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

Process control

Keith Graham, marketing manager, Baker Perkins, discusses the role of manufacturing processes in meeting an increasing demand for taste, texture and convenience in the savoury snack market.

The revolution is coming!

I’m not the most regular blogger, and I must improve. Blogging is such an important way of interacting with your readers, so in an attempt to spur myself into action, I have asked a colleague to write something…

Resistance to chocolate classification

The proposal by the French government to classify food using colour-coded labels (ranging from green to red), in a bid to combat growing obesity in the country has been met with resistance from the Confederation of French Chocolate and Pastry Makers. The Confederation, which represents more than 4,500 chocolatiers and pastry makers in France, has […]

Functional ingredients on show

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 […]

On track to meet target

Nestlé UK & Ireland has announced it is on target to achieve 100 per cent cocoa from sustainable sources by the end of 2015. By working with UTZ Certified and the Fairtrade Foundation, more than 60 per cent of cocoa purchased by Nestlé UK & Ireland already comes from certified farms working with the Nestlé […]

Innovation day success

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 […]

Sustainable hazelnut farming

UTZ Certified is launching a three-year initiative in Turkey aimed at bringing sound sustainability standards to hazelnut farming. A pilot project will be implemented across three hazelnut producing regions in the country; Trabzon and Giresun in the Northeast, and Duzce in the Northwest; where about 175 farmers are expected to take part. UTZ members such […]

Head of sales and marketing

Taura Natural Ingredients, a fruit ingredients and snacks company, has appointed Peter Forceville as head of sales and marketing for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Mr Forceville will be responsible for overseeing all sales and marketing activities for Taura’s Ultra Rapid Concentration (URC) fruit products in the EMEA region and will be based at […]

Australian sweetener launches in UK

Natvia, an Australian all-natural sweetener, is to be available in Whole Foods Market stores across the UK. Natvia can be used in the same way as sugar, contains zero calories, is low in carbohydrates, is fructose free and its ingredients are low in GI. Natvia is made from the tips of the Stevia plant blended […]

Expanded protein crisps range

ADM is due to highlight its Textura range, a line of protein crisps, at this year’s Vitafoods. Manufacturers can incorporate Textura crisps into food products such as cereal bars and healthy snacks to enhance nutrient content, texture and flavour. Textura crisps are available in a range of protein contents and can be tailored to add […]

Sales capabilities expand in Japan

Tate & Lyle is set to expand its direct sales capabilities in Japan with a new office in Tokyo. “Japan’s food and beverage companies are highly innovative, so they expect nothing less than world-class experts to help them create new products,” says Joan Braca, senior vice president and general manager, Asia-Pacific. “Tate & Lyle has […]

Going organic

Rafal Taciak, commercial director for cocoa and Christina Franken, marketing communication, Tradin Organic, discuss the challenges of meeting a growing demand for organic cocoa.

Benefits of gelatin and collagen peptides

Rousselot, a gelatin and collagen peptides producer, will be showcasing its portfolio of functional food ingredients at this years’ Food Ingredients China (FIC) in Shanghai, 25-27 March 2014. The company will showcase its line of gelatine-based solutions in addition to the latest research in support of its innovative Peptan collagen peptides range. Both ranges will […]

Ingredient linked to low GI

Following collaboration between Beneo, Cosucra and Sensus, a dossier for an EU Art 13.5 claim was filed that contains new data to show the link between oligofructose and improved blood glucose response after intake. The dossier submitted to EFSA was based on several studies* including newly developed science, and shows that oligofructose has a significant […]