April 21, 2021

Ingredients

Germinated oilseed hemp – the superfood, is entering the market

In Finland, plans to build up a superfood processing line based on germination by malting were published recently. After an EU consultation round, Golden Malt & Foodfarm were granted market authorization for their superfood processing line of germinated oilseed hemp. According to the recently arrived statement, hemp seeds that are germinated by malting are not

Divestment of Natural Colors to EQT closes

A global, differentiated bioscience company that develops natural ingredient solutions for the food, nutritional, pharmaceutical and agricultural industries, Chr. Hansen Holding A/S and EQT announced the completion of the transaction announced on September 26, 2020, whereby EQT and Chr. Hansen Holding A/S entered into an agreement with the purpose of EQT to acquire the Natural

FFFHI & FFP rescheduled to Nov

The organizers of the Free From Functional & Health Ingredients (FFFHI) and Free From Packaging (FFP) have confirmed today that the events, which were planned to take place at the RAI Amsterdam in June, will be rescheduled to 23-24 November 2021. Speaking about the announcement, Ronald Holman, Event Director, said: “Given the expected positive COVID-19,

Corbion boosts supply of lactic acid

Multiple productivity initiatives will increase supply of lactic acid, a nature-based ingredient, for the company’s customers in Europe and other regions. Corbion is launching a multi-faceted initiative to substantially increase its capacity for producing lactic acid and lactic-acid derivatives ahead of its previously announced major expansion in Thailand scheduled for 2023. The global initiative, involving capital expenditures at four existing Corbion facilities to maximize efficiencies and leverage synergies, is expected to produce a combined additional output roughly equivalent to

Barentz partners with Chr. Hansen Natural Colors

Chr. Hansen Natural Colors, the world leader in colors from natural sources, has appointed Barentz as its strategic partner for the distribution of their natural color portfolio in South Africa and Zimbabwe, beginning 1st February 2021. ‘We are excited with this new opportunity to give our growing customer base in South Africa and Zimbabwe access to the

PFI & Kerry: Partnering to develop joint health technology

One of the world’s leading taste and nutrition company, Kerry has announced that it has agreed on a strategic licensing partnership with Pharma Foods International Co. Ltd. (PFI) for the development, application, and global sales of a joint health ingredient technology for functional foods and beverages, and dietary supplements. Pharma Foods International, based in Kyoto,

£80m expansion of Selby plant: Boost to Yorkshire economy

Investment will create 75 new jobs and support hundreds more in the supply chain, as well as double production, add new lines and increase business for Yorkshire farmers. Italian-owned agribusiness Sedamyl has today announced major plans to expand its Yorkshire plant which will see it double production, create additional jobs, add new product lines, and provide an increased market

Symrise receives effective climate protection award

Holzminden-based Group makes it into the top seven percentNon-profit organization CDP surveyed 9,600 companies and their suppliers Symrise consistently reduces greenhouse gas emissions throughout the supply chain and belongs to the leading companies worldwide. After the company had already achieved a best-in-class triple A rating within the three categories of the renowned nonprofit organization CDP

Fusion of tastes: Kerry acquires Jining Nature Group

Kerry, the world’s leading taste and nutrition company, has announced that it has completed the acquisition of the Jining Nature Group. The company is a leading Chinese manufacturer of savoury flavours, seasonings and prepared food products and holds well-established nationwide positions in the savoury flavour and prepared foods sectors in China. This acquisition will bring a wide

Azelis acquires CW Pacific

A leading distributor of specialty chemicals and food ingredients, Azelis announces that it acquired 100% of the shares of CW Pacific, Elle Bee Exports, CW Pacific Specialties and EB1 Pty Ltd (“CW Pacific”) inAustralia. CW Pacific specializes in the distribution of food ingredients for the bakery and meat market as well as specialty chemicals for

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DolCas unveils high concentration ginger extract

Dolcas and Olene co-launch high- potency ginger root extract targeting gut health DolCas Biotech, Ltd. has added to its formidable portfolio of better-for-you botanicals a new, highly concentrated all-natural ginger root extract (Zingiber officinale roscoe), branded as Ginfort™. The patented bioactive, formulated by Olene Life Sciences, Pvt. Ltd. in India, carries an approved digestive support

Prinova’s premixes meet vegan nutritional challenges

The shift towards plant-based diets has created new nutritional challenges. Although vegans generally obtain enough protein, it can be hard for them to consume some micronutrients in sufficient quantities. Vitamin B12, for example, is absent from virtually all plant-based foods. Prinova launched a range of premixes for dairy replacement products, to help manufacturers respond to

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Partnership to improve the functionality of pulse-based ingredients

Protein Industries Canada announced an investment into a project aimed at opening new markets for pulse-based proteins by increasing their functionality in high-value ingredients. Ingredion Inc., Ingredion Plant Based Protein Specialties (Canada) Inc., Verdient Foods Inc., T Base 4 Investments and O.M.D. Food Products are partnering to commercialize new technology that will improve the functionality

‘A blueprint for success’

A new report has highlighted how unprecedented levels of co-operation between industry and government have helped ASEAN to develop an agreement to harmonise the cross-border regulation of health supplements. After 16 years of complex discussions, ASEAN’s 10 Member States are now close to finalising the ASEAN Agreement on Regulatory Framework for Health Supplements. Once ratified,

Unlocking the cheese market in Africa and the Middle East

This three-part practical guide gives manufacturers access to – The latest cheese consumption trends and forecasts Practical insights into optimising new product development How to harness ingredient functionality to formulate and manufacture high-quality, great-tasting products competitively. Ingredion has developed a new guide to help manufacturers unlock the commercial opportunity in processed and analogue cheese in