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 […]

keyboard_arrow_upStudy Shows DuPont Probiotics could impact microbiota
keyboard_arrow_downStudy Shows DuPont Probiotics could impact microbiota

A recent research study conducted by the Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg in Gothenburg, Sweden, in collaboration with DuPont Nutrition & Health (DuPont), yielded breakthrough results demonstrating that probiotic intervention can alter and modify intestinal microbiota in patients with colon cancer.

keyboard_arrow_upCoconut the hottest new healthy food ingredient
keyboard_arrow_downCoconut the hottest new healthy food ingredient

Once shunned for its high saturated-fat content, coconut has been reborn as a star ingredient of better-for-you food and beverages.

keyboard_arrow_upPasta goes high fibre
keyboard_arrow_downPasta goes high fibre

Reinventing processed carbohydrates such as pasta as a healthier, higher fibre option is now possible thanks to Ulrick & Short, the leading British owned clean label ingredient specialist, and its new range of scilia fibres.

keyboard_arrow_upNew natural solutions target healthy ageing
keyboard_arrow_downNew natural solutions target healthy ageing

By 2050, 17 per cent of the world’s population will be 65 or older, compared with just 8.5 per cent in 2016. This means the potential for nutrition products that support healthy ageing will continue to grow at a rapid rate in the coming years.

keyboard_arrow_upThe evolving market for sports nutrition
keyboard_arrow_downThe evolving market for sports nutrition

Arla Foods Ingredients has launched Lacprodan Hydro.365 (Hydro.365), its most advanced whey protein hydrolysate to date. Originally developed for elite athletes, the product combines the highest quality whey protein with rapid absorption properties.

keyboard_arrow_upSmart snacking starts with smart ingredients
keyboard_arrow_downSmart snacking starts with smart ingredients

South Africa is experiencing a diabetes tsunami and consumers are in trouble. This is the stark warning of Dr Larry Distiller, founder and managing director of the Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology speaking of ever-increasing diabetes numbers in South Africa. ‘Three-and-a-half million South Africans (about six per cent of the population) suffer from diabetes, and there are many more who are undiagnosed,’ he cautions.

keyboard_arrow_upSmart snacking starts with smart ingredients
keyboard_arrow_downSmart snacking starts with smart ingredients

Observe the average South African enjoying a meal or a snack and chances are that a “combo- deal-to-go” will be a popular favourite. While consumers may be ignorant of potentially toxic substances being ingested, the country is seeing growing investment in public health awareness campaigns.

keyboard_arrow_upDuPont Nutrition & Health increases cultures manufacturing capacity
keyboard_arrow_downDuPont Nutrition & Health increases cultures manufacturing capacity

The company has announced a further increase in its manufacturing capacity – this time in Europe. The company will invest US$60 million expanding three cultures production sites in the region as a response to increasing demand for frozen and freeze-dried starter cultures from the global yoghurt, fresh fermented and cheese markets.

keyboard_arrow_upTailor-made WFSI concepts reflect current trends
keyboard_arrow_downTailor-made WFSI concepts reflect current trends

WILD Flavors & Specialty Ingredients (WFSI), a business unit of Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) presented a wide range of ingredients and concepts for natural products across multiple categories and segments at SIAL 2016.

keyboard_arrow_upA multi-sensory journey of discovery
keyboard_arrow_downA multi-sensory journey of discovery

Döhler presented numerous inspiring product ideas for the food and beverage industry at SIAL 2016 in Paris. The forward-looking product applications and comprehensive portfolio of natural ingredients and ingredient systems are consistent with the core topics of multi-sensory experiences and nutritional value.

keyboard_arrow_upOmya’s calcium ingredients at Gulfood
keyboard_arrow_downOmya’s calcium ingredients at Gulfood

Omya will highlight its versatile range of calcium ingredients at Gulfood Manufacturing in the Swiss pavilion. Suitable for use as a fortification agent, white pigment, bulk provider, extrusion aid, anticaking agent and carrier, Omya’s calcium carbonates are naturally derived and processed using the latest technology. The production plant is GFSI (Global Food Safety Initiative),ISO 22000 and ISO 9001 compliant, and also boasts Halal and Kosher certificates.

keyboard_arrow_upBeneo takes sugar replacement to the next level
keyboard_arrow_downBeneo takes sugar replacement to the next level

At this year’s Health Ingredients Europe (HiE) exhibition, taking place in Frankfurt, Beneo will be focusing on the physiological effects of sugar replacement and the importance of looking ‘beyond the label’.  In keeping with this theme, the company will be showcasing a variety of samples on its stand that take sugar replacement to the next level, using ingredients that have the sugar-like indulgent taste and texture that consumers expect, but that also contribute to balanced blood sugar levels and more.

keyboard_arrow_upLycored showcases real food ingredient solutions
keyboard_arrow_downLycored showcases real food ingredient solutions

A dry tomato pulp (DTP) that offers an innovative three-in-one ingredient solution for prepared food products will take centre-stage for Lycored at this year’s IFT.

keyboard_arrow_upPetrow Food Ingredients achieves FSSC 22000
keyboard_arrow_downPetrow Food Ingredients achieves FSSC 22000

Petrow Food Ingredients, a key supplier of whole and blended herbs and spices, sauces, seed mixes and other ingredients to the local food industry, has strengthened its commitment to food safety by acquiring the globally benchmarked food safety system certification – FSSC 22000.

keyboard_arrow_upCapacity boost for infant formula producers
keyboard_arrow_downCapacity boost for infant formula producers

Arla Foods Ingredients has introduced a lactose suitable for dry blends, enabling infant formula manufacturers to increase their output without compromising safety or requiring significant capital investment.

keyboard_arrow_upMilestone for natural ingredients supplier
keyboard_arrow_downMilestone for natural ingredients supplier

  Wild Flavors (Wild), one of the world’s leading suppliers of natural ingredients to the food and beverage industry, has successfully closed a financing transaction in the US Dollar Private Placement market by issuing a total of US$200 million senior notes.

keyboard_arrow_upWhite paper tackles real fruit challenges
keyboard_arrow_downWhite paper tackles real fruit challenges

Taura Natural Ingredients has created a white paper for food manufacturers addressing the challenges associated with incorporating real fruit into long shelf life dry products such as biscuits, cakes, breakfast cereals and snack bars. Entitled Extending the shelf life of products containing fruit, it offers comprehensive advice on how Taura’s URC fruit ingredients can help food manufacturers avoid problems with water activity associated with other fruit ingredients.

keyboard_arrow_upStern-Wywiol Gruppe at Food Ingredients Asia
keyboard_arrow_downStern-Wywiol Gruppe at Food Ingredients Asia

At Food Ingredients Asia, which will be held in Jakarta, Indonesia, from 3-5 October, the Stern-Wywiol Gruppe will be presenting its wide range of products and services. Berg + Schmidt Asia and Stern Ingredients Asia-Pacific, both members of the globally operating Stern-Wywiol-Gruppe, will show new ingredient solutions.