Monthly Archives: April 2011

Dough hydrator said to cut input costs and boost quality

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A new ‘clean label’ dough hydrator, used in conjunction with standard dough conditioner, provides savings on raw material inputs and boosts bread quality, reports French supplier Limagrain Céréales Ingrédients (LCI).

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Puratos Group acquires fruit fillings producer Pure Food

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Puratos announced the acquisition of Pure Food. This family-owned company, based in Latvia, is well-known for its production of fruit fillings. The acquisition, remaining subject to approval by the regulatory authorities, will strengthen Puratos’ position on the Nordic, Central and Eastern European markets.

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Environment MEPs approve proposal on aspartame pregnancy warning

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The European Parliament’s Environment committee is pushing for a warning label on products containing aspartame stating that they may not be suitable for pregnant women – despite opinions from EFSA and the French food safety ANSES that scientific evidence does not warrant a reconsideration of the sweetener’s safety.

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