TORTILLA AND FLATBREADS:
THE TRENDING STAPLE IN EVERYONE’S PANTRY
TORTILLA AND FLATBREADS: THE TRENDING STAPLE IN EVERYONE'S PANTRY
Tortilla and Flatbreads: the trending staple in everyone’s pantry
Date: September 23, 2020
Time: 1:00 PM CDT (Central Daylight Time)
With more consumers choosing tortilla and flatbreads over traditional loaves, the addition of pulses can bring colour, texture, nutritional and functional benefits. Join us to find out how.
Presenters and Guest Speakers:
Having worked in the UK baking industry for more than 17 years, Michelle has a wealth of experience in product development and formulation, process development, and sales. Travelling extensively, she has developed an appreciation of the differences in both product range and manufacturing capability in different markets.
After spending most of her career working in the chemical leavening sector, in 2019 she joined Avena Foods as Director of Sales and Business Development for the UK. She believes food manufacturers have a responsibility to make their products as nutritious as possible, and that making small changes to a wide range of products can have a positive impact on population health. Her goal is to work with gluten-free manufacturers to improve the nutritional profile of the products they offer.
Linda is a food industry consultant working in research and development for Avena Foods Ltd. She has 20 years of diverse industry experience and 30 plus years of research and development expertise. She has authored/co-authored 8 white papers, 10 book chapters, and over 60 peer reviewed research papers. Prior to joining Avena Foods, Linda was the Director of Special Crops, Oilseeds and Pulses at the Canadian International Grains Institute and was a Professor in the Department of Human Nutritional Sciences at the University of Manitoba. She received her Ph.D. in Food and Nutritional Sciences from the University of Manitoba.
Linda is a member of the Cereal & Grains Association serving on the Pulse Technical Committee and the recently formed Pulse Division. From 2016-2018, Linda also served as a guest editor for the association’s publication, Cereal Foods World.
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