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Resveratrol Re-imagined

Resveratrol Re-imagined

12 Nov 2018

With consumers seeking high-quality products that deliver real health benefits, start to re-imagine your products with Veri-te™ resveratrol. Learn about the cutting-edge clinical trials with Veri-te™ resveratrol on cognitive, bone and gut health.

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Could regulation tempt the industry to renew focus on low fat foods?

Could regulation tempt the industry to renew focus on low fat foods?

7 Nov 2018

The UK government aims to cut calories by 20% by 2024 in a range of popular foods, potentially shifting focus back onto foods’ fat content as companies strive to reach this target.

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Arla introduces new protein shot concept

Arla introduces new protein shot concept

6 Nov 2018

A new concept from Arla Foods Ingredients will, the company claims, offer manufacturers the opportunity to create the first protein shot made exclusively with whey as a protein source.

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Allergen-free foods gain momentum

Allergen-free foods gain momentum

5 Nov 2018

Launches of allergen-free foods have increased in recent years – and not just because of increased prevalence of food allergy.

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Industry innovation targets gelatine alternatives

Industry innovation targets gelatine alternatives

26 Oct 2018

Many alternatives to animal-derived gelatine already exist, although none is a perfect replacement. Now, rising interest in vegetarian ingredients has led to a new wave of innovation in the sector.

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The mainstreaming of meat alternatives

The mainstreaming of meat alternatives

26 Oct 2018

Tofu and lentils still have their place in a vegetarian diet, but a new generation of meat alternatives makes it easier than ever for consumers to switch to plant-based options – even the most enthusiastic meat eaters.

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Finding the sweet spot for low sugar sports drinks

Finding the sweet spot for low sugar sports drinks

25 Oct 2018

Demand for natural, low sugar sports drinks is increasing, raising opportunities for manufacturers to explore alternative ingredients and sweeteners that appeal to health-conscious consumers.

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Action on Salt: salt content of non-meat alternatives is excessive

Action on Salt: salt content of non-meat alternatives is "excessive"

24 Oct 2018

The UK’s Action on Salt pressure group has exposed what it claims are excessive amounts of salt in ‘healthy’ processed meat alternatives and demand urgent action from Public Health England.

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Döhler Group acquires majority ownership of Nutrafood

Döhler Group acquires majority ownership of Nutrafood

24 Oct 2018

Döhler Group and Nutrafood have reached an agreement on a strategic partnership in which Döhler will take a majority stake in Nutrafood.

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AFS launches curcumin extract

AFS launches curcumin extract

23 Oct 2018

CurcuFlow has been announced by Applied Food Sciences (AFS). Described as an innovative, free-flowing curcumin extract, it is designed for manufacturers to achieve cleaner, stain-free turmeric production.

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Food labelling seminar to be convened by Campden BRI

Food labelling seminar to be convened by Campden BRI

23 Oct 2018

A food labelling update seminar, organised by Camden BRI to take place on 4 December, will, it says, provide a regulatory update on food labelling, focusing on some of the current key issues.

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StePac announces flowpack solution for blueberries

StePac announces flowpack solution for blueberries

22 Oct 2018

StePac has launched Xflow, a patented, functional, flowpack solution for blueberries as a cost-saving alternative to traditional preformed bulk packaging.

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