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Saskatchewan baker creates winning cheesecake recipe
Aug. 22, 2014, Regina, Sask. – Bragging rights for creating the Real Women of Philadelphia’s 2014 Cheesecake of the Year recipe go to a creative baker from Melville, Sask. | READ MORE
General Mills aims to lower sodium, fat in baked goods
Aug. 22, 2014, Minneapolis, MN – General Mills filed a patent application published in July that would lower sodium and fat in the dough for biscuits, pie crusts and sweet rolls, reports the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. | READ MORE
No record wheat crops this year: StatsCan
Aug. 21, 2014, Ottawa – Statistics Canada says it doesn't look like Canadian farmers will be reaping another record crop this year, reports The Canadian Press.
App for iPhone gives cooks and bakers detailed instructions
Aug. 21, 2014, Beverly Hills, CA – SideChef has launched an app for iPhone that provides cooks and bakers with more than 1,000 recipes, including recipes for gluten-free, vegan and low-fat diets.
Food trends over the last decade, via Yelp
Aug. 20, 2014, Toronto – Crowdsourced review site Yelp is marking its 10th anniversary by tracing the evolution of some of the biggest trends over the last decade, including the ebb and flow of cupcakes. | READ MORE
Startups pitch cricket flour as best protein
Aug. 20, 2014, New York – Several edible insect companies, whose products include powdered crickets, gluten-free starches for baking and baked chips made with cricket flour, aim to convince consumers pulverized crickets are the next "it" protein, reports NPR. | READ MORE
Border services investigation may raise sugar prices
Aug. 19, 2014, Toronto – The price of sugar soon may rise now that the Canadian Border Service Agency is investigating companies that import sugar into Canada, reports CTV News. | READ MORE
Cargill exclusive distributor for TREHA trehalose in U.S., Europe
Aug. 19, 2014, Minneapolis – Cargill will be the exclusive distributor of TREHA trehalose for use in foods and supplements in the U.S. and Europe.
Evolva and Cargill stevia Reb M patent application published
Aug. 18, 2014, Minneapolis and Reinach, Switzerland – A patent application on a process to efficiently and sustainably produce sweeteners through fermentation has been published, announced Evolva Holding on Aug. 15.
Too little, too much salt consumption both harmful, researchers find
Aug. 18, 2014, Hamilton, Ont. – Results from the largest study of its kind ever conducted indicate the current recommended maximum sodium intake is actually too low and may even be unsafe, reports The Hamilton Spectator. However, high sodium is also harmful, so an "optimal" range is the best target. | READ MORE