sauces & seasonings

29 Apr 2021
--- Olam Food Ingredients (OFI) is acquiring US-based private label spices and seasonings manufacturer Olde Thompson at an enterprise value of US$950 million through its wholly-owned subsidiary Olam Holdings Inc. The deal is... Read More
13 Apr 2021
--- European asset manager Ambienta has acquired seasonings manufacturer TasteConnection with sights set on growth in clean label flavors across Europe. The move will scale up Ambienta’s subsidiary Nactarome (previously... Read More
03 Mar 2021
--- The COVID-19 pandemic and high stress levels have propelled consumers to reach for comfort foods. According to Israel-based Salt of the Earth, the same events drive consumer demands for flavorful and soothing, yet... Read More
01 Feb 2021
--- Enzyme specialist Biocatalysts has launched a vegetarian, halal and kosher alternative to the porcine-derived phospholipase A2 enzyme, which is widely used in the production of sauces and mayonnaise.The new microbial... Read More
01 Feb 2021
--- Iconic ketchup brand Heinz has conducted a consumer experiment called Draw Ketchup to test how standard ketchup is synonymously associated with the Heinz brand specifically. “We wanted to uncover that instinctual... Read More
18 Jan 2021
--- The World Health Organization (WHO) has released a global laboratory protocol for measuring trans fats, or trans-fatty acids (TFA), in foods. It details a harmonized approach for sample collection and storage, analytical... Read More
05 Jan 2021
--- Global flavor and seasoning player McCormick & Company has acquired a 100 percent share of FONA International, an independent manufacturer of flavors, focusing on nutritional and natural products for the food, beverage... Read More
27 Nov 2020
--- McCormick & Company has agreed to acquire Cholula Hot Sauce, a hot sauce brand that delivers authentic Mexican flavors, from L Catterton, for US$800 million in cash. The transaction will be complete by the end of the... Read More
23 Nov 2020
--- Beneo has revealed its latest creation for enhancing clean label claims in foods. Remypure S52 P is a precooked functional native rice starch that can help manufacturers produce clean label food preparations, such as cold... Read More
17 Nov 2020
--- Food tech start-up ChickP Protein has unveiled its next-generation native starch developed from chickpea. Due to its narrow granules size distribution compared to pea and potato starches, ChickP Native Starch provides better... Read More
03 Nov 2020
--- CP Kelco’s latest webinar explores the applicability of its Nutrava Citrus Fiber ingredient in better-for-you sauces, dressings, spreads and soups. The ingredient is able to fortify foods with fiber and reduce sugar... Read More
23 Jul 2020
--- During the COVID-19 pandemic, EHL Ingredients has noted significant shifts in demand for its products, which it supplies under its Lähde brand to the foodservice sector. Most notably, customers have reduced or canceled... 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
09 Jul 2020
--- The use of artificial intelligence (AI) can help predict how consumers will respond to particular sensorial properties of NPD. Leveraging this science, US-based taste company Edlong has expanded its line of dairy-based... Read More
06 Jul 2020
--- The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all areas of the F&B industry, reshaping shopping habits, diets, and leading to shifts in purchases and what people consume. One key area which has been having a moment is the soups and... 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
04 Jun 2020
--- Ingredion has launched Precisa Cream 7310 starch, a cold-water swelling starch, that delivers an instant thickening effect to a variety of oil- and water-based applications. Specifically, the starch is ideal for salad... Read More
27 May 2020
--- Vegan alternatives are rapidly rising to the forefront of the condiment world, with more products than ever going dairy-free, according to Germany-based clean label ingredients specialist Kröner-Stärke. As more... Read More
12 May 2020
--- GNT Group has launched two new Exberry Coloring Foods that deliver bright orange shades in powder and oil-dispersible formats. Made from paprika and carrot, the new Brilliant Orange products provide solutions for a range of... Read More
30 Mar 2020
--- Kerfoot Group, a UK-headquartered refined and specialty oils supplier, has seen “unprecedented growth” in its business over the past 24 months. Since its acquisition by the Avril Group, the company has gone... Read More