What does salt do for bread?

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  • It contributes to overall flavor.
  • In bread, it controls the fermentation rate of yeast.
  • It has a strengthening effect on the gluten protein in the dough.

bread facts

Assuming a sandwich was eaten for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, it would take 168 days to eat the amount of bread produced from one bushel of wheat. A family of four could live 10 years off the bread produced by one acre of wheat.