Many UK biscuit and cake products have reached their salt-reduction
limit, thanks to bakers' efforts to cut salt components, according
to Barbara Gallani, manager of the Food and Drink Federation's
Biscuit, Cake, Chocolate...
US based ingredients company Savoury Systems International (SSI)
has expanded its range of salt replacers - helping bakers appeal to
the growing number of consumers seeking to cut salt from their
Bakery Equipment supplier Stable Micro Systems has developed a new
way of determining bread softness and freshness in pre-packaged
loaves - allowing manufacturers to test store-ready bread without
French ingredients firm Lesaffre has developed a baking improver
which allows bread that has been frozen after high temperature
baking to be ready within three minutes, without the flaking
problem common in such products.
Equipment to improve quality and minimise dough damage while
lowering production costs will be introduced to the wider European
market for the first time at the international baking fair in
Munich this week.
Bakers using APV Baker's Tweedy range of mixing machines can now
improve the quality of their products and cut costs by attaching a
pressure and vacuum mixing package to the machines, says the bakery
German health ingredients firm Cognis has introduced an
emulsifier-protein compound targeted for use in bakery
applications, which claims to replace the need to use eggs in
formulations without any significant changes to taste or...
Bakers can significantly improve bread quality and volume and also
reduce levels of bread improver ingredients by fitting a special
moulding head onto their existing dough moulders, say manufacturers
Food scientists continue the challenge to come up with food
ingredients suitable for consumers unable to eat wheat, rye or
barley-based foods because of a reaction to the gluten protein
found in these grains.
Only two out of over 100 'standard' food products in a recent
survey of retailers' own brand foods met with salt slashing targets
set by the UK's food watchdog, suggesting ongoing research into
reducing the content...
A new bakery capable of producing up to 70 million bread loaves per
year is set to be built in Moscow by Swedish firm Cerealia to serve
the growing convenience food industry with cosmopolitan products -
and by-pass customs duties,...
Low-carb diets are still on the fringe of British eating habits,
with high drop-out rates and consumer cynicism over health
benefits, according to a new report - confirming the UK bakery
industry's view that low-carbs pose no...
Functional bakery products trail behind beverages and dairy in
terms of the global functional food market but in one European
market - Germany - functional bread is showing good growth,
according to market analysts Euromonitor.
Despite a warning in April that raw materials and currency would
have an impact on second half earnings, the UK ingredients firm
Associated British Foods, which in July laid down €1 billion for
leading yeast supplier Burns Philp,...
Finnish bakery group Fazer has begun a three-year programme
promoting the health benefits of rye-based products - everything
from cancer prevention to reducing the risk of coronary heart
disease. And one company at least is hoping...
Rondo-Doge, the Swiss manufacturer of pastry processing machinery,
has more than 50 years of expertise in the field of dough
technology - expertise which it is now placing at the disposal of
its customers with a new technology centre...
New research from the UK's Consumers' Association has exposed huge
variations in the amount of salt and fat found in different
versions of five popular ready made foods, with some products
containing as much as three...
An industry drive to push the nutritional benefits of flour could
lead to increased sales for the £3 billion UK bread market.
Farmer's in the UK last week met with the National Association of
British and Irish Millers (NABIM)...
Driving into value-added bakery ingredients is a key area for
growth in the mature bakery market. Recently baptised Bakemark UK,
a new merger between Arkady Craigmillar, Readi-Bake and Caravan
Brill, the UK firm will tap into growing...