Japanese conglomerate Teijin Limited has forged a partnership with Spanish distributor Emilio Peña SA (EPSA) to sell the highly nutritious BARLEYmax, which punches in with 15x more dietary fibre than rolled barley.
Most children are notoriously picky eaters and most don’t get enough dietary fibre, making it an official a nutrient of concern. But there is an answer. A newly published research paper reveals that high amylose wheat (HAW) flour offers a silver lining...
Tel Aviv-based B.T. Sweet, Ltd. has developed a game-changing plant-based sweetening platform, which enables producers to slash the sugar content from breakfast cereals, confectionery and treats like hazelnut and chocolate spread.
The Food Ingredient business of Japanese conglomerate Teijin Group has introduced BARLEYmax onto the European market to enable producers capitalise on the growing demand for gut health, as well as overall health & wellbeing.
An international group of scientists has pinpointed the genes responsible for the dietary content of white flour, which opens possibilities to manufacturers to satiate the consumers' love of white bread, while critically boosting their fibre intake.
A UK governmental committee on nutrition released its final report on carbohydrates last week. And while recommendations to slash sugar have taken the majority of the headlines, the report also offers opportunity through increasing fibre.
A test method pioneered by Irish diagnostic technology company Megazyme International has become the global method of choice for ensuring dietary fibre content is not 'double counted' on nutritional labels.
Danisco is planning a major increase in capacity of Litesse polydextrose in response to demand for fibre-rich foods, and following a new definition of fibre that confirms the specialty sweetener’s classification.
Two different definitions of the term 'fibre' are currently up for
comment by the Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special
Dietary Uses, and may have an impact on nutrition claims for
certain ingredients in food...
Soluble fibre, the rising star of the ingredients world, has
traditionally been found and consumed in solid foods such as
cereals, vegetables and fruits. A new generation of soluble fibres
- formulated by a number of ingredients...
Findings from a massive European-based study published in this
week's The Lancet suggest that a high fibre diet could
considerably protect us against against colorectal cancer. The
results dispute a mounting body of evidence...
Switzerland's BioFamilia group has launched a new muesli in its
functional breakfast cereal range. Fit Crisp contains high levels
of dietary fibre and nine key vitamins and minerals, and may be
extended to other European countries...