UK ingredients maker Ulrick & Short is extending its line of clean label starches with the addition of a cold swelling starch that the company says will offer a stability and thickening solution for manufacturers using “gentle factory processes”.
From premium mixers in flavours like violet blossom tonic and barrel smoked cola, to high protein snack bars powered by plant proteins, to vegan lower sugar brownie bites, here are some of the product launches that caught our eye this week.
DSM has appointed Salutivia as UK distributor for its range of vitamins, carotenoids, and essential fatty acids in a deal that plays to Salutivia’s strengths in the supplement and food ingredient markets.
French retail giants Carrefour is to collaborate with Spain’s CEU San Pablo University to create a ‘Carrefour Chair of Food and Nutrition’ that will look at the impact of dietary trends and establish a healthy diet model.
By Andy Green, Certification Sales Manager at Exova BM TRADA
Customers can be quick to condemn a brand when it is associated with unethical labour, health and safety, environmental or business practices. Organisations have to guard their corporate social responsibility aspirations vigilantly, turning their gaze...
A significant new study from the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) reveals mixed consumer attitudes to seafood sustainability, demonstrating demand for independent ethical labels but also a trend for price to motivate purchase.
The first four months of the UK’s sugar tax has failed to create any significant change in consumer behaviour; but it has encouraged widespread reformulation and the proliferation of lower sugar options, according to Nielsen.