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Natural reds bound for larger distribution

Dispatches from IFT 2012 Las Vegas

Natural reds bound for larger distribution

By Rod Addy

California-based San Joaquin Valley Concentrates aims to boost its range of crystalline natural red colours, which it has developed in the US, in the global market.

New sweeteners include SGF's stevia blends

Dispatches from IFT 2012 Las Vegas

IFT 2012 new product round-up: Sweeteners

By Rod Addy

A wealth of new sweetener blends are being showcased by exhibitors at IFT 2012 in Las Vegas, with a major focus on natural sources.

Claim free a possible emerging trend says Mintel's David Jago

Dispatches from IFT Las Vegas

‘Claim free’ trend may lie around the corner

By Rod Ady

A ‘claim free’ trend may be set to emerge, with consumers becoming blind to complicated labels and pack assertions they may clamour for simple, natural ingredients they can understand without explanation.

IFT 2012: Day one in pictures. From Ingredion to Elvis...

IFT 2012: Day one in pictures. From Ingredion to Elvis...

By Elaine Watson

The IFT annual meeting and expo in Las Vegas started as it meant to go on, with inspirational speeches from Starbucks boss Howard Schultz and PepsiCo's R&D chief Dr Mehmood Kahn, a whole new look for Corn Products International - launching here...

The popularity of wasabi peas is just one example of the growing appetite for street food flavours

Synergy builds on appetite for street foods

By Rod Addy

Global flavours house Synergy is launching street food inspired natural seasoning blends for snack foods, building on growing demand for such flavours from the food industry and consumers.

DuPont launches Guardian Chelox L in Europe

DuPont launches natural antioxidant blend

By Rod Addy

DuPont Nutrition & Health has followed the launch of natural metal chelator Guardian Chelox L in the US with a version containing rosemary extract, an antioxidant, tailored to European markets.

Omega-3 fatty acids are found in oily fish such as mackerel

Dispatches from Vitafoods Europe 2012

Omega-3 suppliers must know their consumers

By Rod Addy

Omega-3 suppliers must get to grips with their manufacturing customers and with consumers if they are to market their products successfully, according to Virpi Varjonen, executive consultant at commercialisation agents Invenire.

Siveele works with a range oif additives, including nisin

China invests in Dutch additives firm Siveele

By Rod Addy

Dutch food additives firm Siveele will benefit from considerable investment in the business from Chinese manufacturer Pangbo Biological Engineering, with preservatives being one focus for future development.

Prices of gum derived from guar seeds have rocketed in recent months

Mühlenchemie launches guar gum replacers

By Rod Addy

Flour treatment firm Mühlenchemie has launched a new guar gum replacer range for the bakery industry, which it claims is superior to pure hydrocolloids such as locust bean or tara gum.

LycoRed expands natural colours range

Dispatches from Vitafoods Europe 2012

LycoRed aims new products at all-natural trend

By Rod Addy

LycoRed is facing a wave of consumers demanding natural alternatives to existing colours and is responding with new formulations in addition to broader product development.

Sourcing starches from rice that has not been contaminated by GM crops is becoming harder

Ulrick & Short: non-GM sourcing getting tougher

By Rod Addy

UK-based Ulrick & Short is committed to non-genetically modified (GM) ingredients and is redoubling efforts to source them, although that task is becoming tougher, according to director Adrian Short.

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