Daily Archives: September 14, 2019

IBIE Committee Vice Chair Interview: Sustainability Isn’t a Trend, It’s the Future!

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As the show’s international participation continues to grow, the Baking Expo will cover over 1 million sq. ft., space that will host the new, the innovative, the inspirational, and the latest in all areas of baking. There are many new and exciting features in store, from new show floor areas dedicated to the artisan bread industry to virtual reality tours, competitions, demonstrations,… Read more »

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Elevate desserts with chocolate

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A convenient way to add glamourous appeal to your sweet treats involves chocolate decorations. Dobla’s Decorating Kits are an easy and affordable way to beautifully decorate cakes, cookies, and cupcakes. The kits provide an efficient way to manage inventory and reduce SKU counts. Planning for production is a breeze, as each kit is designed with just enough delicious chocolate to make… Read more »

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Food grade multilayer film obtained from chemical recycling

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A pilot project – between BASF, Borealis, Südpack and Zott – has led to the creation of a multilayer food packaging protopy made of polyamide and chemically recycled polyethylene. Multilayer films offer excellent barrier properties in terms of protection and preservation of food products, as well as their overall efficiency in environmental terms; however, they can only be recycled to… Read more »

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KSU, Bühler offers course geared toward milling execs

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Mill owners, managers and directors without practical background experience are invited to attend the Bühler—KSU Executive Milling course at Kansas State University’s IGP Institute. The course is scheduled for Nov. 4-8 and is designed to give participants knowledge and experience to bring back to their respective companies. “Participants are exposed to several topics involving milling processing and procedures,” said Jason… Read more »

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Researchers recommend wheat flour fortification

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Adding vitamin D to wheat flour would prevent 10 million new cases of vitamin D deficiency in England and Wales over the next 90 years, say researchers at the University of Birmingham. The researchers say overhauling existing public health policy to introduce the mandatory fortification of vitamin D in wheat flour would not only be cost saving but would significantly… Read more »

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Bühler revolutionizes industrial milling with Mill E3

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It is a completely new approach to the plant, processes, and machinery of industrial mills. With Mill E3, Bühler revolutionizes the milling industry and sets new standards in cost-effective building investment, project realisation time, and energy consumption. “After the introduction of automation 40 years ago, Mill E3 is the next big step forward in milling,” says Johannes Wick, CEO of… Read more »

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FAO Food Price Index fell in August but remained above the level of last year

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» The FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) averaged 169.8 points in August 2019, down 1.1 percent (almost 2.0 points) from July but still 1.1 percent higher than in August 2018. The decline in August marked the third consecutive monthly decrease in the FFPI, with the latest drop reflecting sharp falls in the prices of sugar and leading cereals, outweighing increases… Read more »

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Puratos UK launches new flavours for autumn-winter 2019

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Bakery, patisserie, and chocolate ingredients supplier Puratos UK has launched two new cake mix and filling combinations for autumn winter 2019. Inspired by the trends for tradition, nostalgia and sweet and savoury ‘swavoury’ flavours, the new launches include two fillings: a Topfil Rhubarb fruit filling and Cremfil Ultim Salted Chocolate filling and two cake mixes: Satin Crème Cake Custard Mix… Read more »

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Titanium dioxide – there is still a need for research

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Titanium dioxide (TiO2) is authorised as the food additive E 171 and can be used as a white colour pigment in sweets and coatings, e.g. in dragees and chewing gum. The substance is also contained in cosmetic products such as toothpaste or as nanoparticles in sunscreen under the name CI 77891. The majority of titanium dioxide is used in technical applications,… Read more »

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