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Sustainable food is big business

Sustainable food is big business

26 Sep 2018

Sustainability in the food industry has become much more than a buzzword, as companies increasingly realise that it is vital to their long term profitability.

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Natural health trend boosts demand for botanical flavours

Natural health trend boosts demand for botanical flavours

19 Sep 2018

Herbs, spices and extracts are gaining in popularity as consumers look for natural, recognisable flavours in their foods and drinks.

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Healthy aging: Spotlight on ingredients for joint health

Healthy aging: Spotlight on ingredients for joint health

19 Sep 2018

Glucosamine and chondroitin are commonly used ingredients for healthy joints, but with increased focus on improved mobility as the population ages, other innovative ingredients are gaining ground.

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Research: green tea prevents cancer cells from 'refuelling'

Research: green tea prevents cancer cells from 'refuelling'

7 Sep 2018

Matcha, the green tea packed with antioxidants, is often hailed as containing properties which prevent disease. Scientists in Salford, UK have shed a ray of light on the claim by testing it on cancer stem cells – with, they say, surprising results.

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Campden BRI inaugurates kombucha brewing club

Campden BRI inaugurates kombucha brewing club

6 Sep 2018

Campden BRI is inviting companies to join a club project to investigate numerous aspects of kombucha brewing, including symbiotic culture make-up and storage.

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Parabel gets GRAS No Objection for LENTEIN

Parabel gets GRAS No Objection for LENTEIN

5 Sep 2018

Parabel USA, a producer of plant protein ingredients,has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a GRAS No Objection Letter for its LENTEIN plant protein.

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Univar to distribute Kerry taste portfolio

Univar to distribute Kerry taste portfolio

31 Aug 2018

Chemical and ingredient distributor Univar has reached an agreement with Kerry Ingredients & Flavours to distribute its taste portfolio in the UK, Ireland, Spain and Portugal.

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Frutarom looks to expand market for turmeric formula

Frutarom looks to expand market for turmeric formula

30 Aug 2018

With its eye on serving the Asia Pacific market, Frutarom Health is expanding the regional focus of NovaSOL Curcumin, its turmeric formula.

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Harnessing umami for salt reduction

Harnessing umami for salt reduction

30 Aug 2018

Food companies remain under pressure to cut salt from their products, and savoury umami-rich compounds have emerged as promising flavour-boosting alternatives.

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BioCell Technology promotes collagen in Asia

BioCell Technology promotes collagen in Asia

27 Aug 2018

Asia’s collagen market is booming but consumers in the region are increasingly demanding quality and scientific substantiation, according to BioCell Technology.

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DSM to open infant nutrition premix facility

DSM to open infant nutrition premix facility

24 Aug 2018

DSM is to open what it says is the industry’s only premix manufacturing facility built exclusively for the maternal and infant nutrition market. Construction of the plant, located in Buk, Poland is due to start in the next few weeks.

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Bell announces botanical extracts for chicken dishes

Bell announces botanical extracts for chicken dishes

24 Aug 2018

Bell Flavors & Fragrances EMEA has launched a new range of natural chicken flavour profiles designed to cater for the growing market need for chicken, which it says is one of the major drivers of the global demand for meat.

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