New guidance on colouring foods clears up a problematic question for the food industry in Europe: When is a colour a food additive, requiring an E number, and when is it a food extract with colouring properties?
The European Snacks Association (ESA) has backed the final regulation on smoke flavoring primary products that will become EU law tomorrow, after an exposure review found no health concerns.
Nestlé is selling its 10% stake in Swiss flavors and fragrances giant Givaudan, the firm announced Friday.
In many cases, it's no longer enough for a food colour to be natural: Increasingly companies are seeking colouring foodstuffs, concentrated from foods themselves. FoodNavigator explored the evolving natural colours sector at FIE in Frankfurt.
The flavors of India and Central and South America will have a big impact in 2014, as will consumers’ growing fascination with chiles, according to McCormick & Co. Inc.’s 2014 Flavor Forecast.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has dismissed a suggested link between the butter flavouring diacetyl and Alzheimer’s disease.
Mushroom salt reduction, award-winning algal flour and musical taste buds, Leatherhead takes us through the top three new products at this year’s Food Ingredients Europe (FiE).
Manufacturers should look to re-address the basic levels of sweeteners and acids in their products in order to increase the success of natural flavour formulations, according to flavour and formulation expert Lindsey Bagley.
Obesity may drive fundamental changes in our perception of sweet tastes by modifying the number of cells that respond to sweet stimuli, according to new research in mice.
Our team of journalists is back in the office after three very busy days at FIE. In this final round-up podcast, we share our thoughts on the show.
Synergy's close working relationship with its parent company, Irish whey protein manufacturer Carbery, has enabled it to become an "expert” in developing flavor profiles ideal for sports nutrition products, the company's commercial director for Europe told DairyReporter.com.
FoodNavigator reporters joined 1000s scouring the show floor from the moment Europe’s biggest food ingredients show opened yesterday morning.
Studying the genetic diversity of African populations may offer answers to how our sense of taste evolved and may be intertwined with other important functions such as metabolism and immunity, say researchers.
Switzerland-based Evolva Holding SA and International Flavors and Fragrances (IFF) have said they will end their collaboration on an undisclosed flavouring ingredient early next year, and Evolva is considering continuing the work independently.
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.
Vanilla is one of the world’s popular flavours. Borregaard launches EuroVanillin Borrebon. No other flavour as vanillin has such...
Diana supplies customers with clean label colouring food solutions following the EU Guidance Notes (Diana CLEAN’IMPACT range) includin...
The objective of the Guidance Notes is to provide simple and practical criteria for the differentiation between foods with colouring p...