desserts & ice cream

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
23 Feb 2022
--- Bakery manufacturers are sharpening efforts to address increasing consumer demands for healthier products by innovating better-for-you options with functional benefits, clean labels and natural ingredients.
17 Feb 2022
--- Exberry supplier GNT is taking inspiration from Very Peri, the Pantone Color of the Year 2022, by formulating new natural coloring solutions that match well with active ingredients that boost immunity and convey the feeling... Read More
21 Jan 2022
--- The General Directorate for Competition Policy, Consumer Affairs and Fraud Control (DGCCRF) France is closing in on retailers who incorrectly label vanilla products or pass synthetic vanillin as natural vanillin.
19 Jan 2022
--- As demand for sugar reduction intensifies, suppliers are capitalizing on natural products and advanced technologies to satisfy clean label requirements. Notably, research by ADM’s Outside Voice has identified an... Read More
10 Jan 2022
--- The ban on titanium dioxide (TiO2) as a food additive has come into force across the EU this month, after it was deemed as “not safe” by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
04 Jan 2022
--- Millennials and Gen Zers, aged 18 to 44, are actively going in search of plant-based foods, a new global study commissioned by Swiss chocolate manufacturer Barry Callebaut has found. It examined attitudes across Western... Read More
03 Jan 2022
--- The Nutri-Score of 6,000 of Albert Heijn’s (AH) own brand products are now visible on electronic price tags and their food choice logo is displayed on products in an app and online, in efforts to help customers make... Read More
22 Dec 2021
--- While ice cream rises to the top of the consumer list for decadent treats at winter time, luxury brands are tapping into new flavors and textures in the dessert arena. Latvian ice cream brand Ekselence, and member of Food... Read More
10 Dec 2021
--- Givaudan has completed its acquisition of DDW, the Color House, a US-based natural color company, previously announced in October. The acquisition strengthens the Swiss flavor manufacturer’s position as a key global... Read More
08 Dec 2021
--- The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is calling on food sectors to take action and manage practices that incorporate plastic, following the release of a new report on plastic contamination in... Read More
25 Nov 2021
--- This Thanksgiving sees US consumers embrace category-bending NPD at all price points, from festive fast food offerings all the way through to gold-coated turkey. FoodIngredientsFirst also takes a closer look at the science... Read More
19 Nov 2021
--- Givaudan is catering to the market analysis needs of customers in the Nordic region with the opening of the Givaudan Nordic Experience Centre in Malmö, Sweden. The Swiss flavor house says the new facility “unlocks... Read More