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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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|

“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|

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|

More reasons to #LoveYourLoaf

For National Bread Week, we’re dispelling some of the myths associated with bread as well as highlighting some of the more unusual breads you may not be familiar with. 

If you’ve ever been told that bread is high in sugar, high in fat and makes you bloated – you’ll want to check out […]

By |September 29th, 2016|Irish Bread, National Bread Week|

National Bread Week is back!

From the 9th until 15th October this year, the bread industry is bringing back National Bread Week and calling on everybody to Love Your Loaf!

To celebrate the great versatility, heritage and taste of bread, we’ve planned lots of exciting things for our Love Your Loaf campaign and we want you to get involved!

This year […]

By |July 26th, 2016|Events, Irish Bread, National Bread Week, Uncategorized|

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|