“Act for Future:” Agrana Fruit flags growing sustainability concerns among consumers
Agrana Fruit has published its latest trend blog entitled “Act for Future,” which focuses on developing future-proof sustainability solutions. In 2019, 87 percent of consumers expected companies to invest in sustainability – 22 percent more than in the previous year, according to data from Innova Market Insights. This year, global consumers have become even more concerned about environmental issues due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Melanie Sturm, Agrana Fruit's global market & consumer insights manager, shares insights on the issues surrounding sustainability.
FrieslandCampina Ingredients executives Timo Faber and Sjoerd van Sprang detail progress made on the company’s ten-year sustainability strategy: Nourishing a Better Planet. The duo highlight specific targets within this campaign while explaining how each will be measured. From an ingredients perspective,... Read More
GNT is extending its Exberry range of oil-dispersible Coloring Foods with the launch of a pink shade made from fruit and vegetables. Exberry Shade Pink – OD is the latest addition to the company’s portfolio, that also includes red, yellow, orange, blue and green options. Paul Collins, director of... Read More
IFF’s online anthropology surveyed over one billion English-language conversations in an analysis method known as “social listening.” In this study, over 615,000 anonymous, unprompted, US and Canadian consumer-to-consumer online discussions were analyzed to gain a fresh perspective on consumer attitudes... Read More
DSM recently launched its Maxilact Super lactase enzyme enabling dairy manufacturers to create high-quality, clean-tasting, lactose-free and sugar-reduced dairy. It also helps cut hydrolysis time by 33 percent and achieve optimal production efficiency. Ben Rutton, global business manager for milk and dairy... Read More
Gnosis by Lesaffre, a business unit of the Lesaffre Group, harnesses the power of microorganisms and biotransformation processes like fermentation. This is used to cultivate nutritional actives and probiotics, as well as nutritional and functional yeasts that benefit human health and well-being.
Bell Flavors & Fragrances has launched a range of certified organic flavors and beverage compounds. The move is in line with changing regulations on organic food products in the EU. Bell has recently conducted an in-depth market analysis to evaluate the impacts of the new rules for organic food in various... Read More
As the plant-based food movement continues to boom, health ingredients ranging from flavors, colors and botanicals are also gaining further traction in the F&B landscape. Dr. Alexander Smerz, head of business for Health & Nutrition at Döhler, speaks with FoodIngredientsFirst about the company’s natural... Read More
Nexira has developed inavea Baobab Acacia, an all-natural and organic synergistic formulation of baobab and acacia, two African ingredients. The formula offers scientifically-backed prebiotic effects that contribute to the balance of microflora for enhanced digestive health and general well-being.
The color red is set to shake up the food and beverage industry in 2021, thanks to its ability to spark powerful emotions. That is according to GNT, which recently launched its Love Color Campaign for the coming year. GNT believes red can connect with this desire for discovery and help signal the start of a... Read More
ADM’s global culinary team combines the experiences of our diverse group of seasoned chefs, spanning a variety of world cuisines. We listen carefully to your specific needs to create customizable flavor systems aligning with consumer trends and your production, cost and inventory requirements, for informed... Read More
Olam Food Ingredients showcases its latest ingredient applications, including a single-origin cocoa powder and antioxidant-rich cascara. These ingredients are expected to move into the spotlight for 2021, thanks to their sustainability credentials. Kamesh Ellajosyula shares some further insights with... Read More
Beneo has launched its first-ever instant functional rice starch for sauces, dressings and fillings. Remypure S52 P is a precooked functional native rice starch that can help manufacturers produce clean label food preparations. Benoit Tavernier, product manager for specialty rice ingredients, shares some... Read More
ADM has been pioneering plant protein innovations for over 75 years. Our comprehensive portfolio and unmatched know-how give you the edge in delivering on-trend solutions for your customers.As a global industry player offering proteins from over 30 plant sources, we are the ideal innovation partner for... Read More
Chang Liu, market analyst at Innova Market Insights, discusses “Tailored to Fit,” one of the market researcher’s Top Trends for 2021. Liu explains how personalization comes into play for NPD and how technology is impacting the space. Moreover, she elaborates on how different consumer generations are... Read More
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Agropur is a top 20 global dairy producer. As North America’s largest whey protein manufacturer and producer of over 1 billion lbs of cheese per year, Agropur’s 11 US-based, SQF -certified plants are behind some of the most prominent food, beverage and nutrition brands in the industry. The Agropur team works... Read More
Uelzena Ingredients supplies milk-based ingredients such as butter, anhydrous milk fat butterfat, skimmed milk powder, sweetened condensed milk and milk products to the confectionery, bakery and food industry. This business unit of the Uelzena group includes four production and two sales locations in... Read More