While there are several companies that supply ready-made, tried-and-tested premixes in an astounding range of varieties to the baking industry, the fast growing trend is customised premix formulas produced specifically to meet individual bakery requirements.
For centuries bakers have looked for ways to get more from their raw materials, streamline the baking process and produce better products.
Iberchem South Africa will combine the activity of Iberchem (Fragrances), Scentium (Flavours) and Versachem (Colourants and Seasonings)
Eggs are one of nature’s highest quality sources of protein and contain many of the key ingredients for a healthy life. The proteins contained within eggs are highly important in the development of the brain and muscles, and play a key role in disease prevention.
While we might not be able to solve that age-old conundrum as to which came first, the chicken or the egg, we do know that in terms of recognised and celebrated food days, World Egg Day – which this year takes place on Friday, October 9 – follows World Chicken Day by a mere 24 hours.
Cargill’s newest addition to sweetener portfolio offers food and beverage manufactures label-friendly 30% sugar reduction
Wageningen, the Netherlands – Today Unilever and biotech start-up Algenuity are announcing a new partnership to delve into the huge potential microalgae bring in innovating future foods for Unilever’s plant-based portfolio. Algenuity, which specialises in developing microalgae for use in consumer products, will work with the R&D team within Unilever’s Foods and Refreshment (F&R) division to explore ways of bringing foods made with microalgae to the market.
Sorbic acid approved in SA for bread!
Some 10 years after CODEX and the EU approved the use of sorbic acid as a preservative for breads (bakery wares in CODEX terminology), the South African Department of Health followed suit in June 2020.
Bühler and Big Idea Ventures are joining forces to accelerate the success journey of promising start-ups creating great tasting alternatives to animal-derived protein products.
With the COVID-19 lockdown in full swing, businesses need to find ways to ensure longevity. And,although it may be challenging, use this uncertain time to reflect and build a resilient operation that isready for the future.