National Bread Week

Ireland’s National Bread Week takes place from 11th to 17th September 2017, and is a chance for everyone to ‘Love Your Loaf’ and celebrate all that is great about Irish bread.


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Monthly Archives: October 2015

Congratulations and Thank You!

Congratulations to Belinda D for winning our National Bread Week photo competition! Belinda is now the lucky owner of the delicious hamper full of Odlums baking goodies! Here is the winning picture of her soda bread – a true Irish gem!

 nbw photo comp winner 

We’ve received so many […]

By |October 13th, 2015|Bakers, Events, Irish Bread, National Bread Week|

National Bread Week 2015 highlights!

As National Bread Week 2015 comes to an end tomorrow we thought we would share a few of our favourite photos from the last seven days.

Thank you to everyone who has supported the campaign and helped the nation to Love Your Loaf!

There has been so much going on – with bakers and sponsors alike […]

By |October 9th, 2015|Bakers, Events, Irish Bread, National Bread Week, Uncategorized|

Sharing the Love for Your Loaf

It’s nearing the end of #NationalBreadWeek and what a great week it has been so far!

In celebration of all things great about Irish bread, we asked our followers on Facebook and Twitter to share their love of bread with us and tell us their favourite bread stories and memories.

We’re thrilled […]

By |October 8th, 2015|Events, Irish Bread, National Bread Week, Uncategorized|

Calling all bread lovers – show us how you Love Your Loaf!

We’re now half way through #NationalBreadWeek and we want you to show us how you love to enjoy your loaf – be it a slice of toast with jam, as part of a hearty sandwich or even in a delicious bread and butter pudding – we want to see it all! You could win […]

By |October 7th, 2015|Events, Irish Bread, National Bread Week, Uncategorized|

I say Batch, You Say Grinder

If you were offered a Grinder or a Turnover, or even a Duck – would you know what to expect?


The answer is simple – a white loaf – which may vary in shape and size and the way it was baked but, essentially, these are all names for a loaf of bread made with […]

By |October 7th, 2015|Bakers, Irish Bread, National Bread Week|

Misconceptions about bread take it off the table, survey reveals

Ireland’s great bread heritage is at risk as a result of people being duped into thinking that bread is bad for them, reveals a survey (1) by the Flour, Bakers and Confectioners Association (FCBA), the organisers of this week’s National Bread Week (4th-10th October) who are urging the people of Ireland to ‘Love Your […]

By |October 6th, 2015|Events, Irish Bread, National Bread Week|

Bread industry calls on the public to love your loaf

The Irish bread industry came together today at Bord Bia in Dublin, for the launch of National Bread Week, which is celebrating the heritage, quality and versatility of bread. The campaign is calling on the public to ‘Love Your Loaf,’ as research shows that many people are confused about the benefits of bread and […]

By |October 5th, 2015|Bakers, Events, Irish Bread, National Bread Week, Uncategorized|