Grain Foods Gain Momentum
By Joel Crowder & Charlie Stout
Co-Chairmen, Board of Trustees
Grain Foods Foundation
In 2004, during the height of the low-carb movement, members of the baking and milling industries formed the Grain Foods Foundation. At the time, fad diets captured the attention of the American public. Bread and grains became a nutritional scapegoat while our industry was absent from the debate.
About the Authors: Joel Crowder is director of grocery merchandising and category management at The Kroger Co. Charlie Stout is president of Milner Milling.
Editor’s Note: For more information, contact Judi Adams, president, Grain Foods Foundation, at 1-970-626-5183, or e-mail her at Judi.Adams@grainsfoundation.org.
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