HC Deb 16 April 1948 vol 449 c96W
Mr. Thornton-Kemsley

asked the Minister of Food what proportion bread grains provided of the pre-war annual average daily intake of 3,000 calories; and what proportion they will provide of the estimated daily intake of 2,681 calories for the first half of 1948.

Mr. J. Strachey

The proportions of calorie intake provided by bread grains are: Prewar, 28 per cent.; 1948 (1st half) 37 per cent.

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