EU Agriculture Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski has insisted the Green Deal, which contains the landmark Farm to Fork and Biodiversity strategies, will remain a key priority despite the conflict in Ukraine.
Brazil’s National Biscuit Industry Association (ANIB) is merging with the country’s Association of Pasta Manufacturers (ABIMA), which also represents the processed bread and industrial cakes sector, to form a new national organization for the country’s...
'Super grains' - from farro, spelt, kamut, millet, quinoa and amaranth to chia, freekeh and teff - are high in fiber, protein, vitamins and minerals. They also come with a great backstory, a wholesome, whole grain image and in many cases, gluten-free...
Irish researchers have patented the process for a non-sticky, biodegradable gum that uses cereal proteins to replace rubber gum bases in chewing gum and are looking for companies to commercialise the product.
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...
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...
A drop in the order book for low carb ingredients will impact sales
in the first quarter of 2005 for wheat protein and starch supplier
MGP Ingredients that has up to now enjoyed soaring revenues on the
back of the fad US diet, that...
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...