Gluten-free & Allergens

The gluten-free label will be removed from future boxes of Cheerios sold in Canada. Pic: General Mills

General Mills to remove 'gluten-free' from Canadian Cheerios

By Gill Hyslop

General Mills will be removing its gluten-free claim from the labels of its Cheerios cereals following criticism from the Canadian Celiac Association that it is not confident of the company’s gluten-testing process.

Europain 2018 is being reinvented to answer the demand of today's selective yet demanding consumer. Pic: ©GettyImages/RossHelen

New direction for Europain to capitalize on fast-changing sector

By Gill Hyslop

Marie-Odile Fondeur, MD of Europain Paris told BakeryandSnacks the organizers have reinvented the February 2018 edition of the global Europain, World Bakery, Pastry, Ice Cream, Chocolate and Confectionery Trade Show to keep up with the ever-evolving market.

IAG has launched NuBana N200 banana flour that contains a high level of health-beneficial resistant starch. Pic: IAG

Gluten-free green banana flour high in RS2 could cut down waste

By Gill Hyslop

US ingredient technology company, International Agriculture Group (IAG), has launched a clean label green banana flour that contains a high level of resistant starch to capitalize on the growing demand for the dietary fiber and perhaps cut down on banana...

Ingredion's researchers have created a range of clean-label tapioca flours that it is launching globally. Pic: ©iStock/Boonchuay1970/fototips

Ingredion launches range of clean label tapioca flours

By Gill Hyslop

Food scientists at Ingredion Incorporated’s Idea Labs have developed a range of multi-functional tapioca flours, based on more than two decades of research to understand the role tapioca can play in clean label applications.

The growth of frozen baked goods is expected to surpass pastries in the US in 2018. Pic: Creative Commons CC0.

Gluten-free trend fuels private-label pastries growth in US: Euromonitor

By Douglas Yu

Strong US consumer interest in natural and gluten-free products has led to a resurgence of the bakery section - especially private-label pastries - but the growth of the frozen baked goods is expected to eventually surpass pastries, says Euromonitor International.