05 Jun 2023
--- Heat waves that used to occur once per century now happen every six years in the Midwestern US and every 16 years in Northeastern China, according to a new study by researchers from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science... Read More
29 May 2023
--- Stora Enso reveals that the strength of food systems hinges on industry collaboration and an overhaul of the packaging industry. The company’s latest report provides a call to action for the food industry to play its... Read More
29 May 2023
--- This year’s World Digestive Health Day focuses on how gut health develops inside the womb and the changing dietary needs of the gastrointestinal tract from birth through to infancy, childhood and adulthood. The World... Read More
25 May 2023
--- Owner of Quorn, UK-based Marlow Ingredient, has partnered with Danish food start-up Tempty Foods to launch meat alternatives based on mycoprotein – a fungus-derived “super protein” widely used in... Read More
25 May 2023
--- Studies increasingly show that a healthy gut microbiome supports a healthy immune system. Consumption of fibers and prebiotics helps gut and immune health, but despite a growing consumer interest in fiber, many people... Read More
24 May 2023
--- Beneo, a manufacturer of functional ingredients, is expanding its portfolio with the launch of Beneo-scL85, a short-chain fructooligosaccharide (scFOS), currently available as a syrup. The new variant is being touted for... Read More
24 May 2023
--- Taste and texture remain crucial in encouraging shopper retention, and stabilizers and texturizers are important pieces to this puzzle. Addressing the challenges of price and supply fluctuations of key ingredients like... Read More
16 May 2023
--- Several food organizations have signed a letter to the CEO of Nestlé UK and Ireland, pointing out that the way its new breakfast cereal inspired by the candy bar KitKat is marketed is “irresponsible.” The... Read More
15 May 2023
--- Metsä Board and Finnish circular economy company, Soilfood are reusing fiber waste to improve soil quality by recycling wood fiber nutrients back into soil, which stores the fiber wood carbon. Soilfood produces... Read More
05 Apr 2023
--- Hinojosa Packaging Group has launched its paper-based and recyclable primary packaging line Foodservice, designed for hot and cold beverages and 4th and 5th range prepared foods. Hinojosa says it is strengthening its... Read More
15 Feb 2023
--- When it comes to fortifying food products with fiber, formulators have stepped up the natural profile of the ingredients they use and are turning their focus to the fine print of how to label these nutrients and which branch... Read More
08 Feb 2023
--- Tetra Pak is launching what it says is “ground-breaking” research to advance fiber-based packaging for F&B applications in collaboration with MAX IV – the most modern synchrotron radiation (the... Read More
18 Jan 2023
--- Consumers are gravitating toward sweeteners they consider to be “closer to nature” from simple, recognizable sources. The levies and taxes being imposed in various markets are still having an impact, as is... Read More
13 Jan 2023
--- Netherlands-based Anderson Advanced Ingredients unveils scientific findings on its product FiberSMART – a low glycemic non-GMO resistant dextrin with prebiotic properties available from tapioca or corn. A clinical... Read More
24 Nov 2022
--- Swiss industrial mineral specialist Omya has released a new series of powdered fiber supplements, which it hopes will help close the fiber gap as most consumers are not getting enough dietary fiber on a daily basis.
23 Nov 2022
--- Researchers at RMIT University, Australia, have joined forces with a technology-based engineering company that supplies starch processing equipment to develop a starch-based product that resists digestion in the human gut,... Read More
19 Oct 2022
--- Tate & Lyle is launching a fiber calculator to track consumers’ intake and increase awareness around fiber deficiency. The tool calculates fiber consumption and recommends personalized tips to increase it to bridge... Read More
31 Aug 2022
--- As stress is a significant health concern, with 67% of adults reporting increased stress throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the American Psychological Association, the industry is formulating NPD and ingredients... Read More
24 Aug 2022
--- Netherlands-based WholeFiber is introducing its prebiotic WholeFiber, touted as a super prebiotic fiber source that is natural and made from dried, minimally processed chicory root.
17 Aug 2022
--- It can be challenging to meet the daily recommended value of fiber in the typical 2,000-calorie diet, industry flags. However, this is an opportunity for the sector to tap into the existing gaps in the consumer diets and,... Read More