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NEWS IN BRIEF

Ardent Mills expands retail capabilities and production

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Flour and ingredients company Ardent Mills has made significant updates and investments to its retail and production capabilities to better meet booming demand in the baking industry.

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NEWS IN BRIEF

Bunge unveils functional lentil flour for clean label formulations

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Bunge North America has added a non-GMO lentil flour to its portfolio that the company says can serve as a “functional equivalent substitute” for modified starches and can be appear as “lentil flour” in an ingredient deck, appealing to consumers searching...

Karma Baker: Dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free… and delicious

Karma Baker: Dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free… and delicious

By Elaine Watson

If you’re going to launch a gourmet organic, vegan and gluten-free bakery business, L.A. is probably the place to do it, acknowledges Karma Baker’s founder Celine Ikeler. But if you plan to stick around, you’ve got to make products that will appeal to...

Lights, camera, action! Edible insects in focus at IFT 2015

By Elaine Watson

No self-respecting food conference would be complete these days without a session on edible insects. But are they a gimmick or a serious source of alternative protein? FoodNavigator-USA editor Elaine Watson headed to the 2015 IFT show in Chicago to find...

Justice OKs Ardent Mills venture with caveats

Justice OKs Ardent Mills venture with caveats

By Maggie Hennessy

The US Department of Justice will allow the formation of Ardent Mills, the largest US flour miller, to proceed if the companies involved sell four competitively significant mills. The massive venture would combine the flour milling assets of ConAgra Mills,...

“Some of my work is predicting the future, five or 10 years out. I look at a lot of historical data and current data to understand macro-trends,” Sheluga said.

60-second interview: The day job

What do you do? David Sheluga, director of commercial insights, ConAgra Mills

By Maggie Hennessy

As part of FoodNavigator-USA’s ongoing series of 60-second interviews with the movers and shakers of the US food and beverage industry, we caught up with David Sheluga, a veteran of F&B market research and consumer insights on the challenges of predicting...

Dakota Speciality Milling says it is currently investigating its processing and equipment

Flour recall hits major US brands

Knock-on effect: US flour recall sifts through industry

By Kacey Culliney

A US flour and grain blend recall has hit major brands including Frito-Lay and Mondelez and forced widespread precautionary recalls on snacks, cereal and biscuit products.

Snack Size Science: Hershey’s healthy chocolate cake

Snack Size Science: Hershey’s healthy chocolate cake

By Stephen Daniells

FoodNavigator's Snack Size Science brings you the week's top science every two weeks. This week we look at how to make chocolate cake healthier, and boosting the nutritional profile of gluten-free bread.

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