ready meals & side dishes

29 Jul 2020
--- Food Standards Australia, New Zealand (FSANZ) has assessed and approved SweeGen’s Bestevia Reb E stevia sweetener as a food additive. Under the Food Standards Code, FSANZ has approved a new specification for the... Read More
22 Jul 2020
--- Karaya gum, a natural ingredient used in food applications, is now available certified organic from the France-based company Alland & Robert. The natural gum from wild trees can improve texture while increasing dietary... Read More
20 Jul 2020
--- Switzerland-based Essento is turning edible insects into familiar food products through its partnership with the “world’s first” organic insect farm, Ensectable. In addition to its high protein bars,... Read More
13 Jul 2020
--- Frozen food sales have surged amid the COVID-19 lockdown period as consumers frequently turn to the freezer for a variety of meal occasions. Players in the space are tapping into new opportunities in functional ingredients,... Read More
10 Jul 2020
--- DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences (N&B) has launched Choozit BC 02, a new phage alternative for cheese makers in the pizza category. The ingredient, designed for ideal pizza cheese browning, joins Choozit BC 01 as a... Read More
30 Jun 2020
--- As industry grapples with financial volatility throughout the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, alternative proteins are gaining ground in the Asian market amid an influx of investment in the plant-based and cellular agriculture... Read More
25 Jun 2020
--- A new report published by the United Nations (UN) calls upon governments and other actors to undertake urgent measures to radically transform food systems, to ensure endemic food security and nutrition. This comes ahead of... Read More
24 Jun 2020
--- PLT Health Solutions and its manufacturing and tech partner Nutriati are introducing Artesa Textured Pulse Protein. The new ingredient, based on Artesa Chickpea technology, is pegged by the company as a... Read More
25 May 2020
--- Restaurants in Europe are starting to reopen their doors as governments relax COVID-19 self-distancing measures but health and hygiene remain top of the agenda. Set against this backdrop, Norwegian company ZincIn is... Read More
06 Apr 2020
--- Eco-Products, a Novolex brand, has introduced compostable trays as the latest addition to its line of foodservice products, targeting grocery stores and food processors. Made from residual sugarcane fiber, the new trays are... Read More
03 Mar 2020
--- Food in “under three minutes” may soon be made possible with the aid of drones in Ireland, under a new partnership between Manna Drone Delivery and Just Eat, Ben & Jerry’s and Camile Thai. The flying... Read More
18 Feb 2020
--- Algae has taken on a starring role in product development in recent years, particularly in plant-based and flavor-boosting applications. FoodIngredientsFirst spoke to German producer Viva Maris, at recently culminated... Read More
14 Feb 2020
--- Ingredients derived from peas, potatoes or fava beans are challenging soy’s market share in the meat analog industry. The latest varieties of plant proteins offer new textures, tastes and nutritional profiles, which... Read More
27 Jan 2020
--- Despite consumers being under a greater time-crunch than ever before, the desire for convenience is paradoxically turning their attention away from ready meals. Instead, snacking is on the rise, with the ready meal industry... Read More
13 Jan 2020
--- Toronto-based pizza chain Pizza Pizza has launched a new crust to appeal to keto dieters. The “Keto Uncrust” created in collaboration with Unbun Foods, boasts only two grams of net carbs per slice, ideal for a... Read More
14 Nov 2019
--- Tyson Foods has issued its fourth quarter and fiscal 2019 results, outlining sales growth of 6 percent to US$42.4 billion, driven mostly by chicken-related acquisitions and increased pricing in the beef and prepared food... Read More
20 Sep 2019
--- DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences has unveiled its DuPont Danisco POWERPasta range of enzymes, the latest solution for customers in the rapidly expanding global pasta sector. This launch comes at a time of increasing... Read More
28 Aug 2019
--- In a report centered on Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa (APMEA), Ireland-headquartered Kerry stresses the importance of a localized approach when communicating with consumers in this region, as perceptions of... Read More
26 Aug 2019
--- Scientists have long been divided on the best way to manage industry involvement in diet and health research, according to a study from the University of Queensland (UQ) and University of Cambridge, which is exploring ways... Read More
21 Aug 2019
--- Ajinomoto Group has signed a share purchase agreement to acquire a 50.1 percent equity stake in US-based French sauces and stocks producer More Than Gourmet Holdings (MTG). The agreement is facilitated in a strategic... Read More