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Snack identity crisis? ‘We’ve had a hard time getting our story told’, says SFA

The Snack Food Association (SFA) is determined to correct misperceptions held among consumers, government and regulators about the nature of the snack category and its role in health, its CEO says.

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).

Dispatches from Anuga FoodTec 2015

Heat and Control awaits go-ahead for India mega plant

Heat and Control plans to open a large-scale manufacturing facility in India to serve a rapidly growing snacks market and bolster business in the country, its sales head says.

Cardboard tray system slashes bakers' costs and could half retail bread prices

Replacing plastic trays with a cardboard system could allow US retailers to slash US bread prices while maintaining profit margins and lowering costs for manufacturers, says the maker of the new method Out of the Box.

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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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