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

Grupo Bimbo names Palsgaard supplier of the year

16 December 2010 – Palsgaard has been named ‘Supplier of the Year’ by Grupo Bimbo for its role in helping the world’s largest bakery manufacturer develop new products in a safe and socially responsible way. The award was presented at a ceremony at Grupo Bimbo’s Barcel plant in Toluca, Mexico. Javier Gonzalez, director of Bimbo, says, […]

LycoRed launches vegetarian Omega-3 (DHA)

18 November 2010 – LycoRed has launched a vegetarian Omega-3 ‘Lyc-O-Mega 10 AL’, designed especially for the bakery and confectionery industries. Trials of the fish odour free algae oil ingredient have been conducted in chocolates, crackers and bread. The chocolate tablet (5g), for example, contains 5mg of DHA, which is one third of the recommended […]

Hosokawa Bepex celebrates inauguration of Technology Center

 8 November 2010 – Hosokawa Bepex celebrated the inauguration of its new Technology Center on 4 November 2010. Ter Braak, Bepex-Hutt and Kreuter customers will be able to test the range of equipment of these brands under one roof in the modern building, which has taken 14 months to construct and €4.5 million investment. Products […]

French nougat goes egg-free

20 October 2010 – French nougat has been created egg-free by food scientists at Arla Foods Ingredient. In response to an enquiry from a customer in China, the bakery team has developed a solution which replaces the eggwhites in nougat with the whey protein isolate Nutrilac BK-9250. Martin Kristensen, bakery technical manager, quotes a potential […]

Orkla business unit acquisition

4 October 2010 – Credin bageripartner has entered into an agreement to buy Frederik Christiansen Food, which is a full-package supplier to the Danish bakery and confectionery industry. Under the agreement, which was signed on 30 September 2010, Frederik Christiansen Food will become a subsidiary of Credin bageripartner. "This acquisition will strengthen our operations," says […]

Lotus Bakeries invest in biscuit production

28 September 2010 – Belgian bakery firm Lotus Bakeries is reportedly to invest around €27 million over the next three years to boost production capacity at two of its plants. The company will expand its production and storage space of caramelised biscuits at its plant in Lembeke in reaction to a significant increase in sales […]

Franz Haas at IBIE 2010

7 September 2010 – The Austrian Franz Haas Group will be represented at the International Bakery Industry Exposition by its member companies Franz Haas of America (Richmond), Haas-Mondomix from The Netherlands and its youngest member Haas-Meincke from Denmark, which was acquired only earlier this year. The group will display a biscuit depositing/extruding system type V50, […]

More applications for Isomalt in India

9 August 2010 – The Indian Ministry of Health has approved the use of Beneo’s low GI Isomalt sweetener in a variety of new food categories. While already approved for western-style confectionery, chewing gum and chocolate products, the approval opens up for usage in traditional products such as Jalwa, Mysore Pak and Boondi Ladoo, as […]

Sales increase at Lees Foods

26 July 2010 – The UK confectionery firm Lees Foods has reported an increase in sales of 9% in the first half of this year. The company said profits were expected to be significantly ahead of last year’s figure of £394,000. The group comprises of Lees of Scotland, which makes macaroon bars and snowballs and […]

Almonds number one ingredient nut for second consecutive year

22 July 2010 –  Almonds were the leading nut used in new food products worldwide for the second year in a row, according to the 2009 Mintel Global New Products Database. The growth of new almond products from 2008 to 2009 (up 18%) outpaced both new food product introductions in general (up 15%) and new […]

Grupo Bimbo takes over Dulces Vero

30 June 2010 – Latin American bakery giant Grupo Bimbo’s has acquired Mexican confectionery producer Dulces Vero, for an undisclosed sum. Bimbo, which originated in Mexico and is now one of Latin America’s largest food companies, has shown determination to increasing its domestic market share. It made $1.1bn in Mexico in the first quarter of […]

Cargill launches pectin-starch texture solutions for bakery fillings

27 June 2010 – The formulation challenges with bakery fillings can be complex and Cargill has brought out new texture solutions, obtained by using specific combinations of its Unipectine pectins and C*Tex, C*CreamTex and C*PolarTex starch ranges. They cover a large variety of uses, from ready-to-use bakery fillings to highly tailored formulations. Virginie Langendorff, Cargill’s […]

Fazer considers expansion

12 May – Finnish confectionery and bakery company Fazer is considering expanding in the Beltic region. In Latvia, the company, which reported €24.6 million in consolidated sales last year, has a 23% market share. Fazer Maiznicas bakery is the second largest bread producer in Latvia. CEO Karsten Slotte notes, “We will spend time this year […]

Building a better bakery

Lorien Engineering Solutions (LES) has recently backed a multi million pound development of one of the UK’s last remaining privately owned bakeries, Frank Roberts & Sons. Planning permission has been secured for a site modernisation project at the bakery in Northwich, Cheshire and LES has been appointed as building and utility designers, project managers of […]