HC Deb 21 July 1969 vol 787 cc267-8W
90. Mr. Brewis

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food whether he is satisfied that sufficient supplies of stone-ground wholemeal flour are available to meet the public demand; and whether he will make a statement.

Mr. Hoy

The public demand for this flour is small and production in domestic packs is now mainly confined to smaller millers concentrating on speciality flours. There is ample production capacity for the present demand and several firms distribute nationally, but because of the small turnover it is not a widely held stock line in retail stores. Many retailers, however, arrange for supply to individual order.