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Applied Food Sciences gets guayusa patent

Applied Food Sciences gets guayusa patent

30 Mar 2017

Applied Food Sciences (AFS) has announced it has been awarded U.S. Patent #9345707, a process patent that covers the production of enriched natural guayusa, from a single source plant, containing antioxidants, amino acids and caffeine.

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FDF: sugar reduction target is unachievable by 2020

FDF: sugar reduction target is unachievable by 2020

29 Mar 2017

“We have said consistently that a 20% sugar reduction by 2020 across all foods covered won't be technically possible or acceptable to UK consumers," according to Tim Rycroft, Corporate Affairs Director, FDF.

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Tate & Lyle announces Dolcia Prima Crystalline Allulose

Tate & Lyle announces Dolcia Prima Crystalline Allulose

29 Mar 2017

Tate & Lyle has announced Dolcia Prima Crystalline Allulose, a line extension to Dolcia Prima Allulose, a low-calorie sweetening solution that is said to provide the full taste and enjoyment of sugar, but without all the calories.

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EFSA to pronounce on added sugar intake

EFSA to pronounce on added sugar intake

29 Mar 2017

EFSA will provide scientific advice on the daily intake of added sugar in food by early 2020. The Authority aims to establish a science-based cut-off value for daily exposure to added sugars from all sources.

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100% sustainable juice alliance formed

100% sustainable juice alliance formed

28 Mar 2017

Döhler, FrieslandCampina Riedel, Refresco and Verbruggen Juice Trading Sustainable Products have joined forces and formed a coalition aiming for 100% sustainable juice and puree by 2030.

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Mintel: Germany leads in vegan product innovation

Mintel: Germany leads in vegan product innovation

28 Mar 2017

According to Mintel’s Global New Products Database, Germany was the leading market for vegan food and drink product launch activity in 2016, with 18% of all global food and drink product launches with vegan claims.

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Frutarom reports record sales and profits

Frutarom reports record sales and profits

28 Mar 2017

Frutarom has reported another record year. In 2016, sales rose 31.4% to a record US$1,147 million. Gross profit rose 31.4% to US$448.0 million, with EBITDA rising 27.9% to a record US$217.3 million.

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Orkla establishes venture fund to encourage start-ups

Orkla establishes venture fund to encourage start-ups

27 Mar 2017

With a view, it says, to promoting innovation and creativity, supplier of branded consumer goods and concept solutions Orkla has established Orkla Venture, opening up the possibility of investing directly in start-up companies.

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Mintel: NOPC products gaining in popularity

Mintel: NOPC products gaining in popularity

27 Mar 2017

With wariness of the safety of ingredients in consumer products on the rise across most categories, Mintel says it seems the use of natural and organic personal care (NOPC) products are gaining in popularity.

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Campden to host emerging ingredients seminar

Campden to host emerging ingredients seminar

27 Mar 2017

For food and drink manufacturing companies to remain innovative and competitive, they need to be aware of emerging ingredients to allow market differentiation, believes Campden BRI, who are organising a seminar.

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Kraft Ingredients adds ketchup, Worcestershire Sauce

Kraft Ingredients adds ketchup, Worcestershire Sauce

24 Mar 2017

Kraft Food Ingredients has announced the addition of Heinz Ketchup and Lea & Perrins Worcestershire Sauce along with a variety of Heinz vinegars, relishes and sauces to its portfolio of ingredient solutions.

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Millennials see fruit juice as healthy beverage

Millennials see fruit juice as healthy beverage

24 Mar 2017

Millennial fruit juice drinkers in Europe overwhelmingly view 100% fruit juice as a healthy beverage, according to the findings of a new, independent consumer survey conducted by Concord grape juice supplier Welch’s.

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