January 20, 2022

Ingredients

Sweegen praises new framework on Stevia Technology

Sweegen’s health and wellness commitment through global sugar reduction solutions became stronger after Codex Alimentarius (Codex), the international food standard safety authority, recently adopted the specifications for all four stevia technologies, including Sweegen’s bioconversion. “The new Codex framework is timely as the benefits of steviol glycosides, the sweet component in the stevia leaf, fit into

KHS and Ferrum adopt pioneering role in hygienic machine design

Close partnership strengthened by mutual developmentsKHS filler convincing with its flexibility and resource efficiencyFerrum seamer tailored to customer requirements An increasing number of beverages are being filled into cans worldwide, with the diversity of products seeing a similar increase. It is for precisely this reason that canners make particularly high demands of flexibility and the

Curcumin extract effective for knee pain

Supplementation with Curcugen® from Dolcas Biotech delivered clinically significant improvements in knee pain and performance-based tests in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study Curcugen® from Dolcas Biotech, LLC, shows positive application in osteoarthritis and reduces analgesic use, a new study demonstrates. Curcugen is a clean, dispersible, highly concentrated, clinically studied curcumin ingredient, fully derived from a

Kerry highlights top flavors for innovation

Kerry’s APAC Taste Charts for 2022 predict the top new flavors for the coming year, as well as profiling mainstream and key tastes. Taste trends are underpinned by proactive health and sustainable nutrition priorities, but also a desire to explore traditional tastes in new formats.  Tastes that offer novelty, over-the-top indulgence and targeted health benefits

BENEO announces multi-million investment program

BENEO, one of the leading manufacturers of functional ingredients, has announced a multi-million investment program for the coming years to expand capacity for its prebiotic chicory root fibre production sites in Pemuco, Chile and Oreye, Belgium. The first step will see more than €30 million invested. The entire program will ensure a significant capacity increase

AAK shares and votes by the end of 2021

Change in number of shares and votes in AAK AB (publ.)The long-term incentive program for employees (“Warrants Program series 2017/2022:2”)implemented at the annual general meeting on May 17, 2017 has resulted in the number of shares andvotes in the company having increased during December 2021 by 6,000 shares and votes, throughconversion of subscription warrants into

Eurochocolate 2022, from 14 to 23 October

Umbriafiere confirmed as location for the autumn edition of Eurochocolate 2022, from 14 to 23 October. The new Saltimbocca chocolate from Perugia is the protagonist of the new communication campaign entrusted to the claim “Happy in a second” After the announced return in Spring, from 24 to 27 March 2022 in the historic center of Perugia, both the traditional

ABC: Orchard experiments and lessons with Donnie Hicks

In episode 16 of the Almond Journey podcast visits with almond grower and Hughson Nut Field Representative Donny Hicks. Hicks manages a small 18-acre orchard, which helps him keep a grower’s perspective in everything he does. Hicks shares how he’s offering up his acreage for experiments in areas such as fumigation, pruning, and subsurface irrigation, and talks

Ingredion expands natural flavor modifier portfolio

PureCircle™ by Ingredion launches a new solution that delivers sweet taste at scale, under a natural flavour declaration. PureCircle™ NSF-13 has been developed to deliver the finest sweetness quality, across a wide range of applications including dairy, bakery and beverages. Comprising some of the best-tasting, most sugar-like steviol glycosides, including Reb M, PureCircle™ NSF-13, which

Firmenich ranks 37th with an ESG score of 7.5

Firmenich, the world’s largest privately-owned fragrance and taste company, is pleased to announce that it has received an Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) score of 7.5 from Sustainalytics, ranking it number 37 of the 14,983 companies rated worldwide. This surpasses the Group’s previous score of 8.6 in February 2021, which had already placed Firmenich as

Symrise receives Triple-A score

With its commitment to the climate, water, and forests, Symrise belongs to the leading sustainable companies worldwide. Now, the company received another acknowledgment for its efforts. It once again received a Triple-A, the top score from the renowned nonprofit organization CDP. To arrive at its rating, the CDP conducts an annual assessment of what companies

Cambya Novel Sugar substitute makes sweetening a piece of cake

One-to-one natural drop-in sugar replacer helps cut sugar load in food applications CambyaTM Novel Sugar Substitute Makes Sweetening a Piece of Cake One-to-one natural drop-in sugar replacer helps cut sugar load in food applications FoodTech start-up B.T. Sweet, Ltd. unveils Cambya™, a plant-based, one-to-one drop-in sugar replacer for multiple food applications. The Cambya sweetening platform

Symrise Flavor & Symrise Diana Food with a virtual presence at Fi & Hi Europe 2021

Focus on taste for alternative proteins as well as natural, functional taste and nutrition solutions addressing the trend towards health and well-being Participation in two conferences covering natural taste for alternative proteins as well as the latest dietary health trends for the beverages and dairy markets Presentation of concepts within a comprehensive online presentation Offering

Carbery Group: Leadership change in Synergy Flavours Europe

Carbery Group has announced that Steve Morgan, CEO of Synergy Flavours in Europe for the last 14 years, will be leaving the company at the end of 2021 to pursue personal interests. Steve has worked in the food and beverage industry since 1987, having previously held senior roles at McCormick and Nutricia, and will also

A continued boom in plant-based foods

New Europe-wide consumer research from Innova Market Insights has highlighted the strength and breadth of demand for new plant-based food and beverage products. Among flexitarians (those who usually but not exclusively follow vegetarian or vegan diets), trust in the safety of plant-based products is high, but concerns remain over cost and limited choice. Innova’s research