Nutrilac protein from Arla Food Ingredients will turn the gluten-free boom into a sustained trend by allowing manufacturers to make gluten-free products that are indistinguishable from normal ones, it says.
Limagrain Céréales Ingrédients (LCI) has extended its fibre range with a new ultra-fine wheat bran ingredient that it says can improve structure, texture and nutrition in a broad range of food and beverages.
A flour product adapted especially for its resealable plastic flour pouch and a vacuum packed chocolate bar are two products that stand out above the raft of new dry food launches, according to Mintel’s Global New Products Database (GNPD).
There’s nothing like a shortage of wheat to send some news media searching for superlatives. Talk of “soaring” wheat prices and “rocketing” bread prices were common, in the British press, after Russia decided to temporarily ban grain exports earlier this...
Allergen labeling has come a long way, but a US study of food labels last month found that ambiguities are still prevalent. FoodNavigator-USA.com examines the current position on gluten-free labeling rules.
NutraCea is expecting to see its first sales of stabilised rice
bran in Central and Eastern Europe following this week's FiCEE
trade show, where the ingredient has been warmly received for its
potential to reduce manufacturers'...
Irish mineral specialist Marigot's Aquamin complex appears to have
benefits beyond enhancing the mineral content of certain specialist
bakery products: it has also been seen to improve the texture of
The field performance of fungicides used to prevent the spread of
foliar disease in wheat has decreased significantly within the last
decade, according to UK cereal association, the Home Grown Cereals
Scientists in the US have found that a flour made from rice and
sweet potatoes is a "superior substitute" to wheat in
pancakes, suggesting a possible alternative for products targeting
Scientists have developed a new variety of gluten-free bread
suitable for consumers suffering from coeliac disease and boasting
a longer shelf-life, increased nutritional value and better texture
than products already available.
US scientists have identified a gene from wild wheat that could
increase protein and micronutrient content of its cultivated cousin
by 10 to 15 per cent, and could soon be used in food products with
enhanced nutritional value.
A genetically modified wheat variety that has significantly more
resistant starch than regular wheat could reach the market in five
years, say Australian scientists who have won financial backing to
commercialise the crop.
National Starch Food Innovation has introduced a range of natural,
grain-based ingredients, which it claims maintain the positive
attributes of traditional flours while expanding and improving the
ways they can be used in packaged...
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.
Huge increases in wheat prices have more than halved annual milling
profits at top UK firm Carr's Milling Industries - yet the company
is confident of getting back on track in 2005 despite warnings that
prices will remain volatile,...
Russian food group Razguliay has launched a new range of
grain-based products under the Divnitsa brand, the first stage of a
strategy aimed at allowing the agricultural processor to compete
for the first time with value-added imported...
UK wheat quality has been pushed even further below the national
three-year average, according to the first survey of wheat
harvested during the worst period of the UK's summer rain,
confirming fears that bad weather will place...
Global prices for ingredients such as soy and wheat are still
vulnerable to increases as global harvests could be impacted by
weather risks and generally low stocks, something that will
inevitably hit the China market hard as it is...
Lithuanian flour and pasta manufacturer Malsena is aiming to
further develop its position as a multi-functional manufacturer
with plans to make a huge investment in the production of
value-added ingredients for the bakery sector.
Fibre-fever may be the new trend poised to sweep the United States
food industry over the next few years as low-carb diets begin to
stutter and the US government raises the bar for healthy eating -
good news for bakers, pasta makers...
APV Baker is supplying equipment to produce a wide range of
breakfast cereals at a major new plant in Germany. Food producer
Nordgetreide is opening the new facility near Saarbrucken - an
ideal location to serve the western European...
Spearing growth in the speciality starch and health ingredients
domain MGP Ingredients links up with Penford Corporation to market
a new potato-based resistant starch for increasing fibre and
reducing carbohydrate levels in food products....
FoodProductiondaily.com recently visited a research unit in
the south of France to find more out about the role science plays
in improving the quality of cereal-based foods. Some recent
discoveries could be of great benefit to the...
The US could see its share of the wheat market in Indonesia,
southeast Asia's biggest buyer, cut by half this year as a result
of surging freight tariffs. Rocketing prices are transforming
global food export markets as importers...