Extrusion can boost fibre in gluten-free products, study
Extrusion technology has the potential to increase the levels of total dietary fibre in gluten-free products made from vegetables, fruits and gluten-free cereals, according to the findings of new research.
Branded Corn Flakes are great for branding
Will we all be waking up bleary-eyed to bowls of tattooed Corn Flakes any time soon? Probably not, but by suggesting that we could, Kellogg’s has hit on a winning marketing ploy.
Kellogg's toys with laser branded Corn Flakes
Branding Corn Flakes with the Kellogg’s logo so people are not fooled by Corn Fakes sounds far fetched.
Tate & Lyle targets texture with natural snack starch
Tate & Lyle has introduced a new natural starch to its line of waxy maize starches in order to provide a wider range of clean label textures for snack foods.
In the first of a two-part interview, award-winning scientist Professor Dr John Taylor, and 2009-2010 president of leading cereal science organisation, the International Association for Cereal Science and Technology (ICC), sheds light on the key issues...
MGP Ingredients announces strategy to counter market volatility
US grain-based ingredients company MGP Ingredients has outlined its new customer-focussed strategy for dealing with volatile grain markets after registering its first net loss for a decade.
Twin-screw cooker extruder targets value-added snacks
Snack and cereal product makers delving deeper into value-added products could be drawn to a new twin-screw cooker-extruder from UK equipment firm Baker Perkins.
Established market player to snap up National Starch
Speculation is growing about potential buyers for National Starch Food Innovation with ADM emerging as a likely contender, according to one industry analyst from Frost & Sullivan.
Tortilla nutrition benefits from hydrocolloid addition: study
Hydrocolloids can be added to tortilla formulations containing bean
flour to extend the product's shelf life and improve texture while
increasing its nutritional content, say researchers.
Biodegradable pads increase meat appeal
A new range of biodegradable meat pads can
reduced discoloration in packaged meat, the manufacturer
Cereal prices will remain high, says FAO
Cereal prices will remain high, despite the record world cereal
production forecast, the Food and Agriculture
Organisation (FAO) said in a report this week.
Australia gives go-ahead for GM wheat testing
The first ever Australian field trials of genetically modified
wheat will take place in Victoria this year, as the government aims
to fight possible food shortages caused by drought.
Belt designed for fast cooling and draining
A new modular belt is designed to transport foods that need fast
cooling and draining.
Rise and shine: the GM wake-up call
News that a variety of GM corn produced signs of liver and kidney
toxicity in rats should be a wake-up call for better testing and
more transparency from biotechs, if GMOs are to be accepted by
increasingly sceptical consumers.
Limagrain launches 'world's first' instant waxy wheat flour
Limagrain plans to launch what it claims is the worlds first
instant waxy wheat flour at the HiE in Frankfurt this month.