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2021

Jungbunzlauer plans to build lactic acid plant in Canada

25-01-2021

To meet the demands in lactic acid and lactates, Jungbunzlauer has planned to expand its lactic acid fermentation with a new production plant in Port Colborne, Canada. Lactic acid is an organic acid used in many food and non-food applications globally. It is a biocidal active substance used in disinfectants. It is also used for making the …

Editor’s pickPremiumisation of nut and chocolate-based spread

25-01-2021

BY DHEERAJ TALREJAThe global sweet spread market is forecasted to grow at a CAGR of 3.2% during the forecast period 2019-2024, according to Mordor Intelligence report. The growth within this market can be attributed to the rising popularity of quick and healthy morning meal replacements among office goers and younger population. Chocolate and nut …

Gelita highlights role of collagen in immune health in new webinar

22-01-2021

Gelita has hosted a webinar to reveal the novel role of collagen and its new product IMMUPEPT in immune health. Alongside with the Collagen Research Institute (CRI), both organisations shared new scientific evidence highlighting the role of collagen-rich tissues in supporting a well-functioning immune system. Scientists and health professionals …

Bunge Loders Croklaan unveils Betapol Select lipid ingredient

22-01-2021

Bunge Loders Croklaan, a provider of oils and fats solutions for the food industry, has launched Betapol Select, a lipid ingredient for infant milk formula that is inspired by natural variations in the composition of human breast milk. Betapol Select is Bunge Loders Croklaan’s first product line that mimics the fat composition of Chinese …

Ecovia Intelligence outlines sustainable food developments this 2021

21-01-2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues into 2021, Ecovia Intelligence, a research, consulting and training company that focuses on global ethical product industries, provided its predictions for sustainable foods for the year ahead. Consumer behaviour The pandemic has elevated consumer interest in health and wellness products. Demand for organic …

Duravant combines packaging equipment brands into nVenia

21-01-2021

New packaging operating company brings together Arpac, Fischbein, Hamer and Ohlson equipment brands. Duravant has introduced nVenia, a new operating company within Duravant’s packaging solutions segment formed by combining Arpac, Hamer-Fishbein and Ohlson into a single entity. Leveraging the strengths of Arpac, Hamer, Fischer, and …

Editor’s pickFive trends shaping the food industry in 2021

21-01-2021

From heightened anxiety and stress, to changes in social connectivity, to a more holistic approach to wellness, consumer needs are transforming at a rapid pace. Understanding foundation macrotrends, human tensions and consumer behaviour is key to ensuring a sustainable future for food and beverage businesses. Through ADM’s OutsideVoice …

Chris Goppelsroeder to retire from DSM Nutritional Products

20-01-2021

Royal DSM has announced Chris Goppelsroeder, president and CEO of DSM Nutritional Products (DNP) and member of the DSM executive committee, will retire and leave the company this April. Dimitri de Vreeze, co-CEO of DSM, will step into Goppelsroeder’s DNP leadership role in his capacity as COO. Goppelsroeder first joined DSM in 2003, when …

Kemin Industries launches DailyZz for better sleep and function

20-01-2021

Ingredient is said to deliver improvements in sleep in as early as one week. Kemin Industries has launched its newest product for human health and nutrition, DailyZz, an ingredient containing a blend rich in naturally occurring polyphenols for natural nightly sleep. In a clinical trial, Kemin Industries found DailyZz promotes better quality …

Azelis and Mane announce new distribution agreement

19-01-2021

Azelis has inked a new agreement with Mane for the distribution of its flavour and taste solutions in the Benelux. Commencing this month, Mane’s flavours and taste solutions will be distributed by Azelis, thus broadening its product offerings into the food and health market in the Benelux. This latest extension builds upon a successful …