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

US freeze dry facility

Chaucer, a global producer of specialist food ingredients and products, has announced the opening of its brand new, purpose built freeze dry factory in Oregon in the US. This is the third manufacturing platform for the company. The group now has a spread of facilities across its three key sales areas EMEA, Americas and APAC, […]

Natural liquid extracts line

Frutarom BU Health, Switzerland, has launched EFLA sense, a new line of all-natural liquid extracts, with sensory properties to boost flavour and health benefits in products such as beverages, confectionery, dairy, bakery and liquid dietary supplements. The use of herbal extracts is an emerging ingredient trend for many market categories according to global product launch […]

Natural flour with omega-3

Limagrain Céréales Ingrédients has extended its ingredient range with the launch of LimaLin Gold, which richer in omega-3 – containing 13 per cent versus eight per cent in the original LimaLin – and more neutral in colour; it uses yellow linseed rather than the brown linseed used in LimaLin. “A lack of omega-3 in diets is […]

Are you ready?

ProSweets and ISM are now just a couple of weeks away. As a lover of all things indulgent, I am very much looking forward to my second visit to ISM and of course, my first experience of ProSweets, which takes place biannually.

May 2018

Equipment: Sorting and inspection, Ingredients: Oils and fats; gum, Packaging: Turnkey packaging solutions, Product focus: Healthy confectionery.

Ingredients portfolio strengthened

Archer Daniels Midland Company has announced that it has completed its acquisition of Specialty Commodities Inc, a leading originator, processor and distributor of healthy ingredients, including nuts, fruits, seeds, legumes and ancient grains, for $191m (including $95m in working capital), subject to post-closing adjustments. “We are continuing to expand our specialty ingredients portfolio to better […]

Healthy alternative to sucrose

Sensus research has revealed that inulin can replace sucrose in food recipes, providing new opportunities for food manufacturers to create tasty, healthy products that consumers demand. Based on a survey of more than 800 UK consumers, Sensus has discovered that the demand for healthy, tasty food is on the rise and that consumers are willing […]

A focus on health

It’s that time of year again – show time – and in the November issue of Confectionery Production we look forward to two of the most important industry events to take place before the end of 2014. Gulfood Manufacturing will be held from 9-11 November at the Dubai World Trade Centre and Health ingredients Europe […]

Ingredients distributor acquisition

Archer Daniels Midland Company has announced an agreement to purchase Specialty Commodities Inc, an originator, processor and distributor of healthy ingredients, including nuts, fruits, seeds, legumes and ancient grains, for US$170m, subject to post-closing adjustments. “One of the ways we are improving returns and reducing the volatility of our earnings is through the expansion of […]

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 […]