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‘Major surge’ in US and China wheat stocks predicted by FAO

US wheat stocks are set to grow, according to new forecasts from the United Nations Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO).

Listeria alert: SunOpta extends sunflower seed recall period by eight months

SunOpta – the supplier connected to a raft of US recalls relating to potential sunflower seed contamination – has extended the recall period of its products for a second time.

General Mills flour 'likely' source of multistate E.coli outbreak, says CDC

General Mills flour – voluntarily recalled by the manufacturer earlier this week – is the “likely” source of a multistate E. coli outbreak, according to the US Centers for Disease...

Push to drive UK wheat exports as drought hits North African cereal crops

With wheat exports to North Africa tipped to increase this year, UK businesses have been raising awareness of the properties of locally grown flour to overseas bakers.

Price of butter futures jumps by 13%

Low milk prices and a cold, wet spring across Europe have combined to push butter futures prices upwards, according to Greenfields Ingredients, the UK division of Greenfields Ireland.

B2B firms know artisan doesn’t mean….well, artisan, says ASA

An advert for a bread mix that promises “an easy way to make sour dough and artisan breads” is not misleading because it targets B2B firms who know the end product will...

Renaissance non-GMO, acrylamide-reducing yeast gains GRAS status

Yeast innovation business Renaissance BioScience Corp has secured Generally Regarded as Safe (GRAS) status for its strain of non-GMO, acrylamide-reducing (AR) baker’s yeast.

Clean label on the rise in Turkey but price and taste still king

Demand for clean label ingredients is on the rise in Turkey, especially for children's food - but the market is too price sensitive and focused on taste for it to...

Food and beverage giants pledge to cut trans fats to below 1g per 100g by 2018

Global food and drinks businesses including General Mills, Kellogg, Mars, Nestlé and Unilever have pledged to reduce trans fatty acids to “nutritionally insignificant levels” by the end of 2018.

Can Kellogg's new Kashi cereal help encourage more farmers to go organic?

Kashi has launched a breakfast cereal using wheat grown under a new initiative supporting farmers transitioning fields from conventional to organic crops.

BREAKING NEWS

Nestlé to cut all ties with IOI over palm oil action plan: 'It doesn’t go far enough'

Nestlé is cutting ties with palm oil supplier IOI. No new contracts will be awarded to the Malaysian firm and all existing ones will be “phased out” by the end of August,...

Where East meets West: Highlights from FI Istanbul

FoodNavigator is at Food Ingredients Istanbul, scouting out the latest ingredient trends and developments in the region. Here are some that caught our eye.

High-carb meals better in curbing appetite amongst the obese: Study

Foods high in carbohydrates may help promote better short-term appetite control than high-fat foods, a nutritional study has revealed. 

Our stool frequency claim may not be sexy – but it adds credibility to empty slogans: BENEO

A survey of over 1,000 consumers in the UK and Spain has helped German ingredients giant BENEO join the dots between its EFSA-approved stool frequency health claim on paper and...

Wheat rusts: Renewed push by FAO and partners to combat crop disease

Activity by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nation (FAO) and partner groups is being ramped up to combat the threat of wheat rusts.

News in brief

Barentz backs water lentils for protein

Dutch ingredients player Barentz International has partnered with Floridian biotech start-up Parabel USA to globally distribute ‘water lentil’-derived protein.

3D Food Printing Conference 2016

Cellulose can be used as an edible ingredient for 3D printing

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has partnered with the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN UK) to promote Additive Manufacturing (AM) in the food industry.

Enzymes specialist DeutscheBack ramps up activity in China and Latin America

Baking ingredients supplier DeutscheBack is increasing its presence and capacities in Latin America and China to meet growing demand.

special edition - healthy snacking

Bars of gold: Veggie inclusions to maintain growth in healthy snack bars?

With sales of healthy snack bars booming in the US, industry experts predict vegetables and savory flavors could become key weapons in maintaining growth.

Adams Foods takes on Ornua name

UK-based Adams Foods and Adams Food Ingredients have changed their names to reflect their parent company, Ornua.  

Corbion Caravan unveils preservative-free pre-soaked ancient grains

Bakery industry supplier Corbion Caravan has reformulated its pre-soaked grain lines to make them preservative free.

EHL Ingredients launches seed mixes to tap evolving savory biscuit market

Supplier EHL Ingredients has extended its range with new seed mixes designed for savory biscuits and crackers.

France to vote on palm oil tax

A tax on palm oil destined for food could be on the cards in France as the government votes on its Biodiversity Bill this week.

Sprouted grains baker Angelic Bakehouse unveils first snacking line

Sprouted grains baked goods manufacturer Angelic Bakehouse has launched its first snacking product.

Global wheat production to fall in 2016 season, reports FAO

Global wheat production for the 2016 season is tipped to be below last year’s record levels according to new data from the United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

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