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There are three basic types of bread - white, brown and wholemeal - but more than 200 varieties are available to the UK consumer.

Hovis Farmers Race

  • Hovis Heritage Recipe

    Hovis Heritage

    We have been a part of British heritage for 125 years. Click here to find out more about our history.

  • 125 Years of Goodness

    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.

  • Original Wheatgerm

    Original Wheatgerm

    Hovis has a rich history that began way back in 1886 with a miller by the name of Richard ‘Stoney’ Smith.

  • Recipes from 1926

    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.’


Benefits of Wheatgerm

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...

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