Cereal & Cereal Bars

Manufacturers need to do more than just make health claims on pack, say analysts

SPECIAL EDITION: RIDING THE HEALTH CLAIMS WAVE

The hunt for that ‘added extra’: Pushing beyond a health claim

By Kacey Culliney

The health-conscious yet frugal consumer is increasingly difficult to convince, even when presented with a plethora of health and nutrition claims on pack. So, just how can manufacturers prompt that purchase?

In developed Western countries, sorghum is more familiar as an animal feed grain

Sorghum: The next big gluten-free grain?

By Kacey Culliney

Leading scientists have hailed sorghum as a highly nutritious and cost-effective gluten-free grain, but said industry use remains nascent.

Australian researchers spent five years developing the high fructan barley grain

High fructan barley holds wholegrain promise, says CSIRO

By Kacey Culliney

A barley variety high in fructans and positively linked to improved gut health holds promise for wholegrain foods, according to the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO).

Dakota Speciality Milling says it is currently investigating its processing and equipment

Flour recall hits major US brands

Knock-on effect: US flour recall sifts through industry

By Kacey Culliney

A US flour and grain blend recall has hit major brands including Frito-Lay and Mondelez and forced widespread precautionary recalls on snacks, cereal and biscuit products.

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