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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October 2016

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

By |October 14th, 2016|

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 […]

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

By |October 13th, 2016|

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 […]

Griffins Monster Loaf

By |October 12th, 2016|

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 […]

School pupils discover the story of bread

By |October 11th, 2016|

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 […]

“Cyberchondria” is breaking bread

By |October 10th, 2016|

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 […]

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

By |October 10th, 2016|

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 […]

The Little Bread Man

By |October 6th, 2016|

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.

 

Dr Ciara Kelly’s reasons to Love Your Loaf

By |October 4th, 2016|

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 […]

Yvonne Connolly’s Family Favourites for Love Your Loaf

By |October 4th, 2016|

Our National Bread Week ambassador, Yvonne Connolly, has written a blog about why she considers bread a staple food as a busy, working mum.

 Cooking for a family can be difficult, especially on the days that inspiration does not come easily. On days like this, lists and recipes to hand are […]

Sandwich Competition

By |October 4th, 2016|

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 […]