Processing & Packaging

Taking the cookie test

Taking the cookie test

Efficient, profitable baking is not just a question of having the
right equipment for the job - it is also knowing how to use it
properly. With this in mind, Spooner Vicars, the UK supplier of
bakery equipment, runs regular customised...

Tagatose chocolate has low GI

Tagatose chocolate has low GI

Food makers will be encouraged to use a low-calorie sweetener
supplied by Danish ingredients firm Arla Food Ingredients with a
new study showing a chocolate bar made with the prebiotic
ingredient is very low in glycaemic load (GL)...

Chewy vitamins for 'tweens'

Chewy vitamins for 'tweens'

As Hero Nutritionals adds a new product to its line, in the form of
Yummi Bears Sourz and Yummi Gworms Sourz, multi-vitamins targeted
at "tweens" - or children aged eight to 13 years - Annette
Dickinson, president of the...

Texture measuring improved

Texture measuring improved

Stable Micro Systems has developed a probe that it claims can
accurately determine the firmness and texture of a number of foods.
The analyser works by penetrating the food in several places to
give an average reading.