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Is the buzz around insect protein justified?

Is the buzz around insect protein justified?

16 Jul 2018

Insects have been hyped as a potential alternative protein source – but do they really have the potential to enter the mainstream?

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Cargill introduces carrageenan extract for dairy desserts

Cargill introduces carrageenan extract for dairy desserts

13 Jul 2018

Dairy manufacturers can now achieve premium texture, according to Cargill, using a cost-efficient and sustainably sourced ingredient for creamy dairy desserts - Satiagel Seabrid.

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Salt of the Earth reformulates ranch dressing

Salt of the Earth reformulates ranch dressing

10 Jul 2018

Salt of the Earth says it has successfully replaced monosodium glutamate (MSG) in Ranch dressing with Mediterranean Umami, an all-natural sodium-reduction ingredient based on vegetable extracts and sea salt.

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Study: astaxanthin protects skin against UV light

Study: astaxanthin protects skin against UV light

6 Jul 2018

A new randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial is said to provide stronger evidence for the protective role of algal-derived astaxanthin against skin deterioration caused by ultraviolet (UV) light.

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Hydrosol promotes stabilising systems for meatless products

Hydrosol promotes stabilising systems for meatless products

26 Jun 2018

Hydrosol claims its new stabilising systems make possible the simple, safe production of burger patties and many other products on existing production lines.

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Corbion announces organic dough improver

Corbion announces organic dough improver

21 Jun 2018

Corbion has announced Pristine Organic 522, which it says is its most advanced organic dough improver to date and can be used in both organic and non-GMO formulations.

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c-LEcta teams to develop new plant-based sweetener

c-LEcta teams to develop new plant-based sweetener

21 Jun 2018

Industrial biotechnology company c-LEcta, who are based in Leipzig, Germany and an unnamed leading ingredient company have developed process to expand production of plant-based sweetener with a sugar-like taste.

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Campden BRI invents new chilli heat measurement method

Campden BRI invents new chilli heat measurement method

20 Jun 2018

Campden BRI has developed a new method to rate the chilli heat of complex products, such as ready meals and cooking sauces to provide a consistent way to rate products as mild, medium, hot or very hot.

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Aleph Farms calls on USDA to promote clean meat

Aleph Farms calls on USDA to promote clean meat

19 Jun 2018

Aleph Farms is calling on the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) to promote clean meat for its compelling safety advantages, such as being antibiotic free and pathogen free.

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Tesco sells 40,000 vegan steaks in a week

Tesco sells 40,000 vegan steaks in a week

18 Jun 2018

Vivera has announced that, within a few days, the first delivery of 40,000 plant-based steaks to the British supermarket chain Tesco sold out in 400 of its stores.

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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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Wine Water launches O.Vine

Wine Water launches O.Vine

8 Jun 2018

Wine Water, an Israeli startup, is launching O.Vine, said to be the first spring water infusion with the spirit of wine.

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