Cornstarch is a thickening agent often used to improve the texture of soups, sauces, marinades, and desserts. An essential for the store cupboard this flour comes from Caudwell Mill, a unique, Grade II listed, historic, water turbine powered, roller flour mill.
Powered by water from the river Wye, one or more mills have stood on this site for at least 400 years. The present mill however was built in 1874 by John Caudwell and ran as a family business for over a century, before closing in 1978.
The mill was then purchased by a charitable trust and has been operated by the Trust for over forty years, producing some of the finest flour in the country today.