Milling & Baking News - December 13, 2011 - (Page 1)

THE NEWS WEEKLY OF GRAIN-BASED FOODS DECEMBER 13, 2011 / REGULATORY AFFAIRS Signature Interview In Stoufer’s view, ‘sky is the limit’ for whole wheat flour potential U Emergency generators and supplemental energy Story on Page 27 LATE NEWS U.S. wheat carryover raised 6% WASHINGTON — In its Dec. 9 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates, the U.S. Department of Agriculture projected June 1, 2012, U.S. wheat carryover at 878 million bus, up 50 million bus, or 6%, from its November projection and up 16 million bus, or 2%, from 862 million bus in 2011, and above trade expectations. The increase was the result of a 50-million-bu reduction in U.S. 2011-12 wheat exports, projected at 925 million bus. Projected 2011-12 total U.S. wheat supply was unchanged from November at 2,982 million bus, domestic food use was unchanged at Continued on Page 8 nder the leadership of Paul T. Maass, ConAgra Mills was at the forefront of the milling industry promoting the benefits of whole wheat flour. With the promotion a year ago of Bill Stoufer as president of ConAgra Mills, passion for whole grains and its importance to ConAgra Foods and the milling industry has not diminished. In an interview Stoufer recently with Milling & Baking News at the ConAgra Foods headquarters in Omaha, Mr. Stoufer expressed confidence that the heady growth rates of whole wheat flour sales would continue for the indefinite future. Even though whole wheat continues to represent a modest share of overall flour production, Mr. Stoufer foresees a time, not too far into the future, in which whole wheat flour achieves parity with white flour. “The key to whole grain growth has been delivering functionality, taste and texture,” he said. “It’s products with our Ultragrain flour, but also products made with traditional whole wheat flour. Customers are increasingly interested in incorporating whole grains into their products and whole grain will continue its growth curve. It is foreseeable that whole wheat will have a 50% market share (versus the Continued on Page 22 Television Program Review Oz appearance great moment for Gaesser, Grain Foods Foundation THE DR. OZ SHOW Nov. 28, 2011 Featuring an appearance by Glenn Gaesser, chairman, scientific advisory board, Grain Foods Foundation NEW YORK — Those in the grainbased foods industry familiar with Glenn Gaesser may have wondered how well suited the soft spoken academic would be in an opportunity to debate health topics with the most popular host on daytime television. Dr. Gaesser, a professor at the Arizona State University School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, was the headline guest Nov. 28 on “The Dr. Oz Show.” It may not be overreaching to describe the appearance as a “once in a lifetime chance” for Dr. Gaesser and the Grain Foods Foundation, with whom he serves as the lead member of the scientific advisory board. Dr. Gaesser did not squander the Continued on Page 14

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Milling & Baking News - December 13, 2011
Signature Interview - In Stoufer’s view, ‘sky is the limit’ for whole wheat flour potential
Television Program Review - Oz appearance great moment for Gaesser, Grain Foods Foundation
Late News - U.S. wheat carryover raised 6%
News/Comment - Record world crop matched by sharp gain for use
Editorial - Rice no longer seen as sole source of stability
Late News - Whole grains part of N.R.A. trends list
Late News - Corn, soybean 2012 carryover raised
Late News - Hershey to buy Brookside Foods
Late News - NAMA urges Congress to limit futures market risk
Business - Bimbo closes Sara Lee Spain, Portugal acquisition
Business - Cargill in plan to reduce global workforce by 1.5%
Business - Lallemand raising yeast prices and reviewing other costs
Business - Huhtamaki expands in food service packaging with Ohio acquisition
Business - Horizon Milling reaches 20-year safety milestone at Stockton mill
Business - Malt-O-Meal and Pepperidge recognized as ‘hot brands
Business - Gavilon to build edible oil facility in California
Business - FMC BioPolymer to raise certain prices 15%
Business - Canadian government to move ahead with dismantling of C.W.B.
Business - Book focuses on avoiding bread baskets, snack cravings
Business - Quebec company buys grain bar concept
Financial Results - Impairment charge drags down Ralcorp quarterly earnings
Financial Results - Seaboard earnings slip in third quarter
Nutrition and Health - No, carbohydrates are not the root of all evil
People - Rosenfeld, Vernon and Cahill to new leadership roles following Kraft spin-off
Financial Results - Krispy Kreme earnings climb 97% in third quarter
Data - Average wheat price rebounds modestly in November
Maass brings milling knowledge to broader role at ConAgra Foods
Regulatory Affairs - Emergency generators and supplemental energy
Washington - In House testimony, MacKie decries proposed Hours of Service rules
Washington - States of the former Soviet Union reemerge as formidable wheat exporters
Washington - U.S.D.A. investing $8.5 million to develop food aid products
Industry Activities - Ag groups, ag bankers speak out on MF Global bankruptcy
International - Qatar buys land in Australia to supply grain, food needs
International - Report: Kraft cutting jobs in U.K.
Ingredient Market Trends
Ingredient Week
Supplier Innovations - Scoular to market soy ingredients
Supplier Innovations - Tate & Lyle invests in salt reduction technology
Supplier Innovations - Sodium reduction ingredient fares well in sensory tests
Supplier Innovations - New laboratory focuses on product development
Supplier Innovations - SK Food launches, bean, pea and lentil powders and flakes
Marketplace Business Network
Ad Index

Milling & Baking News - December 13, 2011