Cookies

Pic: Eddie is designed to print directly onto cookies, macarons and confections. Pic: Primera Technology

Eddie takes cookie decoration to the next level

By Gill Hyslop

Eddie by Primera Technology is the world’s first GMP and NSF certified edible ink printer that uses food colouring to print logos, pictures and celebratory messages directly onto cookies, macarons and confections.

As a possible carcinogenic, acrylamide is something the bakery and snacks industries need to know about. Pic: GettyImages/Drypsiak

Tech talk

Taking a deep dive into acrylamide

By Gill Hyslop

Ingredient specialist Galam has published the results of its study into the effect of various products in Maillard browning reactions.

Eaglestone’s new conveyor maintains product orientation while small diameter discharge rollers allow for tight transfers. Pic: Eaglestone Equipment

Advances in bakery and snack processing

Eaglestone keeps cookie and bar lines moving

By Gill Hyslop

Eaglestone Equipment has developed a new conveyor to help bakery and snack processors speed up production of small products like cookies and snack bars.

Partake Foods builds mass consumer appeal for allergen-friendly cookies

Partake Foods builds mass consumer appeal for allergen-friendly cookies

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Partake Foods, an emerging allergen-friendly cookie brand, has grown its retail presence from 350 stores to over 3,000 in less than one year including recent national distribution in Target and a vision to create a platform brand that spans across multiple...

Hostess Brands to expand its portfolio. Photo: Hostess Brands

Hostess Brands to acquire Voortman for $320m

By Jenny Eagle

Hostess Brands, which owns Twinkies, has entered into an agreement to acquire Voortman from private-equity firm Swander Pace Capital, expected to be completed in January 2020.