AAK Foodservice has acquired ForA:Butter, a plant-based butter using aquafaba – the viscous liquid left over from cooking chickpeas – as an emulsifier to create what it claims is “the only plant-based butter with the performance skilled bakers expect."
To support new and emerging start-up companies developing dairy-alternative products, and to create further collaboration opportunities with the food industry, AAK AB is investing in Big Idea Ventures’ (BIV) New Protein Fund I.
The Rainforest Alliance Network (RAN) has published a report alleging a raft of FMCG giants and secondary traders continue to use palm oil grown illegally in the Aceh region of Indonesia, in contravention of their own deforestation policies.
Swedish ingredients firm AarhusKarlshamn (AAK) has announced improved sales and operating profit in its third quarter (Q3) results partly due to increased volumes from its acquisition of North American speciality fats business Golden Foods.
The high price of cocoa butter has led to greater demand for AAK’s cocoa butter equivalents (CBEs) from specialty vegetable oils, and in turn has yielded strong growth in its confectionery fat business area.
Oil and fat manufacturer AarhusKarlsham (AAK) is introducing a
number of extensions to its EsSence line of bakery shortenings,
designed to respond to the trans-free requirements of niche
applications in the category.
Scandinavian groups AarhusKarlshamn (AAK) and Lantmännen Energi
have signed an agreement to invest in a new rapeseed oil crushing
plant, in a move designed to meet the growing demands of the food
and biofuels industries.