Bakery

Bridging the fiber gap

22 Jun 2018 ---  There is both a need and an opportunity for our industry to find ways to improve the fiber content in recipe formulations and to help bridge this so-called “fiber gap.” Resistant starch offers opportunity.

Controlling costs, improving quality

22 Jun 2018 ---  Volatile egg prices mean that bakers are looking for cost-effective and functional alternatives.

Taura’s reduced-sugar cookies hit the sweet spot

19 Jun 2018 --- Research into Taura’s reduced-sugar cookies containing concentrated fruit pieces shows that consumers perceive them to be just as sweet as full-sugar alternatives. The natural ingredients specialist says a consumer sensory panel showed that its reduced-sugar cookies with JusFruit pieces contain 30 percent less sugar but came out on top in taste testing.

Organic improvers: Corbion extends bakery offering to meet clean label demand

19 Jun 2018 --- Corbion has launched the latest addition to its Pristine portfolio aiming to bring organic, non-GMO baked goods closer than ever to matching the sensory attributes of their conventional counterparts. Pristine Organic 522 is claimed to be the company's most advanced organic dough improver to date. The latest addition to the already robust Pristine range of clean label dough conditioners can be used in both organic and non-GMO formulations, and consistently outperforms competing products, delivering better machinability and oven spring, increased volume and, in some cases, reduced mix time.

Acrylamide reduction: DeutscheBack’s new enzyme system cuts carcinogen in baking process

15 Jun 2018 --- Baking ingredient specialist DeutscheBack has created a new enzyme system to reduce acrylamide in biscuits, wafers, bread and rolls. Keeping pace with the newly-introduced European Union legislation that came into effect in April, the member of the independent, owner-managed Stern-Wywiol Gruppe in Hamburg has come up with an innovative solution to help eliminate the potentially carcinogenic chemical compound.

Lighter enjoyment: Trends and innovation in breads & pasta

17 Apr 2018 --- Lightness in alcohol content, sweetness, flavor and texture, as well as portion size, is gaining momentum in food and beverages as consumers continue to look for ways to eat and drink more healthily and light, yet still fully enjoy what they love. Innova Market Insights tipped the no. 2 trend for 2018 as “Lighter enjoyment,” and it’s evident how a less-is-more attitude is trending in a wide range of food and beverage categories. But how does lighter enjoyment translate when it comes to carbs, in particular breads and pasta? 

Next-generation yeast: Renaissance BioScience partners with Mitacs

17 Apr 2018 --- Leading global yeast technology company, Renaissance BioScience Corporation, has announced a Cdn$1.44 million multi-year research and development project with Mitacs, a national not-for-profit research and training organization. Mitacs will provide matching funding to the RBSC project to support the development of next-generation, systematic tools and methods for expanding, screening and selecting biodiversity in non-GMO industrial yeast strains.

Fruit fillings: Puratos highlights growing need for natural ingredients

11 Apr 2018 --- Consumer demand for natural products is increasing continually. The latest “Taste Tomorrow” survey, from Puratos, has revealed a distinct consumer preference for fruit because it is both natural and tasty. Not only did the Taste Tomorrow survey reveal a preference for fruit on the part of the consumer and the customers; demand for cleaner label products was also clearly expressed, including products without artificial preservatives, colorings and flavorings.

Bayn assesses e-sensory technology potential in sugar-reduced bread

09 Apr 2018 --- As part of a development of Bayn Europe AB's e-sensory technology, the sugar specialist is performing research into using e-sensory technology to optimize sugar reduced recipes.

Ulrick & Short cleans up packaging declarations with innovative glazing systems

29 Mar 2018 --- Consumer and retailer pressure is mounting to clear up label declarations and to embrace new diet trends. Ulrick & Short is responding to these pressures by launching clean label, allergen free and vegan-friendly glazing systems, called eziglaze, that provide solutions for manufacturers.

DuPont debuts new enzyme strengthening solution for bakery

21 Feb 2018 --- DuPont Nutrition & Health has announced the development of the POWERBake 6000 product range, based on a unique new enzyme that acts as a strengthening solution, adding tolerance and consistency in bread and buns.

Acrylamide reduction: Orkla and Renaissance BioScience expand yeast partnership

13 Feb 2018 --- Orkla Food Ingredients and Renaissance BioScience Corp. have agreed to expand their license agreement for Orkla to exclusively manufacture and sell Renaissance’s acrylamide-reducing yeast, Acrylow, to food manufacturers in additional new markets in Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The agreement builds on the initial exclusive agreement implemented in Q3/2017 that covered the Nordic and Baltic regional markets in Europe.

Barry Callebaut reports solid Q1, confident on chocolate recovery

24 Jan 2018 --- Chocolate and cocoa manufacturer Barry Callebaut Group has reported a strong start to the year with sales volumes rising 8 percent in its first quarter ended Nov 30, 2017. During the same period, the global chocolate confectionery market grew 3.1 percent, signaling signs of market recovery.

Veripan launches major sourdough breakthrough

22 Jan 2018 --- Swiss food specialist, Veripan has announced a major breakthrough in sourdough development with biopreservative Panatura Protect. For the first time in history, bakers can use an “all-in-one” solution for long shelf-life bakery products. Most of all it is completely natural: no chemical preservatives, no dough conditioners and no undesirable off-flavors.

UK gluten-free biscuit partnership gains recognition

08 Jan 2018 --- An industrial partnership that helped a “free from” food manufacturer significantly boost its turnover has been recognized as outstanding by Innovate UK. Working alongside researchers from Brunel University London, North-East baker Northumbrian Fine Foods (NFF) increased its energy efficiency, reduced its waste and improved its products’ nutritional value, ultimately helping the firm increase its revenue by over 80 percent.

Ennallin Solutions & Mixes: a natural alternative for bakery sector

08 Jan 2018 ---  Responding to specific needs in the food industry, Ennolys proposes mixes using our natural vanillin, which allow the reduction of energy input of the finished product. Preserve all the aromatic authenticity of your bakery, viennoiserie, pastry and biscuits with 30% less butter and/or sugar thanks to Ennallin Solutions & Mixes.

Eurogerm inaugurates new Italian subsidiary

02 Jan 2018 --- Eurogerm, a leader in ingredients and processing aids for the wheat-flour-bread sector, has announced the opening of its ninth subsidiary outside of France. The new subsidiary is based in Italy, and its role is to boost the group’s growth in that country.

Campbell snaps up snack group Snyder’s-Lance in $4.7bn deal

19 Dec 2017 --- The Campbell Soup Company has now made it official by announcing the US$4.87bn acquisition of Snyder's-Lance, in a deal said to be the soup company's largest ever in its 148-year history. Traditional companies like Campbell have been struggling against a backdrop of shifting food preferences in markets all over the world, however, Campbell’s is hoping the addition of Snyder’s snacks brands will shore up its position in-store.

Brenntag acquires UK-based Kluman and Balter and A1 Cake Mixes

19 Dec 2017 --- Brenntag is expanding its business in the UK food ingredients distribution market by acquiring Kluman and Balter Limited and A1 Cake Mixes Limited. The companies specialize in the distribution of a comprehensive range of bakery ingredients as well as a large variety of bakery and confectionery mixes.

Raising Wholegrain Consumption Levels

30 Nov 2017 ---  The good news is that we don’t have to convert wholegrain haters to passionate bread lovers to achieve recognizable health benefits.

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