Sauces & Seasonings

CONFERENCE REVIEW: 21st Century Spice Industry – Disrupt or Be Disrupted

23 Mar 2017 --- The second international spice conference organized by All India Spices Exporters Forum in association with Cochin Chamber of Commerce and Industry was held at the Leela, Kovalam, Kerala-India from February 12-14, 2017. The theme of ISC 2017 was “21st Century Spice Industry – Disrupt or Be Disrupted.” The conference brought together several key industry players, who deliberated on the various challenges faced by the industry and recommended solutions for them.

Kalsec Survey Highlights US Consumer Interest in Hot and Spicy Foods

14 Mar 2016 --- In the latest update of the Kalsec HeatSync Heat Index, global new product introductions with hot and spicy ingredients increased for a ninth straight year, showing a consistent, growing consumer interest in hot and spicy foods. 

ADM Showcases Edible Oil Packaging Solutions’

27 Feb 2017 --- Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) will be showcasing their enhanced portfolio of edible oils from a variety of sources, including rapeseed, soybean, corn, sunflower and specific blends in a large range of packaging formats to suit customer needs at Gulfood 2017. 

Ohly Launches Non-GMO Cayenne Pepper Sauce Powder

01 Feb 2017 --- Ohly says it’s the first to offer a new non-GMO compliant version of Cayenne pepper sauce powder demonstrating its deep understanding of the increasing demands of the non-GMO market.

SPECIAL REPORT: Popularity of Ethnic Cuisine and Health Benefits Mean Stellar Year for Spices

17 Jan 2017 --- Consumer demand for different tastes and ethnic cuisine is fuelling the popularity of spices and 2017 is expected to be a stellar year, with both established and newer spices set to drive consumer demand. Meanwhile, experts are predicting further consolidation in the industry, following spice giant McCormick’s recent flurry of activity in the market.

Ajinomoto Buys Turkish Food Company Orgen

16 Nov 2016 --- Japanese food giant Ajinnomoto is to acquire the Turkish food company Orgen for around 220m Turkish lira ($66m), as it looks to cash-in on Turkey's rising demand for seasonings and processed foods.

Hydrosol Develops Low-Fat Mayonnaise Without Starch

21 Oct 2016 --- Hydrosol’s stabiliser experts have developed a starch-free integrated compound that enables the production of high-quality, low-fat mayonnaise. The final product has a creamy, pleasantly light consistency with a very good mouth feel and excellent taste. 

Cargill's New Diamond Crystal Salt Takes Seasoning to Next Level

10 Aug 2016 --- Foodservice operators can improve the taste of their fried foods and seasonings better than they ever have before and they will waste less salt using Cargill’s new Diamond Crystal Fine Kosher Salt.

Ready-to-Use Next-Gen Tahini Launches at Fancy Food, Rushdi Foods Debuts its One-Ingredient Protein Powerhouse

20 Jun 2016 --- Rushdi Foods Industries, Ltd., launches Mighty Sesame Co. tahini, a creamy tahini condiment in a ready-to-use, squeezable bottle, at Fancy Foods, New York City, June 26-28, 2016, booth No. 2848. It designed to infuse meals with ethnically inspired taste.

Cargill Sells off Dressings, Sauces and Mayonnaise Business to California-based Ventura Foods

04 May 2016 --- Cargill is selling its dressings, sauces and mayonnaise business (DSM) to California-based Ventura Foods for an undisclosed sum.

Vietnamese Fish Sauce Holds Potential as Alternative to Sodium

18 Jan 2016 --- Cooks, chefs and food manufacturers are looking for natural ways to reduce sodium in recipes in nearly every culture. A big challenge to doing that is taste. Consumers typically describe reduced-sodium foods as lacking in taste and flavor.

KEY INTERVIEW: Synthite Commits to Local Spice Ingredients Processing With Backward Integration

15 Dec 2015 --- Synthite was among the first in India to enter into the nascent field of spice oleoresin manufacturing. Today, Synthite has become the global leader in spice oleoresins and other plant-derived natural product solutions with a turnover of over US$225 million; commanding over 30% share of the global market. Director Aju Jacob explained to FoodIngredientsFirst how Synthite is making its way from a commodity player to the supermarket shelf. 

ADM to Launch Sodium Reduced Technologies for Meat and Ready Meal Applications

03 Dec 2015 --- Followings its acquisition of WILD Flavors GmbH last year, Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) is one of the world’s leading flavours and specialty ingredients companies. As a result, ADM has an enhanced portfolio and is in a better position to serve customer demand for healthier ingredient solutions. ADM’s flavour expertise combined with its meat capabilities has led to the introduction of sodium reduction technology for use in meat applications.

Frutarom Savory Solutions’ Launches New Heat-Stable Sauces

26 Oct 2015 --- Frutarom Savory Solutions has launched new heat-stable sauces that allow for quick and on-demand production of versatile snacks and dishes. They can be easily applied to snacks, wraps or dishes as they remain viscous during heating. 

Clever Mayonnaise Alternative and Fresh Green Juice Among Israeli Highlights at Anuga 2015

09 Oct 2015 --- Product innovation, new foods, and the spirit of cooperation are key trends at the Taste of Israel Pavilion at Anuga 2015 in Cologne, Germany next week. The Pavilion will highlight new food and beverage products developed by 20 Israeli companies, addressing the top trends in the global market.

2 Sisters Invests $84 Million to Drive Growth in Meal Solutions Division

24 Sep 2015 --- 2 Sisters Food Group (‘2 Sisters’), one of the UK’s largest food producers, has announced that it is investing £55 million (US$84 million) in its Meal Solutions Division to support further growth, create state of the art manufacturing facilities and secure jobs. 2 Sisters’ Meal Solutions produces a range of products including ready meals, soups and sauces. 

Sensient Launches Extracts and Natural Flavors for Caramel Sauces

11 Sep 2015 --- Sensient Flavors has introduced a new flavored caramels range. With bespoke textures and viscosities, the caramel sauces can be used for confectionery products and dairy applications. Their intense flavor sensations give premium products a competitive edge.

Making the Most of Umami: Biorigin Creates the Perfect Sodium Alternative

08 Sept 2015 --- Created in 2003, Biorigin is a Brazilian company dedicated to the development of innovative sustainable solutions based on biotechnology for food and feed applications. Claudia Crepaldi Clara, Global Business Food Manager, spoke to FoodIngredientsFirst about how it plans to give food manfacturers a salt reduction alternative that maintains the flavor.

EHL Ingredients Launches Eight New Organic Blends

25 Aug 2015 --- EHL Ingredients, a leading importer, blender and packer of food ingredients from around the world, has launched eight new organic blends in time for Organic September – five seasonings and three stuffing mixes. The new herb and spice blends, inspired by flavours from the Americas, the Caribbean, the Mediterranean and Britain, are the first in a series of in-demand, organic additions to EHL’s popular range of seasonings and marinades. 

Golden Peanut and Tree Nuts Invests to Expand Peanut Oil Production

04 Aug 2015 --- Golden Peanut and Tree Nuts, a subsidiary of Archer Daniels Midland Company, have announced that it will invest to significantly expand the capacity of its peanut oil processing facility in Dawson, Georgia.