keyboard_arrow_upIADSA video explains global supplement rules
keyboard_arrow_downIADSA video explains global supplement rules

IADSA has released a short video explaining the critical role of Codex Alimentarius in the global regulation of food supplements. The video was launched on 12 June 2020 by Steve Wearne, Vice-Chair of the Codex Alimentarius Commission, during IADSA’s ‘100 Minutes’ online member meeting. It is available to view at here. Steve Wearne, vice-chair of […]

keyboard_arrow_upArla Foods launches whey ingredient that slows age-related muscle decline
keyboard_arrow_downArla Foods launches whey ingredient that slows age-related muscle decline

Arla Foods Ingredients has launched a new whey protein ingredient which is clinically proven to counteract age-related muscle mass decline. Lacprodan HYDRO.Rebuild is a 100% hydrolysed whey protein. It offers highly accessible content of branched-chain amino acids and essential amino acids such as leucine, which are important for muscle synthesis in seniors. In three separate […]

keyboard_arrow_upADM expands production of non-GMO protein concentrate
keyboard_arrow_downADM expands production of non-GMO protein concentrate

In order to meet the significant growing demand for high quality plant-based proteins in the European market, ADM is expanding the production of non-GMO soy protein concentrate at its facility in Europoort, Netherlands. The Europoort facility recently started producing non-GMO soy protein concentrate, which is available as a powder and will be suitable for all […]

keyboard_arrow_upThree reasons to add oats to your shopping list
keyboard_arrow_downThree reasons to add oats to your shopping list

Oats are a very affordable superfood that have numerous health benefits. Over the years, a number of fruits, vegetables and seeds have all earned the label of a superfood – due to the fact that they contain essential nutrients. However, in spite of their many health benefits, there is still a common misconception that eating […]

keyboard_arrow_upLive microbial strain supplement used in COVID-19 clinical trial
keyboard_arrow_downLive microbial strain supplement used in COVID-19 clinical trial

ADM and Hospital Sagunto, one the largest medical centres in the Valencia region, are partnering for a clinical trial into the effect of using a food supplement containing live microbial strains to promote gut microbiome balance and help improve health functions related to outcomes for COVID-19 patients in high risk groups. On 18 March Dr […]

keyboard_arrow_upIs your smartphone affecting your eye health?
keyboard_arrow_downIs your smartphone affecting your eye health?

A new IADSA Mind the Gap resource focuses on the serious harm blue light poses to eye health. The Dark Side of Blue Light explores how our exposure to blue light has surged as a result of the increased use of smartphones, computer monitors and LED lighting. For example, it is estimated that we now […]

keyboard_arrow_upIngredion to acquire controlling stake in Pure Circle
keyboard_arrow_downIngredion to acquire controlling stake in Pure Circle

  Ingredion and PureCircle have reached an agreement on the terms for Ingredion to acquire a controlling 75% stake in PureCircle, a producer of stevia sweeteners for the global food and beverage industries.

keyboard_arrow_upSolvay spearheads the switch to natural vanillan alternatives
keyboard_arrow_downSolvay spearheads the switch to natural vanillan alternatives

To satisfy the growing demand for true-to-nature products Solvay has doubled its production capacity of Rhovanil Natural Crystal White (CW) capacity to reach 120 metric tons. Rhovanil Natural CW has a typical pure, sweet, long-lasting vanillin profile, key to formulating competitive and consistent natural flavours Natural flavouring Solvay’s Rhovanil Natural CW offers the advantages of […]

keyboard_arrow_upLumenato harnesses the power of tomatoes for beauty
keyboard_arrow_downLumenato harnesses the power of tomatoes for beauty

Lycored, an international wellness company at the forefront of the ingestible skincare market, has launched a new wellness extract specially created to support aging beautifully.

keyboard_arrow_upPalsgaard achieves carbon-neutral production
keyboard_arrow_downPalsgaard achieves carbon-neutral production

Amid growing consumer demand for sustainable food products in Europe, emulsifier specialist Palsgaard will be showcasing its carbon-neutral approach at Food Ingredients Europe (3 to 5 December in Paris). Palsgaard, known as the inventor of the modern plant-based food emulsifier, achieved carbon-neutral production last year after cutting net emissions from 12 029 tonnes in 2010 […]

keyboard_arrow_upPassionate about pulses: Sustainability is the latest food trend
keyboard_arrow_downPassionate about pulses: Sustainability is the latest food trend

In the past consumers based their favourite foods and products in supermarkets on convenience, taste and price. Food sustainability was not at the forefront of their minds, but this is starting to change.

keyboard_arrow_upDoehler presents the best of nature at Anuga 2019
keyboard_arrow_downDoehler presents the best of nature at Anuga 2019

At this year’s Anuga trade fair, held between 5 and 9 October, Doehler will present a diverse portfolio of innovative, natural ingredients and applications which combine plant-based nutrition, sugar reduction and functionality with unique Multi-Sensory Experiences.

keyboard_arrow_upSurvey: South Africans still clueless about salt content in food
keyboard_arrow_downSurvey: South Africans still clueless about salt content in food

While most food items don’t exceed the daily limit of 5g of salt per day, it is the combined amount of salt from all the foods we eat in a day that often amounts to eight times the recommended daily allowance, putting South Africans in the red zone for heart disease.

keyboard_arrow_upFood Supplements Europe welcomes five new members
keyboard_arrow_downFood Supplements Europe welcomes five new members

Four leading European trade bodies have joined Food Supplements Europe (FSE), reflecting growing recognition of the value of its work on the EU stage.

keyboard_arrow_upRoquette and Barentz confirm strong future partnership in Europe
keyboard_arrow_downRoquette and Barentz confirm strong future partnership in Europe

