Food Ingredients News

Nestle Cites Coffee, Infant Nutrition & Bottled Water As Growth Priorities

28 Jun 2017 --- As Nestlé continues to review its strategy, respond to shifts in appetites and explore the sale of its US confectionery business, the pressure to change is heating up for the Swiss Group. And now it has outlined a “future value creation model” which includes its strategic growth priorities and supporting capital structure.  

Maxwell House Targets Customized Coffee Experiences

28 Jun 2017 --- Maxwell House has launched MAX by Maxwell House, a brand of coffee featuring MAX Boost, a first-of-its-kind product that lets you customize your daily cup of coffee with the exact amount of caffeine necessary. 

New Barry Callebaut Chocolate Academy Hits Sweet Spot in Milan

28 Jun 2017 --- Barry Callebaut opens its 20th chocolate Academy center in Milan led by winner of 2013’s World Chocolate Masters Davide Comaschi.

Bright Yellow Breakthrough for Roha

27 Jun 2017 --- Food scientists at Roha have found another breakthrough to tackle the twin challenges of curcumin. The company has launched Natracol Bright Yellow - a water-dispersible curcumin liquid that imparts an intense bright yellow shade in confectionery applications.

PureCircle Launch First-Ever Commercially Viable Stevia Antioxidant Product

27 Jun 2017 --- PureCircle claims it has developed the first commercially viable stevia antioxidant product which can provide food and beverage companies new access to health and wellness ingredients for their consumers. 

DuPont to Offer Three Newly Approved Food Enzymes in Japan

27 Jun 2017 --- In June, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare granted DuPont approval for three bakery enzymes to be used as processing aids in Japan. With this recent new approval, bakers and flour millers can now include POWERFresh and POWERSoft range of enzymes to maintain superior fresh-eating quality, improve softness and moistness in their bakery applications. 

Kemin Expands Shelf Life Extension Portfolio

27 Jun 2017 --- Kemin Industries Food Technologies, specialists in helping manufacturers keep food and beverage products “fresher, safer, longer”, has recently carried out a study which shows how consumers make purchase decisions based on specific health factors or claims they equate with levels of sodium, sugar, and fat content.

Buhler Builds First Industrial-Scale Insect Processing Plant in Europe

27 Jun 2017 --- Bühler Insect Technology will build its first industrial plant to process black solider flies for animal nutrition together with its partner Protix in the Netherlands.

IFF Launches Tastepoint to Accelerate Growth in North America

27 Jun 2017 --- International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. have launched Tastepoint by IFF – a new company designed to service the dynamic middle-market customer in North America. Tastepoint by IFF represents the merger of David Michael & Co. and Ottens Flavors, two esteemed companies with long histories in the industry and reputations for outstanding service and products.

Schutz Opens New Factory in Poland

27 Jun 2017 --- On 22 June, the new Schütz Polska Sp. z o.o. factory was officially opened and the inauguration was duly celebrated with a large event. At the beginning of December 2016, production of Schütz Ecobulks commenced at the 23,000-square-meter site in Zory, which is around 35 kilometers south of Katowice. An IBC reconditioning line was installed in May 2017. 

Key Interview: EFFA President Says, “Flavor is Not Only Taste But a Comprehensive Experience”

26 Jun 2017 --- Last week, on 20 June, Brussels became the “Capital of Flavor.” Brussels Flavor Day was organized by EFFA (the European Flavor Association), together with AROMA (the Belgian Flavor Association) and IOFI (the International Organization of the Flavor Industry). The event was a great success with more than 100 participants. FoodIngredientsFirst caught up with Jean Robello, President of EFFA, who opened the event. 

Special Report: Turmeric Sales Heat Up as Holistic Lifestyles Grow

26 Jun 2017 --- Native to Southern-Asia, turmeric, the main spice in curry, has been trending for some time. Arguably one of the most powerful herbs on the planet it has many healing properties that include fighting and reversing disease. 

Lycored Sells Premix Business to Prinova

26 Jun 2017 --- Global carotenoid leader Lycored is selling its nutrient premix business to US food ingredients supplier Prinova.

GNT Group Highlight Consumer Thirst for Sensory Experiences in Beverages

23 Jun 2017 --- Consumers expect more from beverages than just to quench their thirst. Ideally, soft drinks, smoothies and the like offer new drinking experiences and bursts of flavor – while suiting people’s individual lifestyles. The GNT Group has compiled five ways for food and beverage companies to meet this challenge.

USDA Halt Imports of Brazilian Beef

23 Jun 2017 --- US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has announced the suspension of all imports of fresh beef from Brazil because of recurring concerns about the safety of the products intended for the American market. The suspension of shipments will remain in place until the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture takes corrective action which the USDA finds satisfactory.

Danone Launches “One Planet One Health” Signature to Join the Alimentation Revolution

23 Jun 2017 --- Danone has launched a new company signature which reflects its vision that our health is connected with and interdependent on the health of our planet. “One Planet. One Health” is a call to all consumers and everyone who has a stake in food to join the Alimentation Revolution: a movement aimed at nurturing the adoption of healthier and more sustainable eating and drinking habits.  

Ingredion to Feature Breakthrough Ingredients at IFT

23 Jun 2017 --- Ingredion will present their breakthrough ingredient solutions that address top consumer trends including “Clean and Simple”, “Health” and “Sensory Experiences” at this year’s Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) in Las Vegas.

Ohly Launch Natural Yeast Extract Designed to Boost Flavors and Aroma

23 Jun 2017 --- Ohly have developed a new natural yeast extract for powerful taste and aroma impressions. Ohly SAV-R-FULL is 100 percent soluble and clean in taste at usage levels typically 50 percent lower than conventional yeast extracts.

Private Label’s Market Share Reaches All-Time Highs in 9 European Countries

22 Jun 2017 ---The popularity of private label keeps growing across Europe. The latest Nielsen data shows that market share for retailer brands has climbed to all-time highs in 9 European countries and for the first time stands at 30% or above in 15 of the 20 countries tracked for PLMA’s International Private Label Yearbook. 

Brussels Flavor Day: The Role of Flavor in Consumer Trends

22 Jun 2017 --- On June 20th, Brussels became the ‘Capital of Flavor’. The event organized by EFFA (the European Flavor Association), together with AROMA (the Belgian Flavor Association) and IOFI (the International Organization of the Flavor Industry). The event was a great success with more than 100 participants. Policy makers, customers and food and drink associations gathered for discussions about the future of food and the role that flavorings play in key consumer trends.