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Alternatives from Loryma score with comparable brightening and functionality. As EFSA no longer considers the white pigment titanium dioxide (E 171) to be safe, it will not be allowed to be used in foods from 2022 onwards, according to EU regulations1-2. Loryma's ingredient portfolio includes two wheat starches that can...
Qina, an industry-leading platform for personalised nutrition solutions, and Blendhub, operating the world´s first global network of multi-localised food production hubs, have signed an agreement to create an ecosystem for the development of powder-based personalised nutrition solutions that are evidence-based, affordable and from sustainable sources and supply chains. The scope...
BENEO, one of the leading manufacturers of functional ingredients, has announced a multi-million investment programme 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 euros invested. The entire...
Radicle™ by Kerry plant-based solutions can meet India’s rising consumer calls for meat alternatives New research produced by Kerry, the world’s leading taste and nutrition company, has revealed that India is a unique market for plant proteins, where vegetarians comprise one third of the population and the remaining 70% of...
After three years of research and development, Nammex – an organic mushroom extract ingredient supplier – has achieved a breakthrough: close to 80 tons of fresh Trametes versicolor, commonly known as turkey tail, have been cultivated and harvested for commercial purposes this year. With that, Nammex is the first and only...
Carbery Group has announced that Steve Morgan, chief executive officer of Synergy Flavours in Europe for the last 14 years, will be leaving the company at the end of 2021 to pursue personal interests. Morgan has worked in the food and beverage industry since 1987, having previously held senior roles...
Imagindairy surges ahead in solving the bottleneck of animal-free milk protein production. Imagindairy, Ltd., a FoodTech company creating milk proteins identical to those from cows, has announced completion of a $13m seed round. The funding was led by MoreVC, a leading seed stage investor in Israel managing $275m across three...
Rapidly-rising demand for collagen is a reminder that consumers do not want only plant-based products, according to Julian Mellentin, director of food and nutrition consultancy at New Nutrition Business. “People are also very much open to innovation in animal-based products,” said Mellentin. “Collagen is an excellent example, with its image...
Angel Yeast Co., Ltd, a high-tech yeast company in China, has launched AngeoPro F80, a vegan-friendly, allergen-free, natural-origin yeast protein. An ideal solution to complement plant-based protein sources to meet the growing demand for protein across the globe, AngeoPro F80 is rich in nutrition and protein content with properties that...
Chr. Hansen has launched its next-generation SWEETY® culture, the latest addition to its sugar reduction portfolio for fresh dairy. Using the power of fermentation, SWEETY® enables producers to maintain the enjoyable level of sweetness their customers love, all while reducing added sugar by up to 1g for every 100g of yogurt. Helping...