The flour milling industry plays a vital role in the UK. With a £1.25 billion turnover, the industry strengthens the economy and supports Britain's farmers by using predominantly homegrown wheat. Flour milled in the UK also supplies Britain’s food and supports the nation’s health and wellbeing. Bread was the most popular item purchased in 2018/19 with Kantar data showing that 99.8% of households buy it; and, among other things, flour provides 37% of the fibre, 35% of the calcium and 31% of the iron in our diet.
Find out more about the work, commitment and skills within the UK flour milling industry that provides quality, nutritious and safe products.