Daily Archives: March 29, 2013

What can we learn from the horsemeat hubbub?

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For more than a month, the news has been dominated by stories involving food products in Europe labeled as beef that have been shown to contain horse meat. The issue, which has now touched all of the large countries in Europe, emphasizes the importance of supply chain management, traceability and ethical behavior.

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Announces Dairy-Deli-Bake 2013 Program

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The International Dairy-Deli-Bakery Association´s 49th annual seminar and expo, Dairy-Deli-Bake 2013, will be held in Orlando, Florida, at the Orange County Convention Center, June 02 to 04. Now IDDBA has announced the speaker lineup for Dairy-Deli-Bake 2013. This year´s speakers include: Bill O´Reilly, Brett Favre, Alton Brown, Jim Gaffigan, Marcus Buckingham, Lowell Catlett, Carmine Gallo, Erik Qualman, Harold Lloyd, Voni Woods, Jack Li and Carol Christison.

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Heinz eyes convenience market with pastry launch

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Heinz is looking to capitalise on the growing market for convenience and on-the-go food in the UK with the launch of a chilled savoury pastry line.

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Doughnut eaters do it slowly

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Can you eat a doughnut without licking your lips or is that part of the pleasure? 40% of people who took part in an on-line doughnut survey, for National Doughnut Week, seem to think it is part of the pleasure when they admitted to love at first bite by taking the biggest bite they could fit in their mouth!

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Exemplary food safety practices can drive sales

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TÜV SÜD’s Safety Gauge investigated product safety practices and consumer attitudes and experiences across consumer goods, electronics and food sectors in five markets. It found overwhelming consumer willingness to pay premiums for products meeting the strictest safety standards, as well as evidence that safety certifications influence purchasing decisions.

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Puratos Deli Cheesecake : A perfect cheesecake, straight from the pail into the oven

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Puratos Deli Cheesecake is the perfect convenient cheesecakecake ingredient. It can be used straight from the packaging and has a six-month shelf life in closed packaging at ambient
storage. The product is sold in buckets of 5 or 12 kilograms. It is also available in larger packaging for industrial use. The product can be pumped straight from the container into the
cake form. The cake base can either be whipped to give it an aerated structure or can be used on its own on a crust. DeliCheesecake is suitable for any industrial oven. The result is a
perfect cake with no loss in volume and no cracking.

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Hershey sets deadlines for certification goals

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Hershey has introduced its 21St Century Cocoa Plan, a roadmap for how the company will work to help cocoa communities around the world grow sustainable cocoa for the next century. Hershey will combine its responsible sourcing practices to expand the supply of sustainable cocoa while investing in community programs that improve education and the livelihoods of cocoa-growing families around the world.

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