‘Sourfaux’ scandal hits supermarkets as major chains are accused of fooling shoppers by labelling bread as ‘made with sourdough’ despite being made in factories with up to 15 ingredients
- Sourdough bread is made using the simple ingredients of flour, water and salt
- Food group claims supermarkets sell bread ‘made with sourdough’ for £1.20
- Sustain says it is really ‘sourfaux’ made with ingredients like palm oil, yeast
- Government is examining the regulations on bread labelling and sourdough
Supermarkets are being accused of fooling shoppers by labelling bread as ‘made with sourdough’ despite being produced in factories with up to 10 ingredients.
A food and farming group has said that the bread – which is seen as a healthy alternative to other baked…