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.
One of the largest European gluten-free brands, Schär, has unveiled six new varieties in major UK retailers, including Morrisons and Tesco.
California-based baking supplier Bellarise has developed an organic gluten replacer that can replace 25% to 50% of gluten used by bakers. .
Nestlé’s gives ConfectioneryNews a look inside its $31m expanded quality assurance center in Dublin, Ohio, where it is battling the emerging threat of foreign bodies in confections.
RiceBran has expanded its Proryza range with new formulation Proryza Gold to tap food industry demand for simple ingredients.
Top-selling UK bread brand Warburtons has partnered with the Canadian International Grains Institute (Cigi) in a research project designed to increase the use of pulse-based flours.
Kayco Company-owned brand Absolutely Gluten Free has unveiled new snacking product Organic Superseed Crunch.
The ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB) is offering accreditation to the Gluten-Free Certification Program (GFCP).
US snack delivery service Love With Food has this week begun shipping internationally to more than 25 countries including the UK and Canada.
Modified rye bread may ease the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) according to a study, which recommends this food as a way to increase fibre intake for patients with...
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Pacific Grain and Foods, one of the largest bakery ingredients suppliers in the US, has become Agri-Neo’s first US client to purchase its latest food safety technology Neo-Pure.
Cape Cod chips manufacturer, Snyder’s-Lance has made its pretzel production facility peanut-free in order to accommodate the increasing consumer demand for allergen-free snacks.
Vermont Nut Free Chocolates has unveiled upgraded packaging for its bestselling products at the Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City.
Kallo and Bjorg owner Wessanen is extending into the gluten-free market with the acquisition of UK gluten-free baked goods manufacturer Mrs Crimble’s.
General Mills has unveiled NPD plans including new gluten-free Cheerios and natural products as it looks to maintain growth in its cereals business.
In half a decade, seaweed has made the leap from traditional Korean side dish to an ingredient making a big impression on the US snacking scene.
European confections and snacks have become increasingly appealing to American consumers for their premium quality and health benefits. European Confections, a New York-based confectionery importer, will bring over 20 new...
General Mills and South Dakota State University are to work together in a bid to improve the nutritional qualities of oats and develop varieties with higher yields.
US kettle chip manufacturer Saratoga Chips launched its first popcorn line, OrganicPop.
Himanthalia - or sea spaghetti - may not be commonly known. But as a healthy like-for-like pasta replacement that boosts vegetable intake and is harvested in a sustainable way, it...
Another major US manufacturer has voluntarily recalled products over fears they may contain undeclared peanut residue.
Asian marinades brand Soy Vay has extended into the US snacks category with the launch of popped rice clusters.
Bare Snacks is about to launch a range of organic coconut chips as it sets its sights on expanding its distribution.
BakeryandSnacks has been at the Free-from Food Expo in Amsterdam this week. Here are a few of the sights, soundbites and tastes that caught our attention.
Seasonal flavors, premium and free-from health trends continue to dominate the snack industry, according to the latest annual Snack Attack showcase hosted in New York City.The 16 brands who presented...