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Mintel: flavour innovation sees popcorn sales rise 32%

Mintel: flavour innovation sees popcorn sales rise 32%

3 Sep 2018

While popcorn has traditionally benefited from a health halo, new research from Mintel reveals that Americans are now embracing flavour innovation, from indulgent to savoury.

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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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DuPont intros naturally sourced monoglyceride emulsifier

DuPont intros naturally sourced monoglyceride emulsifier

23 Aug 2018

DuPont Nutrition & Health has developed a new, naturally sourced monoglyceride emulsifier that it says brings food manufacturers improved production and handling efficiencies.

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Hydrosol promotes stabilising, texturing systems for sugar reduction

Hydrosol promotes stabilising, texturing systems for sugar reduction

22 Aug 2018

“With our new stabilising and texturing systems we can compensate for lower sugar content,” said Katharina Schäfer, Product Manager Dairy & Deli Foods at Hydrosol.

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Campden BRI-supported student receives PhD

Campden BRI-supported student receives PhD

21 Aug 2018

Campden BRI has launched a club project so manufacturers of modified atmosphere packed (MAP) foods can understand the effects of reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration on shelf life.

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Looking to food waste for new ingredients

Looking to food waste for new ingredients

20 Aug 2018

The food industry produces an enormous amount of waste during processing, but some are looking to give such products new life as valuable specialist ingredients.

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Mintel highlights innovative, surprising new products in 2018

Mintel highlights innovative, surprising new products in 2018

15 Aug 2018

Food and drink innovation in 2018 continues to be influenced by flavour extremes and the impact of social media in spreading visually stimulating and fun concepts, notes Chris Brockman, EMEA Research Manager at Mintel.

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Acrylamide reduction in the spotlight

Acrylamide reduction in the spotlight

14 Aug 2018

New EU regulation on acrylamide levels in food came into force in April 2018, spurring companies to step up their reduction efforts. What are the latest solutions?

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Fi South America is only two weeks away

Fi South America is only two weeks away

6 Aug 2018

Fi South America takes place from 21-23 August 2018 at the Transamerica Expo Center in São Paulo, Brazil, welcoming 9,000+ industry professionals, and 700+ suppliers.

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Energy drink makers turn to botanicals for a more natural buzz

Energy drink makers turn to botanicals for a more natural buzz

6 Aug 2018

Energy drink manufacturers increasingly are looking to natural ingredients to capture market segments that have previously been overlooked, such as women and older consumers.

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Frutarom enters “beauty from within” market

Frutarom enters “beauty from within” market

25 Jul 2018

Frutarom has entered the “beauty from within” market with PhytoflORAL, a patented clinically studied cosmeceutical that is said to give skin a light, even tone and to promote skin health.

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Practical Innovation says it can help start-ups succeed

Practical Innovation says it can help start-ups succeed

25 Jul 2018

Only 0.5% of food product launches achieve success in the marketplace, according to Practical Innovation, an innovation starter company. For food companies to beat those odds, real innovation is a key factor for product success, it says.

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