For the Ottoman Empire, the second siege of the Austrian capital ended like the first – a mere attempt. For the people of Vienna, on the other hand, there was a sweet ending to this struggle in the form of a croissant.
New owners are being sought for United Biscuits after the private equity owners of the firm ended exclusive talks with Chinese food giant Bright Food Group, opening the field to new bidders
Bread manufacturer, Grupo Bimbo, is the latest food giant to sign a research deal with EnWave to test “certain food products” on its nutraREV vacuum-based food dehydration technology.
Functional bread has significant potential but its widespread appeal is some way off due to cost and sensory challenges, claims a Datamonitor researcher.
LycoRed has launched a vegetarian Omega-3 ‘Lyc-O-Mega 10 AL’, designed especially for the bakery and confectionery industries. Trials of the fish odour free algae oil ingredient have been conducted in chocolates, crackers and bread. The chocolate tablet (5g), for example, contains 5mg of DHA, which is one third of the recommended daily consumption, without affecting its taste profile.
Boiled, roasted or dried, chestnuts have nourished entire generations. Now they’re a culinary delicacy.
The “record” attendance numbers at this year’s Modern Bakery Moscow trade fair reflects a growing demand for bakery technologies and products in Russia, according to event organiser Ost-West-Partner.
ADM, the cocoa, chocolate and speciality oils and fats supplier, has expanded its range of cocoa butter equivalents (CBEs) with the launch of Chocovit Extra. The custom-formulated blends of deZaan cocoa butters and Chocovit Plus CBEs can reduce the ingredient costs of chocolate formulations for use in applications such as fillings, coatings and chocolate shells. By substituting cocoa butter with… Read more »
Galactic has developed a new powder form of lactic acid for use in bakery products and mixes, which can avoid the need for liquid lactic acid to be added to the dough.
Mexican bakery giant Grupo Bimbo acquired Sara Lee’s North American fresh bakery business for $959 million.