The major barrier for food manufacturers looking to produce
commercially viable whole grain products is that they do not follow
a clear enough formulation and marketing concept, according to a
contract R&D firm, which has identified...
Changing its entire cereal portfolio to whole grains last year
presented General Mills with a huge opportunity, but also a number
of challenges, said the firm, which yesterday explored the steps
leading up to the launch of its whole...
A small study into the effects of soluble and insoluble fibre on
blood pressure indicates that individuals with slightly high
cholesterol levels may benefit from including plenty of whole
grains in their diets.
The Whole Grains Council is to change the design of its
characteristic stamp in a move to avoid potential regulatory
uncertainty surrounding its use of the terms 'excellent' source or
'good' source. The new stamp...
On the back of increased demand for its stabilized rice bran
product, California-based NutraCea has announced it is to double
capacity at its Dillon, Montana plant, revising its previously
announced decision to increase capacity by...
In the absence of definitive action from the FDA, food
manufacturers should take the initiative to promote whole grains to
the American public, clearly indicating if products are an
excellent source or a good source of whole grains,...
Cargill has developed an ingredient that enables manufacturers to
add the healthy benefits of whole grain nutrition to foods while
preserving the sensory qualities of foods made from enriched corn
flour, reports Anthony Fletcher.
The Whole Grains Council yesterday launched its food stamp to the
general public at the Natural Foods Expo West show taking place in
Anaheim. Cynthia Harriman, head of the council, told Philippa
Nuttall how the food industry has reacted...
The GMA said earlier this week that Americans are filling their
shopping carts with healthier foods and drinks, particularly whole
grains. Philippa Nuttall spoke to one firm to see whether
they had experienced an increase in sales...