11 Jan 2022
--- Israel-based BT Sweet has launched Cambya, a plant-based sweetening platform that can reduce sugar in treats like hazelnut and chocolate spreads. It comes as a response to growing reformulation demands – especially... Read More
03 Jan 2022
--- The Nutri-Score of 6,000 of Albert Heijn’s (AH) own brand products are now visible on electronic price tags and their food choice logo is displayed on products in an app and online, in efforts to help customers make... Read More
15 Dec 2021
--- Researchers from the University of Westminster discovered menus that are 75% vegetarian is the tipping point that prompts people who eat meat to opt for plant-based meals.
13 Aug 2021
--- With the exception of sugar reduction in soft drinks, the UK’s top ten food companies have made limited changes to the healthiness of their products in response to Public Health England’s (PHE) voluntary... Read More
15 Jul 2021
--- The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has terminated Korindo’s palm oil trademark licenses amid a disagreement over its sustainability status. The FSC official “disassociation” from the Korean palm oil giant... Read More
13 Jul 2021
--- Cargill is investing US$45 million to add soluble fibers to its European portfolio of starches, sweeteners and texturizers as demand for reduced-sugar products grows. Based on micro-reactor technology developed in... Read More
21 Apr 2021
--- DouxMatok has released its first direct-to-consumer product featuring its Incredo Sugar, a sugar-based solution that enables 30 to 50 percent sugar reduction. The US launch arrives in the form of two limited-edition Incredo... 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
08 Apr 2021
--- Using smart breeding technology, Equinom aims to distinguish ingredients intended for human consumption from those used as livestock feed. To develop what the company calls “human-grade” seed varieties with an... Read More
15 Mar 2021
--- The Board of Danone is initiating key governance changes, which sees Emmanuel Faber step down as the chairman and CEO. Gilles Schnepp has been appointed as chairman of the Board with immediate effect, while the search is on... Read More
03 Dec 2020
--- Ingredia has launched two new functional milk proteins – Promilk Yogfluid and Promilk B Max – providing more health-driven solutions for creamy, permissible indulgent dairy products for snacking on-the-go. The... 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
25 Aug 2020
--- Miyoko’s Creamery, a US producer of cashew-based dairy alternatives, has benefited from a positive court decision favoring its position against the State of California’s attempts to prevent the company from using... Read More
24 Aug 2020
--- Savory snacking has spiked during the COVID-19 pandemic given the ubiquitous lockdown measures. In trending themes, industry’s flavor houses note a prominent demand for exciting international tastes that provide... Read More
13 Aug 2020
--- Plant-based nutrition leader Upfield will introduce on-pack carbon labeling on 100 million packs of its spreads, margarines, butters and creams by the end of 2021. The carbon labels are designed to inform consumers about the... 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
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
26 May 2020
--- Chemometric Brain is a newly launched software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform created to identify food fraud and increase transparency along the global supply chain. The cloud-based software uses near-infrared (NIR) technology... 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
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