functional ingredients

02 Jun 2023
--- Research commissioned by the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) in the UK this week has revealed that many consumers feel meat-free products should be displayed separately from meat products to avoid... Read More
01 Jun 2023
--- The specialty ingredients and chemicals global solution provider Univar Solutions already distributes some of ICL’s s Rovitaris food ingredients, phosphates and other solutions and now plans to ramp up the... Read More
31 May 2023
--- Kerry has launched its next-generation Tastesense Advanced range of solutions, aimed at transforming the low and zero-sugar product market with an “exceptional ability to deliver unparalleled sweetness and full-bodied... Read More
31 May 2023
--- According to Innova Market Insights, when it comes to beverages, consumers are willing to pay more for what they value most, despite rising inflation. Additionally, consumers want brands that respond to their core values and... Read More
30 May 2023
--- Asda is moving to acquire EG Group’s UK and Ireland (EG UK&I) operations for an enterprise value of £2.27 billion (US$2.8 billion) – accelerating its growth strategy in convenience, omnichannel retail... 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
26 May 2023
--- Discussions are taking place which could see India as a global plant protein supplier, building on millennia of plant-based food traditions and culture. The Plant Based Foods Industry Association (PBFIA) says the... 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
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
23 May 2023
--- Givaudan is launching Customer Foresight, marketed as a proprietary futurescaping platform built in-house at the company’s Digital Factory in Paris, France. The platform leverages Givaudan’s human expertise, big... Read More
22 May 2023
--- Several studies have demonstrated the necessity of proper nutrition for growing infants and their physical and mental development. Moreover, Innova Market Insights highlights that product launches in the baby and toddler... Read More
22 May 2023
--- Fibenol has partnered with biotechnology start-up ÄIO to create a reliable alternative to traditionally produced fats and vegetable oils. Using ÄIO’s technology, Fibenol’s wood sugars are converted into... Read More
19 May 2023
--- This week in industry news, Plenty opened a technologically advanced indoor vertical farm in California poised to grow up to 4.5 million pounds of produce annually to supply partners, including Walmart and Whole Foods... Read More
18 May 2023
--- Kerry has opened an innovation hub for food protection and preservation in Wageningen University’s “Food Valley” in the Netherlands, pioneering new food waste and clean label ingredient solutions. The new... Read More
18 May 2023
--- Researchers found that a Lactococcus lactis strain of plasma could result in an early recovery of smell and taste dysfunction in COVID-19 patients and a reduction of the viral load. The postbiotic was researched and... Read More
17 May 2023
--- The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) is calling on the Federal Trade Commission to block the merger of the US’ top two grocery chains, Kroger and Albertsons. The nonprofit nutrition and food safety... Read More
16 May 2023
--- Azelis has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of Gillco Ingredients, a specialty ingredient provider in the food and nutrition market in the US. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of... Read More
12 May 2023
--- This week at Vitafoods Europe, Arla Foods Ingredients showcased two concepts designed to shake up the protein industry. The concepts include new ingredients, a bar with protein dispersed throughout three different layers and... Read More