Bread will always be a staple part of any diet, but a new report
from Datamonitor suggests that consumption in western Europe could
be reaching saturation point. However, markets such as Spain, still
have potential for further growth.
In a bid to streamline its UK milling operations, food and
ingredients group Associated British Foods is to sell its British
third party flour milling business to ADM Milling, a wholly owned
subsidiary of Archer Daniels Midland.
New research from Germany suggests that bread, a staple of many
diets, could be a rich source of antioxidants. The study identifies
the crust as a particularly good source of the cancer-fighting
A quick tour through this year's supermarket industry trade show in
Chicago on Sunday proves the trend toward convenience shows no sign
of abating, as food makers try to shake things up in a slow-growing