Oats, when the supply chain ensures no cross-contamination, are a gluten-free cereal grain. So why haven’t we seen a flurry of oat-based gluten-free options in the global bakery sector? Are...
Leading food and drink makers including Nestlé, Unilever and Coca-Cola have made good progress in the year since Oxfam released its first Behind the Brands sustainability scorecard – and only...
The US trend of skipping breakfast or eating it on the go hurts both cereal and packaged breakfast baked goods, according to an analyst behind a Packaged Facts report.
High magnesium, low potassium mineral salts represent a functional and nutritious solution for sodium reduction in baked goods, according to a food science consultant.
Girls who eat breakfast every day are less likely to be overweight than those who skip breakfast, according to a study published in The International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition....
Grupo Bimbo doubled its net profit for 2013 and totted up its highest ever EBIDTA – improvements that defined what its CEO described as a ‘pivotal’ year.
The Bavarian pretzel, native to the southeast German state, has been granted protected geographical indication (PGI) status in the EU.
A London food firm has been ordered to pay £5,400 after one of its workers suffered serious finger injuries while cleaning a poorly guarded machine.
Health claims in bakery need science but communicating them remains challenging when the benefits cannot be directly perceived by consumers, says the research head at Vaasan Group.
Grupo Bimbo will have its work cut out baking up success in Canada and could be disappointed if it expects too much, says analyst.
One-third of all new bakery launches were sweet biscuits and cookies in 2013, the most popular on-pack claim was ‘no additives’ and the average price of baked goods rose, according...
The bakery sector in China is a social phenomenon - considered by many as a trendy, Western sector, says a Shanghai-based consultant.
Mediterranean carob seed flours hold potential as a novel, antioxidant ingredient for cereal products, according to scientists.
A majority of EU member states voted against approving a genetically modified (GM) maize variety for cultivation in Europe at a Council of Ministers meeting on Tuesday – but the...
Mexican bread titan Grupo Bimbo will dish out C$1.83bn to buy the Canada Bread Company – 90% of which belongs to Maple Leaf Foods.
Understanding how the freezing process impacts wheat gluten proteins rather than whole gluten may enable better preservation of frozen dough, researchers say.
Penford Ingredients has developed a corn-based protein to tap into a surge in health and wellness, vegetarianism and gluten-free, its R&D head says.
Hurdles in food safety, taste and consumer acceptance await on the London South Bank University’s quest to join two big food innovations: 3D printing and insect-based ingredients.
Few topics can spark a more spirited debate these days than gluten, and yet, as the Whole Grains Council/Oldways points out, misconceptions abound when it comes to gluten—especially within the...
Restructuring or repositioning ingredients is the future of salt, fat and sugar reduction in bakery, but these methods are being held back by a fear of the unknown, says Leatherhead’s...
The Real Good Food Company (RGFC) has appointed former British Sugar boss Gino De Jaegher as its new chief operating officer, effective immediately.
Reducing salt, sugar or fat in baked goods will always mean compromises so it’s important to ensure these concessions are minimal, says Leatherhead’s formulation expert.
Flowers Foods has reported record sales for fiscal 2013, propelled by volume gains from the exit of rival Hostess in late 2012 and the acquisition of its bread brands, its CEO says.
The Middle East has some of the fastest rising levels of diabetes in the world, presenting opportunities for bakery manufacturers to develop healthier bread products, says a Euromonitor analyst.
A national press advert from Warburtons – stating ‘No.1 Now London's biggest bakers’ – has been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), after complaints from Premier Foods and Allied Bakeries.