Grain-based industry solutions
Ardent Mills, a Denver, Colorado-based company, recently showcased some of its latest grain-based industry solutions at the 2016 International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE), including a line of clean label flours, ancient grains and new heirloom wheats, as well as sprouted wheat and new sprouted wheat blends.
Ardent Mills, a Denver, Colorado-based company, recently showcased some of its latest grain-based industry solutions at the 2016 International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE).
As the US industry’s premier flour supplier and innovator, it has largest portfolio of traditional, specialty and whole grain flours and ingredients. The company makes more than 1,200 different flours and estimates that each day Ardent Mills’ products and ingredients are consumed by more than 100 million North Americans.
Some of the products and initiatives Ardent Mills highlighted at IBIE included:
- New Simply Milled™: A line of clean label flours with no bleach, bromate or other additives – grown and ground as it has been done for centuries.
- Ancient Grains and New Heirloom Wheats: A broad portfolio including Quinoa and new additions including Organic Spelt and Triticale.
- Sprouted Wheat and New Sprouted Wheat Blends: Convenient Sprouted White Spring Whole Wheat Flour with national scalability and for any application as well as new blends made with Sprouted Wheat.
- Ultragrain® High Performance: Whole grain nutrition with exceptional gluten strength, higher absorption and lower formula costs.
Also at the show, Chef Daniel Marciani, executive development chef for Ardent Mills, served a range of on-trend baked items. Menu highlights included: Grilled Palisade Peach Tart featuring Sustagrain Whole Barley Flour and Almond Flour, Lemon Rosemary-Orange Pistachio Ultragrain Biscotti, Cocoa Crepes featuring Organic Whole Grain Teff Flour, Sprouted Lemon Pound Cake featuring Sprouted All Purpose Flour Blend, and Rye Pumpernickel Quesadilla featuring Rye Chops, Rye Pumpernickel and White Rye Flour paired with Pepperjack Cheese and Shredded Chicken.
Ardent Mills also offered attendees an opportunity to learn more about wheat risk management through their presentation “Risk Management for Wheat Flour Buyers: Understanding and Applying Key Principles in Today’s Market” with real-world examples how risk management structures such as Vanilla, Cap and Floor, Range, Averaging and Accumulating work, and how they can help manage wheat financial risk in today’s, and future, markets.