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ABA ANNUAL CONVENTION A 'GREAT PLACE' TO ENGAGE

BEMA: Engage with bakers – don’t be on the outside looking in

The bakery sector is innovating and energized so it’s important equipment suppliers stay engaged, says the president and CEO of BEMA (Bakery Equipment Manufacturers and Allieds).

"New ideas need to be nurtured"

Critic-free innovation: What snack makers should learn from students

Snack manufacturers can follow in the footsteps of design students – innovating positively, without a critical mind, says a market expert.

Dispatches: Snaxpo 2015

Retail expert: Snack makers must get into ‘grocerants’ and e-commerce

Retail-restaurant models and e-commerce are the rise and snack makers must act fast to secure presence in these spaces, says a retail expert.

Cereal survivor: Fiber could be a protective part of our diets, say researchers

Cereal fiber has a ‘potentially protective’ role, say US researchers, after a study showed that people with the highest intake of cereal fiber had a 19% lower risk of death.

Dispatches from Anuga FoodTec 2015

Bakery sector satisfies sweet tooth at ExxonMobil Anuga stand

ExxonMobil treated guests to samples of bakery products, in partnership with its customers who use its food grade lubricants, at Anuga FoodTec last week.

ConAgra Foods outlines 3 point plan to grow consumer business

ConAgra Food outlines a three-point plant for growing sales of commercial brands, including Swiss Miss, Pam and Orville Redenbacher's, which continue to struggle despite improved share, profit and volume stabilization.

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RF Biocidics delivers decontamination tech to almond firm

RF Biocidics has installed its radio frequency equipment at an almond firm to eliminate possible harmful contaminants.

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Sourdough in bakery: Texture, shelf life, gluten-free, sprouted grains
Dispatches from Anuga FoodTec 2015

Food technologist: Global interest in sourdough is growing

Sourdough is becoming increasingly popular in baking because of its versatility and ability to enhance flavor and...

Blue Diamond's expands warehousing for US almond plant

‘State-of-the art’ warehouse for Blue Diamond's US almond plant

California-based almond agricultural co-operative, Blue Diamond Growers, is struggling to cope with increasing throughput at its processing plants...

Wheat haplotype map breeding promise, Kansas City

Wheat genetics debunked: DNA map to aid future breeding and NPD, says scientist

The world’s first DNA map of global wheat varieties will give unprecedented knowledge on genetic characteristics, helping...

Gluten-free bread aroma improved with precursors

Flavor precursors vital for gluten-free bread aroma: Study

Gluten-free bread can be enhanced with amino acid and sugar pairs ahead of baking to improve aroma...

Tyrrells Poshcorn to enter France

Tyrrells to enter French popcorn market with Poshcorn

Tyrrells has rebranded its popcorn range as Poshcorn and plans to enter the French segment for the...

Prepacked bread decline: Mintel

Supermarket shake-ups to hit packaged bread hard?

Prepackaged bread could be hit harder as underperformers are squeezed off supermarket shelves, according to Mintel.

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