The Heygates Group spans farming, flour and feed milling and baking, with ten flour mills, a feed mill, two modern bakeries and 7500 acres of arable land in England. Heygates today is steeped in history and traditional values but run as a modern 21st century business by the grandsons of the founder, with continued passion, enthusiasm and commitment to the British milling industry and to supplying quality product to its customers.
Coarser in texture than white flour, wholemeal flour is the finely ground meal of the whole wheat berries. Wholemeal flour is higher in fibre and more nutritious than white flour. It is extremely popular due to the continued move towards less refined foods and healthier lifestyles.