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Food Ingredients News  18 September 2018

Clean label and free from claims trend in Mexico as R&D efforts intensify

18 Sep 2018 --- Clean label, free from and GMO-free claims continue to trend in Mexico, as the food sector enjoys strong growth, spurring strong research and development in this dynamic sector. The new product data comes as the food industry from Mexico and beyond prepares for the FoodTech Summit & Expo, which will take place next week. 

Business News  26 March 2018

Givaudan to acquire Naturex, forms natural extracts and ingredients leader

26 Mar 2018 --- Givaudan, the global leader in the creation of flavors and fragrances, has entered into an agreement to acquire 40.6% of the shares of Naturex, the global leader in specialty plant-based natural ingredients, for €135 per share, subject to regulatory approvals. Following the acquisition, Givaudan will launch a mandatory cash tender offer for all remaining outstanding shares of Naturex, at a price of €135 per share.

Food Ingredients News  14 February 2018

DDW launches on-trend paprika emulsion for orange beverages

14 Feb 2018 --- DDW  “The Color House “ has launched an EmulsiTech cloudy paprika to its portfolio of liquid color emulsions, specifically designed for orange beverages. The non-GM, palm-free, water-dispersible coloring delivers a cloudy orange hue for soft drinks.

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01 July 2014

The Launch of Advantame as a New Sweetening Solution

01 Jul 2014 --- Advantame was approved for general use as a sweetener in foods and beverages by the US Food & Drug Administration on May 19. Advantame is also FEMA GRAS approved in the United States for use in frozen dairy applications, milk products, beverages and chewing gums. The ingredient has found success in North America and Asia in applications where it is used to enhance various flavours. Advantame also extends the duration of the sweet taste in confectionery.

19 March 2014

Trends in Innovative Bakery

19 Mar 2014 --- At Europain, Lesaffre launched a new range of ingredients for flavor that are tailor-made, tailored to customer needs and constraints. New from the company are: live ready- to-use sourdough, fermented devitalized flour and yeast starters. Highly innovative from the company was the introduction of the Inventis concept, containing various bakery ingredient and flavor ideas to approach bakeries with. At the show, the company was highlighting a new “France origin” guarantee to be applied on its products.

12 March 2014

Novel Coloring System for Chocolates

12 Mar 2014 --- Barry Callebaut’s IBC brand, specialized in color and printing technology for food applications has launched Power Flowers, a revolutionary method to color chocolate, fillings & compound chocolate. Made from tempered cocoa butter and 40% coloring agents, the Power Flowers enable food professionals to make their own colorfully personalized creations.

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24 September 2018

New routes for coloring foods

24 Sep 2018 ---  Coloring foods supplier GNT continues to innovate within this space, with recent additions to the portfolio including solutions for savory foods. The company takes a “from farm to fork” approach for the complete vertical integration of the EXBERRY supply chain which guarantees best quality, year-round availability and stable prices which is key following a summer of drought in northern Europe. Robin Wyers speaks to Paul Collins, Director of International Sales and Marketing and Managing Director of GNT UK about the current business environment, trends opportunities, the drought impact and Brexit concerns.

06 October 2017

Positioning gelatin on a clean & clear platform

06 Oct 2017 ---  The clean & clear label trend continues to accelerate, with growing consumer demand for simpler products that contain ingredients with a strong tradition and the avoidance of those with chemically sounding names. Ingredient suppliers can benefit by co-developing product ideas with manufacturers, so that they can fully benefit from the functionality of their products.
With this market background, Gelita is looking to highlight its gelatin products on a clean & clear platform amid this growing demand, with simplicity being a key strategy. Lucy Gunn spoke to Michael Teppner Global Vice President Marketing & Communication at Gelita about how ingredient suppliers can remain relevant despite formulation efforts to reduce the length of ingredient lists.

28 August 2017

Symrise expands on clean label flavor platforms

28 Aug 2017 ---  Symrise AG reported strong growth in the first half of the current fiscal year, remaining on track for full-year. The group increased sales in all segments and regions and was once again among the fastest-growing companies in the industry. Robin Wyers spoke to Heinrich Schaper, Executive Board Member and Global President Flavors at Symrise.



10 November 2017

Clean Label: More Than Ingredients

10 Nov 2017 ---  This industry webinar looks to the future of healthy eating and the impact on the food industry. See why cleaner labels may just be part of a solution for an expanded consumer definition of health, and why nutrition, social and environmental responsibility will be key to successfully meet long-term consumer needs for healthy food.

23 March 2014

5 Key Ingredient Trends

23 Mar 2014 --- Five prominent ingredient trends have been identified in 2014, with impact for both manufacturers and suppliers: More with Less (lowering waste and cost), Away with the Demons (sugar and salt reduction) , Go Natural (removing artificial colors), Bridging the Protein Gap (new protein sources) and EFSA Survivors (approved health claims).

Technical papers


26 August 2014

Formulating gelatin-free yogurt with a new cost-effective ingredient

26 Aug 2014 ---  ETENIA 457 maltodextrin offers a unique gelatin replacement solution in yogurt. It efficiently replaces gelatin without compromising sensory properties or stability, while meeting the dietary requirements of kosher, halal and vegetarian/vegan.

03 June 2014

Extending the shelf life of food products containing fruit

03 Jun 2014 --- How URC® ingredients are key to mitigating moisture transfer by controlling water activity in baked goods, cereals and snacks, while delivering exceptional taste.

05 May 2014

Non-GMO ingredients

05 May 2014 --- Ingredion Incorporated, a leading global provider of ingredient solutions to diversified industries, has published a new fact sheet entitled “Non-GMO Ingredients - Move to the forefront of the non-GMO trend with Ingredion.”

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