The first Bakers’ Guild charter in Ireland was granted in 1478 by King Edward IV, from which arose (no pun intended!) many Bakers’ Guilds or Societies in Dublin and elsewhere in Ireland.
The love of bread in Ireland goes back centuries, and the oldest record of bread in Ireland is a flat bread which dates back to the Stone Age.
From the in the field grown in the field by the farmer to the bakery, to bringing your sliced pan home to your kitchen, let us tell you about the journey your bread travels to get into your sandwich.
We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again - a balanced diet is essential for health. We all know that it’s important to watch how much sugar we eat. The good news is that there is no added sugar in your sliced white bread.
The fortification of foods has been around for a long time. Simply put, it means that vitamins and minerals are added to prepared foods to boost their nutritional content. Consumers are familiar with the fortification of breakfast cereal and milk, but perhaps are not so familiar with fortification of flour or bread.
Food allergies have been a hot topic of conversation now for many years. There can be a lot of misinformation circulating, especially on social media, so here at the IBBA we thought it might be useful to clarify a few things.
By now, we all know that a balanced diet is essential for health. Everything in moderation and a little of what you fancy! We also know that it’s important to watch how much salt we eat.
When you look at the Nutritional Labelling on the packaged foods you buy, you’ll see a panel showing the energy values and various levels of fat, carbohydrate, protein and so on. Have you ever wondered how this is all worked out?