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These are all the posts that have been tagged with fruit.

Trade mission to Thailand

Senior executives from Taura Natural Ingredients have accompanied New Zealand’s Prime Minister, John Key, on a high profile trade mission to Thailand. Based in Mount Maunganui, Taura is one of the world’s leading suppliers of real fruit products. It is among 23 New Zealand companies chosen to participate in the Prime Ministerial visit, organised to […]

Next generation fruit concepts

Taura Natural Ingredients is launching a range of next-generation URC (ultra rapid concentration) fruit concepts combining the goodness and flavour of real fruit with the health benefits of functional ingredients. There are three variants in Taura’s new functional fruit line-up: URC Fruit & Protein – fruit enriched with milk and pea proteins URC Fruit & […]

Freeze drying saves nutrients

A study carried out by researchers at Sheffield Hallam University in the UK, in collaboration with Chaucer Foods, has found that freeze drying strawberries has no significant impact on their nutrient content. The study showed that freeze dried whole strawberries largely preserved vitamin C and total phenolic content (TPC) and only recorded an 8% loss […]

Clean label indulgence

Naturex is to highlight sweet and savoury product applications that offer ‘permissible indulgence’, using its Nat F&V 100% fruit and vegetable powders at the forthcoming Food Ingredients Europe 2013. Made with no additives, and with no added sugar, Naturex’s 100% fruit and vegetable powders give food and beverage manufacturers the opportunity to tap into demand […]

Good taste

Jonathan Thomas, principal market analyst at Leatherhead Food Research, discusses the role of flavours in confectionery and snacks.

From cocoa bean to paper

An innovation that could save the skins of many of the 3.5 million tonnes of cocoa beans produced each year, by turning them into paper, has been pioneered by British paper manufacturer James Cropper, paving the way for millions of chocolate bars to be wrapped and sold in the stuff of their creation. About 10 […]

UK confectioner leaves Skegness

Confectionery business Glisten has confirmed that it is to transfer manufacturing from its Skegness, UK, site, with the majority going to its Leicester, UK, plant and the remainder to its plant in the Czech Republic. The decision, which follows full consultation with all employees, will see the Skegness site close at the end of March […]

Colours from nature

Wild Flavors GmbH (Wild) has extended its Colors from Nature range to include clear orange colour blends – a particularly popular colour for food and beverages. The new development allows the company to satisfy the high demand for coloring foodstuffs. This demand was recently boosted due to an EU regulation valid as of 1 June […]

Cocoa supplies running out

Experts say the world will run out of cocoa, the key ingredient of chocolate, due to the pressures of rising global demand. According to global market researcher Euro Monitor International, chocolate consumers will eat about 7.4 million tons of the sweet treat in 2013, up nearly 2 per cent on a year earlier and worth […]

Pectin capability expanded

CP Kelco has announced a further $10.7m investment into additional expansion in Lille Skensved, Denmark. The expansion is the next phase after an initial DKK 15 million ($2.7m) investment that readied the infrastructure for additional expansions. This expansion is necessary to meet the increased demand for high-quality Genu amidated grades of pectin. This pectin type […]

Using real fruit in dry products

Taura Natural Ingredients has created a free 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’, the paper offers comprehensive advice on how Taura’s URC fruit ingredients […]

Fruit pieces distribution boost

Taura Natural Ingredients has teamed up with VIP4VIP, a sales and marketing agency based in the Netherlands, to ramp up distribution of its URC Gourmet Series fruit pieces. The new collaboration means that VIP4VIP, which specialises in sales and marketing support for products targeting the artisanal confectionery and bakery sectors, will help Taura identify suitable […]

Low GI fruit pieces on show

Taura Natural Ingredients will showcase its low glycemic index URC fruit pieces at this year’s Food Ingredients Europe (FIE) show, highlighting the rich opportunities they offer for creating delicious snacks that provide slow release energy. Exhibiting on Stand 8A71, Taura’s representatives will be on hand to discuss the results of independent GI testing conducted recently […]

Sweetener wins award

Natural, calorie-free sweetener Tasteva Stevia Sweetener has been awarded the Ringier Technology Innovation Award in the Food & Beverage Industry (Flavourings) at the 15th Asian Food Ingredients China Exhibition held in late June in Shanghai. Tasteva Stevia Sweetener, is described as a versatile, clean tasting sweetener that is easy to formulate with. It has shown […]