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    Developing and innovating smoke flavorings and ingredients – Azelis

    10 January 2018

    At FiE, Azelis demonstrated its Scansmoke flavors, based on pure, natural raw materials. In addition, the Scangold range provides many possibilities for a more appealing product and improved texture in meat and poultry, with a shorter production time.

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AAK refines vegetable oils for specialised products which meet customers' high requirements. In partnership with its customers.

AAK are always on the look out for partners whose production relies on high value-added vegetable oils. The company says that this is what has made AAK the world's leading producer of speciality vegetable fats. The products are used as substitutes for dairy fat and cocoa butter, as transfree solutions for fillings for chocolate and confectionery products, as well as by the cosmetics industry.

The company’s raw materials are obtained from areas such as Asia and West Africa. AAK is committed to sustainable development and is one of the prime movers behind RSPO, the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil, and GreenPalm Ltd. Through these initiatives, AAK has contributed to the natural extraction of palm oil through natural agricultral development.

AAK's products originate in the plant kingdom and are renewable. This means that they achieve a minimal impact on the environment. AAK's products are used, for example, as lubricants for forestry machinery. The waste products discharged by the machinery to the eco-system during the production process have no harmful impact on the environment.

AAK is organised into three business areas: Chocolate & Confectionery Fats, Food Ingredients and Technical Products & Feed. The cosmetics unit, which is part of Chocolate & Confectionery Fats, is a rapidly-growing operation.

Production facilities are located in Denmark, Mexico, the Netherlands, United Kingdom, Sweden, Uruguay and the USA.

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18 July 2018

Culinary creativity with tomato derived ingredient

Lycored is partnering with US chef Charlie Baggs. The “culinology” pioneer has developed new recipe concepts using Lycored’s taste enhancer SANTE and CTC, its Clear Tomato Concentrate. They both enhance natural umami and kokumi characteristics. Charlie Baggs tells FoodIngredientsFirst: “Lycored has the ability to deconstruct the tomato and use it as a flavor enhancer, allowing the umami characteristics to come through. You are also able to reduce the amount of sodium, sugar and fat when you use a product like SANTE. It is all about balancing salt, acid, sweetness, fats and bitterness,  SANTE allows us to pull out some of the sugar and salt to help promote a more nutritious type of product.”


30 June 2018

Givaudan, your natural partner

Givaudan’s heritage in natural ingredients is rooted in a tradition of exploration, discovery and innovative thinking. Our holistic approach from nature to consumer experience is grounded in a profound understanding of sourcing, natural extraction and cooking techniques. All that, plus over 90% of our research dedicated to innovation in natural solutions, and you have a winning combination.


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Plant-based growth opportunities

At the Natural & Organic Products show 2018 in London, FoodIngredientsFirst spoke with Bernd Drosihn from TofuTown about the next growth categories for plant-based offerings, as well as the company's latest products. 


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03 July 2018

article image IFT 2018 Preview Webinar: The Mindful Consumer & More

In this webinar, we will look at how some trends are influencing the mindful consumer who seeks a healthy body as well as a healthy mind. Body health concerns are driven by a cleaner and overall healthier lifestyle with 4 in 10 U.S. consumers increasing their consumption of “healthier foods” in 2017. In addition, responsible companies tackle ethical issues with a +47% average annual growth* of food and beverages with ethical claims bringing peace of mind to the consumer.


29 June 2018

article image Better beverages: The future is nutrition

Nutrition science is making itself heard in the beverage category. Protein coffees, probiotic juices and turmeric teas are common sightings as the demand for convenient, functional foods increases with consumers. This leaves many of us asking the questions like: “What is the future of nutrition for beverages?” and “How can products continue to be differentiated?”

In this webinar, learn about up and coming nutrition ingredients and how sensory science can be used to influence food intake across age groups.


03 May 2018

article image Top Ten Trends 2018: The Dairy Implications

Innova Market Insights’ Director of Innovation, Lu Ann Williams takes you inside dairy innovation today and discusses how the 2018 top ten trends will impact tomorrow’s dairy cabinet. Join us for 20 minutes of category defining dairy insights that you cannot afford to miss.


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