Industry used to shy away from scrutiny towards ingredients lists, but by choosing the right colour or flavour firms can add value to products and reassure consumers, according to colouring food supplier GNT and kids' food brand Appy Kids Co.
Food prices would rocket if pesticides were banned or their use severely restricted, according to the National Farmers Union (NFU); a claim hotly disputed by environmental pressure group Friends of the Earth (FoE).
The natural and familiar origins of food hydrocolloids make them ideal for clean label foods and mean they have ‘good prospects’ when communicating to consumers who focus on a products 'naturalness', say researchers.
Spanish chocolate and cocoa processor Natra has more than doubled its operating profit in its ninth-month results helped by relaxing cocoa prices, North American expansion and a shift to value added products.
FoodNavigator.com is hosting a virtual conference and expo next Thursday - March 29 2012 - on bakery formulation. Hear leading voices in the industry talk about what constitutes tomorrow’s value added bakery and cereal lines and how to formulate them.
Ingredients developer Chr Hansen and Swedish dairy company
Norrmejerier have joined forces to improve and increase the
production of healthy polyphenols for food and drink applications
as well for dietary supplements.
Tate & Lyle has reported a strong full year 2007, the third
consecutive year of sales growth and a key one for repositioning
towards value added ingredients. But despite this, EU sugar reform
continues to prove a drag.
Tate & Lyle has signed an agreement to acquire an 80 per cent
holding in German family-run specialty ingredients firm GC Hahn -
the latest step in a refocusing on value-added ingredients in place
Food manufacturers are aware that in a visually noisy world, their
product must be carefully packaged to appeal to the target
audience. Over 80 per cent of consumer decisions are made at the
Danish sugar and ingredients firm Danisco closes on its xanthan gum
production deal in China, consolidating the firm's stabiliser
presence in this emerging market. Just days after the firm posted a
weaker third quarter as higher...
A key driver of the food ingredients industry is the ability to
innovate. Innovation may bring about added value, and as such,
premium pricing opportunities. This is particularly true for
ingredients companies working in today's...
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) on Monday announced
details of a comprehensive report from its BSE Sub-committee
looking at strategies to reduce the incidence of BSE in Ireland and
whether these would add value in terms...