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THE NEWS WEEKLY OF GRAIN-BASED FOODS FEBRUARY 2, 2016 / Prep work helps grain-based foods companies weather 'Snowzilla' HOT CEREAL UPDATE Instant success Oatmeal makers call on cups, gluten-free options to heat category Story on Page 26 LATE NEWS Ingredion fiscal-year income rises 13% WESTCHESTER, ILL. - Ingredion, Inc. posted net income of $411.7 million, or $5.51 per share on the common stock, for the fiscal year ended Dec. 31, 2015, which was up 13% from $363.3 million, or $4.74 per common share, in the previous fiscal year. Recent acquisitions and organic volume growth in core and specialty ingredients drove a companywide volume gain of 7%, said Ilene Gordon, chairman, chief executive officer and president of Westchester-based Ingredion, in a Jan. 28 earnings call. Fiscal-year net sales slipped 1% to $5,621 million from $5,668 million as unfavorable foreign exchange rates Continued on Page 8 KANSAS CITY - Grain-based foods operations across the mid-Atlantic states largely had returned to normal last week following an unprecedented blizzard over the weekend that briefly paralyzed the region. Steps many companies took ahead of the storm helped lessen the impact. "Snowzilla," as the storm (formally known as Winter Storm Jonas) was dubbed, dumped more than two feet of snow in many areas, including New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington. In most heavily populated areas, snow began falling Friday, Jan. 22, and continued through much of the following day. A record 30 inches fell in Baltimore, a city that struggles with far more modest snowfall, said John (J.R.) Paterakis Jr., senior vice-president, sales and marketing, H&S Bakery, Inc., Baltimore. "We're not used to it," he said. "Three inches of snow has a big impact here. This was a record by a wide margin. Usually it takes three days to get back to normal after a big storm." While it was about three days before operations approached normalcy, baking lines at H&S and other baking companies were up and running on Sunday, less than 24 hours after the snow stopped. H&S operates three baking Continued on Page 12 Food Ingredient Solutions ® Guidelines place renewed spotlight on fiber Grain-based foods may feature whole grains, fruit inclusions and pulse flour T he 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends increased fiber intake, which may inspire formulation innovations in grainbased foods, including those featuring whole grains, fruit inclusions and pulse flour. The Dietary Guidelines considers calcium, potassium, dietary fiber and vitamin D as nutrients of public health concern because low intakes are associated with health problems. Low intakes of dietary fiber are due to low intakes of vegetables, fruit and whole grains, according to the Dietary Guidelines. The amount of fiber content varies by whole grain type. Whole grain barley offers 7.8 grams of fiber per 45-gram serving, said Kelly Toups, a registered dietitian and program manager for the Whole Grains Council, Boston. Other high fiber whole grains include rye at 6.8 grams per serving and triticale at 6.6 grams. Other whole grains qualifying as excellent sources of fiber (about 5 grams per serving) are bulgur wheat, red wheat and white wheat. Whole grains Continued on Page 21

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Milling & Baking News - February 2, 2016

Milling & Baking News - February 2, 2016
Prep work helps grain-based foods companies weather ‘Snowzilla
Food Ingredient Solutions - Guidelines place renewed spotlight on fiber
Late news - Ingredion fiscal-year income rises 13%
Table of Contents
News Comment - Collective cathartic release in Oprah message
Editorial - Guidelines merit more than ho-hum
Late News
Business - Oprah declares bread and weight loss compatible
Safeway to shutter bread plants in Colorado and Washington
Hillshire Brands investing in North Carolina Sara Lee plant
General Mills revamps seven breakfast cereal recipes
King’s Hawaiian settles packaging lawsuit with Aldi
Aunt Millie’s to open new Indiana baking plant in 2017
Financial Results - J&J Snack sees future in funnel cakes at food service
People - Dennis Wiltshire, Klosterman executive v.p., dies at 56
Corey Jorgenson to president of Grain Group at The Andersons
Kathy Persian joins Schwan Food as chief information officer
Merchandising - Rudi’s debuts organic bread for children
Industry Activities - Wheat Foods Council adopts new strategic plan
Ken Adelman, former Reagan adviser, headlining annual A.T.B.I. breakfast
Conference to feature executives from Dawn Foods, Palermo’s Pizza
Mondelez reaches settlement over lead in ginger snaps
Consider inulin to deal with ‘added sugar’ addition to Guidelines
Resistant starch research focuses on diabetes, obesity
Hot Cereal Update - Instant success
Washington - Bipartisan Senate bill gives schools greater flexibility
Data - C.P.I. for baked foods, cereals posts fifth straight year of gains
White pan bread up, whole wheat price down in month
U.S. wheat exports lag year-ago pace
Ingredient Market Trends - I.G.C. projects lower wheat production and stocks in 2016-17
Ingredient Week
Supplier Innovations
Marketplace Business Network
Ad Index

Milling & Baking News - February 2, 2016