Demand for gluten-free and non-allergenic bakery, snack and cereal products is continuing to surge. This is being fueled by consumers with celiac disease, other allergies and intolerances and also a consumer sentiment that free-from is healthier for you. There is a pressing need for industry to step up the challenge of providing safe foods that also taste good.
A latest Mintel report shows only 42% of Americans consider their diet to be healthy, while less than 38% consumers agree that healthy foods are worth the added expense.
New York-based natural and organic food company, Hain Celestial, has introduced two new tortilla chip products under its Garden of Eatin’ brand.
General Mills has launched a host of new snacks that address a range of modern snacking trends focused on health around the world.
Food waste-conscious start-up, ChicP, transforms leftover fruit and vegetables into a variety of flavoured hummus, and is crowdfunding to expand into new markets.
UK food firms have created the Gluten Free Industry Association (GFIA) to promote best practice manufacturing tips, gluten testing and ingredient sourcing for the free-from sector's most lucrative category.
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ConAgra has entered a final plea deal in a criminal misdemeanour charge of violating the US Food Drug and Cosmetic Act.
Bells of Lazonby has expanded its gluten-free ‘We Love Cake’ range with two more products; chocolate and berry muffins.
Kröner-Stärke (KS) has developed a range of pre-gelatinized flours and starches for the baked goods market that it claims will give professional bread manufacturers the edge on their competition....
Today is the first day that nutritional information must become mandatory on packaging, according to the EU Food Information to Consumers (FIC) Regulation No 1169/2011.
Nuts and seeds recalls have fallen in Q3, after leading the pack in the number of food and beverage recalls in Europe in H1.
Gourmet popcorn maker, Pop Notch, has opened a new factory at Maghera in county Derry, Northern Ireland, to boost its sales in Europe and the US.
The success of chia and quinoa has opened the door for other less-known ancient grains, but one South African company exporting teff is wary of a boom and bust effect.
The UK’s vote to withdraw from the European Union has prompted more requests from French companies to export to the UK, says the French Trade Commission.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has launched a public consultation on gluten-free labeling in England.
Oats-based foods company, Grainful, has announced it is entering the initial growth stages after a period of market testing, scale up and market validation. Its products will be available in...
The free-from grains trend is gaining pace as gluten-free becomes a global standard in the bakery industry, wrote Euromonitor’s senior insight analyst Pinar Hosafci.
Speaking to BakeryandSnacks during the recent Food Vision event in Chicago, Veggies Fries’ founder and CEO, David Peters, said, in order to create a “disruptor product” in the food industry,...
The Welsh Government is taking domestic companies including bakers on a trade mission to Madrid, Spain, in an effort to grow its F&B industry by 30% by 2020.
California’s District Court has dismissed civil action against Raisio plc’s CEO, Matti Rihko, by Oat Solutions.
A new concept from a US company provides additional benefits that go beyond the drive to improve gluten-free products.
Rice flours and starches dominated the first generated of gluten-free goods, particularly in the bakery segment, but are they still the #1 choice in formulators’ toolkits? FoodNavigator-USA caught up with...
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Propercorn is showcasing its Crunch Corn range for the European market, at SIAL, Paris, this week October (16-20).
Earlier data from Datamonitor showed that chia and quinoa led the field in US gluten-free product launches that contain ancient grains. It indicated that new US food launches containing ancient...