Real Bread Week

Fresh bread is the best! It’s not. It’s a common food item but it’s something special. Real Bread Week will be a great treat if you love bread as much and as many people do. This week is meant to be enjoyed and celebrated, regardless of whether you choose to eat it or bake it.

It’s delicious, healthy, tasty, good for the environment, and good for people.

Real Bread Week doesn’t mean eating any bread. This week’s key point is that it is all about real bread. You might be curious what this means.

Real bread is any bread made from whole wheat flour without any processing aids. This means, for example, that the bread is free from xanthan gum and ascorbic acid.

When the term “bread” is used it refers to any type of bread that is additive-free. This includes pitas, porottas, tortillas, stottie cake, roti and stottie cakes as well as bagels, baps baguettes and wraps.

Now that you know what real bread looks like, how about Real Bread Week. Real Bread Week has two goals. First, it encourages and assists people to make their own fresh bread at home. The second goal is to encourage people to buy real bread from local and independent bakeries.

Real Bread Week has been in existence for some time. It was actually launched by the Real Bread Campaign in 2010. It is part of the larger Sustain: The alliance for better food & farming. This charity focuses on promoting better policies and practices in the agriculture and food industries to improve the welfare of animals and people.

Real Bread Week is an annual celebration of Real Bread and those who make it. Since many years, Real Bread Week has been embraced by schools, bakeries, communities, youth groups, care homes and mills. They not only bake delicious bread but also host events and activities, from bread baking classes to feasts.

Get ready to participate in Real Bread Week with all its deliciousness and fun!

It’s fun to be creative, and you can have a week of it! These are some ideas to learn, enjoy and get involved.

Real Bread Week can be observed by making real bread at home. There are many recipes online that can make it simple to make your own bread. To ensure that the recipe is authentic, you must carefully review it to make sure there aren’t any chemicals, preservatives or additives.

Real bread is easy to make. All you need is bread flour, yeast and sugar. That’s it! It’s easy to put the ingredients in a breadmaker and let it do all the work.

Even if you don’t have a breadmaker it is not difficult to make bread. However, it can be time-consuming. It may only require you to mix, knead, let it rise, then knead again. Then, place it in a pan and allow it to rise again before baking.

If you don’t want to be a baker, you can still find a good bakery near your home to buy a freshly baked loaf. You can also look online to find artisan bakers around the area.

It is a great idea to support small businesses rather than buying bread from large supermarket chains, in an ode of Real Bread Week. A small bakery is more likely than a large supermarket to make bread with real ingredients.

This could be a great time to hold an event to promote the consumption and purchase of real bread for those who own a bakery, restaurant, or bread shop. Even the average person can invite others to an event that promotes real bread.

You might consider having a real bread-baking contest at work, with judges. Or hosting a class for real bread-baking where others can see how simple it is to make something delicious and healthy.

Another option is to show your support via social media for Real Bread Week, by supporting small, independent and local bakeries. It’s a great idea to shout out the local bakeries. They will be grateful for your support.


Feb 19 - 27 2025


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