October 20, 2021

Ingredients

Virtual Orchard Tour showcases almond nutrition, responsible farming

Last month, the Almond Board of California’s (ABC) global food professional and health professional teams hosted the first-ever Virtual Orchard Tour. Food and beverage professionals, sustainability professionals, registered dietitians and nutritionists, and trade media from the U.S., Europe and Mexico attended this two-day experience, which featured on-site, in-orchard grower interviews as well as Q&As highlighting California almond

Symrise opens innovation center in Dubai

State-of-the-art center for development, application, and sensory laboratories Location in the Iconic Gold Tower in DMCC, JLT to serve the Middle East & Pakistan and support Africa In line with the four pillars of Sustainability towards carbon neutral status Symrise AG has opened its state-of-the-art development, application, and sensory laboratories in Dubai. The company has

ChickP announces Strategic Asia-Pacific Initiative

foodTech start-up ChickP Protein, Ltd. is expanding into Asia Pacific with the launch of a new office in Singapore. The strategic move is in response to the rapidly growing demand for plant-based products in the region. The new subsidiary will bring the start-up closer to its Asian customers to better support its community of enthusiastic

Firmenich enters strategic partnership with Essential Labs LLC

Firmenich, the world’s largest privately-owned fragrance and taste company, has entered into a strategic partnership with Essential Labs, LLC, a leading B2B supplier of fragrance solutions supporting entrepreneurial, independent businesses in the premium home segment. As part of this partnership, Firmenich will acquire a significant non-controlling interest in Essential Labs, LLC. “I am thrilled that

The Role of Smart Carbs for Sports Nutrition

Author: Christian Philippsen, Managing Director, BENEO Asia Pacific Consumers in Asia have begun to recognise the importance of exercising and keeping fit in order to stay healthy — especially in light of the pandemic. The growing interest to maintain physical fitness is mirrored in the rise of the sports nutrition market, which is expected to

IFF Achieves Key 2020 Sustainability Goals

International Flavors & Fragrances (NYSE:IFF) today announced the achievement of key 2020 sustainability goals that were set at the launch of the Company’s sustainability program in 2010. During that time, IFF met and surpassed its original intensity-based targets for three environmental goals, resulting in a reduction in its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, water withdrawal, and

More almond crops, forecasts USDA-NASS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is predicting an increase in the California almond crop. The USDA-NASS 2021 California Almond Subjective Forecast estimates California almond orchards will produce 3.2 billion pounds of nuts this year, up 3 percent from last year’s 3.12 billion-pound crop. Forecasted yield is expected to reach 2,410 pounds per acre, 3 percent lower

Symrise marks 10.5% organic growth

Organic growth of 10.5 % in the first quarter   Group sales rise to € 950 million Targets for 2021 and medium-term targets until 2025 confirmed “Symrise AG has started very well into the first quarter of 2021. The order activities of our customers continued to be defined by the global coronavirus pandemic. We therefore

Givaudan and Bühler to open Innovation Centre in Singapore

A partnership that contributes to a sustainable food future   Givaudan, a global leading company in Taste and Wellbeing, and Bühler, global leader for food processing solutions, today jointly announced the official opening of the APAC Protein Innovation Centre. Located at the Givaudan Woodlands site in Singapore, the Protein Innovation Centre is jointly run and supported by experts from both companies and is connected to a vast network of R&D innovation centers in Switzerland and key hubs across the region that

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