Celebrate the first World Flour Day on 20th March!
This Friday, 20th March, marks the first World Flour Day, a day of recognition for all millers and bakers, as well as farmers, shippers, truckers, bakers, and all those who work in flour processing.
World Flour Day is a celebration of the crucial role of flour, the so-called 'staff of life' that supports the nutritional needs of billions of people around the world.
Credit must go to Mühlenchemie, who championed the creation of this special day. March 20th was the chosen day to celebrate flour as it is a special day for harvests. Its in the middle of the solstice, which varies between 19th and 21st March.
In the northern hemisphere spring starts after 20th March, and with it the planting season, In the southern hemisphere spring starts after 20th March, and with it the planting season. In the southern hemisphere autumn starts and, with it, the harvest season.
Flour, one of the most versatile food staples, is produced in many difference forms including breads, rolls, bagels, biscuits, cakes, and pasta.
For more information visit the World Flour Day website, HERE.