Roquette, a global leader in plant-based ingredients for Food, Nutrition and Health markets, has reconfirmed Barentz as the preferred distribution partner for the Roquette food product range in Europe. This new partnership with Barentz is driven by Roquette’s strategic plan to implement the best high-performance distribution network to support its position as a world leading […]

keyboard_arrow_upIngredion Idea Labs expands into eastern Africa
keyboard_arrow_downIngredion Idea Labs expands into eastern Africa

Ingredion has launched a new, state-of-the-art Idea Lab innovation centre in Nairobi, Kenya, bringing the total number of centres across the globe to 28. This is the first Ingredion Idea Lab to open in the region, delivering technical support and culinary know-how to customers across eastern Africa. 

keyboard_arrow_up‘Webrooming’ widespread in consumer food purchasing decisions across Africa
keyboard_arrow_down‘Webrooming’ widespread in consumer food purchasing decisions across Africa

With 55 independent states, Africa is the world’s second most populous continent and is home to a diverse population of consumers with regional tastes, religions and languages. An increasing workforce has led to a growth in GDP and consumer expenditure, and a rise in out of home food consumption. With multiple trends and influencers, the […]

keyboard_arrow_upLycopene’s antioxidative powers on show at HI Japan
keyboard_arrow_downLycopene’s antioxidative powers on show at HI Japan

Lycored showcased the oxidative stress-busting powers of lycopene at Health Ingredients Japan (3-5 October in Tokyo).

keyboard_arrow_upTackling malnutrition with fortification
keyboard_arrow_downTackling malnutrition with fortification

Across the world, people are becoming more conscious of their own health than ever before. Governments and regulatory bodies are putting more and more pressure on manufacturers to deliver food and beverages that support a healthy lifestyle and there are ongoing campaigns to educate consumers about the importance of diet. In particular, the media offers […]

keyboard_arrow_upSAFCEI asks Famous Brands to uncage its eggs
keyboard_arrow_downSAFCEI asks Famous Brands to uncage its eggs

In an effort to eradicate inhumane battery cage farms for hens, the Southern African Faith Communities’ Environment Institute (SAFCEI) – a multi-faith environmental NGO – has launched a public campaign urging restaurant giant, Famous Brands to commit to go “cage-free” for all its hens and their eggs by 2025. The campaign was kicked-off with a […]

keyboard_arrow_upIMCD South Africa announces exclusive distribution agreement with Ingredion
keyboard_arrow_downIMCD South Africa announces exclusive distribution agreement with Ingredion

IMCD N.V, a leading distributor of speciality chemicals and food ingredients, has signed an exclusive agreement with Ingredion to distribute their range of starches and functional food ingredients across multiple territories in sub Saharan Africa.

keyboard_arrow_upDuPont receives NutraIngredients-USA ‘Ingredient of the Year’ Award
keyboard_arrow_downDuPont receives NutraIngredients-USA ‘Ingredient of the Year’ Award

DuPont Nutrition & Health announced they have received the prestigious NutraIngredients-USA ‘Ingredient of the Year Award 2018’ for their innovation to promote infant nutrition by supplementing infant and toddler formula with Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMO) to make it closer to the gold standard of human milk, as well as supporting digestive, immune and cognitive development […]

keyboard_arrow_upFood and colour go hand in hand
keyboard_arrow_downFood and colour go hand in hand

Consuming food involves more than just taste. It is a full sensorial experience. Visual appearance is one of the most powerful ways to capture a consumer’s attention and interest.

keyboard_arrow_upWoolworths’ soup range rocks the NPC
keyboard_arrow_downWoolworths’ soup range rocks the NPC

Winter is made for staying indoors, but this doesn’t mean that your food choices need to be boring.

keyboard_arrow_upDupont showcases innovative ingredient solutions at IFT18
keyboard_arrow_downDupont showcases innovative ingredient solutions at IFT18

DuPont Nutrition & Health showcased pioneering solutions for the food and beverage industry at IFT18 Food Expo from 16 to 18 July in Chicago, Illinois.

keyboard_arrow_upAGT Foods Africa brings in Superfoods
keyboard_arrow_downAGT Foods Africa brings in Superfoods

AGT Foods Africa has announced that it will soon be joining the superfoods trend with the launch of its own line of superfoods. Maca root powder

keyboard_arrow_upLycored to bring benefits of lycopene to Vitafoods Europe
keyboard_arrow_downLycored to bring benefits of lycopene to Vitafoods Europe

An interactive installation at Vitafoods Europe will help Lycored bring the health benefits of lycopene to life.

keyboard_arrow_upManaging malnutrition with staple food fortification
keyboard_arrow_downManaging malnutrition with staple food fortification

Approximately one third of the world’s population is malnourished, caused in many cases by an individual unable to access or afford a healthy, balanced diet. The rise in calorie-rich but nutrient-poor diets has led to a phenomenon called hidden hunger. This is where a person consumes enough, or even an excess of, calories but significantly […]

keyboard_arrow_up2018 could be the year of the Concorde grape
keyboard_arrow_down2018 could be the year of the Concorde grape

Welch’s Global Ingredients Group has welcomed the news that ‘mindful choices’ is set to be 2018’s top food and beverage trend – and says it believes this could be the Year of the Concord Grape as a result. Research company, Innova Market Insights has picked mindful choices as its #1 trend for 2018, predicting that […]

keyboard_arrow_upStevia – nature’s zero-calorie great tasting sweetener
keyboard_arrow_downStevia – nature’s zero-calorie great tasting sweetener

The story of stevia is evolving.  Not long ago, it was a little known, plant-based zero-calorie sweetener that worked well in some beverage and food applications.   It triggered enthusiasm when it first became available as an ingredient in 2008, because beverage and food companies were looking for a sweetener that was from nature and that […]