The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) says it foresees rolling roll out new varieties of drought- and disease-resistant grains to African farmers next year to increase food security in the region.
It's really colorful snacking this month, with Kellogg’s Pop-Tarts and limited edition Peeps cereals, Nestlé Shreddies Breakfast to Go, Plamil's new free from chocolate snack and Real Handful yogurt-covered Bundlz for children.
The Allergen Control Group (ACG) – which owns the Gluten-Free Certification Program (GFCP) – is inviting applications from brand owners, retailers and manufacturers to participate in the development of the first internationally-recognized Plant-Based...
Henrik de Vries, commercial manager at KRÖNER-STÄRKE, explores ways in which bakeries can optimize their use of flours and starches to keep up with changing consumer demands – without the use of chemicals, modified starches or E-numbers.
Functional elements, repurposing waste ingredients, emphasis on plant-based and eco-friendly processes and packaging – these are the key elements of what today’s food technology students consider important for innovative snacks.
Ingredion has announced it is investing $60m to grow its specialty food ingredients business in Asia-Pacific, beginning with the expansion of its modified and clean-label specialty starch capabilities in tapioca, waxy corn and rice.
Scientists have finally cracked the DNA sequence code of wheat, which will undoubtedly revolutionize how the world's most important crop can continue to feed a growing global population and, more importantly, alleviate the suffering of those with...
Natural ingredients producer Doëhler said the ever-growing demand for naturalness and functionality is firmly cemented as a lifestyle choice – no longer niche and not just an occasional quest to feel good when snacking.
UK researchers suggest whole grain foods with a fiber:carb ratio of less than 10:1 have the lowest fat, sugar and salt content, which could set in motion a new whole grain labelling system to help consumers chose healthier options.
A group of biologists from the Missouri-based Donald Danforth Plant Science Center have uncovered a genetic mechanism that could increase the yields of some of the world’s most important cereal crops, like maize and sorghum.
German GoodMills Innovation has developed a new variety of wheat based on ancient grains called 2ab Wheat, the first to be cultivated and processed exclusively for its improved digestibility, suitable for those who are gluten sensitive.
For the first time, researchers have identified the genome sequence of Wild Emmer – the original form of nearly all domesticated wheat – which will have a significant impact on global food safety and security.
A breakfast cereal made from French popped quinoa with a one-word ingredient list (quinoa - and that's it) is finding success as consumers use it for croutons and salad toppings thanks to the lack of sugar. "We're targetting intelligent...
Sorghum is little known in the west but has all the makings of a superfood from the nutrient profile to its heritage tradition – can it join the ranks of quinoa and chia? One Mintel analyst certainly thinks so.
What are the latest free-from trends sweeping Europe? How is the mature gluten-free market staying innovative? And how much on-pack prominence should you give to free-from claims? FoodNavigator hit the expo floor at SIAL in Paris to find out.