Food Ingredients News

Kemin Expands Shelf Life Extension Portfolio

27 Jun 2017 --- Kemin Industries Food Technologies, specialists in helping manufacturers keep food and beverage products “fresher, safer, longer”, has recently carried out a study which shows how consumers make purchase decisions based on specific health factors or claims they equate with levels of sodium, sugar, and fat content.

Buehler Builds First Industrial-Scale Insect Processing Plant in Europe

27 Jun 2017 --- Bühler Insect Technology will build its first industrial plant to process black solider flies for animal nutrition together with its partner Protix in the Netherlands.

IFF Launches Tastepoint to Accelerate Growth in North America

27 Jun 2017 --- International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. have launched Tastepoint by IFF – a new company designed to service the dynamic middle-market customer in North America. Tastepoint by IFF represents the merger of David Michael & Co. and Ottens Flavors, two esteemed companies with long histories in the industry and reputations for outstanding service and products.

Key Interview: EFFA President Says, “Flavor is Not Only Taste But a Comprehensive Experience”

26 Jun 2017 --- Last week, on 20 June, Brussels became the “Capital of Flavor.” Brussels Flavor Day was organized by EFFA (the European Flavor Association), together with AROMA (the Belgian Flavor Association) and IOFI (the International Organization of the Flavor Industry). The event was a great success with more than 100 participants. FoodIngredientsFirst caught up with Jean Robello, President of EFFA, who opened the event. 

Special Report: Turmeric Sales Heat Up as Holistic Lifestyles Grow

26 Jun 2017 --- Native to Southern-Asia, turmeric, the main spice in curry, has been trending for some time. Arguably one of the most powerful herbs on the planet it has many healing properties that include fighting and reversing disease. 

Lycored Sells Premix Business to Prinova

26 Jun 2017 --- Global carotenoid leader Lycored is selling its nutrient premix business to US food ingredients supplier Prinova.

GNT Group Highlight Consumer Thirst for Sensory Experiences in Beverages

23 Jun 2017 --- Consumers expect more from beverages than just to quench their thirst. Ideally, soft drinks, smoothies and the like offer new drinking experiences and bursts of flavor – while suiting people’s individual lifestyles. The GNT Group has compiled five ways for food and beverage companies to meet this challenge.

USDA Halt Imports of Brazilian Beef

23 Jun 2017 --- US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has announced the suspension of all imports of fresh beef from Brazil because of recurring concerns about the safety of the products intended for the American market. The suspension of shipments will remain in place until the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture takes corrective action which the USDA finds satisfactory.

Danone Launches “One Planet One Health” Signature to Join the Alimentation Revolution

23 Jun 2017 --- Danone has launched a new company signature which reflects its vision that our health is connected with and interdependent on the health of our planet. “One Planet. One Health” is a call to all consumers and everyone who has a stake in food to join the Alimentation Revolution: a movement aimed at nurturing the adoption of healthier and more sustainable eating and drinking habits.  

Ingredion to Feature Breakthrough Ingredients at IFT

23 Jun 2017 --- Ingredion will present their breakthrough ingredient solutions that address top consumer trends including “Clean and Simple”, “Health” and “Sensory Experiences” at this year’s Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) in Las Vegas.

Ohly Launch Natural Yeast Extract Designed to Boost Flavors and Aroma

23 Jun 2017 --- Ohly have developed a new natural yeast extract for powerful taste and aroma impressions. Ohly SAV-R-FULL is 100 percent soluble and clean in taste at usage levels typically 50 percent lower than conventional yeast extracts.

Private Label’s Market Share Reaches All-Time Highs in 9 European Countries

22 Jun 2017 ---The popularity of private label keeps growing across Europe. The latest Nielsen data shows that market share for retailer brands has climbed to all-time highs in 9 European countries and for the first time stands at 30% or above in 15 of the 20 countries tracked for PLMA’s International Private Label Yearbook. 

Brussels Flavor Day: The Role of Flavor in Consumer Trends

22 Jun 2017 --- On June 20th, Brussels became the ‘Capital of Flavor’. The event organized by EFFA (the European Flavor Association), together with AROMA (the Belgian Flavor Association) and IOFI (the International Organization of the Flavor Industry). The event was a great success with more than 100 participants. Policy makers, customers and food and drink associations gathered for discussions about the future of food and the role that flavorings play in key consumer trends.  

Alland & Robert Launches Clean Label Hydrocolloid Solution

21 Jun 2017 --- Alland & Robert, a company with over 130 years of expertise and research on natural plant exudates, is an international leader in acacia gum. Now it is adding something new to the clean label products and natural foods marketplace by launching the Syndeo range.

Hydrosol: Cost-Efficient Stabilizing Systems Offer Benefits in Cheese Preparations

21 Jun 2017 --- For many, cheese is a challenge to make, economically and in terms of production techniques. The long curing times of hard and sliced cheeses are a cost factor, and in hot regions volumes are limited by the low availability of fresh milk. With Hydrosol’s new stabilizing and texturing systems, dairies, deli food companies, snack and cheese manufacturers can make alternatives to cheese simply and cost-effectively. 

To Ensure a Stable Supply of Annatto, Frutarom Encourages Latin American Female Farmers

21 Jun 2017 --- To ensure a safe, sustainable and consistent supply of natural annatto coloring, Frutarom Natural Solutions BU has announced that it has initiated a collaboration with a local agriculture partner to encourage Latin American women in countries such as Peru, Brazil and Guatemala to become independent farmers and grow annatto in their fields. 

Safety of Synthetic Color Additives Confirmed, Says Trade Association

21 Jun 2017 --- The International Association of Color Manufacturers (IACM) has released three studies that confirm prior assumptions that synthetic color additives are safe for human consumption. 

Tesco UK: Chili Season Starts Early

21 Jun 2017 --- As the popularity of chilies in the UK continues to soar, perfect spring growing conditions have brought forward the start of the UK’s chili pepper season by five weeks.

USDA Approves Claims for Irish Beef

21 Jun 2017 --- Irish food board, Bord Bia have welcomed the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) approval of its proposal to advertise the unique qualities of Irish beef in the United States and said the decision will accelerate its activities with beef buyers and retailers and bring its message closer to the US consumer. 

Sugar Replacement, Stabilization & Viscosity Available from Green Banana Flour

20 Jun 2017 --- Start-up ingredient technology company, International Agriculture Group (IAG), is exhibiting two new functional fruit flours at IFT17 in Las Vegas, NV this year. The ingredients form the starting point of IAG’s NuBana Green Banana Flour line. NuBana N100 delivers the processing benefits of a native, cook-up starch with unique viscosifying properties. NuBana P500 is a pre-gelatinized flour that thickens in cold water and can replace hydrocolloids and stabilize fruit systems.