With the row over Mayor Bloomberg’s soda ban intensifying, major investments in innovation from Tate & Lyle and BASF, business updates from Sara Lee and Kraft and the passing of the farm bill, June was an action-packed month in food and drink.
The Canadian Celiac Association has received a C$245,000 investment from the Canadian government to help enhance food safety systems and develop specific controls for gluten-free foods, in an effort to boost supply of gluten-free foods.
The global market for foods developed for those with food allergies and intolerances is expected to grow to more than $26.5bn over the next five years, according to a new report from Global Industry Analysts (GIA).
The popularity of gluten free foods is set to taper off within the next two or three years, claimed Dr. Elizabeth Sloan, president of Sloan Trends, at the recent Research Chefs Association conference in Texas.
Dutch ingredients firm Solanic has achieved self-affirmed generally recognised as safe status (SA GRAS) in the US for its natural potato protein isolates and claims the protein can help manufacturers achieve better quality gluten free bread.
Nonceliac gluten sensitivity has become an increasingly prevalent diagnosis in the United States, but many Americans may needlessly be limiting their diets as there is no accepted definition of the condition, according to a commentary published in the Annals...
Pulse-based ingredients could help food manufacturers deliver significant nutritional improvements to everything from granola bars to chicken nuggets by ‘stealth’ if formulators knew what to do with them, according to pulse industry body Pulse Canada.
Penford Food Ingredients has developed a new potato-based resistant starch ingredient for adding fiber to a wide range of foods, including both gluten-free and gluten-containing baked goods, cereals, yogurt and snacks.
One of the largest milling companies in the US is considering making its first foray into gluten-free finished goods after establishing a name for itself in the gluten-free flour and bakery mixes market.