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2012-05-07 06:28:18

ST. PAUL, Minn., May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CHS Inc., St. Paul, Minn.; and Zen-Noh, Tokyo, Japan, two of the world's leading farmer-owned cooperatives, today announced CHS has acquired 51 percent of CZL Ltd., a joint venture company that will supply commodities, primarily wheat and barley, to Japan. The joint venture will be managed from the CZL office in Tokyo. "CHS and Zen-Noh have been strong trading partners for more than 30 years," said Rick Browne, senior vice president,...

2012-04-02 10:25:33

WINNIPEG, April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - The Canadian Grain Commission is celebrating its achievements after 100 years of service to Canada's grain producers and the industry. "We are proud to be a part of an industry that has helped shape and continues to shape Canada," says Elwin Hermanson, Chief Commissioner. "We have guaranteed producers the right to fair treatment since 1912, and we've kept pace with the needs of a changing industry over the last 100 years." Grain is one of...

Super-spaghetti With Heart-healthy Label Now Possible
2011-09-15 07:33:47

  Consumers could soon see packages of pasta labeled "good source of dietary fiber" and "may reduce the risk of heart disease" thanks to the development of a new genre of pasta made with barley–a grain famous for giving beer its characteristic strength and flavor. The report appears in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Vito Verardo, Ana Maria Gómez-Caravaca and colleagues explain that barley, a grain that is an excellent source of fiber and...

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2011-06-15 05:35:00

Not only is Mediterranean France known worldwide for its famous wine-growing regions, but evidence of beer making has been discovered as far back as the 5th century BC, according to analyses from the Roquepertuse excavation site in Provence. Laurent Bouby from the CNRS "“ Centre de Bio-Archeologie et d'Ecology in Montepellier, France and his colleagues found the presence of poorly preserved barley grains as well as equipment and other remains of deliberate malting in the home that...

2011-06-14 13:52:53

New study unveils archaeobotanical evidence of beer brewing in Iron Age France Evidence of beer making in Mediterranean France, as far back as the 5th century BC, has been unearthed by Laurent Bouby from the CNRS - Centre de Bio-Archeologie et d'Ecology in Montepellier, France, and colleagues. Their analyses at the Roquepertuse excavation site in Provence reveal the presence of poorly preserved barley grains suggesting germination, as well as equipment and other remains of deliberate malting...

2011-03-07 07:15:00

DAVIS, Calif., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Unlike any other energy bar, BRUBAR Energy Bars are primarily sweetened with all-natural barley malt. A lot of barley malt! Why? It's an excellent source of natural energy and the taste is a big hit with athletes and craft-brewed beer lovers as well. BRUBAR Energy Bars is the creation of Christian D'Souza, whose interest in brewing craft beer sparked the idea to merge two popular product categories: energy bars and craft beer. "Eating an energy...

2010-12-20 16:00:28

The reproductive success of men and women is influenced by the food they receive at an early stage in life, according to new research by the University of Sheffield. The research, which was published online this month (17 December 2010) in the journal Ecology, is the first study of its kind to show that early life food can have a serious influence on the life-long fertility of individuals. The research team, led by Dr Ian Rickard from the Department of Animal and Plant Sciences at the...

2010-06-29 13:01:00

MINNEAPOLIS, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill will introduce Clear Valley® Omega-3 Oil, a revolutionary new canola/flax seed oil blend, at the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Food Expo July 18-20 in Chicago. Cargill recently completed a GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe) self-determination for the ingredient, which will allow food manufacturers to make a "good source of ALA (alpha linolenic acid) omega-3" or "excellent source of ALA omega-3" Nutrient Content...

2010-05-05 15:37:02

Evidence from observational studies indicates that diets rich in whole grain reduce risk of obesity and other diseases related to the metabolic syndrome e.g. type 2 diabetes and cardio-vascular disease. The mechanisms involved are only partially elucidated. Work within HEALTHGRAIN has revealed novel insights regarding some potential mechanisms. Barley products rich in indigestible carbohydrates (dietary fibre and resistant starch), facilitated glycaemic regulation through a mechanism...

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2010-02-08 10:24:12

A new study suggests that beer is a significant source of dietary silicon, a key ingredient for increasing bone mineral density. Researchers from the Department of Food Science & Technology at the University of California, Davis studied commercial beer production to determine the relationship between beer production methods and the resulting silicon content, concluding that beer is a rich source of dietary silicon. Details of this study are available in the February issue of the Journal...