Chicago, IL, July 15, 2018 – Denver-based Ardent Mills, the premier flour-milling and ingredient company, is returning to the annual Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Meeting & Food Expo.
This year’s show will take place from July 15-18, 2018, at Chicago’s McCormick Place, where the Ardent Mills Mobile Innovation Center (MIC) will showcase a growing portfolio of grain innovations at Booth S1017.
Leading Grain-based Innovations:
Ardent Mills has a deep history of cultivating lasting relationships with farmers, university research teams, customers and partners to identify, source, grow and pioneer leading-edge ingredients.
Ardent Mills is committed to creating what’s next in a new era of grain, including:
Culinary Grain Innovation
Ardent Mills’ culinary team will be serving delicious and creative grain-based dishes from the MIC, which includes a full kitchen and baking center.
A three-day sampling menu will show industry professionals how spelt, pulses, North American grown quinoa, IGF grains, crisps and other grain innovations can meet the demand for simple, delicious, safe and wholesome foods.
Some of innovative grain-based menu samples will include:
Introducing The Annex by Ardent Mills
Ardent Mills will also be introducing The Annex by Ardent Mills (“The Annex”) to IFT attendees.
The Annex is a team of experts dedicated to bringing a broad portfolio of plant and specialty grain innovations to the industry, including ancient and heirloom grains, pulses, barley and organic products available in unique formats such as crisps and Individually Quick Frozen (IQF) grains, perfectly cooked and ready for culinary inspiration.
With farmer relationships, custom growing and identity-preserved programs, The Annex is dedicated to bringing you tomorrow’s specialty grains and plant-based ingredients, today.
To learn more, visit www.ardentmills.com/the-annex or call 888-680-0013.
“Our goal is to complement and leverage the capabilities of Ardent Mills by innovating with ancient and heirloom grains, pulses, and new product formats,” says Shrene White, general manager of The Annex.
“We are in this space to provide diversity to the family farms we work with and to support innovation and cultivate ideas to help build our customers’ businesses, in fresh or packaged prepared foods, snacks, sides, bakery, beverage and more.”
For more information, please contact Mary Ann Strombitski at 719-271-*5295 or firstname.lastname@example.org