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.

Market For Products Enriched With Probiotics And Prebiotics Expands

October 2, 2009 Packaged Facts

Innovations in probiotic and prebiotic formulations allowing an increasing number of products to be enhanced with them, and an increasing consumer awareness of the relation between digestive health and immunity and with overall wellness has led Packaged Facts to project the market will exceed $22 billion in 2013, representing a compound annual growth rate of 12% between 2004 and 2013.