About us

Grain Chain is a curriculum linked education resource for teachers to inform school-aged children about the story of grain-based food - from the farm to mill to plate. Find tailored teaching materials, worksheets, videos, quizzes, recipes and activities about farming, flour  milling and baking.

Who funds the Grain Chain?


AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds is a levy-funded organisation that aims to improve the production and marketing of cereals and oilseeds. It provides market information, supports research and development, helps develop the export market for UK cereals and provides independent information about the role of cereals and oilseeds in a healthy, balanced diet. 



Since 1956, FAB has been providing information on all matters concerning flour and bread in the UK to the public, media, schools, health professionals, and the catering, retailing and baking trade.

Part of the National Association of British and Irish Millers (nabim), FAB is keen to help people understand the role of bread in a healthy, balanced diet. From educational material to issue-led PR initiatives, the appreciation of bread and flour in all their variety, versatility, vitality and not least nutritional value has always been a priority for FAB. 




The Federation of Bakers represents the interests of the companies baking sliced and wrapped bread, bakery snacks and other bread products. It is a £3 billion industry at retail sales value employing 20,000 people supplying 80% of the nation's bread. It has eight company members running 47 bakeries in the United Kingdom.