Omega-3s like alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), docosahexanoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) derived from some cold-water fish, as well as nuts and seeds like chia, flax, hemp, walnuts, pecans, hazelnuts, among other sources.
Omega 3 fatty acids and antioxidants have become household words. The body doesn’t make Omega 3s, so we must get them in our food supply. Fortunately, thousands of antioxidants are found in grains, fruits, vegetables, nuts and legumes.
Enreco Inc., Newton, Wis., completed the sale of its flaxseed milling and bulk distribution assets today, retaining its Omega Fields retail products distribution division, which markets Omega 3-rich supplements for human and animal nutrition worldwide. Grain Millers Inc., Eden Prairie, Minn., assumed ownership of Enreco's intellectual and physical property, excluding Omega Fields, on June 20.
Though the bread market is a bit on the downswing, bakers are still on course with a bevy of new products, healthful ingredients, quality touches, artisan processes and more.
June 18, 2012
It’s golf season, and that means it’s State of the Industry time. Have things changed much since last year? The sluggish economy is still bearish and has had an effect on bakers, though they continue to iron out new products and spin old favorites.
The mounting pressure to stand out on grocery store shelves has manufacturers looking to new and exciting ways to grab interest in their products through better-for-you sweet and savory options and unique flavor profiles.
In a move toward boldly-flavored, healthful products, manufacturers are finding innovative ways to meet the needs of consumers who favor sweet and savory bakery foods and snacks. Starting with the dessert first, familiar flavors and healthful benefits can be found in many of Wholly Wholesome’s pie products.
Exhibitors at the International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE) showcased an array of new equipment and ingredient solutions. Check out what made Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery’s Editor’s Choice picks as hot items for 2010-11.