluded that avoiding carbs might increase mortality…just don’t go overboard, and keep eating your veggies.
Real Bread bakers around the world are gearing up for the sixth annual festival of floury fermentation, with classes, feasts, starter giveaways and more.
Entries for this year’s competition, open to professional and hobby bakers (including kids) close on 5 September.
A team of 13 volunteers, trained by the ‘outstanding’ NHS Leicester Bread Clubs project, have begun to pass on baking skills in social events around Leicestershire.
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?
Michael Gove seems to be ignoring calls for better protection from incomplete and potentially misleading loaf labelling and marketing, so the Real Bread Campaign needs YOUR help to show him the problem.
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.
After an eventful first year of TV appearances, World Bread Awards, press coverage and sell-out stalls, Mike Hall’s microbakery is celebrating a year of trading.
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.
Three Real Bread Campaign supporter bakeries have won come out on top in food awards around the UK.
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.
In response to a Real Bread Campaign complaint, on 18 April 2018 the Advertising Standards Authority ruled that Pret A Manger advertising products as ‘natural’ is misleading.
Having published the No Loaf Lost guide in January 2018, the Real Bread Campaign can now announce the names of the first ten bakeries to sign the No Loaf Lost pledge to slice loaf surplus and waste.
Run in association with Scotland The Bread and The Scottish Food Guide as part of the Royal Highland Show, the competition is open for a second year to both professional and amateur bakers, including children.
A study has found that diners in the UK are prepared to spend up to £1.25 extra for burger if it is sold in a ‘high quality’ bun.
The Real Bread Campaign has published issue 35 of the loaf lovers’ magazine.
In late 2017, the Real Bread Campaign invited its supporters and friends to share their views on why they joined, how things are going and what direction it should take now. Our survey said…
Two Real Bread Campaign supporters have been selected by judges as finalists in the Best Food Producer and Best Shop or Market categories of the annual awards.
The Friends of Ruskin Park are looking for passionate volunteers with a variety of skills to help run this year’s Ruskin Park Wheat Growing project.
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