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Business News  17 November 2017

FiE 2017 Innovation Awards: Sustainability, Organic and Clean Label categories – the nominees

17 Nov 2017 --- One of the highlights at Fi Europe (November 28-30, Frankfurt, Germany) will be the announcement of the winners of the Innovation Awards. The competition not only rewards the most innovative products and concepts, it is also claimed to act as a trend barometer. The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on Tuesday, November 28 at the FiE. 

Food Research  10 November 2017

Kerry research highlights the driving forces behind the clean label movement

10 Nov 2017 --- Clean label continues to top many food product development agendas and the notion of clean label and natural claims having been a prominent industry trend since 2008. The demand for total transparency is now increasing marketing efforts that incorporate the entire supply chain into a product's branding. The upstream part of the value chain is gaining more attention in product and brand positioning, as the overarching clean label positioning becomes more holistic. More products are carrying claims referring to agricultural practices, while calls for transparency have led to strong regional marketing; through the use of origin flags and illustrations.

Food Ingredients News  09 November 2017

“Mindful Choices” revealed as the top food trend for 2018

09 Nov 2017 --- Innova Market Insights has released its top trends for 2018, with “Mindful Choices” tipped to be the number one trend for next year. The increasingly thoughtful and mindful consumer will continue to catalyze changes in the way that companies produce, package and label their products. The other element driving the “mindful choice” trend is about peace of mind while making a positive impact in the world, through ethical claims. In fact, there has been a +44 percent CAGR in ethical claims (2010-2016, global), which includes ethical animal/human/environment, excluding ethical packaging.

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01 July 2014

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The Launch of Advantame as a New Sweetening Solution

Advantame was approved for general use as a sweetener in foods and beverages by the US Food & Drug Administration on May 19. Advantame is also FEMA GRAS approved in the United States for use in frozen dairy applications, milk products, beverages and chewing gums. The ingredient has found success in North America and Asia in applications where it is used to enhance various flavours. Advantame also extends the duration of the sweet taste in confectionery.


19 March 2014

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Trends in Innovative Bakery

At Europain, Lesaffre launched a new range of ingredients for flavor that are tailor-made, tailored to customer needs and constraints. New from the company are: live ready- to-use sourdough, fermented devitalized flour and yeast starters. Highly innovative from the company was the introduction of the Inventis concept, containing various bakery ingredient and flavor ideas to approach bakeries with. At the show, the company was highlighting a new “France origin” guarantee to be applied on its products.


12 March 2014

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Novel Coloring System for Chocolates

Barry Callebaut’s IBC brand, specialized in color and printing technology for food applications has launched Power Flowers, a revolutionary method to color chocolate, fillings & compound chocolate. Made from tempered cocoa butter and 40% coloring agents, the Power Flowers enable food professionals to make their own colorfully personalized creations.


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06 October 2017

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Positioning gelatin on a clean & clear platform

The clean & clear label trend continues to accelerate, with growing consumer demand for simpler products that contain ingredients with a strong tradition and the avoidance of those with chemically sounding names. Ingredient suppliers can benefit by co-developing product ideas with manufacturers, so that they can fully benefit from the functionality of their products. 
With this market background, Gelita is looking to highlight its gelatin products on a clean & clear platform amid this growing demand, with simplicity being a key strategy.    Lucy Gunn spoke to Michael Teppner Global Vice President Marketing & Communication at Gelita about how ingredient suppliers can remain relevant despite formulation efforts to reduce the length of ingredient lists.


28 August 2017

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Symrise expands on clean label flavor platforms

Symrise AG reported strong growth in the first half of the current fiscal year, remaining on track for full-year. The group increased sales in all segments and regions and was once again among the fastest-growing companies in the industry. Robin Wyers spoke to Heinrich Schaper, Executive Board Member and Global President Flavors at Symrise. 


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10 November 2017

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Clean Label: More Than Ingredients

This industry webinar looks to the future of healthy eating and the impact on the food industry. See why cleaner labels may just be part of a solution for an expanded consumer definition of health, and why nutrition, social and environmental responsibility will be key to successfully meet long-term consumer needs for healthy food.


23 March 2014

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5 Key Ingredient Trends

Five prominent ingredient trends have been identified in 2014, with impact for both manufacturers and suppliers: More with Less (lowering waste and cost), Away with the Demons (sugar and salt reduction) , Go Natural (removing artificial colors), Bridging the Protein Gap (new protein sources) and EFSA Survivors (approved health claims).


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26 August 2014

Formulating gelatin-free yogurt with a new cost-effective ingredient

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ETENIA 457 maltodextrin offers a unique gelatin replacement solution in yogurt. It efficiently replaces gelatin without compromising sensory properties or stability, while meeting the dietary requirements of kosher, halal and vegetarian/vegan.

03 June 2014

Extending the shelf life of food products containing fruit

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How URC® ingredients are key to mitigating moisture transfer by controlling water activity in baked goods, cereals and snacks, while delivering exceptional taste.

05 May 2014

Non-GMO ingredients

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Ingredion Incorporated, a leading global provider of ingredient solutions to diversified industries, has published a new fact sheet entitled “Non-GMO Ingredients - Move to the forefront of the non-GMO trend with Ingredion.”

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