01 Jul 2022 --- The EU and New Zealand have brokered a free trade anticipated to expand the capacity and ease for both parties to export their food products. However, in an already tough year ridden with sky-high prices for fertilizers, oil and gas, EU farmers fear the increased market pressure the trade deal will bring.
29 Jun 2022 --- The journey to develop alternative proteins to sustainably feed the world’s ballooning population is a key factor in F&B research, investment, food technology and discovery. This has led to a myriad of emerging proteins that could prove crucial as industry tackles the growing challenges of mitigating the climate change crisis while providing a range of options for future...
High rise hops: Ekonoke CEO details how vertical farming elevates beer flavor, aroma and sustainability
31 Mar 2022 --- AI-backed vertical farming specialist Ekonoke is growing hydroponic hops to mitigate climate risks often associated with this key ingredient for the premium beer industry. Growing hops in a completely controlled environment could be the answer to maintaining consistently high levels of special compounds that contribute to a more desirable flavor and aroma profile.
The use of fats & oils 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 fats & oils is Bakery (23%). In 2021, sunflower is the leading fats & oils ingredient among global food and beverage launches tracked with fats & oils. The top positionings of...
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.
Silesia product managers discuss the technicalities of utilizing a wide range of bases used in the alternative dairy sector, which not only requires tasty flavoring but also solutions to mask off-notes of various base ingredients. They also address certain challenges within the confectionery sector, such as sugar or fat reduction, protein enrichment and the addition of functional ingredients,...
NewsBite Podcast (Jun 27 - Jul 1): Canada opens the door for titanium dioxide while Ben & Jerry’s opposes...
This week, we talk about Canadian Health deeming titanium dioxide as “safe for consumption.” We also analyze the latest regarding the Ukraine war and this week’s G7 meeting. Meanwhile, Ben & Jerry ice cream will be sold again in Israel despite Ben & Jerry itself opposing its parent company, Unilever’s, move. On other topics, we also enter the forests of...
In this edition you will learn more about:
- Flavor & Sustainability Trends, Asian-Inspired Seasonings & Stocks, International Tastes Collide, Race for Perfecting Plant-Based Chicken
- Authentic Global Flavors, US-Grown Vanilla, Recyclable Soup Packaging, Clean Label Renaissance, Vegan Mayonnaise Formulation
- Soups & Sauces NPD, Beauty and Healthy Aging, Dietary Supplement Use in the US, Sunflower Oil Shortages
- View from the Top: Kerry North America, Oliver Kelly, President and CEO
01 Jul 2022 --- Barry Callebaut warns that it has detected salmonella contamination at its Belgium plant in the city of Wieze. The chocolate and cocoa giant stresses that most of the chocolate potentially infected didn’t leave the plant but has... Read More
01 Jul 2022 --- In industry news this week, Nestlé and Nizo created a process to reduce fat in Edam cheese and Ingredion launched a campaign showcasing its sweeteners and texturizers that enables food formulators to meet the demand for reduced... Read More
01 Jul 2022 --- Sokol Custom Food Ingredients has unveiled a Certified Savory product line of Anchovy Products, which delivers the meaty and savory taste of umami. The move comes at a time when sodium reduction targets are in the spotlight globally... Read More
Ingredient Focus : Health focus in plant-based
Plant-based eating is expanding its customer base - it’s not about cutting meat and dairy entirely. Plant-based innovation is diversifying beyond traditional categories, while there are many ways to approach nutrition in plant-based substitutes.
Analysis Feature Fats & Oils innovation
The use of fats & oils 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 fats & oils is Bakery (23%). In 2021, sunflower is the leading fats & oils ingredient among global food and beverage launches tracked with fats & oils. The top positionings of...View Analysis