This weeks organic, gluten free and ancient grain news – 25/04/2016

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TradeLink Internationals weekly round up of organic, gluten free and ancient grain news from around the world.

Oat Expert Quaker® Brings New And Delicious SuperGrain Varieties To The Breakfast Table And Beyond

CHICAGO, April 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- To Quaker, all whole grains are super in their own right and oats will always be the original super grain. As more consumers look to diversify their grain intake and add variety in taste and nutrition[1], Quaker, a subsidiary of PepsiCo, Inc., introduces Quaker SuperGrains Instant Hot Cereal and Real Medleys SuperGrains Granola.

Fiber's global reach

by Jeff Gelski From Australia to America, Indonesia to Italy, consumers are seeking foods and beverages with fiber, according to the report "Fiber, grains and gluten - A global perspective" from HealthFocus International, St. Petersburg, Fla. People also are becoming more aware of two specific fiber sources: oat fiber and inulin.

Gluten-free food market in the US 2016-2020

Saturday, April 23rd, 2016 - WiseGuyReports About Gluten-free Food Market in the US Wiseguyreports.Com Adds "Gluten-free food market in the US 2016-2020" To Its Research Database. Gluten is a protein composite primarily found in wheat, barley, rye, and triticale. A gluten-free food product does not contain gluten-rich grains such as spelt wheat.

General Mills encouraged by progress on health and wellness goals

by Eric Schroeder MINNEAPOLIS - General Mills, Inc. continues to make good strides in its commitment to providing consumers with convenient, nutritious food that can help lead to healthier lives, the Minneapolis-based company noted in its 2016 Global Responsibility Report issued April 13. Kendall J. Powell, chairman and c.e.o.

Quinoa is here to stay at local restaurants

If you've been in almost any restaurant in the last year, chances are good you've seen quinoa on the menu. Unlike other food trends that come and go, I think quinoa is in a different category entirely and is here to stay.

Could the exotic chia crop help India solve its challenge of using less water to produce its food?

DM Madappa has been watching the falling water levels in the Kabini reservoir in Mysuru this summer. Even as the state government stopped releasing water into irrigation channels to ensure drinking water supply over a long and severe summer, the farmer saw water in borewells in Heggadadevana taluk where he lives plunge.

Survey: Consumers Confused About Difference Between Non-GMO and Organic

CHELSEA, MA--(Marketwired - Apr 18, 2016) - Sixty-seven percent of dieticians said almost none of their clients understand the difference between organic and non-GMO, according to a recent survey conducted by Olivia's Organics, a leading supplier of organic tender leaf greens, spinach and celery hearts. What's more, 62 percent of dieticians...