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Tastewise platform uses AI to predict trends

Tastewise platform uses AI to predict trends

15 Feb 2019

The Tastewise platform has launched. It leverages machine learning to calculate future culinary trends, enabling restaurants to efficiently adapt, serve and market their offerings at a local and national level.

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Campden BRI announces molecular methods seminar

Campden BRI announces molecular methods seminar

15 Feb 2019

The company will host a seminar on 21 March that it says will showcase the current and future applications of molecular methods in food microbiology and authenticity.

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Vegan or clean label: What’s more important?

Vegan or clean label: What’s more important?

14 Feb 2019

Plant-based meat and dairy alternatives are big news, but they often have long ingredient lists. How do manufacturers balance demand for clean label, natural foods when developing plant-based products?

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Exploring functional ingredients from mushrooms

Exploring functional ingredients from mushrooms

14 Feb 2019

Researchers repeatedly have highlighted the under-explored potential of mushroom ingredients in foods, drinks and supplements. A handful of companies is already looking at novel uses for mushrooms and their extracts, but there is much room to grow.

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Hydrosol promotes SmartCasings for sausage

Hydrosol promotes SmartCasings for sausage

14 Feb 2019

Hydrosol has developed a casing for hot dog, currywurst or salami sticks – SmartCasings, based on alginate. By means of co-extrusion, sausages can be made in all standard sizes.

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Amyris signs $255m deal for cannabinoid development

Amyris signs $255m deal for cannabinoid development

14 Feb 2019

Developer and producer of sustainable ingredients for the health & wellness, clean beauty and flavors & fragrances markets Amyris has signed a binding term sheet for a planned cannabinoid development.

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Nestlé reports organic growth of 3.0%

Nestlé reports organic growth of 3.0%

14 Feb 2019

Nestlé has reported its full-year results for 2018. The company saw organic growth of 3.0%, with continued strong real internal growth (RIG) of 2.5% and pricing of 0.5%.

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Frutarom gets organic certification for annatto colour

Frutarom gets organic certification for annatto colour

13 Feb 2019

With consumer demand for fair trade, sustainable and organic products growing fast, Frutarom Natural Solutions, a division of IFF, has received organic certification for its natural annatto colour.

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Study: AstaPure Arava is highly potent

Study: AstaPure Arava is highly potent

13 Feb 2019

The results of a new study are said to indicate that Algatechnologies’ AstaPure Arava algae powder is highly potent and has synergistic effects of the natural astaxanthin and the whole-algae complex.

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Study: Neumentix enhances physical performance

Study: Neumentix enhances physical performance

12 Feb 2019

A new study published in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition shows Neumentix, the nootropic ingredient from Kemin Human Nutrition and Health, can enhance physical performance through cognitive improvements.

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Scientists isolate 100 new gut bacteria

Scientists isolate 100 new gut bacteria

12 Feb 2019

Scientists working on the gut microbiome have discovered and isolated more than 100 completely new species of bacteria from healthy people’s intestines.

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DSM increases shareholding in Andre Pectin

DSM increases shareholding in Andre Pectin

11 Feb 2019

DSM has agreed to increase its shareholding in specialty food ingredient producer Andre Pectin to 75%.

DSM acquired a 29% stake in Andre Pectin in 2013.

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