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Dispatches: AACCI annual meeting 2014

Sprouted grains not just about nutrition and taste, says Ardent Mills

Sprouted grains are known for nutritional punch and bold taste, but the sprouting process can also improve overall baking quality, says Ardent Mills.

FAO World Food Day 2014: Family Farming

ABA chief: Farming infrastructure critically important for wheat

Farming infrastructure in the wheat sector is critically important for bakers but there are a number issues threatening it, says the president and CEO of the American Bakers Association.

Defatting oats for higher beta-glucan content: Study

Defatting oats creates more concentrated levels of dietary fiber, particularly beta-glucan, research suggests.

FAO World Food Day 2014: Family Farming

Family farm produce: An important ingredient in global snacks?

Local, family farms play a huge role in the global snacks sector – offering solid relationships and a keen focus on the environment, say industry association heads.

Brazilian biscuit and bread associations merge in ‘basic basket’ tax hope

Brazil’s National Biscuit Industry Association (ANIB) is merging with the country’s Association of Pasta Manufacturers (ABIMA), which also represents the processed bread and industrial cakes sector, to form a new national organization for the country’s wheat-based industries.

EFSA backs non-digestible carbs for sugar reduction

EFSA (European Food Safety Authority) has delivered positive opinions for two non-digestible carbohydrate ingredients based on their ability to improve blood glucose response.

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General Mills bakery platform: Global thinking, local actions critical
Dispatches: AACCI annual meeting 2014

General Mills: Think globally; act local to tackle consumer problems

Bakery companies must have global strategies but act locally to solve consumer problems such as carb concerns...

EU 2014 cereal harvest record
Commodity reports: European Commission

EU cereal harvest to hit 2014 record

The EU cereal harvest will hit record levels this year, driving higher than average exports, says the...

Diamond Foods innovation center

Diamond Foods to build innovation center

Diamond Foods will pool snack NPD efforts under one roof with its first dedicated innovation center.

Flowers Foods: Sodium reduction should consider salt first

Flowers Foods on sodium reduction: Try salt first… it’s the low-hanging fruit

Bakers should consider slashing salt content before turning to sodium alternatives, says the VP of technical service...

Cottonseed meal: Promising protein for snacks
Dispatches: AACCI annual meeting 2014

Cottonseed: The next big GMO-free protein for snacks?

The by-product from non-genetically modified, food grade cottonseed packs high levels of protein into extruded snacks, says...

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