21 Jan 2022 --- International food standards body Codex Alimentarius has adopted the specifications for four different technologies for the production of steviol glycosides, including stevia supplier Sweegen’s bioconversion. The move will boost sugar-reducing solutions and benefit the stevia sector.
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19 Jan 2022 --- As demand for sugar reduction intensifies, suppliers are capitalizing on natural products and advanced technologies to satisfy clean label requirements. Notably, research by ADM’s Outside Voice has identified an overlap between clean label and sugar-reduced demographics. “Sugar reduction is 61% more important for shoppers searching for products with a clean...
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Today’s consumers expect a lot from the food and beverage products they choose. To successfully respond to changing consumer needs and wants, the industry needs to decode latest consumer trends. This applies especially when COVID-19 acts as an accelerator of change. Regine Lueghausen, Global Flavor Marketing Head at Symrise, and Leif Jago, Junior Marketer Global Flavor Marketing at Symrise,...
Alternative protein will be a key area of growth for Griffith Foods as part of its strategy to produce “sustainable, delicious and nutritious” food. The company forecasts that future meat alternatives will go beyond standard meat mimics. Wim van Roekel, president of the European division, envisions “a completely new spectrum of flavors and taste sensations” to emerge in...
This week, Biosciences data company Brightseed and olam food ingredients harnessed AI to explore which black pepper and garlic varieties deliver the highest levels of bioactives. Cargill targeted Europe’s growing flexitarian appetite with a new range of vegan chocolate and couverture chocolates, while Fooditive unveiled dairy-free casein derived from precision fermentation. Meanwhile,...
In this edition you will learn more about:
- “Shared Planet” Leads 2022’s Top Ten Trends, Sustainable Certification in Premium Chocolate, Flavors Poised to Go “Beyond Taste” in New Year
- Applying Vanilla in Alt-Dairy, F&B Packaging Combine Communication with Art, Next-Gen Infant Formula, Opinion Edge
- EFSA Rethinks Claims for Red Yeast Rice, Foods to Uplift and Wind Down, Disrupting Quorum Sensing to Support Immunity
- View from the Top: IFF, Sebastien Guery, VP for Health
Weekly Roundup: Silk’s plant-based Nextmilk hits stores, Parker Food Group to bolster confectionery ingredient production
21 Jan 2022 --- In NPD news, Silk launched a vitamin-rich plant-based drink Nextmilk, while Gardens of Coffee unveiled a subscription service that allows consumers to have premium blends delivered to their door. Meanwhile, Parker Food Group bought a... Read More
24 Jan 2022 --- Scientists from KeyGene, Wageningen University and Research and Japanese breeding company Takii are nearing a solution for breeding stronger crops faster with the discovery of the PAR gene which requires no pollination. Seed cuttings... Read More
21 Jan 2022 --- The value of the Netherlands’ agricultural exports in 2021 hit a record of €104.7 billion. Next to its exports of floriculture, meat was the nation’s second-most exported agricultural product. Meat exports increased... Read More
21 Jan 2022 --- Mondelēz International’s brand Cadbury is launching the Twist Wrap packaging solution for its Duos range, allowing consumers to snack in small portions by twisting and sealing the package after consuming half of the chocolate... Read More
Ingredient Focus : Transparency claims boost NPD appeal
According to Innova Market Insights, the health of the planet is now the top global issue for consumers worldwide. In line with this, brands are adopting more prominent messages on-pack. Many consumers value honest and transparent information, and trust through communication is becoming more and... More
Analysis Feature Sweeteners innovation
The use of sweeteners in food & beverage launches is increasing globally, featuring a +3% year-over-year growth when comparing 2020 and 2021 launches. In 2021, the top categories of global product launches tracked with sweeteners were Bakery (18%), Soft Drinks (17%) and Sports Nutrition (17%). In 2021, Sucralose is the leading ingredient among the sweeteners tracked in food & beverage launches....View Analysis