23 Feb 2024 --- In an advancement for cultured meat, Aleph Farms has joined forces with biotech firm BBGI and synbio researcher and manufacturer Fermbox Bio to initiate Thailand’s first plant for cultivated meat production.
21 Feb 2024 --- Food formulators are often required to perform a delicate balancing act, bridging performance with label friendliness, in line with growing appetites for taste experiences without any “nasties.” Food Ingredients First speaks with ingredient suppliers on the latest innovations in the “clean label” sphere, which now includes a host of new flavoring...
22 Feb 2024 --- US-based food scientists have formulated sugar-reduced chocolates by replacing up to 25% sucrose in chocolate with oat flour to reduce total sugar levels by 13.5%, without any adverse impact on texture or consumer acceptance.
Consumer demand for natural preservatives and clean label products in the food and beverage industry is on the rise like never before. As health-conscious consumers seek safer and more transparent options, the spotlight has shifted to natural ingredients that not only extend shelf life but also uphold the integrity of the product.This Technical Paper is from Alvinesa Natural Ingredients.
Join The World of Food Ingredients’ editor, Missy Green, for a recap of the confectionery edition, which delves into chocolate design and sweet treat offerings. We take a look at how high sugar and cocoa prices are impacting the sector and how plant-based brands are stepping up their game. We will also spotlight the sustainability of confectionery hydrocolloids—like pectin and...
Biofach: Bösch Boden Spies on value chain storytelling and maintaining transparency for organic ingredients
At the Biofach trade fair in Nuremberg, Germany, Bösch Boden Spies presented its varied portfolio of organic ingredients, including cashews from Cashew Coast and cranberries from Ocean Spray. Ann-Kathrin Bache, account manager, details the value brought by working with a single partner for each ingredient to uphold transparency and brand storytelling when sourcing ingredients from West...
Biofach 2024: Organic sector spotlights new processing techniques, food innovation and raw materials
The recently concluded Biofach trade fair catering to members of the global organic sector was held in Nuremberg, Germany (February 13 to 16). Food Ingredients First spoke to suppliers, traders and brands active in the supply of raw materials and finished products based on ingredients free of pesticides and intensive...13 Feb 2024 - 16 Feb 2024 Messezentrum 1 90471 Nürnberg, Germany
14 Feb 2024 --- German farmers are protesting against government plans to abolish diesel subsidies and motor vehicle tax exemptions in agriculture, but environmental groups claim such measures are necessary for sustainable food systems. NGOs also stress that public funds must be allocated to support farmers in their transition to more sustainable agricultural practices. Last month, thousands...
20 Feb 2024 --- Despite a string of innovations and NPD in the plant-based meat space, price remains a major obstacle preventing consumers from switching to plant-based products — particularly as the sector has been affected by... Read More
Beyond The Headlines: Azelis and Oterra’s new distribution deal, Vivici’s whey protein from fermentation
23 Feb 2024 --- This week in industry news, Azelis announced a new distribution agreement with Oterra, a provider of natural food colors. This partnership allows Azelis to serve customers in Romania, Moldova, Bulgaria, Slovakia, Czechia, North... Read More
23 Feb 2024 --- A classic British shelf staple is retiring its Christian iconography-inspired logo from circulation after more than a century. Tate & Lyle’s brand imagery of a dead lion laying on the ground while swarmed by bees, displayed... Read More
22 Feb 2024 --- Bulgarian-based Mellifera transforms organic honey into sports nutrition in an effort to save the bees, offering a healthier energy gel under the brand MelliGel. Although energy gels have become increasingly popular among pro and... Read More
Ingredient Focus : Clean label
Innova Market Insights data indicates that Europe is the frontrunner of the clean label launches globally with a 43% share from October 2022 to September 2023. Sauces and Seasonings were the leading category with clean label claims, but Meat Substitutes showed the fastest growth in five years. This... More
Analysis Feature Vanilla innovation
Innova Market Insights data shows that vanilla-infused products are on the rise worldwide, experiencing a 1% year-over-year growth from October 2021 to September 2023. Confectionery leads in global launches at 37%, with Vanilla Bean emerging as the fastest-growing ingredient at a 3% CAGR from October 2018 to September 2023. In the latest period, top vanilla-inclusive launches focus on Ethical...View Analysis