What is the English Breakfast Society ?

The English Breakfast Society (EBS) is a learned society of fellows, dedicated to the tradition and heritage of the full English breakfast. We are a non-profit organisation, staffed by volunteer English breakfast enthusiasts and completely independent of the retail & farming industries.

What is your mission ?

We research the heritage, tradition and story of the English breakfast and document our work on this website. We provide information, advice and guidance to members of the public and journalists, on all matters relating to Great Britain's favourite breakfast tradition.

Why was Society founded ?

Our founder, the current chairman, cares about a centuries old tradition, one that he felt was falling into decline and suffering from poor standards in its preparation and ingredients. He felt that the tradition is one worth saving and he works to restore an icon of Englishness back to its former glory.

How can I become a member ?

Members of our society hold the title of Fellow and are listed in the Members Directory. The only way to become a Fellow is to make a cultural contribution to our cause in some tangible way and then get in touch with us, ideally with some sort of tangible proof of your contribution.

Where is your society based ?

We are headquartered in Hertfordshire, England, but through this website we have an international footprint and we welcome almost a million visitors every year from all over the world. The English Breakfast Society operates the most popular English breakfast website on the internet.

Are you interested in donations or volunteers ?

We will always appreciate any help you can give us in helping to keep this website up and running and the English Breakfast Society moving forward, but this does not necessarily have to be financial. If you want to become a Fellow, consider volunteering for us on one of our projects.

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