15 Oct 2021 --- A coalition of 25 breweries from across the UK and Ireland have kick started a campaign today calling on world leaders to make concrete commitments to tackle the climate emergency at COP26 next month. Alongside their calls, each brewery has brewed a new beer creating a limited-edition collection of 26 beers that use surplus bread that would otherwise have gone to waste.
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13 Oct 2021 --- Despite supply chain challenges, raw material price hikes and the ripple effect of the COVID-19 pandemic, the stabilizers market is seizing the opportunity to innovate with more NPD on the horizon. Speaking to FoodIngredientsFirst, CP Kelco and Palsgaard reveal imminent ingredient launches and examine the latest trends and dynamics impacting the space.
“Making protein more accessible”: Arla Foods Ingredients CEO flags R&D capabilities amid center launch
08 Oct 2021 --- A new Arla Foods Ingredients innovation center has opened its doors today, which will see development of the company’s capabilities in dairy and whey ingredients. The move coincides with the company becoming the first supplier with a capacity for commercial production of pure beta-lactoglobulin (BLG).
Consumers are increasingly concerned for their own health and are consequently reducing unhealthy nutrients. Salt reduction is still a top priority for consumers and the food and beverage industry. Therefore, low and reduced sodium claims have prime front label mentions. The top two market categories for salt-related claims globally are sauces & seasonings and snacks (2020).
Clean and clear labels have moved from trends to industry staples across the Food and Beverage market, driven by high consumer demand. Consumers want food products containing natural, familiar and simple ingredients, easy to understand and recognize. Additionally, they also want transparency regarding the origins of ingredients, and the practices used to obtain and process them. This paper will...
Today, consumers are paying more and more attention to food labels and composition. Transparency and understanding of ingredients is becoming a key factor in their purchases. As a result, their expectations for clean labels, natural and sustainable ingredients are increasing. In this webinar, Caroline Calin, Business developer for naturals at Solvay, explains how natural vanillin is the right...
Anuga’s Halal market is showcasing the wide range of products in the global halal market, attempting to bridge buyers with producers who are often difficult to find, Özel Aydin of the market tells FoodIngredientsFirst. He discusses how companies are displaying original product types as the show’s halal stand is growing year on year as a wider array of products and consumers enter...
15 Oct 2021 --- For more than a century, cacao products have been associated with indulgent chocolate products, but now Barry Callebaut is forging an entirely new category with Elix – which is positioned as the “first nutraceutical fruit... Read More
Weekly Roundup: Salmonellosis outbreak linked to sesame-based products, UN urges better anticipation of food crises
15 Oct 2021 --- This week in industry news, five European countries have reported salmonellosis infections linked to the consumption of sesame-based products imported from Syria. Meanwhile, after decades of decline, the number of people facing hunger... Read More
15 Oct 2021 --- Plant-based innovation is breathing new life into staple meat and dairy brands looking to differentiate their portfolio. Industry players are exploring vegan alternatives with in-house R&D and business collaborations to capture... Read More
Fermentation forward: European consortium to refine bio-purification techniques to reduce plant-based off-notes
15 Oct 2021 --- To optimize the quality of plant-based food products, a new consortium of European food manufacturers, universities and food research institutes has launched a project to develop bio-purification techniques based on fermentation. The... Read More
Ingredient Focus : Lactose-free indulgence
Lactose-free claims are showing stable growth in the global food and beverage market, with "health/intolerance" being the main reason for limiting lactose (65% of European consumers). Bakery remains the leading indulgence category with lactose-free claims, while lactose-free indulgence... More
Analysis Feature Stabilizers innovation
The use of stabilizers in food & beverage launches is decreasing globally, featuring a -3% year-over-year decline when comparing 2019 and 2020 launches. In 2020, the top category of global product launches tracked with stabilizers is Bakery (21%). In 2020, the top ingredients of global product launches tracked with stabilizers are Sodium Hydrogen Carbonate (9%), Xanthan Gum (8%), and Mono- and...View Analysis