Continuing on its recent acquisition trail, French botanicals group Naturex has bought up Polish pectin and juice concentrates manufacturer, Pektowin, in a bid to strengthen its concentrates portfolio and expand into emerging regions.
Mango, banana, and pumpkin have all been mentioned as alternative
pectin sources - but are they industrially viable? In the final
part of an in-depth special series, FoodNavigator examines the
potential of alternative sources of pectin...
A new orange flavor claims to allow beverage makers to bring the
taste of freshly squeezed orange juice to their products, a flavor
that has remained elusive in the past, says manufacturer
International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF).
The hurricanes that swept through the US last year caused great
devastation to many crops. Grapefruit prices, in particular,
soared, provoking flavor companies including IFF to come up with
alternatives, Philippa Nuttall reports.
A breakthrough into the US market boosts the bottom line for UK
natural flavours firm Treatt that saw sales for the year across the
Atlantic rising by over 40 per cent to €10 million, parallel to a
sales dip elsewhere, writes Lindsey...
Number two pectin player Danisco rolls out a line extension for new
gains from its Grinsted pectin range that targets food and beverage
makers looking to spear the growing sports nutrition and functional
food markets, reports Lindsey...