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The consumer appetite for exciting, nutritious, full-flavoured snacks put the spotlight on better-for-you plant-based options. After extensive research and lab tests, Salt of the Earth introduces its all-natural solution for making lentils bites tastier, using less sodium.Salt of the Earth conducted virtual research of social media, culinary blogs, and...
DolCas Biotech, LLC’s award-winning patented ingredient, Ginfort™, has shown significant potential for reducing a broad range of functional dyspepsia-related symptoms in chronic sufferers. According to the results of a new clinical study, the concentrated, all-natural high-gingeroids extract of ginger root (Zingiber officinale roscoe) demonstrated a positive capacity in alleviating...
Loryma has developed an innovative concept for wheat-based vegan minced meat that convincingly replicates the sensory characteristics of the original. It has a comparable protein content, less fat, fewer saturated fatty acids and additional dietary fibre. The ingredient combines textured wheat proteins with starch-based binding components to provide the...
Good news for those seeking environmentally conscious dietary habits by reducing consumption of animal protein but cannot shake the craving for real milk in a hot cup of coffee or resist indulging in a rich cheesecake. The Israeli start-up Imagindairy, Ltd., is milking new technology to leave the cow...
A new randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled study reveals the positive effects of affron® saffron extract on menopausal symptoms in women during perimenopause. The saffron extract, administered for 12 weeks at 28 mg at day, was associated with greater improvements in psychological symptoms.Perimenopause, a period of hormonal turmoil that hits women...
FrieslandCampina Ingredients has introduced Deminal® 90 Organic – a premium demineralised whey ingredient for the burgeoning organic infant formula market.Manufactured locally in the Netherlands, Deminal® 90 Organic is a new organic version of the company’s long-standing, well-known demineralised whey product. As a component of infant milk formula, it enables...
Cargill is building a new US$200m palm oil refinery in Lampung, Indonesia, which will accelerate Cargill’s efforts to develop a sustainable palm supply chain and provide verified deforestation free products to customers. The new refinery will play a key role in connecting sustainable crude palm oil production in Indonesia...
Ingredion and Amyris struck a $100m deal that makes Ingredion the exclusive global licensing partner for Amyris’ Rebaudioside M stevia sweetener, according to a press release. The price tag includes $75m for the exclusive license to sell and market Reb M from fermentation.In addition to commercializing the synthetic sweetener...
SIG’s unique on-the-go combismile carton pack enters the French market for the first time this month, with the new fruity flavoured ranges for adults and kids from renowned natural mineral water brand Volvic.SIG’s combismile packaging innovation is the ideal lifestyle packaging option for flavoured water. Offering the highest level...
Sophie's Bionutrients, a next-generation sustainable urban food production technology company, has tied up with established Taiwanese food company Hsin Tung Yang to produce rice dumplings (zongzi) stuffed with 'meat' made from microalgae suitable for vegetarians.The Microalgae Plant Meat Rice Dumplings gives the time-honoured tradition of tucking into rice dumplings...