Category Archives: Flour

Scotland The Bread’s Heritage Flour is Launched for Sale

After five years’ work in growing and research, social business Scotland The Bread has released for sale Scotland’s first ever nutrient-dense heritage flour. More than 900,000 tonnes of wheat was grown in Scotland in 2017, enough to make all the bread we consume six times over. Instead, grain was imported to mill for breadmaking flour, […]

Redefining Value

One of Scotland The Bread’s aims is to establish ‘fair trade’ between farmers and bakers. This means paying farmers not just for the weight of wheat they produce (as at present) but rather for the amount of nutritional goodness in that wheat. If our wheat flour has more in it, we won’t need to eat so much […]

An Innovative Mill for Special Grain

The whole story Scotland The Bread is the first UK owner of a Zentrofan cyclone mill to make flour from Scottish grain for home and community bakers. We saw it during a visit to heritage grain growers, millers and bakers in Sweden in 2016. What’s so special about it? Unlike industrial roller mills which waste […]