Demand for functional ingredients in Europe is far from slackening
with European buyers set to reach 5 million by 2007. Ingredients
companies, such as J. Rettenmaier & Sons (JRS), are aiming to
keep pace with the demand, focusing...
Bakery and snacks equipment provider APV Baker has improved and
expanded its range of ovens for the production of cookies,
biscuits, bar products and pet foods as well as a whole host of
traditional bakery products including tarts,...
Daub Hamburg Gmbh, the traditional bakery equipment manufacturer
has assembled two large scale bakery processing models for
baguettes, bread and rolls - the Thermo-Roll and the Backmiester -
which, the company believes, delivers convincing...
The proposal by the EU to redefine the rules governing what
constitutes as yoghurt has come up against a wall of opposition in
the UK. The two-fold proposal calls for only products that contain
live bacteria to be defined as yoghurt.
Arla Foods believes that it must upgrade its activities in Europe
if it is to compete in global markets - this has partly been caused
by the increase of own label products in the European market, and
in particularly, in Scandinavia.
Whatever their stance on the debate over genetically modified
crops, bakers are now having to decide on whether to stick to
conventional wheats or the genetically engineered product- albeit
with greater social, political and economic...
Inspired by the burgeoning health trend a collaborative research project between Danish ingredients company Chr. Hansen and dairy manufacturers has resulted in a new yoghurt culture - Yo-Flex - for products aimed at less fat and fewer additives.
Danisco is broadening its range of specialty fats with the
introduction of Salatrim, a low-calorie alternative available for
the European bakery and confectionery industries. The product was
given its final approval from the EU on...
First milk, the 4,000 strong farmer owned co-operative, has
received a 0.9 pence per litre increase on milk that farmers within
the group produce. This move brings the standard production price
offered for milk up to 18.43 pence per...