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Clean-label bread market 'ripe for growth' in US, says president of Pak Group

Pak Group’s North American brand, Bellarise, has developed a clean-label Hawaiian roll improver that is available in non-allergen and non-GMO formats.

Euromonitor: 20 most influential megatrends to shape the world by 2030

Euromonitor International has identified 20 of the most influential megatrends to shape the world by 2030 with analysis on eight megatrends with the furthest-reaching impact on industries and consumers in the years to come.

Kraklin' Kamut organic snacks will be as affordable as Snickers, says GM

The sea salt-flavored kamut snacks - made from an ancient grain - were developed two years ago and received an 'overwhelming' interest received from consumers.

The eco-health benefits of fortifying bread with fruit by-products: study

Portuguese scientists suggest fortifying bread with fruit and yeast by-products increases fiber content in bread and could reduce waste in the environment.

Frito-Lay’s healthy image could help PepsiCo’s expansion in Whole Foods

Frito-Lay has launched a line of organic snacks made without artificial ingredients under its Lays, Doritos, Tostitos, Ruffles and Cheetos brands. 

Crunchmaster refrains from protein overkill in crackers line

Gluten-free crackers brand, Crunchmaster, has launched a protein cracker range, noting that adding a 'massive amount of protein' may not be the best way to target protein snack eaters.

Snack companies may label macadamia health benefits following FDA approval

The labeling of macadamia nuts’ health benefits, including reducing the risk of coronary heart disease, may appear on snack packaging having received FDA approval, said Royal Hawaiian Macadamia Nut. 

Food processors 'deceive consumers', say Norwegians as pressure mounts to introduce ombudsman

Pressure is mounting on Norway’s government to introduce an ombudsman to oversee a food supply chain that is increasingly dominated by a few major players.

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Baking Supply Co. kicks off fundraising campaign to deliver baking kits with free-from ingredients

Baking kit startup Baking Supply Co. has launched its Indiegogo campaign in the hope of raising $22,000 within a month to kick off its business.

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BRC & FDF call for submissions for sugar alternative ingredients

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) and the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) are calling on ingredient manufacturers, product specialists and researchers to submit details of sugar alternative ingredients to help companies reformulate their products.

Hindu leader seeks Kellogg's CEO's resignation for beef-containing cereals

Hindu statesman Rajan Zed said it was “shocking” for Hindus in the US to learn that some of Kellogg’s cereals they had been eating for years contained beef. 

'Reducing sodium in customers’ end products is an important consumer-driven trend’

Univar, chemical and ingredients distributor, has extended its distribution agreement with Kudos Blends to cover the Pell brand of raising agents, including sodium reduction products. 

PepsiCo palm oil progress report dismissed as ‘masterful window dressing’

PepsiCo’s efforts to provide further transparency in the palm oil supply chain have been slammed as “masterful window dressing”, in a strongly worded statement by the Rainforest Action Network.

Petrow sees demand rise for ‘free-from’ ingredients as its invests $131k in powder fill machine

Petrow Food Group has invested £100k ($131k) on an Auger powder fill machine for dry mixes.

IFT 2017

Bounceback of US egg supply will not kill plant-based substitutes in bakery: AEB

The US egg price is currently very attractive, but that won't put an end to plant-based egg alternatives for bakery manufacturers, the American Egg Board (AEB) told BakeryandSnacks.

News in brief

Royal DSM appoints new president of DSM Food Specialties

Royal DSM has appointed Patrick Niels to replace Ilona Haaijer as president of DMS Food Specialities from August 1.

Nuts.com to expand in New Jersey creating 150 jobs

Nuts.com, which produces nuts, dried fruit, snacks and pantry staples, is set to expand in New Jersey, creating 150 jobs.

Millennials prefer grain-enhanced chocolate confectionery

Grains such as quinoa, and cereals including corn flakes and rice puffs, are attracting attention globally as an ingredient or flavor in chocolate confectionery but not so much in Germany.

Grain-free trend just sprouting in bakery, but may overtake gluten-free

Many bakery industry professionals believe the grain-free trend will catch on - driven by a demand for more natural, less processed ingredients - and will eventually supersede gluten-free.

IFT 2017

Palsgaard removes PHOs from baked goods with new emulsifiers

Palsgaard showcased a line of emulsifiers that enable bakeries to remove partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) from cake mixes and industrial cakes at IFT held in Las Vegas at the end of June. 

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