It may not be a surprise to see small bags of white powder changing hands for large sums of money on Britain’s street corners.
But street urchins and scallies have changed their product to flour, which is in short supply through the traditional routes.
Local dealer, Pete Thape showed Cutting News a proud selection of strong white bread flours, and an artisan mix for the discerning customer.
‘This shit is uncut; no point your bread smelling like talc,’ said Thape.
‘Got a sourdough starter for the right price,’ offered a shameless Thape.