18 07, 2017

Adding a Whole Grain Claim to Your Label?

Is your bakery focused on producing whole grain products? Consumers are turning away from baked goods produced with refined flour and seeking healthier alternatives found in whole grain foods. Whole grains are grains that are consumed in their original form without being refined. They contain their original parts such as the bran, germ, and endosperm [...]

20 06, 2017

Is Artisan Bread Healthier than Manufactured Bread?

Is artisan bread really healthier than plain white bread? The use of bleached flour and the addition of dough conditioners, emulsifiers, and mold inhibitors are seen as unhealthy and blamed for our modern health issues. As consumer preferences have begun to shift to more wholesome ingredients, artisan bread began gaining in popularity. What [...]

21 06, 2016

Whole Grains

Whole Grains What are Whole Grains? Whole grains are cereal grains which contain the intact, ground, cracked or flaked kernel or seed of the grain as well as the endosperm, germ and bran.1 The American Association of Cereal Chemists International (AACCI) defines whole grains as "The intact, ground, cracked or flaked caryopsis, [...]

28 01, 2016

Wheat Kernel

Wheat Kernel What is the wheat kernel? The wheat kernel, or wheat berry, is the grain portion of the wheat plant and the source of flour. It consists of three main parts—the endosperm, bran and germ—which are usually separated for different flours and uses. There are over 30,000 wheat varieties, the most [...]

10 06, 2015

Whole Wheat Bread

Whole Wheat Bread What is Whole Wheat Bread? Whole wheat bread is made from 100% whole wheat flour. Whole wheat flour consists of the entire wheat berry ground to flour fineness. This flour contains approximately the same relative proportion of nutrients and components as the original wheat kernel.1 Compared to regular white [...]

10 06, 2015

Wheat

Wheat What is Wheat? Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) is one of the world’s most important food crops. Its prominence among other grains and cereals is due to its cultivation adaptability and high yield, as well as its unique viscoelasticity and dough forming properties. Wheat is often associated with bread. However, it’s also [...]

7 06, 2015

Cracked Wheat

Cracked Wheat What is Cracked Wheat? Cracked wheat is a whole grain product made by grinding wheat berries into coarse particles larger than flour. It is a versatile product used in many traditional Mediterranean, North African and Western dishes and baked goods. Incorporating this ingredient into baked goods provides: Unique texture and [...]

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