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Feb 3, 2012

Ultrasound and Baking?

37 Engineers researching how ultrasound could be used to improve industrial baking have received £500,000 in government funding to commercialise the technology.

According to the researchers at Heriot-Watt University, the technique could reduce the processing time and therefore the energy usage of baking, reduce wastage and improve the texture of products in the growing gluten-free market.

Although they wouldn’t reveal how the technology worked, they said that applying ultrasonic waves to baking dough helped to regulate...

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It's no secret that Season Two of Next Great Baker has had it's share of drama. With the sad passing of Sgt. Wesley Durden to Minerva challenging Buddy. Here we talk with Minerva Vázquez who we quickly found out was full of passion, grace and fire!
 
1. Why did you decide to become a pastry chef?
Actually, I'm not a pastry chef; I'm a personal chef and a cake artist. It all started...
Feb 3, 2012

Unifiller’s Spot depositor makes the perfect addition to your production. With a user-friendly design that allows depositing directly from the bowl, this versatile machine allows quick cleanup for change-over of various products. With simple and accurate portioning, this machine is soon to become your most valued equipment.

For more information or to view a video click here http://www.unifiller.com/bakery-machines/spot-depositor

 

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Jul 22, 2011

Delta, BC - With the deadline for the Small Businesses Jobs Act of 2011, Section 179 quickly approaching, Unifiller Systems reminds all qualifying American businesses, to act fast.

One of the great advantages to Section 179 is that equipment that was once financially unfeasible can now be purchased and put into production in 2011 to significantly impact tax savings, labor costs and the overall bottom line. Qualifying businesses can now expense up to $500,000 of equipment purchased and put into service before December 31, 2011.*

In choosing a machine for the deduction, business owners should consider Unifiller’s Hopper Topper (HT). The HT is a unique product transfer system that is specifically designed for the baking and food industry. It provides an innovative solution to the many challenges faced by small to mid size bakery and food producers today.

1. Challenge: Fluctuating Deposit Weights

Solution:...

May 23, 2011

The Ancient Chia Seed - How it Can Benefit Your Health

By: Charlotte Bradley is the publisher of YogaFlavoredLife.com

You have probably heard how important it is to get enough essentials fatty acids(EFAs) in your diet. Some good food sources containing omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids include fish, shellfish, flax seeds, leafy green vegetables and walnuts. Unfortunately, it is not always easy to obtain enough of these fatty acids on a daily basis. Recently, an ancient seed has regained popularity due to its high nutritional value.

You may know Chia as the sprouts that grow on the porous clay figurines called Chia Pets, however there is much more to it than that! Chia has both nutritional and medicinal benefits. The seeds are an excellent source of essential fatty acids and are a great addition to a healthy diet.

My introduction to Chia seeds came a few weeks ago when a...