Global Opportunities and Challenges for Bakers

was the topic for BakeTran’s contribution to the South African Association for Food Science and Technology (SAAFoST) Northern Branch Meeting in October 2019.  The potential for bakers to make positive contributions towards reducing the problems of global obesity through fat and sugar reduction was discussed.  Opportunities for reducing energy usage in breadbaking with innovative dough processing methods were explored.  The roles of imagination and the systemisation of company technical knowledge in innovation were highlighted.