Ingredients for meat innovation

 13 May 2019

Joris Hermans, Director of Business Development at Vaessen Schoemaker, highlights several innovative ingredients for the meat industry, including a sous vide solution. “We managed to reduce cooking times by 75 percent. Normally a product that would require eight to 12 hours of cooking time now needs only two. We use injection technology to bring enzymes into the meat. The enzyme is a collagen and when the meat reaches a temperature of 65°C, the enzyme denaturates,” he says. The enzymes are classified as a processing agent, therefore, maintaining a clean label product. The company also recently acquired Agersol, a specialist in alginate casings, that can be used to add more value to sausages.

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05 Dec 2019 | Hanf Farm

Hanf Farm represents the first step in the organic hemp supply chain. The company’s crop is used in a broad range of products, including chocolate, protein powder and food grade oils. Rafael Dulon, CEO of Hanf Farm, speaks to FoodIngredientsFirst about the heightening demand for organic hemp produce and... Read More

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02 Dec 2019 | Agrana

Agrana was highlighting its plant-based options at the show and how its technologies, such as High Pressure Processing (HPP), are able to mask the off-notes of plant-proteins and offer a nutritional benefit. The request for plant-based products are increasing, Michael Wieland says, and companies are seeking... Read More

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28 Nov 2019 | Followfood

Everyone wants to know where the food they are consuming comes from, says Stefanie Ruhe of Followfood at Anuga 2019 in Cologne, Germany. This is why the Germany-based company prints a unique code on its products that enables consumers to track the origin – even down to the name of the boat that caught it in... Read More

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25 Nov 2019 | de Graaf Bakeries

While the plant-based market is growing, it is still very small. This is according to Jacques van Diermen at Anuga 2019, who explains how the street-food trend is now well-known throughout Europe. However, there are some regional challenges for the Netherlands-based company, which has found that its... Read More

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22 Nov 2019 | Danish Agriculture & Food Council

Anders Nicolajsen, Market Consultant of the Danish Agriculture and Food Council, outlines buoyancy for the organic market in Denmark, particularly in the foodservice space. “The demand in this segment is rising around 15 percent every year. Consumers now consider it a given, that when they walk into the... Read More

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21 Nov 2019 | Austria Juice

What goes into a beverage for holistic health? Austria Juice's Innovation & Market Intelligence Manager, Gerd Diefenthäler speaks about some of the latest flavor combinations he sees as the consumer strives for wellness in beverages. Reduced-sugar and reduced-alcohol drinks provide plenty of possibilities... Read More

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20 Nov 2019 | Valrhona

An R&D focus on natural ingredients is crucial at a time when consumers are increasingly seeking clean label and vegan products. This is according to Gaelle Chabaud, who was presenting Valhrona’s line of fruit and nut couverture, dubbed “Inspiration.” The most recent flavor is yuzu, which has become a... Read More

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05 Nov 2019 | Eat Grub

A key challenge for insect companies is convincing manufacturers to work with bugs due to concerns around hygiene and other challenges related to creating an entirely new production line. This is according to Neil Whippey, who was presenting Eat Grub’s new line of whole crickets at Anuga 2019. He explained... Read More

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31 Oct 2019 | Argenti Lemon

Argentinian lemon grower and processor Argenti Lemon cultivates 4,000 hectares of lemons, 300 hectares of which are organic. As the market for organic produce in South America is relatively small in comparison to other markets, regional organic producers look to Europe and the US for export opportunities,... Read More

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28 Oct 2019 | Givaudan

Plant-based meat alternatives represent one of the most potent dietary shifts today and flavor giant Givaudan is underscoring the potential of plant-based proteins as it seeks to “redefine the meat category.” Speaking to FoodIngredientsFirst, Flavio Garofalo, Global Category Director for Savoury Flavours at... Read More

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24 Oct 2019 | Smart With Food

As one of the key speakers at the NewtritionX conference, held during the Anuga show in Cologne, Germany, Ignace De Nollin of Smart With Food was highlighting the impact that personalized nutrition has had on the retail trade. How can retailers offer a service to consumers? Convenience, transparency and... Read More

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23 Oct 2019 | Ardo

Ardo’s buzzing stand at Anuga 2019 showcased its various vegetable offerings, including new tricolore vegetable fries. Speaking to FoodIngredientsFirst, Heidi Goovaerts explained how the company was tapping into trends for mindfulness, healthy and adventurous eating and organic. However, sustainability is... Read More

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14 Oct 2019 | GNT

Artificial food colorings remain under heavy scrutiny by label-conscious consumers, which propels brands such as GNT’s Exberry range of natural “Coloring Foods” into the spotlight. Comprising minimally processed food grade pigments sourced from freshly harvested crops, Exberry responds to the coloring needs... Read More

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10 Oct 2019 | Döhler

Nadine Salhani of Doehler highlights at Anuga 2019 some of the key sub-trends within the wider plant-based movement, such as naturalness, clean-label, plus-minus claims and functionality. Regarding customer demand, the volume is low compared to dairy, but the CAGR is growing in double-digits. In some... Read More

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09 Oct 2019 | ADM Wild

ADM Wild’s heaving booth was exhibiting solutions for a range of market categories, ranging from the meat-free trend to sugar-reduction in beverages. Speaking to FoodIngredientsFirst, Jochen Heininger spotlighted the growth of the plant-based market, and how customer requests in this domain have seen... Read More

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23 Sep 2019 | ADM WIld

ADM is your problem-solving partner and can support you all the way from plant to plate. As an industry leader, we offer the most extensive, innovative and on-trend ingredient solutions and systems to help you provide consumer-preferred experiences. We have the technology and the know-how to be your trusted... Read More

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19 Aug 2019 | TIC Gums

Whether you need to reduce astringency, enhance mouthfeel or minimize the awareness of particulates, TIC Gums has the solution for you to address your unique beverage formulating challenges and ensure successful instant beverage development.

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