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Consumers seeking healthier snacking options

Consumers seeking healthier snacking options

22 Jul 2016

As Americans move away from traditional meal occasions, snacking more throughout the day, consumers are seeking healthier snacking options, according to Mintel, with 73% willing to pay extra for snacks made with high quality ingredients.

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Panera increases 'natural' commitment

Panera increases 'natural' commitment

20 Jun 2016

Panera Bread has announced that it will do away with the remaining artificial flavours, artificial sweeteners, artificial preservatives and colours from artificial sources in its Panera at Home products.

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Coffee creamers to go clean label

Coffee creamers to go clean label

17 Jun 2016

Research by Packaged Facts concludes that growth in the coffee creamers market will come from the adoption of formulations with ingredients that meet the "clean label" criteria consumers seek.

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Monteloeder receives health claims approval

Monteloeder receives health claims approval

15 Jun 2016

Health Canada has issued approvals to Monteloeder for the use of eight health claims relating to suncare-from-within ingredient NutroxSun and PLX, its sports nutrition bioactive.

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DDW extends EmulsiTech range

DDW extends EmulsiTech range

9 Jun 2016

DDW has introduced clear orange and clear yellow extensions to its EmulsiTech portfolio of liquid colour emulsions that are free from synthetic emulsifiers and have good stability in heat and light.

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ADM, GLG team on sweeteners

ADM, GLG team on sweeteners

8 Jun 2016

ADM and GLG Life Tech have announced a new partnership to manufacture, market, sell and distribute low-calorie stevia and monk fruit sweeteners to customers around the globe.

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IFT offers FDA 'natural' guidance

IFT offers FDA 'natural' guidance

31 May 2016

The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) recently submitted written comments to the FDA on the use of the term natural in the labelling of human food products.

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BENEO launches clean label starch

BENEO launches clean label starch

31 May 2016

BENEO has launched Remypure, the company’s first high performance rice starch that qualifies for natural and clean label status worldwide and that the company says is well suited to applications that undergo demanding processing conditions.

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SRG identifies natural/organic trends

SRG identifies natural/organic trends

31 May 2016

Sterling-Rice Group has identified what it says are the top nine natural and organic food trends that illustrate consumers' continued commitment to making natural and organic products a central part of daily life.

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US organics hit new highs

US organics hit new highs

23 May 2016

The U.S. organic industry posted new records in 2015, with total organic product sales hitting a new benchmark of $43.3 billion, up 11% from the previous year’s record level and far outstripping the overall food market’s growth rate of 3%.

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Arla to incentivise GM-free

Arla to incentivise GM-free

19 May 2016

Farmer-owned Arla has taken the decision to start to incentivise more farmers to convert to GM-free feed. The market is increasingly willing to pay a price premium, the company says, and Arla believes it is in a favourable position to capture this new ...

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WILD adds mint

WILD adds mint

19 May 2016

ADM’s WILD Flavors and Specialty Ingredients business unit (WFSI) is expanding its portfolio to include new concepts featuring nuances of mint, targeted at beverages and tablets.

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