Recent survey finds 27 million Brits baked during lockdown

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    Publisher Milling & Grain
    Year of publication 2020 September

    Medium Digital

    Economics & commerce > Data & reviews
    Cereal processes > Baking & bread
    Contemporary news > 2020


    Scope & contentWith homes across the country full of the aroma of banana breads, a new survey commissioned by The National Association of B:ritish and Irish Millers (nabim), undertaken by YouGov, has revealed just how much Britain turned to baking throughout the lockdown period.

    The survey found that over half (53%) of respondents baked between the start of lockdown and mid-May, equating to 27 million UK adults, 34 percent of which had used two or more bags of flour since the start of lockdown.

    The survey also showed what Britain has been baking, with bread emerging, perhaps surprisingly, as the most popular bake overall, with 37 percent of home bakers adding this to their repertoire - whilst seven percent have attempted sourdough loaves... Read more.

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