Keeping up with the need for health and well-being in the growing Better-For-You category

By Julie Istead Thanks to heightened attention from consumers to the quality of food, the ‘Better For You’ dining category is growing faster than the foodservice industry can keep up. Consumers drive the food and beverage markets, and the demand for products starts to increase well before they hit the mainstream. Take, for example, the […]

Meet Murray, the world-travelling, Canadian-made sourdough that gained international attention

By Karl De Smedt On the outskirts of St. Vith, a small Belgian hamlet near the German border, is one of the most fascinating libraries you’ll ever see. You won’t find any books, though. Instead, refrigerators line the walls at regular intervals, each holding several squat glass jars filled with what look like slight variations of smooth beige […]

Puratos Canada inducts Canada’s first sourdough culture into its one-of-a-kind sourdough library

Based in Belgium, Puratos Group’s sourdough library aims to preserve sourdough baking knowledge and biodiversity. Puratos Group is one of the largest bakery, patisserie, and chocolate ingredients producers in the world. Toronto-based Blackbird Bakery is the first Canadian inductee to the condition-controlled sourdough library. Press release Puratos Canada has inducted Toronto-based Blackbird Baking Co.’s sourdough […]