Shipton Mill produces a wide variety of excellent white flours suitable for all manner of bread cake and pastry.
What is "white" flour
Historically, white flour used to be made by sifting the wholemeal flour through linen or silk sifting cloths to separate the coarse bran and the germ from the creamy white starch hidden within the wheat grain. It was always the preserve of the wealthy. Today, everybody can enjoy white flour and indeed it has become the norm.
How it is made
From the 100% of wholemeal, 25% is sifted off as bran and germ. The remaining fraction is white flour. Usually white flour is actually a creamy colour because it is not bleached in the UK as it is in some other countries ( eg USA).
White flour produces a light and easily digestible bread, much in demand. Shipton Mill white flours are produced with quality in mind and are skillfully milled from the best organic and conventional wheat.
Our white flour
Our Traditional organic white flour contains a percentage of the old English wheat Maris Widgeon and has exceptional flavour with a creamy colour reminiscent of more historical white flours. It produces a well flavoured loaf which carries the tradition of home wheat, rare today. Such blends were a favourite of English master bakers of the past.
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