Did you know...
Approximately 1.7bn* loaves sold a year in the UK... laid end to end they'd stretch to the moon and keep on going another 50,000 km.
* source: SIG data 52w/e 11th June 2011
Hovis Farmers Race
We have been a part of British heritage for 125 years. Click here to find out more about our history.
125 Years of Goodness
At Hovis we are proud to mark 125 years of baking this year. Our origins started in 1886 with a miller called Richard “Stoney” Smith.
Hovis has a rich history that began way back in 1886 with a miller by the name of Richard ‘Stoney’ Smith.
Recipes from 1926
At Hovis, we have been developing and sharing recipes with our consumers since 1926. Here are a few old recipes we thought you might enjoy looking at.
Hovis is Born
In 1890 the name HOVIS was introduced. This name was derived from the Latin ‘Hominis Vis’ meaning ‘strength of a man.’Download
Benefits of Wheatgerm
Wheatgerm is the part of the wheat grain that Hovis was founded on over 120 years ago. Read on to find out more about the benefits of wheatgerm...Read More