29 Sep 2023
--- In industry news this week, Second Nature Brands plans to acquire Sahale Snacks from The J.M. Smucker Co. while Celanese Corporation completes the formation of Nutrinova, a food ingredients joint venture with Mitsui &... Read More
27 Sep 2023
--- The food and beverage (F&B) industry is gearing up for the Anuga trade show in Cologne, Germany (Oct 7-11), where the latest trends and innovations will be on display. With changing consumer preferences, sustainability... Read More
21 Sep 2023
--- The global trade fair will highlight food innovations and industry’s intrinsic link to the environment and climate through the theme “Sustainable Growth” which will come into sharpened focus in Cologne (Oct... Read More
14 Sep 2023
--- The California State Assembly and Senate have passed a bill to ban the use of four harmful chemicals in processed foods and drinks. The bill – targeting red dye No. 3, potassium bromate, brominated vegetable oil and... Read More
05 Sep 2023
--- Researchers from Penn State have created a format for effectively replacing high-in fats, sugars and salt foods (HFSS) using herbs and spices. The team used the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey national... Read More
18 Aug 2023
--- In this week’s news, UK-based biotech business Clean Food Group has announced a further £2.3 million in funding to accelerate the commercialization of its sustainable oils and fats technology. Burger King scraps... Read More
11 Aug 2023
--- The FDA has issued a direct final rule to stop the usage of partially hydrogenated oil (PHO) in food, which solidifies its June 2015 discernment that PHOs are no longer GRAS for any human food. We examine what the finer... Read More
11 Aug 2023
--- In this week’s news, Scottish start-up Seaweed Enterprises plans to scale up operations to boost seaweed as an abundant ocean resource for nutritious food. Tyson Foods shuts more chicken plants in the US and Beyond... Read More
10 Aug 2023
--- Olam food ingredients (ofi) has opened a new herb processing facility in Beni-Suef, Egypt, to expand its customer offering in basil, fennel, marjoram, parsley and dill. The facility will operate under Dehydro Foods, one of... Read More
07 Aug 2023
--- Cosucra is bolstering its energy transition and increasing chicory and pea protein production capacity with a €45 million (US$49.3 million) investment from Sofiprotéol, a Paris-based investment company, Wallonie... Read More
07 Aug 2023
--- The sales of ingredients and meal kits at Tesco have shown a continuous upward trend since last year, the supermarket has revealed. This can be attributed to the customer’s preference for cooking at home over takeaways... Read More
04 Aug 2023
--- In this week’s news, IFF completed the previously announced divestiture of its Flavor Specialty Ingredients business to Exponent, while Livekindly Collective announced the acquisition of California-based Alpha Foods.... Read More
02 Aug 2023
--- Sensegen displayed its latest range of bio-based exotic flavors at the IFT FIRST trade show in Chicago, US, last month. The company has tapped into the “power of precision fermentation” to create six... Read More
02 Aug 2023
--- Symrise achieved a sales increase of 6.8% to €2.4 billion (US$2.6 billion) in the first half of 2023. Company sales increased organically by 8%, and Taste, Nutrition & Health achieved organic sales growth of 11.4%... Read More
26 Jul 2023
--- Offering up to 100% sugar reduction, Ingredion has launched PureCircle Clean Taste Solutions – a range of stevia sweeteners that can sweeten beverages, dairy, tea, coffee, sports nutrition, bakery, confectionery,... Read More
24 Jul 2023
--- Vanilla continues to be a flavor with many sustainability challenges and supply chain complexities. Speaking to Food Ingredients First from IFT FIRST in Chicago, last week, Muriel Acat, CEO of the France-based flavor house,... Read More
24 Jul 2023
--- Synergy Flavors has launched eight high-impact concentrated flavors for protein bars to cater to the growing sports nutrition market. From traditional flavors like chocolate, vanilla bean and strawberry to consumer favorites... Read More
19 Jul 2023
--- Ingredion’s forthcoming webinar – Better Nutrition by Design: Crafting Snacks for Discerning Consumers – will focus on enhancing nutrition in product development by leveraging examples from the growing... Read More
19 Jul 2023
--- Vanilla is one of the world’s most popular and widely used spices, but it is also one of the most complex, varied and especially versatile, industry highlights. Depending on where the vanilla bean is grown, how it is... Read More
18 Jul 2023
--- Bioenergy Life Science (BLS) is exhibiting its “game-changing” ingredients at IFT FIRST in Chicago, US. The company says that while consumers are becoming more discriminating and educated about foods and... Read More