Processed meat is the second biggest contributor to salt in European diets, but many manufacturers are still uncertain about why they should adopt a salt reduction strategy, according to AkzoNobel business development manager Matthijs Bults.
Switching to natural ingredients often requires companies to go back to the formulation drawing board, but there have been some big improvements, according to head of food innovation at Leatherhead Food Research, Dr Wayne Morley.
Naturex has reported slower growth in the third quarter, mainly due to currency fluctuations, although revenue for the first nine months was still up 8.7% compared to the same period last year.
Nestlé has said it plans to accelerate its salt reduction strategy to meet World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines on salt consumption by 2025.
Flavours and fragrance firm Symrise AG has said it is on track to remain one of the most profitable companies in its sector, reporting strong sales and earnings growth in the third quarter.
The FIE show is set to open its doors in just a couple of weeks, bringing together more than 1,300 suppliers - so what are the hottest new products to look out for on the show floor? FoodNavigator takes a sneak peek at some of the ingredients making an appearance in Frankfurt.
The way we taste foods is actually far more complex than their flavour alone. Neuroscientist Professor Charles Spence discusses how the shape, smell and colour of a food, its packaging, and even the setting in which it is eaten, affect the way it tastes.
Chr Hansen CEO Cees de Jong today praised the Danish enzymes, cultures and colours specialist’s 2012-2013 performance that saw revenues grow 6% to €738m for the year, and highlighted 5% growth in sluggish EMEA as a major achievement.
Smell, taste and flavor assessments of Diageo whisky The Singleton changed by up to 20% when people sampled it in different ‘multisensory’ rooms, say Oxford University researchers.
US hydrocolloids firm TIC Gums has received European approval for its modified gum arabic emulsifier, to create higher oil products.
The European Commission will review 11 authorised smoke flavouring primary products later this month, taking into consideration the European Food Safety Authority‘s (EFSA) previous safety concerns.
Increased sales in developing markets for its flavour division have helped flavour and fragrance giant Givaudan to sustained growth above the market average for the first nine months of 2013.
Butter flavour alternatives touted as replacements for the potentially harmful popcorn butter flavour diacetyl may be just as unsafe, warn researchers.
Chr. Hansen CEO Cees de Jong talks with FoodNavigator about his vision for corporate evolution, with a definite emphasis on emerging markets – without neglecting the company’s European roots.
Long-term exposure to unpalatable flavours can increase the later acceptance of foods containing such ingredients by modifiying neurones that are involved in taste perception, according to new research carried out in fruit flies.
It is hard to fool the brain by providing it with 'energyless' sweet flavours, according to new research in mice that suggests that consumption of zero-calorie sweeteners leads to higher sugar consumption later.
While there are currently five recognised 'basic tastes', there are likely to be ten basic categories of odour - and identifying them could benefit industry, according to a new study.
Döhler has launched an open innovation platform, including funding and equity options for those with truly innovative ideas who may be lacking the cash to bring them to life.
Döhler has acquired Poland-based flavours specialist Aromes Group in an effort to pave further growth in the Eastern European food market.
Israel-based company Salt of the Earth has introduced a reduced-sodium salt, coloured with fruit and vegetable extracts, intended to help children learn to reduce the amount of salt they add to foods.
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