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These are all the posts that have been tagged with bakery.

Kraft increases sweet efforts in Russia

Following continuous double-digit annual growth in the company, Kraft Foods may expand confectionery and bakery factories in Russia. Russian demand has been climbing for the world’s second-largest food-maker’s products with faster sales this year, reaching more than 20 billion rubles (€548 million). After purchasing a Groupe Danone SA unit in 2007, Kraft became Russia’s largest […]

Maxx introduces green tea for bakers

Maxx Performance, the US provider of microencapsulation solution technologies, has introduced a solution that allows manufacturers to add green tea extract to baked goods. Green tea extract, as the least processed antioxidant, provides the most polyphenols ” most notably, a catechin called epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG), which is believed to be responsible for most of the healthful […]

New bakery ingredient for stronger dough

Danisco has developed a new cost-effective dough strenghtener to help the European bakery industry face up to the economic slowdown. An optimised alternative to existing dough strengtheners, Panodan B2020 can be added at a ratio of 1:1 with no need to adjust the bread formulation or process. “In tests, Panodan B2020 has proven an effective […]

Critique of palm oil as substitute

Confectionery and sweet bakery ingredient palm oil should not be used as an alternative to transfats according to a study from the USA Agricultural Research Service (ARS). Makers of baked goods and breakfast bars have especially been looking for healthier alternatives, but ARS studies show products with palm oil creating as much bad cholesterol as […]

Welsh chocolate packaging plant closes

The Anson Packaging in Wrexham, North Wales is to close after a dip in orders from chocolate and bakery manufacturers. This comes only 12 months after it bought out previous owners EP Packaging, rescuing the operation from bankruptcy.

 The plant has been operating since 1993 making thermo-formed plastic trays for the bakery and confectionery industries. […]

Greet Vivartia reorganises

Greek food company Vivartia has reorganised into four subsidiaries through the separation of divisions. The secession will take place through the respective transfer of the activities of the Bakery and Confectionery Division (formerly Chipita International), the Dairy and Drinks Division (formerly Delta Dairy), the Food Services and Entertainment Division (formerly Goody’s) and the Frozen Foods […]

Online mixing tool for bakers

Marion Mixers, based in Iowa, US, is launching an industry-first online industrial mixer tool that will begin the mixer selection process for processors across the globe. It can be used in the bakery and snack industries, among others, to quickly identify the correct industrial mixer for their application mixing needs. The program includes a systematic […]

Bell’s ‘Top 10 Flavours for 2009’ published

Global company Bell Flavors & Fragrances, which supply ingredients for the food, beverage, soap and cosmetics industries, has published its ‘Top 10 Flavours for 2009’. 

 The list of sweet flavours covers the confectionery, bakery and dairy sectors. The company also publishes top ten lists of savoury and beverage flavours. The methods used to compile […]

Restructure at Real Good Food

The UK company Real Good Food Company is consolidating two of its businesses, the bakery ingredients division Renshaw and sugar division Napier Brown Foods. The new division, to be called renshawnapier, will be based in Liverpool, UK. Stephen Heslop, chief executive of Real Good Food, says, “Our new and flatter management structure, with head office […]

30th edition of Sigep opens

The Italian Sigep show, which covers artisan gelato, confectionery and bakery production, has opened its doors for the 30th year. Rimini’s mayor, Alberto Ravaioli and Rimini Fiera chairman Lorenzo Cagnoni opened the expo. Chairman Cagnoni says, “I must confess feeling a touch of emotion, because today we are celebrating a very important achievement: thirty years […]

New fat replacer for baked goods

UK-based clean label ingredients specialist Ulrick & Short has developed a new fat replacer as a cost effective alternative to vegetable oil or margarine. Synergie L526, a clean label tapioca-based starch, was developed for use in baked goods and can replace up to 25% of fat in muffins, sponges and cakes. It comes in powder […]

Puree and simple

Ocean Spray’s Ingredient Technology Group has introduced a cranberry puree to meet growing demand for 100% fruit ingredients. The puree delivers all the health benefits of the cranberry in a form suited to a wide range of applications, such as bakery and ice creams that can benefit from the attractive colour, rich texture and added […]

Ingredients news: Stabilisers put the icing on the cake

Cargill is introducing two new stabiliser ranges that enable baked goods manufacturers to produce bakery icings that work with various processing requirements. These new texturising solutions will give manufacturers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa flexibility in producing colourful, visually appealing, great-tasting bakery icings. Satialgine OGI cold soluble alginate was developed for direct-use icings, […]

Ingredients news: Natural melanges come to the UK

BakeMark UK has launched the UK’s first melanges as part of its new Optinature range of all-natural products. Produced under the BakeMark UK Craigmillar umbrella, the melanges are a whole new concept in bakery fats for the UK market. Melange is the French word for mixture; the products, popular in other parts of Europe, are […]