It is vital that the yeast industry is not forgotten in European sugar and energy policies if Euro-firms are to remain competitive on an increasingly international stage, according to the...
Over 20 major food firms have signed up to health and wellness pledges on advertisement to children, consistent product information, open access to formulation policies and employee wellbeing as part...
The natural sweetness and antioxidant properties of dates could add value to dairy, pastry and meat products, and would reduce waste of a fruit that was not being eaten fresh,...
Bakery ingredients supplier CSM UK has joined the Federation of Bakers (FoB).
The US is considerably behind the UK in terms of sodium reduction, but is catching up and demand will boom over the next year, the CEO of Kudos Blends says...
Healthier products remain a top consumer demand, interpreting and communicating health claims is an ongoing challenge, and food safety is top of mind amid eco-friendly advances, according to Leatherhead Food...
US bakery, snack and cereal manufacturers should look to Europe for lessons on clean label and better-for-you products that don’t scream health, says Mintel’s innovation head.
Three months after a federal judge in California gave the preliminary thumbs up to a $3.4m settlement of a class action lawsuit accusing Trader Joe’s of falsely advertising products as ‘all natural’,...
Food manufacturers don’t understand the urgency of sustainability and need to act faster, but also communicate actions better with consumers, says the president of global NGO Food Tank.
Wheat yields are looking good and prices are on a downward trend but manufacturers shouldn’t get their hopes up yet, according to one market analyst.
The Zeelandia Group will invest several million euros into modernizing production in Turkey – an ‘inspiring’ economy brimming with new product development opportunities in bread and pastry, its CEO says.
Egyptian bakery equipment firm Morcos has faced financial difficulties amid political unrest in its home market, but an investment strategy saw it prosper against the odds, its purchasing manager says.
WP Bakery Group subsidiary Riehle has upgraded its donut fryer, switching to digital for improved temperature control, its export manager says.
Increasing interest in cinnamon’s health properties has led to its use in more foods, but heavy rainfall in producer countries has affected supply, a leading ingredients company has warned.
Ingredients suppliers are uniquely placed in the supply chain to up their game in sustainable sourcing and must push the agenda further, says a market analyst from Invenire.
Fortifying cereal-based products with fiber is less about nutrition and more about technical, formulation functions that align with mega-trends like sugar reduction and gluten-free, claim suppliers.
In this special edition article BakeryandSnacks.com takes a look at some of the key suggested benefits of fiber, and how manufacturers can utilize it to benefit consumers.
Europe's rubber stamp on Ingredia’s Benexia chia oil, expected in June, will heat up appeal even more, claims its global director.
Fritsch is working on a filling machine that can pump stiff product like beans into baked goods; a development that could boost sales by 10-15%, its technical head says.
The gluten-free industry must improve availability, quality and cost of products in light of a fourfold increase in UK celiac diagnosis over the past two decades, says the CEO of...
Taste, performance and nutrition will always be the biggest drivers in flour innovation, says Bay State Milling’s director of product marketing.
Keeping up with consumer change, hunting out talent to align with trends and reacting strategically to global crises has to be top of the agenda, three bakery CEOs say.
Nanotechnology to deliver nutrients or flavors into bakery remains nascent, but that will change over the next decade, says RNI Conseil’s scientific and regulatory affairs senior consultant.
Genetic modification (GM) of wheat genes to ‘silence’ protein fractions toxic to those with celiac disease holds promise for cereal development, researchers say.
Political instability in the Ukraine has reinforced the UK’s need to increase its own food security and production, National Farmers Union (NFU) president Meurig Raymond has warned.