Demand for shea rises, ingredient touted as attractive for vegan bakery
The Global Shea Alliance recently hosted its annual conference, which delved into sustainability, quality practices and standards, and the demand for shea ingredients in food and beverage applications. FoodIngredientsFirst speaks with a Global Shea Alliance leadership member, who flags the growing demand for shea and the goals the non-profit organization has achieved to date.
GNT sources the raw materials for its broad palette of natural colors from fields across the globe, which are processed into Exberry Coloring Foods. As part of the company’s sustainability agenda, it has the target of elevating the color intensity of its crops in order to minimize its footprint. This... Read More
This included a 12% protein bar made with canola products with a cranberry flavor. The company also launched four new textured vegetable protein products to the North American market, made possible through the recent acquisition of Vestkorn, a leading European provider of pea- and faba-based ingredients.
Foods we consume daily have higher amounts of sugar than you may think. Kaimana Chee, chef ambassador partnering with Sweegen, speaks to FoodIngredientsFirst on how stevia can be used to replace the sugar in tacos, beverages, condiments and desserts like cinnamon churros.
Carla Saunders, senior marketing manager at Cargill, speaks to FoodIngredientsFirst about the company’s new sweetener Eversweet+ClearFlo designed with improved flavor modulation. The solution is said to offer better dissolution, solubility and stability. Saunders calls it a “game-changer” in the stevia space... Read More
At IFT 2022, Brad Schwan, vice president, marketing at ADM, speaks to FoodIngredientsFirst about future-focused concepts created with functional ingredients to address key consumer drivers, including the demand for sustainability and transparency, as well as the increasing shift towards holistic well-being... Read More
ICL has developed an extensive portfolio covering the most relevant meat alternatives solutions. The Rovitaris line of versatile proteins allows manufacturers to apply this technology in various applications: the natural color and fibrous meat-like texture of their wet fibers perfectly suit white meat or... Read More
Silesia product managers discuss the technicalities of utilizing a wide range of bases used in the alternative dairy sector, which requires not only tasty flavoring but also solutions to mask off-notes of various base ingredients. They also address specific challenges within the confectionery sector, such as... Read More
Solmiko is a range of Nutritional Milk Proteins providing all the nutritional properties you are looking for in better-for-you food and beverage applications. It is a one stop protein source which contains high levels of calcium and essential amino acids. Solmiko milk proteins demonstrate excellent flavour,... Read More
Kalsec has undertaken new research which demonstrates how natural antioxidants can match the performance of synthetic ingredients while containing lower sodium levels, for clean label meat products. Kalsec’s Durashield is a product line that harnesses the enhanced synergies of natural antioxidants combined... Read More
Demand for yeast ingredients is growing steadily, with new applications such as plant-based meat alternatives gaining popularity. Yeast extract is a clean label flavor enhancer with functionalities across various savory applications. Angel Yeast operates a diverse portfolio of yeast extracts, which include... Read More
While traditionally an animal-based protein specialist, Solina is now expanding with plant-based protein blends. At IFFA 2022, we speak to Wiebe Saerens, the company’s product application and development technologist, about the challenges and solutions of creating meat-like tastes and textures for the... Read More
When it comes to food coloring, manufacturers are always looking for natural solutions that provide bright and stable results. With its VIVAPIGMENTS® line of products, CAPOL introduced natural color pigments based on a patented manufacturing technology. The secret is in a combination of natural color... Read More
Milling technology specialist Treffler processes dried herbs, press cake, grains and cereals. The Millomat 100 was showcased at Anuga FoodTec this year. Raphael Heereman, head of sustainability, speaks to FoodIngredientsFirst about the company’s 100% yield capacities and the cost effectiveness of its... Read More
Cheese processor Groba showcased its cheese shredding line at Anuga FoodTec 2022 featuring a compact unit for detecting foreign bodies. Robin de Groot, managing director, Groba, speaks to FoodIngredientsFirst about industry trends and expectations in the cheese processing field.
Pentair is a specialist in water filtration and water treatment systems for the foodservice industry and agricultural sector, among others. The EverPure filtration and water treatment systems ensure optimal taste of water for tea or coffee, while the Shurflo range of beverage pumps provide reliable dispense... Read More
Meat manufacturers are always looking for innovative meat replacement solutions that benefit them by providing better cost-in-use, while satisfying consumer standards. Meat applications specialist Carsten Doktor offers insights on Essentia Protein Solutions functional ingredients that enhance marketability,... Read More
The Puratos Group, global specialist in bakery, patisserie and chocolate ingredients unveils a new brand identity, featuring a new logo, house colors and tagline, “Food Innovation for Good”. The branding represents the company’s goal to create food solutions for the health and well-being of people and the... Read More