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300 Types of Bread - and all of them healthy

Wide choice of bread
Each region is proud of its own specialities. The smooth loaf from Franconia and the crusty bread from the Black Forest come in a perfect round. The short bread from Paderborn, the dark Holsteiner Katenbrot (baked in a tin) and the Schwarzbrot from Oldenburg are rectangular. All three are deliciously filling and contain a lot of roughage.

All German breads boast an abundance of vitamins, mineral salts, protein and carbohydrates. It does not matter whether they are baked from light wheat flour like the mild Kasseler or from rye flour like the slightly sour tasting country loaves from Berlin, Mecklenburg and Thuringia.
Wide choice of bread
The grainy black pumpernickel is a wholemeal bread from Westphalia and tastes fantastic with cooked ham. It belongs to the category of speciality breads just like the onion, the sweet raisin, the spice and the low-calorie crispbread. Breads which contain sesame or sunflower seeds are becoming more and more popular.

Very typical for Germany is the salty pretzel. In the bakery you will find it among crispy fresh rolls in different shapes which may be garnished with poppy or caraway seeds.

A shrimp toast from Sylt, a dinkel bread with aromatic smoked trout or a poppy-seed soufflé from Saxony are just some of the mouth-watering treats in store for you.

Or simply try a slice of black bread just with some butter on it. You will experience how wonderful it tastes.