Interview with the only sourdough librarian in the world
We want to end this year with a special post. After more than 12 publications where the elaboration of Healthy Bread with Sourdough has been defended, where different points of view have been shared, always with the support of scientific arguments and paraphrasing great and renowned scientists. Richemont defends and supports bread making with Sourd...
Sourdough bread is nutritionally a necessary food for our organism – effects of several diets on the microbiota
 In previous articles we have discussed and explained the subject of the microbiota and its function in our organism. You can read more about it here. Today we want to go deeper into this topic with a summary of a new scientific publication that proves that cultured sourdough bread is a healthy, necessary and beneficial food for the body. We w...
Influence of wheat variety and dough preparation on FODMAP content in breads – a scientific study
In a previous blog article we have already explained the meaning of the acronym FODMAPs (Fermentable, Oligo, Di, Monosaccharides and Polyols), whose excessive consumption has relevant negative health effects, such as irritable bowel syndrome. If you have not read it, we will be happy to link to the page here. This month we return with more interest...
Differences between wheat flour and spelt flour – a scientific study
We like to share with a summary of the scientific article "High resolution proteomics reveals differences in spelt and wheat flour proteome that represent targets for wheat sensitivity research" published by Muhammad Afzal, Jens Pfannstiel, Julia Zimmermann, Stephan C. Bischoff, Tobias Würschum, C. Friedrich H. Longin on the website
Interview with Reto Fries to the development of Richemont
Thank you, Mr. Fries, for taking the time to answer our questions during these difficult times and to tell us about the Richemont Expertise Centre. We are aware that the technical school was closed in the spring due to the Covid-19 and that it only reopened since June. Perhaps for this reason now is a good timing to talk about the technical college...
Is it feasible to sell bread online?
Charles Darwin already said "it is not the strongest species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one that best responds to change." The current situation opens a complicated scenario, especially for the self-employed and small companies. For many it also becomes an opportunity to reorient their business, thus adapting to the new realit...
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