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By AURI Biobased products enable the transition from traditional petroleum-based materials to agricultural resources in the production of plastics, films, building materials and chemicals. AURI supports clients through hands on technical assistance in the form of sample analysis in the AURI analytical laboratory, byproduct development in its pilot facility, and by working directly on site […]
Protein. It’s a hot trend. But is it just a fad that marketers are using to drive sales? Facts show that there’s more to it than that—protein increases energy levels, helps with muscle maintenance and weight management, curbs cravings for carbs and generally promotes a healthy diet.
–by Liz Morrison Coming up on school menus: bread, pasta, tortillas, pizza, pancakes and other foods made with nutritious whole grains. New federal standards for school meals, which are designed to combat rising rates of childhood obesity, will require more whole grains, like wheat and barley. The requirements offer opportunities for Minnesota farmers and food […]
Since 2009, the retail gluten-free food market has grown 200 percent, according to U.S. Foods, a leading food distributor. What is responsible for the continued growth is debatable. Some health experts believe that it may be due to more awareness of celiac disease and gluten sensitivity or gluten intolerance. Other factors may include the improved taste of gluten-free products, consumer perception that it’s better for you than traditional food, trendiness, and interest in natural and organic food.
Read the complete report: Value-Added Opportunities and Alternative Uses for Wheat and Barley About This Report The overarching objective of the “Value-Added Opportunities and Alternative Uses for Wheat and Barley” research initiative was to identify opportunities that can develop Minnesota’s agricultural economy as it relates to wheat and barley production so as to capture higher […]