The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has said that two artificial flavours, a sulphur substituted pyrimidin-derivative and its hydrochloride salt (FL-no 16.116 and 16.120), can be used in food and drink products as they do not give rise to any safety concerns.
Fifty-five bakeries – including Canada’s own Beyond Bread Artisan Bakery (Vancouver), Utopia Bakery Café (Chemainus, BC) and Orange Boot Bakery (Regina) – will participate. Bakeries in 26 different states, and even a bakery in Ireland will also open their doors for the event.
The two teams clinched their spots during the Louis Lesaffre Cup competition, held at the China Bakery Exhibition in May. Japan and South Korea beat out teams from China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam and Australia to secure their spots in the competition.
The long braid of princess Rapunzel in Disney’s film TANGLED was exhibited on June 1, 2011, in the Plaza de Colon in Madrid (Spain) – in it’s sweetest form. The Walt Disney Company organized a charity event with a giant, 21 meter long braid made of bread and chocolate, at the launch of the film TANGLED on DVD, Blu-Ray Combo, 3D Combo.
Leading pod-to-pallet chocolate supplier, Barry Callebaut, is targeting manufacturers in the Americas with a stevia-based dark chocolate for use in multiple applications, including moulding, enrobing and inclusions.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has denied a suggestion by two MEPs that it may have lost data relating to a previous safety evaluation of the high intensity sweetener aspartame (E951) and that it failed to examine it properly in the first place.