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Synergy Flavours has drawn on the 130-year heritage of its Italian business to develop a new Italian Provenance citrus range, which taps into consumer demand for premiumisation and increased product transparency. The extracts, developed using traditional extraction techniques to produce distillates, infusions and washes, include Calabrian lemon, Italian blood...
Spring rains have a decisive influence on the quality of fruits, especially when it comes to delicate cherry cultivars. Rainwater can in fact interrupt the flowering process, reduce quality and, in severe cases, start fruit cracking. The rupture of the drupa, in fact, makes the fruit no longer marketable....
By Dr Adam CareyAgeing is a complex process characterised by a progressive loss of physiological integrity, leading to impaired function and increased likelihood of dying. These changes drive the primary risk factors for major human pathologies, including cancer, diabetes,cardiovascular disorders, osteoarthritis and neurodegenerative diseases. Ageing research has exploded in...
In a fight against the Tomato Brown Rugose Fruit Virus (ToBRFV), TomaTech files a provisional patent for identifying the DNA markers correlated to its resistant traits.TomaTech, Ltd. recently announced a major advancement in the fight against the Tomato Brown Rugose Fruit Virus (ToBRFV), which has caused significant economic damage...
The growing lactose-free dairy market reflects a change in consumers’ tastes and preferences. More than ever, consumers are considering authenticity, health, and taste in their dairy products. Ben Rutten, business manager Milky, DSM Food Specialties, discusses how lactase enzymes can contribute to these evolving demands.The lactose-free dairy market continues...
There is no doubt that food has to taste good; it is of paramount importance. At the same time, it should look attractive, smell fresh, and, once in the mouth, deliver a whole gamut of textural and sensorial delights. Mouthfeel is critical and formulators have long known the value...
Chris Weng, regional growth platform leader, plant-based proteins, Asia-Pacific; and Finna Natacia, innovation lead, low moisture systems, Asia-Pacific, Ingredion, provide an overview of meat alternatives in this region.Who would have guessed the future of protein would be plant-based? While animal protein continues to be a dominant source of protein...
Consumers across the globe are becoming more conscious about their health more than ever before, as they look to seek out new products which can offer convenience and a nutritional boost. This desire has led to the probiotic market witnessing considerable growth over the last couple of decades, and...
Changing demands and perceptions of food and beverage have created a more adventurous consumer with an appetite for foods that go beyond taste.Avinash Lal, market research and consumer insights director at Kerry Asia- Pacific, Middle East and Africa, discusses how appearance, texture, sound, fragrance and flavour work together...
Nutritional needs changes as people age. Christian Philippsen, managing director at Beneo, discusses the most important nutrients needed in overall health management, and how food manufacturers can play an active role in meeting these needs by providing more natural, functional food ingredients with proven health benefits.Healthy aging starts from...