04 Dec 2020 --- Malt Products Corporation (MPC), a manufacturer of malted barley extract and natural sweeteners, is experiencing a surge in demand for its OatRite oat extract as an attractive sweetener for the burgeoning oat milk market.
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Accelerating clean label amid COVID-19: Reformulation focuses on enzymes, citric acid and vinegar-based...
30 Nov 2020 --- As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and a subsequent increase in label-conscious consumption, many retail brands have continued or even accelerated their reformulation and development programs.
“Truly animal-free” cellular meat collaboration: CPI and 3DBT examine alternatives to fetal bovine serum
01 Dec 2020 --- A new project aims to remove the need for animal-derived products completely and instead upcycle existing agro-industrial by-products to be used as a growth media for culturing meat cells in a lab environment.
6000 flexitarians in 9 countries across Europe and the Americas give a meal-by-meal account of what they crave and when. With a special focus on breakfast, this groundbreaking white paper gives you the insights you need to make plant-based part of every meal.
Food waste is a major issue and is caused by elements including distribution limitations, food safety and quality issues, along with misconceptions over when food is spoiled. In this Kerry Health and Nutrition webinar, experts explore how industry can better address wastage while maintaining the high quality that consumers demand.
Olam Food Ingredients showcases its latest ingredient applications, including a single-origin cocoa powder and antioxidant-rich cascara. These ingredients are expected to move into the spotlight for 2021, thanks to their sustainability credentials. Kamesh Ellajosyula shares some further insights with FoodIngredientsFirst on the new normal and navigating its business virtually.
This week, FoodIngredientsFirst spoke with DDW who discussed its innovations in food colors, including greens and blacks which are gaining popularity. Cultured chicken meat was green-lighted for sale in Singapore as an ingredient in chicken bites. UK-based CPI technology innovation center partnered with 3DBT to develop a new kind of improved growth media, one that is “truly...
Weekly Roundup: KIND acquires Nature’s Bakery, International Year of Plant Health extends to first half of 2021
04 Dec 2020 --- This week in industry news, KIND revealed it will acquire Nature’s Bakery and FrieslandCampina Germany announced plans to accelerate its sustainability goals within its “Our Purpose, Our Plan” initiative. Meanwhile,... Read More
Fi Europe Innovation Awards: Plant proteins, fungal-derived colorants and edible coatings take center stage
04 Dec 2020 --- Rounding up this year’s Fi Europe Connect virtual trade show, the winners of the Fi Europe Innovation Awards and the Startup Innovation Challenge have been announced, with both ADM and Olam receiving accolades. Plant-based... Read More
04 Dec 2020 --- Barry Callebaut has slashed its overall footprint by 8.1 percent in the last year, from 8.5 million to 7.8 million metric tons of CO2e. The chocolate and cocoa giant also outlines other significant ambitions for the coming years,... Read More
04 Dec 2020 --- Global food commodity prices have increased to an almost six-year high in November, according to a benchmark United Nations report. FAO also trims its cereal crop forecasts and notes 45 countries need external assistance for food. The... Read More
Ingredient Focus : Fermented foods rising: Kombucha, prebiotics, sports nutrition &...
Fermented food and beverage launches are on a growth path with a rise in launches with a “fermented” preparation method. Kombucha fermented drinks are on-trend with a +35% average annual growth in kombucha launches tracked (Global, CAGR 2015-2019). Fermented foods are often spotted in... More
Analysis Feature Natural Flavors innovation
The use of natural flavors in food & beverage launches is increasing globally, featuring a +4% year-over-year growth when comparing 2018 and 2019 launches. In 2019, the top category of global product launches tracked with natural flavors was confectionery (21%), with natural vanilla flavor (44%) being the leading ingredient among the natural flavors tracked. The top positionings of global product...View Analysis