SUBSCRIBE

Breaking News on Food & Beverage Development - North AmericaEU edition | Asian edition

News > R&D

Read more breaking news

 

 
Special Edition: Gluten-free

Could oats be the next gluten-free star?

1 comment

By Kacey Culliney+

26-Feb-2014
Last updated on 27-Feb-2014 at 14:17 GMT2014-02-27T14:17:57Z

Gluten-free bakery, oats the next big star?
Gluten-free bakery, oats the next big star?
Loading the player...

Oats, when the supply chain ensures no cross-contamination, are a gluten-free cereal grain. So why haven’t we seen a flurry of oat-based gluten-free options in the global bakery sector? Are they a missed golden opportunity for gluten-free bakery?

We hear from leading scientists and technical specialists in the field about the future potential of the cereal grain in gluten-free, the science that backs that up and about the positive role oats can play in a gluten-free diet. 

Dr. Charles Speirs, bakery science manager at Campden BRI, Dr. Luud Gilissen, senior scientist at Plant Research International at the Wageningen University and Dale Andrew, senior NPD manager at Nairn’s all weigh in on the topic of using oats in gluten-free baked goods.

 

For more on this gluten-free special edition, click the links below:

Riches in niches? The retail future of gluten-free

What’s the size of the US gluten-free prize? $490m, $5bn, or $10bn?

Weston Bakeries: I’m not sure there is a ceiling on the gluten-free market; if there is, we haven’t reached it yet

Four gluten-free myths debunked

The lowdown on celiac disease, gluten sensitivity and celebrity wheat-bashing: In conversation with Dr Alessio Fasano

Cup4Cup on growing 'appropriately' in the exploding gluten-free products market

1 comment (Comments are now closed)

maybe not

There is a protein in oats called avenin that can cause problems for people who are allergic to gluten. It is safest to stay away from oats, but you could try in small amounts. I wouldn't say it would be safe to call oats the next gluten free star.

Report abuse

Posted by Registered Dietitian
27 February 2014 | 19h352014-02-27T19:35:42Z

Saturated fat guidelines out, food guidelines in?

Get rid of nutrients and focus on foods in guidelines, says sat fat researcher

Benoit Lamarche

Saturated fat researcher, Laval University

'It's business as usual': Davisco Foods on Agropur takeover

'It's business as usual': Davisco Foods on Agropur takeover

Polly Olson

Vice President of Business Development, Davisco Foods International

Snack trends 2014: Euromonitor says popcorn and thins

Euromonitor: Popcorn and thins epitomize ‘indulgence without the guilt’

Popcorn has exploded and thins have sliced into action in snacking – both riding...

InHarvest: Legumes, pulses steal spotlight from animal protein

At the 2014 Research Chefs Association Conference & Culinology Expo, FoodNavigator-USA caught up with...

SFA head: ‘A little term called class action suits’ is prompting GMO removal

SFA head: ‘A little term called class action suits’ is prompting GMO removal

Genetically modified organisms are safe and there is a need and place for them...

Could oats be the next gluten-free star?

Could oats be the next gluten-free star?

Oats, when the supply chain ensures no cross-contamination, are a gluten-free cereal grain. So...

Fed up: Probiotic research veteran issues global call to action

Fed up: Probiotic research veteran issues global call to action

Veteran probiotic researcher professor Gregor Reid is not a happy man. It’s time the...

GMO-free Cheerios: Did General Mills buckle to consumer pressure? Will the move backfire?

GMO-free Cheerios: Did General Mills buckle to consumer pressure? Will the move backfire?

General Mills’ move to go GMO-free on its flagship Cheerios brand has caused quite...

Bright Farms helps retailers provide fresh, local produce year around

BrightFarms helps retailers provide fresh, local & safe produce year around

For shoppers today, buying groceries is all about fresh and local – which can...

Granola and healthy children’s products bright spots in cereal

Granola and healthy children’s products are bright spots in cereal category, Barbara’s says

It is no secret that the cereal aisle is struggling with Euromonitor estimating a...

Dissolvable Tea Drops brings consumers to premium tea category

Dissolvable Tea Drops brings more consumers to premium tea category by offering convenience

The demand for tea in the US is skyrocketing, but so too is the...

CideRoad: Switchel meets demand for bolder flavors

CideRoad: Switchel meets demand for bolder flavors

The sweet but tart taste of switchel can be polarizing, says Cide Road founder...

Safe Catch entices consumers to canned tuna with low mercury product

Safe Catch entices consumers back to canned tuna category with low mercury product

Despite doctors’ recommendations to eat more fish for its many health benefits, many consumers...

Veggie fries have mass market appeal, says Farmwise

'Consumers love French fries, but they are looking for healthier alternatives'

Farmwise frozen veggie fries contain 30% vegetables and beans, and 70% potatoes, and have...

Nomva probiotic fruit snacks: We perform best in the juice set

Nomva probiotic fruit snacks: We perform best in the juice set

With more fiber than cold-pressed juice (4-5g per serving), plus a dose of probiotics...

At Expo West 2016, RiceBran Technologies launches NukaCha smoothie

Expo West 2016 Debut: RiceBran Technologies launches smoothie-on-the-go NukaCha

Riding the wave of smoothie enthusiasm, Arizona-based RiceBran Technologies launches… powder in a bottle?

Trendspotting at Expo West: Almond Flour, purple corn, jica chips

Trendspotting at Expo West 2016: From purple corn porridge to jicama chips

At Expo West 2016, companies large and small were reimagining pantry staples, from savory...

YouBar platform makes mass customization a reality, says CEO

YouBar platform makes mass customization a reality, says CEO: 'We have no minimum order quantities'

Whether it’s a mug with your beloved pet’s picture on it, or a bespoke...

Key Industry Events