Specialist ingredients supplier Zeelandia (Billericay, Essex) is emphasising the benefits of folic acid to consumers’ health at all ages. Ten years ago, Zeelandia launched Balance healthy bread mix, fortified with folic acid and designed for white bread.

For those, who prefer brown bread, Zeelandia offers two other ‘healthy’ mixes: O’mega and Prokorn. O’mega Bread contains spelt, linseed, oats and lightly roasted malts and contains Omega 3 fatty acids.

Prokorn is a multigrain bread mix, containing, linseed, sunflower, maize and bran and only requires the addition of yeast and water.