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Color trend alert: shades of yellow and orange to shine bright in 2019

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Move over millennial pink, because shades of sunshine are expected to be the color of choice for food and beverage manufacturers in 2019 driven by consumers seeking to enhance their mood through food, according to global colorings company GNT Group.

“Careful selection of the right cultures in yoghurts and cheeses can potentially eliminate thickeners like carrageenan, or antifungals such as sorbic acid.” ©iStock

Looking to nature for better ‘clean label’ reformulation

By Nathan GRAY

Industry should look closer at nature’s solutions for current reformulation challenges by mapping out all the possible functionalities of ingredients already present in foods, says Dr Aidan Craigwood, consultant at Innovia Technology.

The Dutch company's production plant in Mierlo will now be the site for its R&D and quality control laboratories. Photo: GNT Group

GNT invests over €3m in new R&D lab

By Niamh Michail

Colouring foods supplier GNT is set to double its product development capacity with an injection of more than €3m into a new R&D lab in Mierlo in the Netherlands.

Sensient launches yellow and orange colouring foods

Sensient launches yellow and orange colouring foods

By Niamh Michail

Colour and flavour supplier Sensient has widened its colouring food range with yellow and orange, bringing the number of EU-compliant products in its colouring foods range to three digits.

Confectioners can ditch artificial Brilliant Blue for natural blue derived from microalgae, says Wild

Wild taps spirulina for natural colors range

By Oliver Nieburg

Wild Flavors has developed a natural color series that includes a blue derived from microalgae spirulina, giving confectioners a natural option for fruit flavors like blueberry.

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