New barley enzymes could mean more efficient beer brewing
US scientists have discovered heat tolerant barley enzymes, which
could make malting more efficient for beer, and also provide
benefits for the production of bakery goods and breakfast cereals.
FSA seeks opinion on additive, enzyme and flavour regs
The FSA is seeking comments on proposed European Commission
regulations that would establish a common authorisation procedure
for food additives, food enzymes and food flavourings.
Chr Hansen expands German cultures production
Chr Hansen's expansion of its existing lactic acid cultures
facility in Pohlheim, Germany is designed to tap the rapidly
growing market for meat cultures.
US enzyme market poised for continued growth
The US enzyme market is set for healthy growth, according to a new
report, but continued downward pricing pressures mean that this
growth will likely result from a corresponding increase in food and
Danisco buys Chinese CMC producer
Danisco, the world's biggest ingredients company, will start
supplying the texturising agent CMC to customers, after acquiring
one of Chinas leading producers for an undisclosed sum.
Novozymes welcomes enzyme patent ruling
Novozymes has welcomed last week's court ruling over a disputed
enzyme patent, saying that it was 'very pleased with the decision'.
Danisco withdraws enzyme product from market
Danisco division Genencor has voluntarily decided to withdraw its
Spezyme Ethyl product from the market following a patent
infringement ruling in a Delaware US court.
AB Enzymes launches white pepper processing enzyme
AB Enzymes is launching a new enzyme for white pepper production,
which it claims will not only improve product authenticity and
quality, but will also be better for the environment.
Yeast extract product claimed to replace MSG
DSM Food Specialties claims that its Maxarome Select product - a
natural high 5' nucleotide yeast extract - can effectively replace
monosodium glutamate (MSG) in crisps without any loss of flavour or
EC: How to navigate proposed new additive regulations
The European Commission has issued guidance for food companies
regarding proposed changes to additive, flavouring and enzyme
Europe targets harmonised enzyme regulations
The European Commission has proposed new legislation that would
harmonise EU rules on food enzymes.
ABF expands yeast extract capabilities
ABF Ingredients is expanding its yeast extracts and proteins
manufacturing facilities in Europe and North America in order to
tap growing demand.
DSM takes taste-neutral yeast extract to US
Dutch ingredients firm DSM used the recent IFT trade show in
Orlando as a platform to launch its new natural-tasting yeast
extract ingredient on the US market.
DSM launches texture-improving cheese culture
DSM Food Specialties has launched a new culture designed to improve
texture, mouth feel and increased moisture content in a range of
Teagasc goes genomic to boost flavour in dairy
Irish researchers are working on using genomics to enhance flavour
in dairy products - and enhancing the country's technological
standing in international R&D.