Milling & Baking News - October 27, 2015 - (Page 1)

THE NEWS WEEKLY OF GRAIN-BASED FOODS OCTOBER 27, 2015 / FOOD INGREDIENT SOLUTIONS® Fresher, healthier and still gluten-free The growing gluten-free market evolves through nutritional attributes Story on Page 25 LATE NEWS Bimbo earnings growth accelerates in quarter MEXICO CITY - Operating income of the North American business of Grupo Bimbo S.A.B. de C.V. totaled 1,806 million pesos ($110 million) in the third quarter ended Sept. 30, up 58% from 1,145 million pesos in the third quarter of 2014. The earnings gain eclipsed a jump of 47% in the second quarter of 2015. Year-to-date B.B.U. operating income was 3,668 million pesos ($222 million), up 61%. Net sales in the quarter were 30,391 million pesos ($1,843 million), up 23% from 24,741 million pesos. Yearto-date sales were 83,603 million pesos ($5,070 million), up 29%. Of this 29% gain, a strengthening U.S. dollar Continued on Page 8 Baking groups contend F.D.A. lacks authority on added sugars WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration's proposed mandatory declaration of "added sugars" and their per cent Daily Value on the Nutrition Facts Panel suffer from serious, if not fatal, procedural defects, according to comments submitted to the F.D.A. by the American Bakers Association and the Retail Bakers of America. The F.D.A. proposed listing "added sugars" in a proposed rule designed to update the Nutrition Facts Panel and found in the March 3, 2014, issue of the Federal Register. The F.D.A. in the July 27, 2015, issue of the Federal Register then proposed listing the per cent Daily Value of added sugars on the Nutrition Facts Panel. The F.D.A. accepted comments until Oct. 13. The F.D.A.'s actions are not evidencebased and impinge on First Amendment protected speech, and the F.D.A. lacks statutory authority to require certain information, according to comments dated Oct. 9 and signed by Lee Sanders, senior vice-president, government relations and public affairs for the A.B.A., and Dennis J. Stanton, director, chairman governance taskforce for the R.B.A. The F.D.A. lacks the statutory authority to compel a mandatory added sugars declaration, according to the Continued on Page 18 Wheat, corn growers see T.P.P. benefits; rice growers uncertain WASHINGTON - U.S. grain growers and exporters welcomed the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement concluded Oct. 5. The 11 other T.P.P. nations - Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam - already are important destinations for U.S. food and feed grains. The T.P.P. agricultural agreement, as summarized on Oct. 9 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, indicated enhanced access for wheat and corn products. The key question will be whether increased market access for U.S. rice, particularly in Japan, will be enough to encourage rice growers to back the agreement. The U.S.D.A. in its T.P.P. summary indicated the value of U.S. rice exports in 2014 was $2 billion. Exports to the other T.P.P. countries in that year totaled $798 million, or 40% of the total. In recent years, Japan has been the second- or third-largest export market for U.S. rice, buying in excess of 300,000 tonnes a year. U.S. rice exports to Japan Continued on Page 32

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Milling & Baking News - October 27, 2015

Milling & Baking News - October 27, 2015
Baking groups contend F.D.A. lacks authority on added sugars
Wheat, corn growers see T.P.P. benefits; rice growers uncertain
Late News - Bimbo earnings growth accelerates in quarter
Table of Contents
News Comment - Bakers show arbitrary nature of added sugar rule
Editorial - Milling differs from Warren Buffett
Late News
Business - Bimbo seeks ‘willing voices’ for sustainable innovation forum
Flowers closes Alpine Valley Bread acquisition
G.F.F. asks people to bake with love
Innovate to meet future food challenges, says PepsiCo’s top scientist
ADM completes cocoa business sale to Olam International
McKee Foods plans $102 million capacity and office expansion
Nestle identifies key baking season trends
People - Fred Merrill, legendary flour milling entrepreneur, dies at 91
Syngenta c.e.o. to step down
Three promoted at Miller Milling, forming new senior leadership team
Joe Beverly, Flowers board member, to retire in May 2016
Ody Maningat rejoins MGPI as vice-president of ingredients R.&D.
AB Mauri hires v.p. of yeast innovation
Washington - I.B.A. opposes Daily Value for added sugars on Nutrition Facts Panel
A.B.A. applauds hearing on development of dietary guidelines
Industry Activities - Debi Rogers of AIB International wins AACCI Geddes Award
Food Ingredient Solutions - Fresher, healthier and still gluten-free
Oats, when handled properly, still have a gluten-free future
Weather Outlook - Delayed Brazil rainfall raises crop production issues
Data - C.P.I. for baked foods and cereal sustains 0.5% drop in September
White pan bread and whole wheat prices move higher in September
International - Lesaffre expands in nutrition and health with acquisition of fermentation company
ADM expanding German plant to crush non-bioengineered soybeans
Mondelez increases production capacity for Cadbury in Nigeria
Mondelez global brand strategy brings belVita biscuits to China
DuPont selects Singapore for Southeast Asian headquarters
Supplier Innovations
Ingredient Market Trends - Sorghum exports surge, corn exports middling
Ingredient Week
Marketplace Business Network
Ad Index

Milling & Baking News - October 27, 2015