Ancient Grains Remain in Demand

Baking Business recently interviewed industry experts who reaffirmed what the Firebird Artisan Mills team has been saying for a long time: If you want to add functional nutrition, variety and versatility to your products, look no further than ancient grain ingredients. Ancient grains are a group of grains, pseudograins and pseudocereals that have remained unchanged […]

The Power of Pulses

Pulses continue to gain recognition as a food ingredient of the future.  Significant health, nutrition and sustainability benefits along with increasing consumer interest are certainly good motives for consumer packaged goods companies, bakeries and others to put pulses on their research and development roadmap. Not to mention, they’re also a versatile and affordable ingredient.    […]

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Growing Alabama Bakery Trusts Firebird Artisan Mills to Help Them Do What They Do Best: Excellent Service to Gluten-Free Customers

Firebird Artisan Mills works with a wide variety of customers, and our passion is helping to solve their problems when it comes to gluten-free products. That’s why we were excited when we met the Mason Dixon Bakery, a rapidly-growing gluten-free business in Alabama. Owners Ashley and Taylor Ramirez have high standards for their customers and […]

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Put Down that Spoon and Watch This Video

There’s a reason each bag of flour carries a warning label on it. It’s raw and requires safe handling. Raw flour – whether it’s one of Firebird’s gluten-free ancient grain and pulse flours or a wheat flour from another vendor – can contain bacteria that causes illness. This brief video is a great summary about […]

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Lasting Trends in the Gluten-Free Market

Due to a growing market for gluten-free foods and the purchasing savviness of the gluten-free consumer, brands are utilizing a progressive approach to create and keep up with trends in the gluten-free space. A variety of new product lines are developing regularly and marketed to this unique market. New gluten-free products include sectors of foods, […]