Whole, piece, flour and other nut and seed ingredients, including almonds, pecans, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts and other tree nuts; flax, hemp, chia, sesame and other seeds; peanuts; and nut substitutes or analogues.
In 1989, when La Brea Bakery opened its doors, it introduced Los Angeles to the sublime beauty of artisan bread. Fast-forward to 2016, and La Brea Bakery has grown into the largest baker of nationally distributed artisan breads in the U.S.—breads that still retain their original artisan allure.
In May’s column, we discussed the process of fermentation. Bakers put that wheel into motion once they combine water, flour and yeast—either commercial or wild—in a bowl and start to mix. However, there are numerous controls to initiate controlled fermentation as opposed to a process that under- or over-ferments yeasted products.
Although Pocky is well known in Japan, it’s just now transitioning to the U.S. snack market. Savvy American consumers may already be familiar with the brand, but previously, one would have had to gone to a specialty market (such as an Asian grocery store) to find it on the shelves.
On Demand Participants will learn about trends and market information on the gluten-free segment, how to formulate for gluten-free foods and functional, novel ingredients that can be used in gluten-free foods.