Monthly Archives: March 2019

Tokyo-based pastry chef named Asia’s best

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Tokyo-based patissier Fabrizio Fiorani, who was named Asia’s Best Pastry Chef at the Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants awards ceremony in Macau on March 26, has always loved tiramisu, the Italian confection of coffee-soaked sponge cake layered with sweetened mascarpone cheese and cocoa powder. It was the first dessert he learned to make, at the age of 14, while working at… Read more »

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Aston Foods Brand is Transferred to Vacuum Cooling Company

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The rights of Aston Foods have been transferred to VACUUM COOLING COMPANY, a BVT Group Member. With the realization of this transfer, the brand name of one of the pioneering organizations in the Vacuum Cooling industry is reunited with its founder Patrick Duss. Mr. Duss is often referred to as ‘Mr. Vacuum Cooling’ and is one of the pioneers in… Read more »

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ADM adds new line of organic flours

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Portfolio includes organic premium bread and all-purpose flours, with additional organic milled products coming soon. Archer Daniels Midland Co. (ADM) announced March 25 that it is launching a line of consistent, high-quality and high-performing organic flours. The new line utilizes ADM’s extensive wheat sourcing network and U.S. Department of Agriculture organic-certified facility to provide consistent wheat procurement and processing tailored… Read more »

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The Future of Desserts

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Desserts have long since left the boundaries of chocolate, vanilla, or strawberry and cake, pie, or ice cream. Modern desserts include such ingredients as florals, figs, vinegars, alcohol reductions, and even normally savory or pungent elements like tahini and lemongrass. Among the top food trends recently noted by research group Mintel are “less sweet” desserts featuring ingredients such as olive… Read more »

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Hershey Chocolate Company Joins Blockchain Advertising Consortium

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Blockchain-based consortium AdLedger has on-boarded The Hershey Company, a leading American chocolate production company, media outlet AdWeek reported on March 26. Hershey, along with French media group Publicis Media and The Global Audience Based Buying Conference & Consultancy (GABBCON), has reportedly joined AdLedger. AdLedger was founded by IBM, Tegna and blockchain company MadHive in 2018, and is a nonprofit consortium… Read more »

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Bridor Introduces Frozen Nordic Loaf

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French bakery product manufacturing company Bridor has launched a Nordic Loaf, inspired by the traditional dark rye bread of Northern Europe. Following a rich and tasty recipe based on buckwheat flour, rye flour, malted wheat, and malted barley, the loaf answers consumer demand for ‘better for you’ bread that delivers on taste and satisfaction. The 330g loaf boasts a generous… Read more »

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How salmonella gets into flour

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The possibility of a salmonella contamination led Pillsbury’s parent company to recall select batches of the popular brand’s Unbleached All Purpose Flour products, the US Department of Agriculture announced on Twitter on Monday (March 11). Hometown Food Company recalled about 12,000 cases of the flour, which had been shipped to US grocers including Publix and Winn-Dixie supermarkets. But how does… Read more »

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Nestlé to accelerate innovation in China with a new R&D center

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Nestlé announced the inauguration of a new Research & Development center (R&D) in Beijing and a System Technology hub in Shenzhen. The new R&D center will enable Nestlé to accelerate trend-based innovation in China to meet fast-changing consumer demand. The systems hub will strengthen collaboration with Chinese partners and suppliers in the area of systems. Nestlé R&D in Beijing focuses… Read more »

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Pastry delivery app to launch in University Circle

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PastryNow delivers fresh baked goods from small bakeries and home bakers to your location with the tap of a button. (Photo courtesy PastryNow) You can order cookies, cupcakes and more with a new app developed by two Case Western Reserve University students. PastryNow delivers fresh baked goods from small bakeries and home bakers to you with the tap of a… Read more »

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Bakery Shelf Life

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DuPont experts share advancements with “multi-hurdle” technology and new enzyme solution Technology innovations are brought into our world every day, sometimes reshaping industries and altering business practices. But throughout the baking industry, these types of advancements are exceptionally rare. DuPont Nutrition & Health will demonstrate its shelf-life expertise at the ASB BakingTech 2019 convention by showcasing its continual innovations with… Read more »

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