Driven by demands from the cereals, snacks and beverage categories, and growing at a whopping 239%, is there anything to stop the rise of chia?
Kellogg is forging ahead with sustainability goals by offsetting half of the electricity use at its waffle plant in California using fuel cell technology, its chief sustainability officer says.
The percentage of new US food product launches featuring ancient grains or seeds has almost tripled since 2008, according to Datamonitor. But the bulk of activity is focused around just...
Penford Food Ingredients has developed a corn-based fiber that it says has a cleaner flavor than other corn fibers – opening up broader application opportunities.
Two years on from the disastrous UK wheat harvest, wheat processors and bakers should see the market return to healthy yields and prices, according to a cereals analyst.
Barilla has said it plans to invest €30m into a French bakery plant for its Harry's bread brand.
Across most countries, sandwiches and fruit are popular in children's lunchboxes while the inclusion of chips, yoghurt and cheese snacks varies considerably across regions, according to a consumer report by...
DuPont’s bakery team is focused on tackling waste by improving shelf life and processing, as part of a broader vision to manage an imminent global food shortage, it says.
While many grocery brands are struggling to generate any growth right now, top gluten-free brands Udi's and Glutino notched up combined net sales growth of 53% in the latest quarter,...
Premier Foods is remaining tight-lipped about reports that the Mexican bakery Grupo Bimbo may acquire its troubled bread division, as the firm’s short-term prospects divided City opinion.
Food manufacturers are likely to ask for an extension to the 60-day comment period set by the FDA to consider its proposal to revoke the GRAS status of partially hydrogenated...
Demonization of ingredients and a lack of consumer understanding has fueled clean label, but it remains niche among a small group of consumers, DuPont Nutrition & Health says.
News that the FDA is considering revoking the GRAS (generally recognized as safe) status of partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) in a bid to eradicate artificial trans fats from the US...
Price is a top priority for bread consumers, but long-term growth opportunities for the struggling bread sector may well lie outside of these 'cheap and cheerful' ingredient walls, says an...
European bakers should carefully monitor global growing conditions as the trends in major producing and exporting countries are a predominant influence on prices.
Slashing costs at a formulation level can be done, but options have been exhausted and bakers should now turn to maximizing profit and reducing costs elsewhere, say experts.
Rather than innovative formulation changes to manage costs, bakers across the globe are instead going back to basics and cleverly sourcing commodities.
Using enzymes as a baking processing aid can potentially reduce costs for manufacturers by partially replacing other ingredients or limiting waste, according to science and technology research firm Campden BRI.
UK households are throwing away 4.2 million tonnes of food and drink annually worth £12.5bn, according to Waste Resources Action Programme (WRAP).
The definition of freshness in bakery has evolved into a multi-dimensional parameter that goes far beyond shelf life, says Novozymes.
Scientists have optmized a method to detect inorganic arsenic (iAs) at low levels in cereal-based food like bread, breakfast cereals and corn snacks, an issue which is not currently regulated...
Premier Foods has confirmed press reports that it is seeking a partner to raise funding for its troubled bread business.
Grupo Bimbo hopes to boost Mexican business thanks to an agreement with Visa via its technology subsidiary that enables small Mexican retailers to accept electronic card payments.
Bakers need to focus on smaller portions and selling to individual consumers instead of working in bulk, warns an expert.
Premier Foods is ahead of target on cutting suppliers and product lines, according to ceo Gavin Darby, reporting on third quarter (Q3) financial results yesterday.