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Ingrid Eissfeldt is presented with a TIPTREE WORLD BREAD award by Stephen Hallam

  • ABO low carb bites, (little soya rolls with herbs and linseed) won GOLD in the Gluten Free Category.
  • ABO white bread won SILVER in the Gluten Free Category.
  • ABO spelt wholemeal won SILVER in the Wholegrain Category.

Artisan Bread Organic won three awards at the Tiptree World Bread Awards. by master of ceremonies Stephen Hallam at St John's Church, Hyde Park on October 8th 2013.

We had to fend off competition from around the United Kingdom, with some loaves even being flown in from Cornwall and hand-delivered on the morning of the judging at the Worshipful Company of Bakers, to ensure peak freshness.

Timing was a challenge for us too as the bread had to be in London by noon. We had to pick three breads from our range and all three won an award!

As reported in the Whitstable Times on Thursday, Thursday, October 17, 2013:

Stars of the bread-baking world from across the UK gathered in London on Tuesday, October 8 for the announcement of the winners.

The judges included Edd Kimber, winner of the Great British Bake Off, and the legendary baker Charles Geary, known as Mr Bread.

Mr Hallam said: "We had very exacting criteria for judging, and every loaf was judged anonymously. The competition was exceptional."

Latest News 2011

July - Happy 10th Birthday Artisan Bread Organic

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We had a staff party on the 15th of July to celebrate 10 years of Artisan Bread Organic. Yes, Artisan Bread has been making amazing bread for 10 years now. It has been hard work but also rewarding and we have achieved a lot. No time for complacency though. We have big plans. Watch this space...

July - New eco friendly oven

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We now have a new hi-tec oven from Heuft running on thermo oil. It has it's own telephone line back to Heuft just in case something goes wrong. The boiler is heated electrically with green energy. This is to replace one of our very old Wachtel ovens, which is 45 years old. Good old German engineering!

February - Staff training

Gary Lukehurst from Artisan Bread Organic has successfully taken part in a professional Gluten Free baking seminar at the prestigious International Baking Academy in Weinheim, Germany. Well done Gary!

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January - Artisan Bread in the Telegraph

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In the article Tried & tested: gluten-free bread Telegraph journalist Rose Prince compared Artisan Bread with Genius. According to Rose Genius looked like, but didn't taste like real bread and was made with potato starch, egg white, Xantham gum, sugar beet flakes and yeast. She also unsuccessfully tried to get Genius to comment on the use of enzymes. In the discussion that followed the article some users reported that Xantham gum caused them heart-burn. Read more on Xantham gum

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