Alland & Robert has welcomed sixth generation family member Charles Alland to take over the business from his father Frédéric Alland, announcing a number of forthcoming initiatives for the acacia gum firm.
The Association of Master Bakers and Caterers of Nigeria (AMBCN) has called on the country’s federal government to ditch the 15% levy collection on wheat importation in light of the failure of the Cassava Bread Development Fund (CBDF).
PepsiCo-owned Quaker Oats has collaborated with South Korea snack maker Lotte Confectionary to enter the fast-growing Korean cereal market currently dominated by Kellogg’s and Post in JVs with local producers.
Tech and venture development company TechAccel has contributed an undisclosed amount to fund protein engineering research being conducted by The Siegel Lab in the Genome Center of the University of California Davis.
General Mills has signed an agreement with Gunsmoke Farms to convert more than 30,000 acres of conventional farmland into certified organic acreage by 2020, in order to capitalize on growing consumer demand for natural and organic foods.
The University of Wisconsin was awarded first place for its freeze-dried cake bites in this year's Bimbo-sponsored baking contest at the Baking Tech Conference held in Chicago on February 27 and 28, 2018.