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

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 […]

Soya protein crisps

Archer Daniels Midland Company has announced the launch of Textura, a new line of soya protein crisps that can be tailored to individual formulation needs. A great source of high quality protein, fibre and whole grains, Textura soya crisps are a cost-effective way to enhance nutrient content, texture and flavour in a wide variety of […]

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 & […]

Market for almonds grows

New research by Innova Market Insights has revealed the increasingly important role of nuts in new food products worldwide – use has increased by 148 per cent since 2005 (2012 Global New Product Introductions Report, Innova Market Insights, June 2013). In fact, consumers worldwide report that almonds are the nut they eat most often as […]

Swiss plant goes CO2 neutral

Frutarom Health, Switzerland, has increased biogas electrical energy production at its plant in Wädenswill by 15 per cent. The energy produced by biogas uses waste materials and is categorised as CO2-neutral. Frutarom was awarded in 2012 a certificate of CO2 reduction by the Swiss Energy Agency, recognizing the Wädenswil facility does not contribute to the […]

Award for collagen peptides range

Market research and growth strategy firm, Frost & Sullivan, has awarded Rousselot with the 2013 Global Product Line Strategy Award in the collagen peptides market, for its innovative peptan range. Each year, Frost & Sullivan recognises companies in a variety of markets for demonstrating outstanding performance in areas such as business growth, technical innovation, customer […]

Going nuts

Graham Kingston, commercial director of inclusions and toppings specialist Pecan Deluxe Candy (Europe), charts the progress of the inclusions market.

Record numbers attend food fair

Fresh Montgomery has announced record attendance every day at Speciality & Fine Food Fair, as well as it being the largest show in its 15 year history, with an excess of 9,472 buyers passing through the show doors at Olympia – an increase of 15% on the previous record (ABC Audit pending). Event director Soraya […]

Sweet and savoury food packaging

To meet demand from the growing lunchtime “on the go” food market, multi-material packaging manufacturer Linpac Packaging is continuing to extend its new Freshware range for sweet and savoury foods. Many of the new packs are individual or twin portion sized to help consumers eat more healthily and help them and retailers reduce food waste. […]

Home baking preferred by Scots

Home baking is preferred by 68% of people in Scotland than shop bought or processed food, according to a survey of 2500 people across the UK. The survey, undertaken by Scottish Home Baking Awards (SHBA), found that the Scots relished home baking more than the English and the Welsh. The survey is released ahead of […]

EU approves health claim

Barry Callebaut, manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate products, has announced that the EU Commission has approved its health claim submission on cocoa flavanols (Regulation No 851/2013). The company received the right to use the health claim that “cocoa flavanols help maintain the elasticity of blood vessels, which contributes to normal blood flow.” Barry Callebaut […]

UK manufacturing matters

Manufacturers in London and the South East are feeling increasingly positive, with 82% of companies supplying into the food and drinks industry saying that they expect to grow in the next six months according to the latest Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) Barometer survey. The figures are taken from the 2013 Q1 (April-June) MAS Barometer survey, […]

Calorie-free natural sweetener

Natvia, the Australian all-natural sweetener, is launching in the UK. A healthy alternative to sugar and chemical sweeteners, it can be used in exactly the same way as sugar – in coffee, tea or cold beverages or in baking and cooking – with none of the unpleasant aftertaste or carcinogenic risks often associated with sweeteners. […]