Whole Grain Stamp Approach Praised by IOM

November 2, 2009 Oldways Preservation Trust

A report by the Institute of Medicine has recommended that the labeling of the whole grain content of food become mandatory.

Maltodextrin Boosts Quality Of Gluten-Free Bread: Study

A new study from Poland says gluten-free bread formulations made with maltodextrin may improve bread volume and gove a boost to crumb hardening in storage.

Health Dominates Muffin Market

Muffins have long been a breakfast staple. The latest trend is to now incorporate ways to make them more nutritious, while preserving their delicious flavors and textures.

Flowers Foods Acquires Tortilla Maker Leos Food

October 26, 2009 Flowers Foods, Inc.

Flowers Foods, one of the nation’s leading producers and marketers of packaged bakery foods for retail and foodservice customers, has acquired Leos Foods, makers of an extensive line of flour and corn tortillas and tortilla chips.

Rowan County, North Carolina Food Lion Baking Loaves For Local Charity

A Food Lion in Rowan County, North Carolina, is asking customers to buy a loaf of Italian bread in the checkout line to donate to needy individuals through Rowan Helping Ministries. Their socially responsible gesture was so well received they ran out of bread on the first day.