German ingredients company Döhler has announced plans to acquire SVZ, a Dutch supplier of fruit and vegetable ingredients, from Royal Cosun. The move is expected to buildout Döhler’s portfolio, notably in red fruit and vegetable ingredients.
Chromologics, a Danish biotech leveraging precision fermentation technology to produce colours for the food industry, has received backing from the Germany ingredients supplier via its investment arm, Döhler Ventures.
If you’re looking for a natural red food color, carmine can deliver. It’s vibrant, but stable, and prices have recently returned from the stratosphere after hikes in 2010/11. The only problem is that it’s made from crushed insects, and once they find...
In its safety review of curcumin as a food colouring substance, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) concludes that it agrees with the FAO and WHO findings that the food additive is not carcinogenic.
Natural, water-soluble orange and yellow food colourings from
cactus pear could offer "a new valuable source of colour
preparations" say the German scientists working on bringing the
pigments from the lab bench to industry.
Danish colours firm Chr Hansen has launched its first natural blue
food colour onto the market, targeted at food makers looking for
alternatives to the synthetic blues currently used in their food
designs, reports Lindsey Partos.
Natural colours UK firm Overseal Foods is set to carve a deeper
position in the US market, signing a new distribution deal with US
company RFI Ingredients and meeting growing demand for natural
colouring foodstuffs, writes Lindsey...