Posts in History

As we are heading into the new year, as well as reflecting on 2018, we thought we would rewind back to around 60 years ago to when Fosters Bakery was still in its infancy. 2019 holds a lot of uncertainty for many business due to Brexit, and during times of uncertainty it’s always reassuring to look back and think how far you and your business has come.

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An Insight into World Vegetarian Day

World Vegetarian Day is a time for those who want to give going meat-free a try or for those who want to celebrate their vegetarian or plant-based diets. World vegetarian day was founded in 1977 by the North American Vegetarian Society and endorsed by the International Vegetarian Union in 1978.  This blog runs through the brief history of vegetarianism and in turn, how this impacts or disrupts the food industry.

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The History of Sourdough

To celebrate Sourdough September, we have delved into the history of the brilliant and versatile sourdough. Like many bakes, sourdough was supposedly created by accident in Egypt. Sourdough is made by yeast fermenting with ingredients (usually flour and water). Egyptians are known to have enjoyed their beer-brewing and bread-making so read more to see how this combination created Sourdough!

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