Bread

Scientists have, for the first time, identified the key taste and aroma compounds of rye sourdough bread crumb using the sensomics approach. Pic: GettyImages

Scientists decode the 10 key tastes and 11 odours of sourdough

By Gill Hyslop

Using the genomics concepts, a combination of instrumental-analytical techniques and sensory analyses, scientists have decoded the secrets of sourdough - which they believe can be used as ‘a kind of blueprint’ for the replication of sourdough breads in...

Two Magpies continues its aggressive growth strategy with a new central bakery in Walpole. Pic: Two Magpies

Two Magpies ramps up production with new central bakery

By Gill Hyslop

While the closure of many high street retailers continues unabated, it’s been a busy year for Two Magpies, with the opening of two new Mini Magpie sites and the construction of a new central bakery, which will give it ‘so much more scope for upscaling...

Last day to apply for the Healthier Bakery Fund

Last day to apply for the Healthier Bakery Fund

By Gill Hyslop

In partnership with Food Standards Scotland (FSS), Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Scotland has developed the Healthier Bakery Fund, which provides funding of up to £5,000 to support health reformulation of sweet and savoury bakery products. But to be...

Grupo Bimbo continues acquisition strategy despite lower Q1 profit

Grupo Bimbo continues acquisition strategy despite lower Q1 profit

By Gill Hyslop

Grupo Bimbo SAB de CV acquired Natural Bakery in Winnipeg, Canada, and made a minority investment in Delaware-based Olyra Foods during its first quarter, which saw net profit down 9.4%, citing the sale of its confectionary business in the same quarter...