10 Aug 2022 --- The first market-ready cell-based seafood products made from cultivated fish cells are edging closer to a Singapore launch, followed by the EU, US and UK. Bluu Seafood has presented its fish fingers and fish balls, which contain cultured protein as their main ingredient.
10 Aug 2022 --- As the growing awareness of the environmental sustainability of food sources expands and the booming demand for protein among the world’s rising population becomes more apparent, food suppliers are innovating more effectively without using animal ingredients. In this space, food tech start-ups Perfect Day and Imagindairy are tapping into sustainable and cost-effective...
05 Aug 2022 --- In light of International Beer Day, FoodIngredientsFirst examines the latest trends in beer innovation and the diversification of categories. Notably, the COVID-19 pandemic has shifted how consumers view drinking at home, and as the health of the planet shapes more food and beverage choices, companies are eying the prospect of becoming carbon neutral.
With the increase of consumers’ interest in natural ingredients, this paper shows how ERYLITE® Erythritol can be used as a sweetener in chewing gums. Jungbunzlauer offers a natural alternative to xylitol in synthetic and natural sugar free chewing gum, while maintaining functionality and familiar sensory properties.
GNT sources the raw materials for its broad palette of natural colors from fields across the globe, which are processed into Exberry Coloring Foods. As part of the company’s sustainability agenda, it has the target of elevating the color intensity of its crops in order to minimize its footprint. This breeding process takes years and involves selecting crops with the highest color density.
This week in industry news, Hershey and Nestlé struggle with their supply chain, UK and India are negotiating a trade deal with the aim of doubling bilateral trade by 2030 and ADM is backing up ScaleUp Bio accelerator poised to grow precision fermentation start-ups in Singapore.
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- Brain Boosters for Well-Being, Flavors of Microalgae, Evolution of Supplements, Collagen Peptides
- Formulating Oral Health Products, Healthy Aging Trends, Reducing Heart Disease, Recycled Plastic Laws, Suppliers Inflation Struggles
- Flavorful Supplements NPD, HMOs and Infant Gut Development, Dessert-Inspired Sports Nutrition, Keto-Friendly Options Spotlighted
- View from the Top: Catalent, Dan Peizer, Vice President, Global Strategy & Marketing, Consumer Health
FoodIngredientsFirst was on the show floor of IFT FIRST 2022 in Chicago (July 11 - 13), speaking to companies about their latest ingredient innovations sustaining momentum in flavoring, coloring, texturizing, nutrition and more. Core themes included clean label reformulation strategies, meat- and dairy-free alternative...11 Jul 2022 - 13 Jul 2022 McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, US
10 Aug 2022 --- In a sour move to defend the term “balsamic vinegar of Modena,” Italy is initiating infringement proceedings to monopolize and claim authenticity over its traditional vinegar.“Aceto Balsamico di Modena” has... Read More
10 Aug 2022 --- To address food supply concerns, a Singapore University of Technology and Design research team is developing a systematic and effective 3D food printing technique to serve alternative protein sources like algae, plants and insects. Read More
10 Aug 2022 --- Consumers are reacting to food inflation by making value choices like opting for value-packed products, discounts on offerings with marked-down prices and moving away from luxury brands to cheaper in-house brands. The insights,... Read More
Ingredient Focus : Fiber Fortification
Product launches with fiber show steady annual growth. Bakery leads as the top category with fiber-rich products, while the Snacks category is gaining ground. Spreads are the fastest growing category in fiber-rich products, up 25% (Global, CAGR 2017-2021).
Analysis Feature Thickening Solutions innovation
The use of thickeners in food & beverage launches is increasing globally, featuring a +4% year-over-year growth when comparing 2020 and 2021 launches. In 2021, the top category of global product launches tracked with thickeners is Bakery (17%). In 2021, Maltodextrin (17%) & Cornstarch (17%) are the leading ingredients among the thickeners tracked, followed by Xanthan Gum (15%). The top...View Analysis