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Beyond ingredients: Food processing as a tool for cleaner labels

Beyond ingredients: Food processing as a tool for cleaner labels

12 Jun 2018

Ingredients come first when companies think about developing clean label foods and drinks, but certain processing technologies also should be considered part of the clean label toolbox.

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Europeans embrace a new wave of seaweed ingredients

Europeans embrace a new wave of seaweed ingredients

6 Jun 2018

Seaweed ingredients are on the rise, set to appear in a wide range of new products in Europe in the coming years – far beyond the traditional sushi and miso soup.

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How clean label ingredients affect packaging

How clean label ingredients affect packaging

28 May 2018

When companies consider ‘cleaning up’ their product labels, they often focus primarily on how to remove or replace certain ingredients – but they should also consider implications for product packaging.

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Personalised nutrition could be key to healthy ageing

Personalised nutrition could be key to healthy ageing

23 May 2018

One size does not fit all when it comes to nutrition – and it is about to become a lot more targeted, as the industry responds to the shifting health needs of an ageing population.

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Exploring gut health beyond probiotics

Exploring gut health beyond probiotics

14 May 2018

The idea of healthy gut bacteria has entered the mainstream, but the range of beneficial foods and ingredients for a healthy gut go far beyond probiotics.

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Maxfry gets a boost from new EU acrylamide limit

Maxfry gets a boost from new EU acrylamide limit

9 May 2018

Maxfry ingredients improve stability and performance in vegetable oils used for deep frying – but recently interest has spiked among those looking to cut acrylamide, as a new European limit has come into force.

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Ethical claims good for business

Ethical claims good for business

17 Apr 2018

Transparency has become one of the buzzwords of 2018, as consumers demand greater evidence that foods and ingredients are sustainably and ethically sourced.

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Food fraud boosts demand for transparent supply chains

Food fraud boosts demand for transparent supply chains

12 Apr 2018

Supply chain transparency is no longer optional for food companies, as consumers demand more information about where their food comes from.

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Imitation products: where to draw the line?

Imitation products: where to draw the line?

24 Nov 2015

Earlier this year I noticed a commercial for concentrated syrup in a bottle with a dispensing pump: interesting, different, distinguishing! But… at the same time I had a different thought: “doesn’t this look a lot like those dispensing pumps for liquid...

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Protein innovation set to continue!

Protein innovation set to continue!

24 Nov 2015

High protein products continue to be launched across a range of food and drink categories. Consequently, novel protein ingredients are emerging to meet the demand from manufacturers for innovative solutions for protein fortification in...

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Breakfast is Booming

Breakfast is Booming

24 Nov 2015

Eating on the go continues to be one of the leading trends targeted by the food and drinks industry as formal meal patterns and increasingly busy lifestyles have brought about something of a revolution in the format and content of our diets. Nearly al...

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Growing ingredient: Why seaweed is the new kale- health conscious consumers driving demand

Growing ingredient: Why seaweed is the new kale- health conscious consumers driving demand

20 Nov 2015

Currently the global seaweed industry is estimated to be worth over $6 billion, of which $5 billion is attributed to human consumption. Six million tonnes of wet seaweed is harvested worldwide per annum.

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