Representing the UK Bread Industry
Who we are
Federation of Bakers Limited (FoB) is the trade association representing the UK Bread and Bakery industry. We deliver professional services to our members in the form of advice and leadership in health & safety and technical matters, in our representational role lobbying government and in promoting the consumption of bread and defending its position as an important part of a healthy balanced diet through our PR work.
Who we represent
We represent the UK’s largest bakery companies who produce sliced and wrapped bread, bakery snacks (morning goods) and other bread products.
FoB has 10 member companies running 31 large scale bakeries located across the UK and Northern Ireland delivering fresh bread daily to local supermarkets, convenience stores and other retail outlets. We also have 29 Associate Members who are all suppliers to the bakery industry.
About the industry
The UK’s bread and bakery sector is worth £5 billion at retail sales value. We employ over 64,000 people and supply the majority of the nation’s bread, around 80% of the bread and bakery products consumed in the UK. That’s the equivalent of almost 11 million loaves and packs sold every single day.
Find out more
On our website you will find everything you need to know about the UK bread industry and sliced and wrapped bread.
Bread is a valuable, versatile and nutritious food providing many key nutrients to the UK diet including fibre, calcium, iron, vitamins and minerals including thiamine and niacin. Bread provides more of these key nutrients per penny than any other food.
Take a look at our media hub for lots of useful information about bread and its important role in a healthy and balanced diet.
Executive Board meeting & Christmas lunch
Our Executive Board members gathered together in December at the Worshipful Company of Bakers in central London, to hold productive discussions and reflections around 2023’s work – and to look forward to the direction of…