Australians are only eating half of the cereal fibre they need, research has found. In the first study of its kind, University of Wollongong researchers put together a database of more than 1, 900 food...

McCain Foods launches new Healthy Choice Wholegrains range Canada-based McCain Foods has expanded its range of Healthy Choice frozen meals in Australia, launching a new line of Wholegrains meals. McCain...

Next big thing: ‘Nordic Diet’, Researchers show health benefit for the obese without weight loss The Nordic diet may reduce the bad effects of obesity, even without weight loss, according to a study...

Kellogg’s launches new Five Whole Grain Muesli Breakfast cereal manufacturer Kellogg’s has launched its new Five Whole Grain Muesli in Australia, which the Company said is the “first muesli formulation...

Nondigestible fibre lowers cholesterol and body fat levels, a study has found The use of wholegrain constituents in a nondigestible, chemically modified wheat fibre to be added to food products may help...

Europe has announced a comprehensive 'whole grain' definition The most comprehensive definition of ‘whole grain’ termed to date has been agreed on by the European cereal product research group,...

Health claims are rising in bread products globally Launches of new bread products have generally continued to rise globally and, within that, products using health claims of some kind made up over 42...

A new voluntary code of practice for whole grain ingredient content claims has been launched by industry body the Grains and Legumes Nutrition Council (GLNC). Consumers will begin to see the standardised...

In the December 2011 issue of Food Technology magazine, published by the US-based Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), contributing Editor A. Elizabeth Sloan writes about the latest whole grain trends...