The United States Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of spirulina as a colorant for a wider range of applications. Initially approved for use in candy and chewing gum, the use of spirulina as a colorant has now been extended to frostings, ice cream, frozen desserts, dessert coatings and toppings, beverage mixes and […]
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DSM is due to present its latest inovations at this year’s Food Ingredients South America (FiSA). DSM will be showcasing its range of nutritional lipids derived from fish oil, including MEG-3, a source of omega-3 without the fish taste. The firm’s life’sDHA product, a source of DHA omega-3 derived from algae will also be on […]
Maverick Innovations, the creator of specialist natural flavours, ingredients and aromas, introduced its range of Flavours with Provenance to the US market at the IFT Annual Meeting and Food Expo at the New Orleans Morial Convention Centre in New Orleans. “We launched Maverick Innovations, the sister company to Omega Ingredients, at IFT last year and […]
Rousselot will be showcasing its Peptan range and its Synergy Systems gelatin-based solutions at this year’s Fi South America exhibition. Peptan collagen peptides, which aim to improve joint, bone and skin health, are popular in the nutraceutical, food and beverage industries. Peptan is a natural, multifunctional protein ingredient that is manufactured using a gentle enzymatic […]
Rousselot has held the first in a series of European innovation days at its Global Expertise Centre in Ghent, Belgium. Attended by delegates from across the food and nutrition industries, the day-long programme of seminars and workshops focused on opportunities to bring innovative new products to market successfully and quickly through co-creation. The launch of […]
It was revealed after the latest Innova Market Insights global new products report that almonds have maintained their position as leading nut type as they have since 2006. Almonds are also the top nut used in bakery, desserts, cereal and ice cream worldwide and are the second most popular nut for snacking. Confectionery has continued […]
The American Heart Association brought together over 100 key stakeholders at a special conference about global sodium intake in June 2013, and the proceedings from the conference have now been published. The group found that increasing consumer understanding for the need to reduce sodium intake, and the use of food technologies to reduce sodium in […]
Bosch Packaging Technology is aiming to expand its position in the packaging technology market globally by 2020, and in particular in Africa and Asia. The company also intends to spur further growth by venturing into new fields of business. “We expect to see fundamental change in the market for packaging machinery. We not only want […]
Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) is set to offer Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certified sustainable palm oil to North American customers from 2015. In addition, the firm will work with Wilmar International Limited to provide fully traceable, sustainable palm oil that meets the RSPO Mass Balance standards. “ADM and Wilmar share a commitment to […]
Archer Daniels Midland Company is set to expand its production capacity of non-genetically modified lecithin. The firm will expand capacity at its soybean processing facility in Latur, India, and adding new rapeseed processing capabilities to its facility in Hamburg, Germany. Lecithin is an emulsifier that is used in a wide variety of food processing applications […]
The Hershey Company has announced its sales and earnings for the first quarter ended March 30, 2014. Highlights from the update included: Net sales increase 2.4% including a 0.8 point negative impact from foreign currency exchange rates. Earnings per share-diluted of $1.11 as reported and $1.15 adjusted Outlook for 2014 net sales and adjusted earnings […]
North American cocoa grindings rose for the sixth straight quarter with the smallest increase in nearly a year and a half after the 2013 figure was revised upward, according to data from the NCA, Reuters has reported.
Archer Daniels Midland Company has announced plans to invest $250 million in a soy protein production complex in Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. The complex will be located next to the company’s existing soybean processing facility in Campo Grande, and will manufacture a range of functional protein concentrates and isolates. ADM’s Food and […]
Rafal Taciak, commercial director for cocoa and Christina Franken, marketing communication, Tradin Organic, discuss the challenges of meeting a growing demand for organic cocoa.
The Royal Duyvis Wiener group has acquired JAF Inox, a cocoa processing solutions provider. The move allows the group to serve the gourmet ‘bean to bar’ chocolate maker, in addition to the laboratory size chocolate equipment user. JAF Inox can supply complete turnkey chocolate production systems from bean to bar. The standard lines range in […]
The Hershey Company has exceeded three of its environmental sustainability goals set in 2012. By the end of 2013 the company had converted six of its manufacturing facilities to zero waste to landfill, surpassing its 2015 goal of five. In addition, the company has achieved a recycling rate of 86.6%, surpassing its goal of 85%, […]
As part of its major American Bakery Campaign 2014, Dawn Foods has extended its range of fillings and toppings with a selection of ready to use fruit fillings featuring real whole fruit, developed especially for the UK and Irish bakery markets. Dawn’s new fillings are available in seven flavours – blueberry, raspberry, black cherry, red […]
GWI, a raw ingredient distributor from California, has been selected to distribute and sell Chenguang Biotech’s Stevia products in North America. “We have been looking for a partner in North America for many years on a variety of our herbal products”, says Mr. Qingguo Lu, President of Chenguang Biotech. “With GWI’s customer service, their reputation, […]
3D Systems has announced a multi-year joint agreement with The Hershey Company, a North American producer of chocolates, sweets and refreshments, to explore and develop opportunities for using 3D printing technology in creating edible foods, such as confectionery. “We believe that innovation is key to delivering relevant, compelling consumer experiences with our iconic brands,” says […]
Kitty So, Alan Osborn, Lee Adendorf, Wang Fangqing and Keith Nuthall report on innovations in the mixing technology.