IFE 2024: Elevating taste with raw spices, blends and heritage Indian ingredients for sweet and savory applications

 10 Apr 2024

The Food Supply company presented a range of cookies, spice blends and ingredients from India. Showcasing the country’s legacy ingredients, Soranjeet Ahudja, company director, explains the importance of bringing these ingredients to life in unusual concepts, such as cumin and carom cookies.

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21 May 2024 | Food Matters Live

With a focus on climate change, the rising cost of living and positive nutrition, Food Matters Live aims to bring the F&B industry together at events across the UK. This week, the organization has added an event in Manchester that will spotlight discussions around emerging consumer trends, growth categories,... Read More

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17 May 2024 | Armored Fresh

Armored Fresh, a food tech company creating dairy-free cheeses that taste and melt like traditional cheese is aiming to make a positive impact in the world through its sustainable and plant-based foods. Vice president Andrew Yu explains some of the wider market trends in the plant-based arena, the company’s... Read More

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17 May 2024 | Alitheon

Food and beverage fraud is on the rise and is reportedly costing US$40 billion annually via counterfeits, dilutions, substitution and mislabeling. Roei Ganzarski, CEO of Alitheon, a US-based software company, has developed patented AI technology to digitally ‘fingerprint’ goods and combat label fraud. He... Read More

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16 May 2024 | Heribert Bayer

Heribert Bayer, a family-owned vineyard in Central Burgenland, Austria, has launched its US debut of Zeronimo wine, the world’s first-ever dealcoholized 98 point wine. Already available in Austria, Katja Bernegger and Patrick Bayer, second-generation winemakers, talk us through how and why the innovation... Read More

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16 May 2024 | Kerry Group 

At this year’s Vitafoods Europe, Kerry Group is focusing on nutritional solutions to health concerns that do not compromise on taste. Thomas Ahlinder, CEO and president for Europe, highlights some of the main market trends the company is targeting, including in the digestive, cognitive, immune and infant... Read More

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10 May 2024 | Lupwi

Highlighting Indigenous ingredients and superfoods that are grown in Ecuador, Lupwi, a plant-based beverage brand, is tapping into the growing demand for dairy alternatives. We speak with co-founder María del Pilar Mora, about the company’s tie-up with Tetra Pak and how it supports local communities as well... Read More

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07 May 2024 | Bell Flavors and Fragrances

Bell Flavors and Fragrances is soon to reveal its Flavor Trends in Confections, exploring novel and soon-to-be-big trends in confectionery with a focus on global and regional consumer behaviors. David Banks, senior director of marketing, discusses some of the concepts and flavors that are driving innovation.

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29 Apr 2024 | Rousselot

Ahead of the upcoming Vitafoods trade show (May 14–16), the Rousselot team tells us what collagen and gelatin innovations to expect at the company’s stand (E106). Pierre-Albert Thomas, global director of functional ingredients, details Rousselot’s solution to incorporate liquids in functional gummies... Read More

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24 Apr 2024 | PureCircle by Ingredion

Kurt Callaghan, global strategic director for sugar reduction at PureCircle, discusses the challenges and cost drivers of the alternative sweetener industry. He shines light on how stevia helps brands bring a “natural positioning” to their products while optimizing costs through different combinations of... Read More

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23 Apr 2024 | GNT Group

In the second edition of its Color Futures publication to inspire F&B hues, the GNT Group identified “Regeneration Rising” as 2024’s headlining trend that takes three new color directions. Food Ingredients First sits down with Dieuwertje Raaijmakers, marketing communications specialist at GNT Group, to find... Read More

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19 Apr 2024 | International Platform of Insects for Food & Feed (IPIFF)

The International Platform of Insects for Food & Feed (IPIFF) responds to a recent interview with Eurogroup for Animals, in which the NGO’s insects political adviser suggested the insect protein industry perpetuates issues related to animal farming and extends animal suffering. Here, Christophe Derrien,... Read More

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17 Apr 2024 | UN Food and Agriculture Organization

Dr. Mphumuzi Sukati is a senior nutrition and food systems officer at the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Ghana. He discusses the FAO’s recently released compendium identifying 100 underutilized crops, also referred to as the “forgotten foods of Africa,” which have the potential to boost... Read More

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15 Apr 2024 | Symrise

Symrise marks the 150th anniversary of the patent grant for vanillin and talks to us about celebrating vanilla as a well-established traditional flavor and using it in modern food formulations. Known as the “queen of flavors,” vanilla remains a mainstay. Dominik Rzepka, global communications and Laurent... Read More

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11 Apr 2024 | Froot Pops

Froot Pops is a UK-based start-up that is tapping into the healthy indulgence market. The company has two SKU’s which are currently available in 20 retailers in London. Ana Martins, founder and CEO of the brand, says they only uses British-grown raspberries and Fairtrade Belgian chocolate.

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09 Apr 2024 | Jefferson’s Ice Cream

Premium artisan UK ice cream brand Jefferson’s is launching its ice cream Sammies, made with homemade cookies, organic milk and other natural ingredients to bring a contemporary twist to old-fashioned American-style ice cream. It is extremely creamy, bursting with flavor and novel inclusions. We caught up... Read More

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04 Apr 2024 | Eurogroup for Animals

Insect farming is touted as a promising pathway to more sustainable food systems and responsible protein production, but Eurogroup for Animals’ insects political adviser, Francis Maugère, warns the emerging industry serves to perpetuate intensive animal farming and its environmental and animal welfare... Read More

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02 Apr 2024 | Lallemand Bio-Ingredients

Lallemand Bio-Ingredients exhibited its range of yeast ingredients designed for the savory snacking and meat spaces. According to Xavier Puyol, global accounts manager, yeasts are “smart” ingredients that are allergen-free, of non-animal origins, are friendly with religions and are easy to formulate with.... Read More

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