UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA
The product development team from the University of Minnesota are finalists in the ASB 2021 Product Development Competition.
ReToast is a story about trash to cash, determined to unlock the potential value in food waste streams. It is a chemically leavened, hard-cookie snack product resembling the shape of a miniature slice of toast. The main ingredient of the cookie is a custom upcycled flour blend, this blend consists of 36.4% brewers spent grain flour (14.8% Kernza® and 21.6% barley) and 63.6% surplus toasted bread scrap flour.