DuPont launches new ascorbic acid alternative for the baking industry

CHINA – DuPont, an American conglomerate, is the first company that has launched a new ascorbic acid alternative, Hexose Oxidase, for the baking industry. According to the company, the hexose oxidase technology present in the DuPont Danisco GRINDAMYL SUREBake product range can utilize many different sugar molecules as a substrate rather than just glucose alone,…

Allied Bakeries releases a new loaf of bread with vitamin fortification in the 50/50 range

UK - Allied Bakeries-owned Kingsmill, a top ten UK grocery brand, will tap into interest in vitamin fortification with a new loaf of bread, part of its 50/50 range. According to FoodBev, the Kingsmill 50/50 Vitamin Boost contains seven different kinds of vitamins and minerals – including iron and vitamin B6, which contribute to the…

Corbion launches vinegar-based mold inhibitor for bakers

NETHERLANDS – Corbion, a Dutch food and biochemicals company, has launched a natural mold inhibitor, Verdad MP100, which matches calcium propionate for mold control and tops competing clean-label solutions for bakers. According to the company, the new, naturally derived preservative is not the first clean label mold inhibitor to reach the market, but it is…

Bunge Loders Croklaan launches new liquid margarine for artisanal and industrial bakeries

USA - Bunge Loders Croklaan, a leading global producer of sustainable premium quality vegetable oils and fats, has launched its new, next-generation, liquid margarine: Delica Pro Gold. According to FoodingredientsFirst, the plant-based, clean-label margarine for artisanal and industrial bakeries will be featured for the first time at IBA in Munich, later this month. Delica Pro…

Bakkavor announces US$13.9m strategic acquisition of Haydens Bakery

UK - Bakkavor Group plc, the leading provider of fresh prepared food, has announced the acquisition of Haydens Bakery Limited from Real Good Food PLC, a deal valued at US$13.9 million. According to the company, the acquisition of Haydens increases the breadth and depth of our desserts range, extending our offering in in-store bakery, as…

Finsbury Food Group acquires gluten free bakery manufacturer Ultrapharm

UK - Finsbury Food Group Plc, a leading speciality bakery manufacturer, has acquired 100% of the share capital of the gluten free bakery manufacturer Ultrapharm Limited. According to the company, the acquisition of Ultrapharm supports the Group's ongoing strategy to further diversify its product capability into high growth areas. The opportunity to invest in the…

Ireland’s Crust & Crumb to build US$5.8m new pizza factory

IRELAND - Crust & Crumb, the manufacturers of chilled pizzas, pizza bases and flat breads, has made plans to build a US$5.8 million new factory in Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan, supported by the Government of Ireland through Enterprise Ireland. According to the company, this development into its new location at Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan, will enable expansion…

Bakery product supplier Delifrance completes US$4.6m factory expansion project

UK – Delifrance, a French bakery supplier, has completed the US$4.6 million expansion of its Wigston viennoiserie production site in Leicestershire. According to the company, the expansion was approved in order to meet the growing demand for products such as croissants, pain au chocolat and pain aux raisin in the UK. FoodBev reported that the…