National Starch Food Innovation Europe has extended the use of its Sustaingrain wholegrain barley and N-Dulge FR tapioca dextrin and starch solution to deliver reduced fat, lower cost shortcrust pastries.
Enzyme specialist Novozymes has developed a new bacteria-derived xylanase that it says is a predictable, cost-effective single-use product for baked goods that holds all the benefits achieved when traditionally using blends.
Starbucks' shift into the consumer packaged goods (CPG) space with French brand La Boulange won't happen for a considerable time and when it does it will face stifling competition, according to an analyst.
US ingredients firm Glanbia Nutritionals has added a new flax-based guar gum replacer to its hydrocolloid range that will save bakery manufacturers up to 40% on costs amid continued soaring guar prices.
Schemes to reduce fat in foods may lead to reductions in heart disease risks, but switching to low carbohydrate foods may lead to increased cholesterol levels and higher risks of heart disease, warn researchers.
The firm behind a novel fiber claimed to reduce oxidized LDL cholesterol - an emerging risk factor for heart disease - is in talks with bakers about using it in everything from muffins to cookies after tests revealed it can also extend shelf-life.