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Whole grains add nutrition to baked goods and snacks

April 4, 2014

Grains mean quality and quantity. Though most people don’t get enough each day, at least half of the grains in a person’s diet should be made up of whole grains, which are unrefined, and haven’t had their bran and germ removed via milling. From corn to quinoa, manufacturers are upping their nutritional antes with whole grains.


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Ingredient Briefs

January 10, 2014

Ingredient briefs from various suppliers. Check it out!


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The beat goes on for heart healthy offerings

December 10, 2013

We know that a high-fiber diet can be a critical heart-healthy lifestyle change for young and middle-aged adults, but it’s one that’s worth the switch. Scientists from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine studied adults between 20 and 59 years old a few years ago and found that those with the highest fiber intake had a significantly lower estimated lifetime risk for cardiovascular disease than those with the lowest fiber intake.


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Fiber: An ideal bread fortifier

December 10, 2013

Bread is often fortified with dietary fiber of various origins to meet “good” and “excellent” source-of-fiber claims. 


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Health is on our minds

December 10, 2013

There is a lot of health news right now in the snack food and bakery industries. With the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issuing its long-expected draft regulation to practically eliminating trans-fat in food to its draft guidance to help growers, manufacturers and foodservice operators take steps to reduce levels of acrylamide in certain foods and so many other health issues, we find this month that our pages are filled with health issues.


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Ingredient Briefs: November 2013

November 11, 2013

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Bulking up on fiber facts

August 16, 2013
Adding fiber to grain products and snacks has become quite popular
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Fiberstar closes on strategic growth transaction

July 26, 2013

Wisconsin-based Fiberstar Inc., a manufacturer of bio-ingredients from plant cell wall materials, completes a $10.64 million debt transaction.


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Ingredient Briefs: June 2013

June 17, 2013
Ingredient briefs from different suppliers. Check it out!
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State of the Industry: Fuel-efficient bars

June 14, 2013
The bar race is full of bakeries making gluten-free, high-fiber options in a variety of flavors to fuel consumers’ day-to-day lives.
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New chips off the old block

Here’s our tour of potato chip producer, Ballreich Bros., our 2014 Snack Food Manufacturer of the Year. 

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2014 April

Come check out the latest edition of Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery! This month's edition features a special look into the family-owned Ballreich Bros. manufacturer in Tiffin, Ohio.

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