World exports of wheat flour in 2009-10 were once again forecast at a record 12.6 million tonnes of wheat equivalent in an updated report just issued by the International Grains Council. While the trade total was unchanged from the previous forecast of last February, significant revisions were made for both exporting and importing countries.
General Mills is ‘top ten UK employer’
The European Commission (EC) is reviewing consumer goods giant Unilever’s acquisition of the Personal Care and European Laundry business at Sara Lee.
The head of Kraft Foods said she was not concerned by top investor Warren Buffett’s decision to cut his stake in the U.S. food group after criticizing her acquisition of British chocolatier Cadbury.
As Sweets & Snacks Expo continues in Chicago, the National Confectioners Association (NCA) predicts the leading new products trends
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A new antimicrobial, based on sorbic acid and potassium sorbate, will provide between 10 and 30 per cent more shelf life for muffins and cakes in comparison to existing offerings, due to the adoption of new development technology, claims Kemin.
The inclusion of resistant starch (RS) and fibre blend in bake-off bread formulation induces a reduction in the specific volume of the bread and an increase of hardness while pectin negatively impacted on crumb structure, according to research from Spain published in the Journal of Food Engineering.
Finnish confectionery and bakery company Fazer is considering expanding in the Beltic region.