California snack brand The Good Bean has acquired the assets of peer company Beanitos and is heading into 2020 as a unified company to expand into other sectors that ‘each business couldn’t easily get into on their own.’
Gut health is trending across the globe, with 77% of consumers now affected by digestive issues or concerned about digestive wellness. Thomas Schmidt, marketing director at BENEO, discusses the role that fibre is playing in this.
Going crackers over veg, feeding an orphaned child, ramping up heart-health and connecting communities, the planet and traditions in a nourishing way are some of the potent messages product developers are preparing for the new year.
A study published in Frontiers of Nutrition revealed that adding 2% of blood orange and lemon fibers to wholewheat durum flour was a viable approach to producing high-fiber bread with respectable shelf life.
Research conducted on behalf of the Beneo-Institute found that Europeans still do not manage to consume the recommended daily intake of fiber, despite being aware that it is key for a healthy digestive system. BakeryandSnacks chats to Thomas Schmidt,...