Doves Farm Organic Flours are one of the better brands found in shops, although you can also find lots of other locally milled organic flours. All of these are made from organic ingredients, and many are also gluten-free.
If making your own bread, keep bread dough away from pets. Many bread ingredients (salt, dried fruits, onions, chives, chocolate) are toxic to pets.
See how to help garden birds on why it’s not good to feed too much leftover bread to birds. Never give them stale, mouldy, crusty bread nor anything with fat (grease, buttered sandwiches) as it clogs feathers, affecting waterproofing/insulation.
This company avoid GM ingredients, and their farmers rely instead on crop rotation and an honest approach to food labelling. A well-trained and happy workforce and partnership with suppliers and customers has led to one of the best organic bread brands in England. The range is extensive (the page also includes links to other items they make which are sometimes not vegan-friendly like biscuits, so be aware of this):
- Fine Plain Wholemeal Flour
- Buckwheat Wholegrain Flour
- Self-Raising White Flour
- White Rye Flour
- Wholemeal Self-Raising Flour
- Wholemeal Spelt Flour
- Wholemeal Rye Flour
- Gluten-Free Buckwheat Flour
- Gluten-Free Rice Flour
- Gluten-Free Plain White Flour
- Gluten-Free Self-Raising Flour
- Malthouse Bread Flour
- Organic Strong White Bread Flour
- Strong Wholemeal Bread Flour
- Gluten-Free Brown Bread Flour