May 18, 2022

Ingredients

Mixing oil and water boosts functional food & beverage development

Capsoil Foodtech’s innovative platform converts bioactive oils into water-soluble powders Product developers can now create new categories of functional foods and beverages thanks to Prodalim Resources, Ltd.’s new Capsoil Foodtech. The company advanced the capacity for mixing oil and water by developing ultra-fine, water-soluble powders out of natural oils. This breakthrough presents new possibilities for

Golden agers to take a daily dose of Vitamin D supplement

New guidance from Switzerland’s government advising older consumers to take a vitamin D supplement daily has been welcomed by IADSA as a positive reflection of the value of supplementation. The recommendation has been issued in an information leaflet, entitled ‘Vitamin D’ and published by the Swiss Federal Food Safety & Veterinary Office (FSVO). It says that

Ingredion: Customer following CODEX framework adoption

Following JECFA approval, the Codex Alimentarius (Codex) has adopted the processes of bioconversion and fermentation used for the production of Reb M into its guidelines. This addition enables PureCircle™ by Ingredion to sell Reb M and a range of proprietary blends from its bioconversion process as well as Reb M from fermentation (also referred to

Black garlic extract for blood pressure

New Clinical Study finds ABG+® could help reduce cardiovascular risk factors. In a new clinical study of individuals with moderately elevated cholesterol levels, Pharmactive Biotech Products, S.L.U.’s Aged Black Garlic (ABG+®) demonstrated new potential to balance blood pressure favorably. ABG+ is grown and cultivated locally, just two hours from Pharmactive’s facility, and gently processed using

Henkel opts for preferential heating from KHS

Reliable KHS PET systems in operation for decades First-time investment in a stretch blow molder for the beauty segment In-house production improves ecological footprint and simplifies logistics With preferential heating KHS provides an energy-efficient method for producing oval PET bottles with an optimized weight. Not only the food industry but also consumer goods manufacturers such

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