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Reduced Sugar Mix

Reduced Sugar Mix

Public Health England (PHE) set new targets for manufacturers to reduce sugar by 20% by 2020. With innovation as one of our key values, we have refined a number of technologies to allow us to produce a lower sugar cake blend to help our customers meet these targets and reduce the amount of sugar in their cakes.

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Successful plant of Oland Wheat

Successful plant of Oland Wheat

For Kells, our key considerations are always quality alongside taste and provenance, which is why in 2016 we began a collaboration with local farmer, Thomas Butlers. Just a stone’s throw from our mill on the banks of the rive Nore in Co Kilkenny, Thomas Butlers Farm in

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Business update

Business update

I think we would all agree that the last few weeks have been a challenging time for everyone and our thoughts have been with all our suppliers and customers. Personally, I am very grateful that the Kells team are all well and whilst its certainly been different,

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An afternoon treat for Mothering Sunday

An afternoon treat for Mothering Sunday

Beautiful cakes are a popular choice on Mother’s Day and at Kells, we can help you to create a range of delicious cakes that everyone will be proud to serve.
The Kells Crème Cake blends offer an exceptional selection of fantastic flavoured cakes including Lemon, Chocolate, Coffee, Elderflower and

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The battle of the brans – why wheat bran is best!

The battle of the brans – why wheat bran is best!

Fibre is key to a healthy balanced diet, but most of us don’t eat enough of this important nutrient. The daily recommendation for adults is 30g of fibre a day, but most are only eating an average of 18g.1
By upping your fibre intake to just 25-29g it can potentially help to prevent

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Seasonal Treats – Easter 2020

Seasonal Treats – Easter 2020

After the festive period, Easter is the next big seasonal opportunity for bakers to optimise on sales of cakes and bakes, including the ever popular Simnel Cake. This delicious rich fruit cake has a layer of marzipan baked in the centre with another thin layer on top. It is then decorated with 11 small balls of marzipan that are

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Introducing a new bakery treat – Red velvet thins

Introducing a new bakery treat – Red velvet thins

Looking for inspiration to offer something new to your customers? Why not try these new sweet bites, which are made from an existing Kells bakery blend? Red velvet thins are easy to make using 3334 Kells Red Velvet Blend and are an ideal accompaniment to morning coffee or as an afternoon treat with a cup of tea.

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Thinking ahead to Easter

Thinking ahead to Easter

In the lead up to Easter, one of the most popular seasonal foods is the deliciously sticky hot cross bun. The lightly fruited and spiced, sweet bakery treat is usually associated with Christian traditions and in particular Good Friday. The traditional paste or shortcrust pastry cross is reputed to symbolise the crucifixion.

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The origins of Irish soda bread

The origins of Irish soda bread

Soda bread is an iconic Irish bread and we are proud to champion it! We offer a range of Irish flours to make soda bread from scratch plus eight soda bread blends for even easier baking. Soda bread along with Irish stew, Barmbrack, Irish whiskey and dark porter stout has become one of the traditional foods associated with Ireland.

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A choice of classic Irish soda breads from Kells

A choice of classic Irish soda breads from Kells

Ireland is famous for soda bread and Kells offer a choice of eight different soda bread blends. We have seven generations of milling and bakery knowledge and expertise, so you can be confident that all our flours and blends really deliver.

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