sauces & seasonings

07 Dec 2021
--- Symrise has agreed to acquire Giraffe Foods, a Canadian-based producer of sauces, dips, dressings, syrups and beverage concentrates, in a bid to expand its customer base in North America. No financial details of the deal... Read More
11 Nov 2021
--- “Barbecue” has been spotlighted by taste and nutrition specialist Kerry as the top trending flavor of 2021 for snacks, meats, meat alternatives, vegetables, sauces, marinades and seasonings. The trend was... Read More
09 Nov 2021
--- Heinz, along with a team of astrobiologists has successfully cultivated tomatoes in space-like conditions for their ketch-up. The Marz edition, cultivated in similar soil, temperature and water conditions found on the Red... Read More
05 Nov 2021
--- Dutch Spices has revealed its trend report for BBQ flavors in 2022. The emphasis is on developments in the food landscape, specific BBQ trends and taste directions. According to the company, flavors from different parts of... Read More
25 Oct 2021
--- The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s voluntary sodium reduction targets are moving the onus from consumers to food suppliers. This is according to industry experts, who speak to NutritionInsight about what this... Read More
20 Oct 2021
--- German-headquartered spice expert Raps is tapping into the demand for flavors from the Far East with its liquid seasonings launch. Designed to provide “an ideal basis for creative convenience dishes,” the company... Read More
30 Sep 2021
--- Olam Food Ingredients (OFI) has unveiled the first collection in its new spice blends range – Blends of the Americas. The 17 ready-to-use dry blends offer food manufacturers, foodservice companies and retailers a... Read More
13 Aug 2021
--- Olam International Limited has revealed that its operating group, Olam Food Ingredients (OFI), a key player in natural and sustainable food ingredient solutions, is planning a primary listing on the premium segment of the... Read More
28 Jul 2021
--- In a blow to the better-for-you sector, Kraft Mayo has discontinued its fat-free version of the condiment. The brand – part of the Kraft Heinz Company – hinted at quality issues, saying that it owes the... Read More
19 Jul 2021
--- Sokol Custom Food Ingredients, a complete one-stop shop for dressings and sauces, has developed a plant-based chipotle ranch sauce to accompany several plant-based sandwiches that have entered the market. The launch comes... Read More
13 Jul 2021
--- Israel-based ChickP has unveiled its chickpea isolate as an all-purpose, nutrition-packed, egg alternative for eggs in mayonnaise. The start-up has teamed up with food companies to formulate egg-free recipes, including a... Read More
29 Jun 2021
--- Oterra, formerly known as Chr. Hansen Natural Colors A/S, closed its acquisition of Secna Natural Ingredients Group S.L. This is the first acquisition for Oterra, which itself was purchased by private investment firm EQT in... Read More
01 Jun 2021
--- The Kraft Heinz Company is investing £140 million (US$196 million) in UK operations, expanding Europe’s largest food manufacturing facility located near the North-West of England. It will see British favorites... Read More
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