Consumers have spoken: You can't beat natural. Food companies are working at-the-double to provide them with foods that are safe, tasty, and top quality, with ingredients lists as 'clean' as can be.
Focusing on indulgence, health and convenience trends would pay dividends for meat substitute manufacturers, according to market analyst Mintel Group.
Demand for ‘clean label’ products has gripped the whole of Europe, rather than select countries, according to the latest research from National Starch Food Innovation Europe, part of the Ingredion...
Scientists have found a way to extract purer and more stable anthocyanins from red cabbage, according to a study published this week in the journal Food and Bioproducts Processing.
PureCircle has diversified its supplies of stevia leaf, enabling it to step up global growth plans and defend its supply chain against future issues.
A shift towards palm oil-free foods and ingredients could be an emerging trend in Europe, according to market analysts.
Sensient Food Colours Europe has developed a range of palm-free colours through research into soluble and encapsulated systems that do not depend on palm oil-based emulsifiers.
Sales of natural flavours in Western Europe are set to be overtaken by sales in the Asia-Pacific market within the next three years, according to market research firm RTS.
EU fruit juice and nectar volumes will be hit by the shaky European economy this year, the European Fruit Juice Association (AIJN) has predicted.
Chr Hansen has committed to growing its presence in China significantly, celebrating a decade of business in the country.
We've all heard the statistics - almost 36% of Americans are now obese. But 50 years ago, it was just 13%. So why did we get so fat, so quickly?...
The UK Flavour Association has outlined its core aims following its launch in London, saying it will be a crucial voice for its members on quality control, technical and regulatory...
Children at a UK primary school have been sampling edible insects to mark National Insect Week 2012.
UK firm Ulrick & Short has vowed to step up its research into launching new functional clean label ingredients and extending the uses of its additional raw material crop base.
High purity stevia volume sales at PureCircle have increased by more than 20% year-on-year, PureCircle reported in a pre-close update for the second half of its financial year.
California-based San Joaquin Valley Concentrates aims to boost its range of crystalline natural red colours, which it has developed in the US, in the global market.
The official EU organic logo is now obligatory on all pre-packaged organic foods after the two year transition period came to an end on the 1 July.
Datamonitor has highlighted ‘all natural’ food and drink trends, including sprouted seeds, grains and beans; natural sweeteners; grass-fed dairy and meat products and eating like a caveman.
A wealth of new sweetener blends are being showcased by exhibitors at IFT 2012 in Las Vegas, with a major focus on natural sources.
The IFT annual meeting and expo in Las Vegas started as it meant to go on, with inspirational speeches from Starbucks boss Howard Schultz and PepsiCo's R&D chief Dr Mehmood...
A ‘claim free’ trend may be set to emerge, with consumers becoming blind to complicated labels and pack assertions they may clamour for simple, natural ingredients they can understand without...
Galam Group is rolling out a range of soy-based formulations to address demand for textural and gluten free solutions globally following its acquisition of Italy’s NutriGal in 2008.
Global flavours house Synergy is launching street food inspired natural seasoning blends for snack foods, building on growing demand for such flavours from the food industry and consumers.
DuPont Nutrition & Health has followed the launch of natural metal chelator Guardian Chelox L in the US with a version containing rosemary extract, an antioxidant, tailored to European markets....
Omega-3 suppliers must get to grips with their manufacturing customers and with consumers if they are to market their products successfully, according to Virpi Varjonen, executive consultant at commercialisation agents...
Dutch food additives firm Siveele will benefit from considerable investment in the business from Chinese manufacturer Pangbo Biological Engineering, with preservatives being one focus for future development.