Tuesday, January 8, 2008

'Better Organic Bread' Project in U.K

"Field and baking trials of new UK wheat crops are currently underway, as part of a project to boost the country's organic bread market.
The new 'Better Organic Bread' project, organised by the Campden & Chorleywood Food Research Association Group (CCFRA), along with Defra and the Home Grown Cereals Association (CCFRA), was organised in response to the current low quality of wheat crops across the UK.

CCFRA spokesperson Richard Stanley told BakeryAndSnacks.com that at the moment, manufacturers must import over 50 per cent of the wheat to be used in organic bread, due to the low protein quality of UK crops."

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