Ancient Grains

Brekki combines oats with buckwheat groats, flax and chia seeds, almond milk, plus nuts and spices for an on-the-go version of overnight oats.

Brekki wants oats to be easy, delicious and glyphosate-free

By Kristine Sherred

The California company's refrigerated line of overnight oats in a cup – in flavors like Coconut & Cardamom and Coconut & Cacao – aims to shift the narrative away from bars, educating consumers about a potentially harmful chemical along the...

Ardent Mills CEO Dan Dye has stressed the importance of 'finding those pockets of growth,' especially as the demand dips for traditional flours.

Flour is more than flour: Ardent Mills preps for the next five years

By Kristine Sherred

After five years in business, the milling and grain specialist has rearranged its corporate leadership, modernized several of its aging mills and expanded its portfolio. CEO Dan Dye shared details of forthcoming plans at the International Baking Industry...

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.

Bread is so much more than just the staff of life. Pic: ©GettyImages/Lo-verm/Robin Olimb

Trendspotting: Bread is back, yeah, baby, yeah!

By Gill Hyslop

Facebook IQ’s 2019 Topics & Trends Report confirmed what BakeryandSnacks had picked up on long ago: bread’s renaissance is a rising, hot topic on social media.