Whole grains

It’s safe to say that a mention in a national beer commercial indicates that quinoa has achieved “household name” status.

Special Edition: Super Grains!

Make the most of ancient grains with blends: Bay State Milling

By Maggie Hennessy

You may not know all of them by name (and other names you may be tired of hearing), but the US market for ancient grains—from quinoa to amaranth, millet, teff, sorghum and buckwheat—continues to show promise as the criticisms of wheat from various camps,...

Jaime Schwartz: 'For those diagnosed with prediabetes, the first line of defense in preventing diabetes is to lose weight, not to eat specially formulated products'

Special edition: Tackling diabetes. Formulating for healthy blood sugar

How can the food industry address the ticking time bomb of type 2 diabetes?

By Elaine WATSON

Given that one in three American adults is expected to develop type 2 diabetes by 2050, and poor diet and lack of exercise may be largely to blame, what can food and beverage manufacturers do to tackle this epidemic?

SoyJoy recently went through the gluten-free certification process

Gluten-free 2.0: Where is the gluten-free trend going next?

By Elaine WATSON

If the first generation of gluten-free products was short on flavor and nutrients; the next generation - ‘gluten-free 2.0’ - is all about taste, health and convenience, and is infiltrating every food category and channel, delegates at the Food & Nutrition...

“Consumers are good at saying what they like, not why,” said Elizabeth Uriyo, vice president of R&D at Horizon Milling, during a press conference at IBIE 2013.

Horizon Milling study: What drives consumer liking of whole wheat bread?

By Maggie Hennessy

Although consumers vary widely in their sensory preferences when it comes to whole wheat bread, certain characteristics in whole wheat flour—such as decreased bitterness and increased sweetness—improve liking among most consumers, according to multi-year...

IBIE 2013 Educational Sessions: What not to miss

IBIE teaser: You’re never too old, or big, to learn…

By Kacey Culliney

IBIE 2013 has a fantastic educational program lined up from tips for gluten-free and whole grain use, to insight on food safety regulations and labeling laws. BakeryandSnacks takes a look at ‘what not to miss’…

The CSPI argues that disclosing the amount of whole grains in a food as a percentage of the total grains in that product would help consumers (ie. 27% of the grains in this loaf are whole grains).

What should the criteria be for whole grain labeling statements?

By Elaine WATSON

In 2006, the FDA issued draft guidance  designed to ensure food manufacturers were all singing from the same hymn sheet when making whole grain labeling statements. Seven years later, we are still waiting for the finalized guidance, and comments to the...

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