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Targeting texture in indulgent foods and drinks

Targeting texture in indulgent foods and drinks

9 Mar 2020

Despite consumer assertions that they want healthier foods, sales of indulgent products continue to grow, providing opportunities for creamy, crunchy and contrasting textures in various categories.

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Arla: helping bakers with egg substitute

Arla: helping bakers with egg substitute

6 Mar 2020

Arla Foods Ingredients says it is helping bakers reduce their dependence on eggs while creating cakes with consumer appeal and long shelf-life.

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Campden BRI initiates Listeria survey

Campden BRI initiates Listeria survey

6 Mar 2020

Campden BRI has begun an industry survey to gain an insight into how much control the food industry has over Listeria.

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Alland & Robert teams with TREE AID

Alland & Robert teams with TREE AID

5 Mar 2020

French manufacturer of acacia gum Alland & Robert has teamed up with TREE AID, a UK-based charity specialized in reforesting the African drylands.

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Duas Rodas launches Plant Based Solutions technology platform

Duas Rodas launches Plant Based Solutions technology platform

5 Mar 2020

Flavours and ingredients manufacturer Duas Rodas has launched its Plant Based Solutions technology platform, which it says allows the flavour, juiciness and texture of meat to be brought to vegetable proteins.

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BlueNalu gets $20m Series A funding

BlueNalu gets $20m Series A funding

4 Mar 2020

BlueNalu, a food company producing seafood directly from fish cells, has announced the successful completion of its $20 million Series A round of funding.

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US plant-based food sales grew 11% in 2019

US plant-based food sales grew 11% in 2019

4 Mar 2020

2019 marked another impressive year for plant-based foods, according to new data that shows that total plant-based retail sales reached $5 billion and grew 11% over the past year—almost five times faster than total U.S. retail food sales.

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Anlit to introduce Yomi Bears

Anlit to introduce Yomi Bears

3 Mar 2020

Anlit is to launch Yomi Bears. The new vegan format contains a high content of nutritional fibres as short-chain carbohydrates (65%), contributing to healthy gut activities. It also could prevent dental caries, the company says.

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FrieslandCampina sees OP rise, revenue decline

FrieslandCampina sees OP rise, revenue decline

3 Mar 2020

For 2019, FrieslandCampina hs reported that operating profit increased by 26.3% to €432 million. Profit rose by 36.9% to €278 million mainly as a result of one-off gains and improved operating profits in Consumer Dairy and Dairy Essentials.

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Valio to set science-based climate targets

Valio to set science-based climate targets

2 Mar 2020

Valio says it is the first Finnish food company to set climate targets in line with the Paris Agreement

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AgFunder: 2019 deals reached $19.8 billion

AgFunder: 2019 deals reached $19.8 billion

2 Mar 2020

A new report from AgFunder reveals that the world’s agri-foodtech startups raised a total of $19.8 billion in 2019, across 1,858 deals and 2,344 unique investors.

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Natural blue: the quest for the holy grail of food colours

Natural blue: the quest for the holy grail of food colours

2 Mar 2020

The colour palette for naturally sourced food colours has become increasingly diverse, but blue colours have remained challenging. What options are available to food and beverage manufacturers?

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