Stevia-sweetened products have been rolled out across the globe over the past few years, meaning that new product developers now have access to a whole world of learning opportunities, according to PureCircle.
French botanicals and ingredients supplier, Nexira, has made good its promise to expand its portfolio and operations by acquiring fellow French firm, Tournay Biotechnologies, for an undisclosed cash sum.
Israel-based firm Galam Group has said it is tripling its R&D capabilities to provide comprehensive sweetener solutions for food manufacturers – especially as they look to capitalise on the potential of natural sweeteners, the company has said.
PureCircle says it is one step closer to establishing its high-purity stevia as a “mass volume, mainstream ingredient” after signing a joint development and supply agreement with soft drinks giant Coca-Cola.
Market research firm RTS has identified a burgeoning market for natural flavour materials as companies increasingly move away from artificial ingredients – but its first report on the market is intended to open discussion rather than clearly define market...
Purac researchers have said that the company’s natural purified lactic acid ingredient reduces the fading of natural red-purple colours from anthocyanins in acidified foods and beverages by up to 50% compared to commonly used citric acid.
Further evidence that steviol glycoside Reb A is no longer the only game in town when it comes to delivering high intensity natural sweetness has emerged in PureCircle’s full-year results, which show rebaudioside A accounted for just 40% of revenues in...
Consumer demand for ‘more natural’ foods and beverages continues to grow – and food manufacturers are responding by highlighting naturally derived ingredients and the natural credentials of new products, according to market researchers at RTS (Research...
Hydrocolloid thickeners and food additives have ‘good prospects’ in terms of potential marketing to consumers due to their natural origins and familiar sources, which make them ideal for marketing in cleaner label foods, according to new consumer research.
Demand for ‘clean label’ products has gripped the whole of Europe, rather than select countries, according to the latest research from National Starch Food Innovation Europe, part of the Ingredion Group of incorporated companies.