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Offline TXCraig1

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Retail Bromated Flour
« on: October 31, 2012, 03:18:37 PM »
Is there any commonly available retail flour that is bromated?

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Re: Retail Brominated Flour
« Reply #1 on: October 31, 2012, 03:24:06 PM »


Are you looking to make some detroit style pizza per chance?     ;)
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Re: Retail Brominated Flour
« Reply #2 on: October 31, 2012, 03:24:50 PM »
Craig,

Although it isn't easy to find bromated flour in retail, someplace like my Country Store, or regular supermarkets near Steve, do sell plastic bags with bromated flours.

If you want to try any of my bromated flours, I would be happy to send you some of mine to try.

Right now I have Kryol flour and GM Full Strength, both of which are bromated.

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Re: Retail Brominated Flour
« Reply #3 on: October 31, 2012, 03:29:21 PM »
Is there any commonly available retail flour that is brominated?

Craig,

If you mean like a supermarket, I would say no, and that is after looking for years in supermarkets around the country. However, as Norma noted there are places that repackage and sell bromated flours, and, of course, there are some big box stores that sell bromated flours. Since all-purpose flours are almost never bromated, the bromated flours will be bread flours or high-gluten flours.

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Re: Retail Bromated Flour
« Reply #4 on: October 31, 2012, 03:36:03 PM »
if you mean bromated... no     I think brominated is something that has to do with oil. 


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Re: Retail Bromated Flour
« Reply #5 on: October 31, 2012, 03:41:08 PM »
good call peter.... in my area even the big box stores wont sell bromated flour, but I have heard that in other parts of the country people have found all trumps at cosco, and other brands of bromated flour at sams club.    



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Re: Retail Bromated Flour
« Reply #6 on: October 31, 2012, 04:16:34 PM »
@TX, you seen to have some connections in the food industry, try to locate a Con Agra rep or salesman and get some of there occident flour. It's what Norma mentioned in her comment, I get it up in northern NY in Amish country. I can get it in 5 lb. repackaged bags and I can also buy it in 50lb, sacks. Damn good flour BTW!

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Re: Retail Bromated Flour
« Reply #7 on: November 01, 2012, 10:00:41 AM »
Flour millers typically offer their stronger flours as bromated or non-bromated, such as General Mills Full Strength (12.6% protein) and Remarkable (13.6% protein) as I am sure other flour millers do. If you live in California, it may be difficult to find a bromater flour because, as a potential carcinogen, all products containing KBRO3 and sold in California must have a warning label similar to that which is found on a pack of cigarettes or a bottle of wine. In Canada it is not approved for use in food, but anyplace else you should be able to find it. If you can't locate it at a local store, or buy it directly from a distributor, you might be able to talk to a local retail baker to see if he will sell you a partial or full bag, or maybe you can place an order for a 50# bag of bromated flour with his next flour order. FYI: Full Strength W/bromate (#53391 or #53381); Remarkable W/bromate (#57140 or #57122).
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Re: Retail Bromated Flour
« Reply #8 on: December 09, 2012, 03:28:56 PM »
GFS here in central ohio sells primo gusto high gluten/bromated  in 25 pound bags.  I find it weak compared to Trumps.   Walter