A closer look at gluten-free in 2020

What is gluten? Gluten is a protein that some people find hard to digest. It is found in all varieties of wheat, rye and barley, including the rye/ wheat hybrid triticale.  It is estimated that 1-2% of the population have coeliac disease (an autoimmune form of gluten intolerance), up to 6% have what has been...

Reducing Salt in Processed Food & Coatings

Although our daily salt intake has reduced over the last decade, on average in the UK we still consume one third more than the recommended daily intake: 8.1g rather than the 6g limit advised by the UK Government for those ages 11 and over. The problem with salt We all know that salt makes food...

Clean Label in 2020

Clean Label has been around several years now but far from being a fad, its significance is only growing. More and more shoppers are now scrutinising the list of ingredients before purchasing a product, whether it be checking suitability for a gluten-free, keto or vegan diet, or making sure that artificial preservatives, additives or other...

Bowman Ingredients Invest £8million in European Expansion

Food coatings specialist Bowman Ingredients has announced an £8million investment in a new European manufacturing facility. The UK business is expanding global production to meet increased demand and serve its growing customer base of food manufacturers across Europe. The purpose-built manufacturing facility will be located in Bielany, Wroclaw, Poland, benefiting from excellent transport links. It...

Success For Our Sponsored Ladies Football Team

Hitchin Belles, the ladies football club sponsored by Bowman Ingredients, has enjoyed a successful season, winning the League Title and promotion to Division One. The Hitchin Belles Ladies first team enjoyed a series of comprehensive wins in their Division Two league matches during the 2018/19 season. The team also won several key matches in County...