BakeryandSnacks.com has put together a ‘festive bake-off’ scouring all the science and research from 2012 on gluten-free products to see how efforts to improve quality and up nutrition compare.
Swiss firm Aston Foods has developed a vacuum cooling technology for large bakeries that can save time and money compared to conventional cooling towers, it claims.
The production of celiac safe food products from non-commercial, traditional wheat strains has great potential, despite a recent study suggesting some are not suitable, say researchers.
A maximum threshold of 20 mg of gluten contamination per kilogram of food marketed as gluten-free has been successful in protecting coeliac consumers in Europe, according to a new study...
General Mills is seeking label friendly ingredients that prevent the growth of yeasts and molds in dry packaged fruit-based foods.
The level of trans-fats in Spanish bakery products has been ‘considerably’ lowered to levels that are well within those regarded as safe. As a result it is now important to...
Consumer demand for fiber-rich products is predicted to continue to sky rocket, with some industry observers claiming fiber will have ‘rock star’ status for the food and nutrition industries.
High distribution costs and no success in finding a European manufacturing partner has forced UK bread manufacturer Warburtons to end its export trial with Tesco across Central Europe.
Barley has great potential to leach the charge in a new era or functional bread products, but more needs to be done in understanding the key formulation challenges, warn researchers.
GMO content is harder to quantify in breads made from maize flour than maize semolina because the grain has a smaller particle size and has been processed more, a new...
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has urged greater use of neglected traditional grains, saying that there is global overreliance on just a handful of staple foods.
Synergy has introduced a new range of cheese flavours for savoury baked goods such as breads, scones, bagels and muffins, the company has said.
The bakery and snack sector is not generally seasonal and is comprised of staples, but manufacturers can exploit the lucrative Christmas period through packaging design, an analyst says.
A new way to produce heart healthy bread from whole grain oats could help industry create a new area of functional bread products backed by EU health claims, according to...
The $1.75m in bonuses to be shared by bosses at Hostess Brands should they meet targets relating to the sell-off of its assets are “below market rates” and “completely routine”, says...
Flowers Foods has broadened US distribution of its Nature’s Own bread brand through its newly acquired bakery firm Lepage Bakeries.
Bakery and snack manufacturers are only at the ‘tip of the fiber-enriched product iceberg’ and novel ingredients present opportunities to drive the sector further, according to a new report.
Gluten-free marketers have a habit of drawing a series of concentric circles when they are trying to describe their target market - and the potential size of the prize.
The managing director of Premier Foods’ bakery arm tasked with driving the struggling bread business forward has resigned and will leave the firm early 2013.
The bakers' union of Hostess Brands has asked the court overseeing the firm’s bankruptcy to appoint a Chapter 11 trustee to safeguard an orderly wind-down.
Researchers have developed modified bread and durum wheat that they claim could combat obesity and diabetes using a non-genetically modified technology known as ‘TILING’.
Kraft Foods has filed a patent for a new method for a shelf-stable, nutritional whole grain flour for use in cookies, crackers and snacks.
Packaging and distribution specialist Orbis has filed a patent for a multi-way bakery storage and distribution tray that it says ensures increased efficiency.
Twinkies, Wonder Bread, Ding Dongs et al. are up for sale as Hostess Brands wins approval to wind down operations and sell all assets.
The nearly extinct Twinkie has received a scurry of free publicity over the past two weeks and the saga may just lead to Wonder Bread t-shirts and Twinkie imitations coming...