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 2016

Let Us Show You How to Love Your Loaf – Irish Soda Bruschetta

National Bread Week is all about showing the world how much we adore bread! It plays such an important role as part of a healthy, balanced diet and, most importantly, it tastes great!

Soda bread is a classic Irish staple food and adored nationwide. We’ve put a little Mediterranean twist on this Irish classic with […]

By |October 14th, 2016|Irish Bread, National Bread Week|

Dr Mary McCreery gives you a slice of why you should Love Your Loaf

From the 9th to the 15th October it is National Bread Week in Ireland, and it gives you the chance to learn just how important bread is to the Irish diet!

Bread is very nutritious, and did you know that it contributes 16% to the total calcium intake to the Irish population? This makes it […]

By |October 13th, 2016|National Bread Week, Sponsors|

Griffins Monster Loaf

It’s National Bread Week, and we’ve had the privilege of spending some time with Galway’s very own Jimmy Griffin, of Griffins Bakery, and his Monster Loaf! By far the biggest and most impressive loaf of bread we have seen, and one with an incredible story behind it.

Jimmy kindly bought one of his […]

By |October 12th, 2016|Events, National Bread Week, Sponsors|

School pupils discover the story of bread

For National Bread Week 2016, children from the Emo National School took a trip to Odlums Mill to find out more about the story of bread and how it is made. Odlums flour Mill is the last flour mill in the country, and the visit gave the children a chance to learn all about […]

By |October 11th, 2016|Events, National Bread Week, Uncategorized|

“Cyberchondria” is breaking bread

Thousands of consumers are unnecessarily changing their diet and excluding foods containing important nutrients either as a result of Googling symptoms or self-diagnosing, reveals a survey by the Flour Confectioners and Bakers and Association (FCBA), the organisers of next week’s National Bread Week (9th – 15th October).

The findings show that people are jumping to […]

By |October 10th, 2016|Irish Bread, National Bread Week, Uncategorized|

Let Us Show You How to Love Your Loaf – Posh Beans on Toast

National Bread Week is all about showing the world how much we adore bread! It plays such an important role as part of a healthy, balanced diet and, most importantly, it tastes great!

A modern twist on a classic, this comforting meal is perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner! Simply toast your favourite bread, top […]

By |October 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|

The Little Bread Man

To celebrate National Bread Week 2016, we’ve created this short, fun video about the Little Bread Man!

He wants to share with you all about the wonderful world of bread and why it’s a winner!

Watch, listen, share and remember to tell us why you #LoveYourLoaf on our Facebook or Twitter pages.

 

By |October 6th, 2016|Bakers, Irish Bread, National Bread Week, Uncategorized|

Dr Ciara Kelly’s reasons to Love Your Loaf

General Practitioner Dr Ciara Kelly explains why bread is not only an important part of a balanced diet, but also why it is good for your health! 

 

One of the things that I see coming through the door of my surgery a lot, is people either complaining of abdominal bloating, cramping or other irritable bowel […]

By |October 4th, 2016|Ciara Kelly, Irish Bread, National Bread Week|

Sandwich Competition

National Bread Week is nearly here! It starts on Sunday, 9th October and to celebrate we’re running an exciting competition for all bread fans!

Up for grabs is Afternoon Tea for Two on a Vintage Bus that travels through Dublin! 

If you would like to enter this fabulous competition – simply tell us what your favourite […]

By |October 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|