desserts & ice cream

30 Nov 2022
--- Dairy innovation trends have branched out to incorporate regional adaptations of consumer favorites, the deeper integration of artificial intelligence (AI), and texture and functionality playing an increasingly important... Read More
29 Nov 2022
--- Israeli start-up ChickP has developed a chickpea protein isolate designed for plant-based ice cream. The company joined forces with ice cream manufacturers Vaniglia to create a prototype of plant-based ice cream based on... Read More
12 Oct 2022
--- Innova Market Insights has identified “Redefining Value” as its top F&B trend for 2023, as consumers adapt to a global cost-of-living crisis in the face of economic and political volatility. With budgets... Read More
29 Sep 2022
--- Ingredients supplier Solvay has extended the range of one of its flagship products, a vanillin flavor branded as Rhovanil Natural CW, with three new natural flavor ingredients: Rhovanil Natural Delica, Alta and... Read More
16 Sep 2022
--- Kerry has launched Sherex Supreme, an innovative texture system that replicates the functionality of locust bean gum (LBG) in hard-pack ice cream. Over recent years, high demand, limited availability and extreme price... Read More
06 Sep 2022
--- Haarlem, in the Netherlands, is now the first city in the world to ban meat ads to discourage meat consumption. The ban regards advertisements in all public spaces.Lawmakers decided to ditch the ads in an effort to reduce... Read More
23 Aug 2022
--- Iconic ice cream brand Ben & Jerry’s has lost its proposal to block parent company Unilever from selling its products in Israeli West Bank settlements. According to the US firm, the move would counter its values.
19 Aug 2022
--- Two indulgent food brands centered on social justice have joined forces to eradicate modern slavery and child labor in the chocolate industry. Working with Fairtrade chocolate, Ben & Jerry’s and Tony... Read More
28 Jul 2022
--- Campaigners are naming some of the world’s top multinational food companies in a report revealing items high in fat, salt or sugar (HFSS) are often mislabeled as nutritional products. The findings, published by Action... Read More
08 Jul 2022
--- Nestlé is unveiling new recyclable paper packaging for its KitKat Stick ice cream in Hong Kong. The move supports the food giant’s ambition to achieve 100% recyclable or reusable product packaging by 2025 and... Read More
30 Jun 2022
--- Ben & Jerry’s has publicly denounced parent company Unilever’s decision to continue distributing its ice cream product across Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank. Late yesterday, Unilever reached a... Read More
14 Jun 2022
--- Shifts in consumer attitudes to life affect how consumers indulge, with Barry Callebaut’s research revealing that indulgence and conscious living conjoin in purchasing behavior. And the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic... Read More
13 May 2022
--- Food upcycling start-up Koa – specializing in repurposing cocoa pulp, a byproduct from the chocolate industry as value-added ingredients – has captured US$10 million in funding to raise its processing by tenfold... Read More
09 May 2022
--- Chocolate and cocoa giant Barry Callebaut plans to set up a direct distribution network in South Africa to meet the increasing demand for premium chocolate indulgence while expanding its markets in Africa.
02 May 2022
--- GNT shoots for “climate gold” with its Sustainability Roadmap for 2030, which directly targets the company’s environmental footprint, the measures it takes toward climate goals and reporting greenhouse gas... Read More
21 Apr 2022
--- Ice cream whipped up from lupini beans is to arrive on US shelves in a bid to accelerate plant-based alternatives in the country as consumer appetites for vegan products continue to gain traction.
08 Apr 2022
--- Food ingredient prices are predicted to continue rising globally throughout 2022, with many experts warning of knock-on consequences of famine, political turmoil, social unrest and economic recession. The Russian invasion of... Read More
17 Mar 2022
--- The recent regulatory adjustment by the European Food and Safety Authority (EFSA) to allow methyloxolane in food processing paves the way for Minafin’s patented bio-based EcoXtract solution, an alternative to... Read More
09 Mar 2022
--- Upcycled food company Renewal Mill has partnered with Miyoko’s Creamery, a plant-based “dairy,” to create a new line of climate-friendly, vegan and gluten-free cookies. The new soft-baked cookies tap into... Read More
08 Mar 2022
--- Ingredients that can enhance taste and contribute to cleaner labels are on-trend, as consumers pay more attention to the health and naturalness of their food. FoodIngredientsFirst speaks with taste and texture specialists... Read More