The Bread Board

The Bread Board

Going Green - On the way to 'baking' a better world

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Going green means caring for the environment by making a deliberate effort to be part of the change. It is about limiting your footprint on the environment and also encouraging others to follow your example.

However, note that going green is not limited to recycling, but living a sustainable lifestyle. Going green is about making small adjustments in your daily life to achieve this goal.

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Digging deeper into Country of Origin labelling

digging deeper

In our previous blog The impact and benefits of being local, we touched on Australia’s new Country of Origin labelling requirements introduced on July 1, 2018. In this blog we delve deeper in to what the labels mean and the effect they are having on food producers and the foodservice industry.

On July 1, 2016 the Australian government introduced a new Country of Origin food labelling system. Businesses were given two years to comply with the new labelling requirements for any foods being produced in, or introduced to, Australia.

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The impact and benefits of being local

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Do you know where your food comes from? Do the terms ‘sustainable farming’ or ‘ethically and responsibly sourced’ mean anything to you? Do your customers care about any of this, or is price the most important thing to them?

Over the past decade the food and agriculture industry has undergone major change. That’s no surprise considering the impact of rapid population growth on agricultural land use, the rising cost of food production, climate change, and the shifting geo-political landscape.

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The importance of special dietary menus

the importance of special dietary menus

A lot of thought and planning goes in to a menu. From creating and implementing certain dishes that capitalise on seasons and seasonal ingredients, to special events or an establishment’s theme (Greek, Italian, etc…). Menus will always need to go through some form of change to remain fresh, exciting and relevant. One way in which menus are changing is by providing alternatives for those who have special dietary requirements.

What kind of dietary requirements should you take in to consideration?

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One grain to rule them all?

When it comes to bread, do you know how many variations there are? There’s a lot. Sure, it’s not a definitive number, but when you consider there are well over 300 variations in Germany alone, of which some even have regional variations , you can kind of get the picture.

But one of the most confusing questions anyone has asked in regard to bread is: “Which bread is the best?”

In this blog, we focus on the three most common types of grain bread – wholemeal, wholegrains and multigrain, which are typically considered to have the most health benefits. So, what’s the difference between these grain breads and is there one that stands out superior to all the rest?

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