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”.
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.
Norway’s Borregaard is a technology leader in biorefineries, producing biochemical and biomaterials that replace oil-based products. A recent innovation from the group is a wood-based dietary fibre that works as a fat-replacer.
Two types of plants in Yunnan, Myriopteron extensum and Derris eriocarpa have been found to contain highly sweet-tasting compounds that are at least 25 times sweeter than sucrose, according to researchers from the Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese...
Global ingredients supplier and consumer foods business Kerry Group is leveraging its unique consumer insights to make sure its business is one step ahead of emerging trends in the F&B space. CEO Edmond Scanlon shares some insights.
The European Union has the “most stringent and controlled” food chain in the world, the bloc’s health and food safety chief suggested after food safety regulators found more than 96% of food is within legal limits for pesticide residue.
One year on from its European launch, Premier Protein has secured a stronghold in Germany thanks to a continued rise in everyday protein appeal and will now focus on building brand equity, executives say.
Nestlé, Unilever, Ikea Food Services, and four other companies have joined together to form the Global Coalition for Animal Welfare (GCAW) to advance animal welfare standards throughout the global food supply chain.
FoodNavigator’s new infographic series focuses in on some of the most interesting developments of the past seven days. This week, one story that caught our eye in particular is the news that PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi will be exiting the business after more...
Sugar reduction and ambient drinking yogurt are two of the most interesting trends in Latin America at the moment, but both present technical challenges to food and beverage companies. Hydrocolloids are part of the solution, explains CP Kelco’s regional...
Spain’s National Commission of Markets and Competition (CNMC) has warned regulators that a mandatory requirement to label the origin of milk in dairy products could “compartmentalise” the Spanish market and hinder competition.