Israeli vegan food producers, private chefs and volunteers have united to fuel frontline soldiers and evacuees with nutritious free from meals; the IBIS Rice Conservation Co has enlisted wildlife TV presenter Chris Packham as brand ambassador; 84.51°...
Cambodia-based exporter and producer of rice Bayon Cereal is planning to launch three low to mid glycaemic index (GI) products next year, after achieving certification from Australia’s Glycemic Index Foundation (GIF) and being spurred into action after...
The alliance of scientists and child health advocacy organisations has stated the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) final guidance on inorganic arsenic in infant rice cereal is 'not a large enough step’ to be a protective, health-based limit...
Researchers are pushing for India to focus on enhancing its production of crops other than rice, the country’s traditional staple, if it wishes to effectively address its triple threats of food security, climate change effects and malnutrition.
Ingredion has announced it is investing $60m to grow its specialty food ingredients business in Asia-Pacific, beginning with the expansion of its modified and clean-label specialty starch capabilities in tapioca, waxy corn and rice.
Healthy Babies Bright Futures (HBBF), an alliance of scientists and child health advocacy organizations, is calling for urgent action by cereal makers, the FDA and parents to remove high-arsenic cereals off store shelves and out of infants’ diets.
Rice flours and starches dominated the first generated of gluten-free goods, particularly in the bakery segment, but are they still the #1 choice in formulators’ toolkits? FoodNavigator-USA caught up with Pierre Donck, regional product manager at rice...
US ingredient distributor, American Key Food Products (AKPF), has brought “superfine” white and brown rice flours to the US gluten-free market through a new partnership with the Japanese company, Kumamoto Flour Milling.
With many manufacturers in gluten-free notching up growth rates rivals in the center of the store can barely dream of, you’d assume the burgeoning category is a hotbed of recipe innovation and excitement.
Canadian natural and organics group SunOpta has introduced a new rice fiber ingredient made from rice hulls, which the company says allows formulators to add clean label fiber without the bulk of rice bran.
Upward pressure on cereal prices looks set to continue, following yesterday’s announcement that the US Department of Agriculture has downgraded its yield projections for maize. The 2011 crop is now forecast at 12.5bn bushels, which is 50m larger than...
A new nutritional charter initiated by Cereal Partners France - a joint venture between Nestlé Cereals France and General Mills - reflects French government targets and pledges to boost fibre in its childrens' range.
Rice bran ingredient and nutraceutical supplier NutraCea has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy after just over a year – a move that allowed it to restructure and reduce overheads, the company has said.
Rice bran ingredient supplier NutraCea has said it expects to exit bankruptcy later this year after having filed for Chapter 11 protection in November to allow the company to restructure, reduce overheads and sell non-core assets.
Rice bran and baby cereal specialist NutraCea is cutting 17 per cent of its US work force, a move the company claims will save $1m annually in its process of reducing its overheads under Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Rice prices could rise again in the near future as farmers find it more difficult to secure credit and lower grain prices cause them to plant less, according to the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI).
Beneo-Remy has reassured customers that prices for its rice-derived ingredients will not rise ‘for a few months at least’ after trade restrictions and volatility on world markets played havoc with raw material costs earlier this year.
Beneo-Remy has added a stabilised rice bran and germ mix to its range of rice-based ingredients, intended to improve the fibre content and nutritional profile of gluten free bakery products, extruded cereals and pastas.
A group of international scientists has sequenced the complete rice
genome, something that could be used to improve the quality and
size of crops. The discovery may also be developed to apply to
wheat and barley.