Giant Food Recalls 24 oz. Party Platter Cookies

February 12, 2010 Giant Food LLC

Giant Food of Landover, Md. has announced a voluntary recall of its 24 oz. Party Platter Cookies because they contain almonds and almond paste, both undeclared allergens.

North Castle Partners Recapitalizes Flatout Flatbread Company

February 12, 2010 North Castle Partners

Private equity firm North Castle Partners announced today that it has recapitalized premium flatbread maker Flatout, Inc.manufacturer of healthy, premium flatbreads, wraps, and snack crisps sold under its own Flatout brand to the grocery, mass, club store and food-service channels.

Quinoa And Buckwheat Top Nutrition Tables For Gluten-Free

The polyphenol content of quinoa and buckwheat flours may enhance the
nutritional profile of gluten-free formulations, and may be a better option than
amaranth, says a new study.

Penford Food Ingredients Launches PenTechGF For Bakery

February 11, 2010 Penford Food Ingredients

Penford Food Ingredients Co. has announced the launch of PenTechGF an ingredients system for gluten-free coatings and baking that leapfrogs current market offerings.

Trials Prove Efficacy Of Bread Waste Reducer

February 11, 2010 Jane Byrne, Food Navigator.com

The trial phase on a starter that enables reprocessing of rejected bread has
demonstrated its efficacy in reducing waste within the bakery facility, claims
the Sonneveld group.