‘Crunchy’ is just one of the descriptive terms that are increasingly appearing on packaging to entice us to buy products in which this is an appealing attribute. Tools have even been introduced to measure the potential ‘crunchiness’ profile of certain ingredients to help manufacturers choose and replicate the level of crunch that is required. In […]
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British owned clean label ingredient specialist Ulrick & Short has relaunched its range of fat replacers as a one stop solution for manufacturers of sweet and savoury foods of almost any description. The company’s range of Delyte fat reducers and replacers are suitable as substitute ingredients for the majority of fats, including butter, oil and […]
Euromonitor International’s recent data reveals that the global packaged food industry will grow 2.4 per cent to reach US$2.9 trillion in 2019. Key trends in the industry are: the global consumer has a sweet tooth – over 20 per cent of the packaged food we eat today are sweet snacks the US is the biggest […]
Valrhona has launched a new milk chocolate couverture for culinary professionals; Azélia 35% is the new addition to Valrhona’s Gourmet Creation range. Following the launch of Biskélia, a milk chocolate couverture with warm notes of toasted biscuit and soft caramel, elevated with a touch of salt, the newcomer Azélia transports professionals to a gourmet world […]
On the back of the latest ice cream flavour innovations inspired by cafes, gelaterias and chilled desserts, cookie dough is the ice cream ingredient to watch this year in terms of driving demand – according to inclusions specialist Pecan Deluxe Candy (Europe). Café inspired flavours have increasingly appeared in both tub and hand held ice […]
Having enjoyed a visit to London’s Excel for IFE this week, there was just enough time to put the April issue of CP to bed before heading off to Cologne to attend Anuga FoodTech. The exhibitors and industry representatives I meet at shows are almost always a catalyst for future articles and interviews, and I’ve […]
DuPont Nutrition & Health has announced the opening of an Innovation Application Centre in Gurgaon, India. The multi-million-dollar facility houses state-of-the-art equipment and capabilities to serve the food industry in India. “According to industry estimates, the food industry in India is growing between 15 and 20 per cent annually. We recognise that while the science […]
Orkla Food Ingredients, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Idun Industri AS, has entered into an agreement to acquire 100 per cent of the shares in the German sales and distribution company Eisunion GmbH, a full-range supplier of ice cream ingredients and accessories. Eisunion is a leading market player in Germany. Orkla is one of Norway’s leading […]
Yorvale, a UK-based ice cream manufacturer, has passed the BRC Food Safety Audit for the ninth consecutive time.
Sensient Food Colors Europe has developed proprietary technology in the extraction of Spirulina blue that complies with both the new EU Guidance Notes and FDA quality specifications. The ‘EU Guidance Notes on the classification of food extracts with colouring properties’ and FDA approval have provided the opportunity to use Spirulina concentrate as a food colouring. […]
We are seeing a definite boom in the market for protein-enriched products; overall, about 15 per cent of breakfast cereals launched in 2013 carried a protein claim and dairy launches with protein claims were up by 34 per cent from 2010-2013. The most popular flavour for ready-to-drink protein beverages launched globally in 2013-2014 was, of […]
Meiji Holdings Co Ltd and its subsidiary Meiji Co Ltd have announced the launch of operations for a new ice cream plant operated by Meiji Ice Cream (Guangzhou) Co Ltd. Meiji Ice Cream Guangzhou is the wholly owned subsidiary of Meiji. Located in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China, production at the newly constructed plant is scheduled […]
La Morella nuts, the nut specialist acquired by the Barry Callebaut Group in 2012, is introducing a new range of high quality caramelised nuts for the food industry in Europe. The new sablages are the result of a continuous effort by the team of specialists at la Morella nuts to add new and exciting products […]
Dr Waldemar Buxmann, research and development director, Sternchemie, reports on the benefits of using sunflower lecithin.
Pecan Deluxe Candy (Europe) Ltd has launched a new selection of flavoured centred chocolate cups and shapes – perfect inclusions and decorative pieces for creating enchanting and indulgent desserts, cakes and baked goods. The inclusion specialist’s cola and raspberry chocolate cups, which are ideal for ice cream and almost any other inclusion application, have been […]
Cargill’s cocoa and chocolate business is revitalising its global Gerkens Cacao brand, highlighting its premium nature and key benefits for confectionery customers. “We found from research amongst our customers that Gerkens is a much-loved and well-known brand that is already closely associated with its Dutch heritage, but which needed refreshing,” says Philippe Huet, Cargill managing […]
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 […]
Barry Callebaut has introduced an extended range of Chocolate Masters Pencils made out of 100 per cent Belgian Chocolate in a variety of sizes and colours. The new collection of Pencils make it easy to create a masterpiece with only one finishing touch. Any creation can be transformed into a mouth-watering masterpiece, be it a […]
According to the latest Innova Market Insights Global New Products Report, almonds outpaced overall food and nut introductions around the world in 2013, climbing 35%, compared to a 10% increase in 2012 (1).
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 […]