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Hemp bread heads to market in Benalla

AFTER two decades in the pipeline, you can legally get your fix of hemp this weekend — albeit with butter and Vegemite on it.

From Sunday the sale of hemp for human consumption will be legal in Australia.

The much-maligned plant, part of the cannabis family, has been given the tick of approval by state and federal governments.

Benalla baker Andrew Bertalli will be up early on Sunday to bake his first batch of hemp bread, 17 years after he began lobbying for hemp foodstuffs to be legalised.

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Review: Heart Bread

Can your daily bread help lower your cholesterol?

This is a big claim so I was pleased to be offered the chance to taste-test two little-known loaves of bread and put them through the Foodwatch review system. Here’s how we rated these new Alpine Breads sold under the label of Heart Fibre and Heart Wholemeal.

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Alpine Breads… The History

Take a look back at the history of Alpine Breads and see where it came from.

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Benalla slice takes cake

Bertalli’s Alpine Bread in Benalla beat the favourites to win the top vanilla slice award at the Victorian Baking Show last month.

The bakery joined several Goulburn Valley bakeries taking out top honours at the Baking Association of Australia’s annual show on February 22 and 23.

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Hemp, the best thing since …

HEMP grains could be the key to a healthier bread says a Benalla baker who wants to see the law changed to allow its consumption as a human food.

Managing director at Alpine Breads Andrew Bertalli said his business was dedicated to supplying customers with the healthiest range of sour dough breads and he believed using hemp seeds would provide health benefits.

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Managing director of Alpine Breads, Andrew Bertalli, says politicians are out of touch with industrial hemp demand.

Independent federal MPs Cathy McGowan and Andrew Wilkie are backing calls from retailers to make industrial hemp edible

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Bertalli’s Alpine Bread Benella

In 1992, the deregulation of the Victorian bread industry meant you could deliver anywhere you wanted in Victoria and Bertalli’s Alpine Breads Benalla knew the major companies would come up to the country and flood the market with their normal square breads.

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Sliced white no more: Artisan bread takeover

Heading out for breakfast at a hip local café is a Saturday activity many spend their week eagerly anticipating.

Imagine the disappointment one might feel at being served up some ordinary old sliced white alongside their poached eggs and grilled halloumi.

The trend towards ‘artisan’ bread didn’t happen overnight, and change has been insidious. On the front line observing it all has been Andrew Bertalli, the fourth generation owner of Bertalli’s Alpine breads – a specialty bakery in regional Victoria trading since 1931.

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