Ancient Grains

Citrus fruits are ‘distinctively’ high in vitamins, minerals and nutrients. Pic: Getty Images/bhofack2

Citrus peel boosts fiber and shelf life in bread: Study

By Kristine Sherred

A study published in Frontiers of Nutrition revealed that adding 2% of blood orange and lemon fibers to wholewheat durum flour was a viable approach to producing high-fiber bread with respectable shelf life.

An example of snack made with masa flour. Pic: GoodMills Innovation

Snackex 2019

The future of snacking revealed

By Gill Hyslop

GoodMills Innovation has invested extensively in cereal ingredients that provide snacks with additional health benefits to enable producers to keep ahead of the rapidly changing snacking scenario.

Ardent Mills is expanding its speciality grains capacities to cope with increasing demand. Pic: ©GettyImages/Proformabooks

Ardent Mills expands specialty grains capabilities

By Gill Hyslop

North America’s leading flour supplier is expanding the milling and production capabilities of one of its existing Denver mills in the US to accommodate growing demand for ancient grains.

Millennials and Gen Zs are most driven by freshness when buying baked goods. Pic: ©GettyImages/Tang Ming Tung

Millennials and Gen Zs buy bread and sweet goods weekly: ABA report

By Kristine Sherred

Younger consumers enjoy bakery items throughout the day, especially for breakfast, but they would prefer smaller portions, according to a report from the American Bakers Association (ABA) in conjunction with The Center for Generational Kinetics (GenHQ).

Desi Atta, Mother Earth and Tasty Treat are some of the popular Indian brands to be marketed in the UAE. Pic: FCL

Popular Indian snacks head to Dubai in potential $14m JV

By Gill Hyslop

Middle East supermarket mega chain Choithrams has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with India’s Future Consumer Limited (FCL) to market popular Indian snacks in the UAE for the first time.

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