The recent finalization of the Trans Pacific Partnership is good news for confectioners and sugar-using manufacturers across the US, according to Rick Pasco, president of Sweetener Users Association (SUA).
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General Mills announced late Monday afternoon that it will voluntarily recall 1.8m boxes of Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios after undeclared wheat was detected in gluten-free cereals.
Chocolate giant Hershey has committed to 100% local peanuts for its Ghana school feeding programme.
Two all-natural, wheat-based starches launched by Ulrick & Short are said to boost bread volume, increase shelf life and make for a softer loaf over time.
Pecans could become a mainstay ingredient across the bakery and snacks industry as consumers look for more versatility in their products, says the Center for Pecan Innovation.
Global gluten free bread market leader Schär has reformulated its line of breads to include ancient grains and has relaunched across the US.
It’s been a rough couple of years for the cereal market, but General Mills said it is outpacing net sales expectations for Q1 2016 thanks in large part to products like gluten-free Cheerios.
Welch’s fruit snacks are candy masquerading as healthy snacks, says a false advertising lawsuit filed in New York.
There’s no one size fits all approach to stopping allergens from making their way into baked goods, but one researcher says manufacturers must put many safeguards, including training, in place to help mitigate risk.
Ridding grain-and flour-based product contaminants must be considered at every step of processing down to consumer level as consumers may misread labels and eat the product raw, says a food researcher.
A savvier group of customers want healthier products with fewer preservatives and ingredients, a trend one bread executive says will continue for a long time.
The cereal market has been trending downward in recent years. At this year’s Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference, two of the country’s biggest cereal companies, The Kellogg Company and General Mills, explained how they plan to recover in 2016 and beyond.
“Free-from” snack products are closer to becoming an industry standard, according to a report from Mintel.
Arla Foods Ingredients is showcasing a new high-protein ingredient for cake mixes that the company hopes can take advantage of the 'snackification' trend.
Flaxseed intake during lactation should be limited as it may change maternal adrenal function, research in rats has suggested.
Corn yields are expected to rise again, seeing record highs in many Midwestern states, for the 2015-16 fiscal year.
UK consumers are increasingly choosing popcorn over potato chips for the improved nutritional value, according to a report from Key Note.
Bread has seen a drop in popularity across developed countries due to health concerns, but pastries and cakes offer manufacturers a silver lining, according to a Euromonitor analyst.
The Norwegian national investment fund has cut ties with four major Asian companies, citing the risk of ‘severe environmental damage’ as a result of palm oil plantations.
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