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DSM Launches Enzyme to Effectively Help Digest Residual Gluten

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DSM claims to have launched the first and the only digestive enzyme demonstrated to effectively break down residual gluten in the stomach to the US dietary supplement market. Tolerase G – or Aspergillus Niger prolyl endoprotease (AN-PEP) – is ideal for the rising number of gluten sensitive consumers following a gluten-free diet who want help digesting hidden or residual gluten that… Read more »

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Customers praise CIGI on wheat gluten research

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The nation’s grain industry has made huge progress and responded effectively to concerns regarding the gluten strength of Canadian wheat, said Earl Geddes, Canadian International Grains Institute chief executive officer.

COFCO, China’s state-owned agricultural trading company, complained about the inconsistency and baking properties of Canadian wheat in the spring of 2013.

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Flour boosting

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What to keep out of flour has become trendy in recent years. Those wanting examples may just Google “gluten-free.” Yet bakers should remember how flours at times may need a boost. Vital wheat gluten, which may act as a functional protein, offers one example. Also, fortifying flour may give finished products health and wellness attributes, and protein levels may provide satiety benefits.

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Wheat Foods Council challenges National Geographic on gluten

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A letter written on behalf of the Wheat Foods Council disputes assertions about modern wheat breeding made in the April issue of National Geographic. In the article “Gut Reactions,” Dr. Joseph A. Murray, M.D., of the Mayo Clinic said gluten overload in Western diets is a reason why U.S. rates of celiac disease have at least quadrupled since the 1950s.

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Emulsifiers delay staling in gluten-free bread: Study

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According to findings published in Food Research International, the emulsifiers cassava starch and sorghum may improve the crumb structure of the breads, leading to products with improved sensory attributes. The study taps into the growing trend for enhanced gluten-free foods, a rapidly growing market. According to a recent report from Packaged Facts, the gluten-free market has grown at an average… Read more »

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