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One-to-one natural drop-in sugar replacer helps cut sugar load in food applications Foodtech start-up B.T. Sweet has unveiled Cambya, a plant-based, one-to-one drop-in sugar replacer for multiple food applications. The Cambya sweetening platform lets consumers have their delectable cake and eat it, guilt-free, without compromising on flavor or other organoleptic...
Oterra, the world’s leading supplier of natural colours with the widest portfolio in the industry, continues its strong growth acceleration through the acquisition of Food Ingredient Solutions. Founded in 1999, Food Ingredient Solutions is a leading American producer of colours and natural antioxidants, with a strong exposure to, and growth...
Rousselot, Darling Ingredients’ health brand, and the global leader of collagen-based solutions1, has announced that the European Patent Office (EPO) has granted the company’s patent application for its SiMoGel solution – a gelatine-based solution for functional gummies. Launched in 2018, SiMoGel enables the production of nutraceutical gummies using a starch-free...
Aligned with its 2025 strategy to expand the portfolio of its global Taste & Wellbeing business, Givaudan has announced the complete acquisition of DDW, the Color House, a US-based natural colour company. The acquisition enables Givaudan to become the number two global player in natural colours. Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky,...
International leader in natural gums Alland & Robert has announced that acacia gum has been classified by the American Food & Drug Administration as a fibre for nutrition labelling purposes in the United States. This decision from the American Food & Drug Administration (FDA) was made public on December 17,...
Nutreco has announced its official acquisition of Nutrimin, one of the leading Danish producers of farm minerals, concentrates and piglet feed, following the approval of the Danish authorities.   Nutrimin became a part of Nutreco’s animal nutrition division Trouw Nutrition with effect from 1 December. The acquisition of Nutrimin will give Trouw Nutrition further access to Danish and Danish-owned farms in Eastern...
Symrise AG has announced that it has signed a purchase agreement for the acquisition of Giraffe Foods Inc., a Canada based producer of customised sauces, dips, dressings, syrups and beverage concentrates for B2B customers, in the home meal replacement, food service and retail markets. With this transaction, Symrise will take...
Wacker’s production technologies, supported and validated by Aleph Farms, will provide food-grade growth-medium proteins to the entire industry with the aim to eliminate significant cost barriers for wide-scale cultivated meat production. Aleph Farms, the first cultivated meat company to grow steaks directly from non-genetically engineered animal cells, and WACKER, a...
New agri-tech vertical farm system is reshaping agriculture to sustain the growing population with high-yield crops The challenges posed by urbanisation and the gradual dwindling of arable land is driving more farming indoors. The agri-tech start-up Future Crops, Ltd. has developed the first indoor vertical farming system that grows its...
Yemoja’s new microalgae is poised to become a nutritious player in the plant meat space Yemoja, Ltd., a marine ingredient start-up, has announced the development of a red microalgae discovery for medium-rare plant-based burgers and steaks that adds authentic “bloody” juiciness. Branded Ounje, meaning “Food” in the Yoruba language, this...