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Lesaffre introduces organic baking ingredients

Lesaffre introduces organic baking ingredients

20 Jan 2015

Lesaffre claims that it is to break new ground and launch a range of organic baking products to help bakers produce top-quality organic bread in line with European regulations. The ‘Biorganic’ label includes yeast, sourdough and bread improvers in its ...

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Evolva, Cargill sign ingredient development agreement

Evolva, Cargill sign ingredient development agreement

20 Jan 2015

Evolva and Cargill have signed an agreement to co-develop a sustainable, customisable, and cost-effective fermentation production process for a second family of high-value food and beverage ingredients. This additional collaboration between the two com...

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Arla enters yogurt category

Arla enters yogurt category

20 Jan 2015

Arla Foods, the farmer-owned dairy company, has launched Arla Protein into the yogurt category. Made from natural ingredients, Arla Protein is high in protein and fat-free. It will initially be available in Raspberry, Strawberry and Blueberry flavours ...

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BioHarvest launches red grape powder

BioHarvest launches red grape powder

19 Jan 2015

After a decade of research, BioHarvest, a consumer health and wellness company, has announced what it describes as a revolutionary new product: VINIA Red Grape Powder. Available initially in the U.S. market, it is said to be the first-ever biofood, a n...

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Solazyme gets GRAS OK for Whole Algal Protein

Solazyme gets GRAS OK for Whole Algal Protein

19 Jan 2015

Renewable oil and ingredients company Solazyme has announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a favourable response to Solazyme’s notification concluding that Whole Algal Protein is Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) as an ing...

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Americans commit to vitamins for 2015

Americans commit to vitamins for 2015

19 Jan 2015

Americans are committing to taking vitamins in 2015, according to a new survey conducted online by Harris Poll on behalf of the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN). The survey, conducted in December, asked over 2,000 U.S. adults to select (all that...

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Study: almonds beneficial for heart disease

Study: almonds beneficial for heart disease

19 Jan 2015

A new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association found that a daily snack of 42 grams of almonds instead of a high-carbohydrate muffin with equivalent calories, consumed as part of an overall healthy diet, improved a number of hea...

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Arla commits to responsible growth in Africa

Arla commits to responsible growth in Africa

16 Jan 2015

Arla has said that it plans to grow in several African markets in the coming years, but this growth must be achieved in a responsible way. Therefore,  Arla is implementing an updated human rights policy throughout its organisation to ensure that its gl...

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2014 ended on a high, says KitoZyme

2014 ended on a high, says KitoZyme

16 Jan 2015

2014 ended on a high note for KitoZyme, the company has announced. “The detailed figures will be available in a few weeks’ time, but we already know that 2014 has seen strong growth in the company’s sales in its main areas of business. Our commercial e...

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EFSA reports on caffeine safety

EFSA reports on caffeine safety

16 Jan 2015

Single doses of caffeine up to 200mg and daily intakes of up to 400mg do not raise safety concerns for adults in Europe. These are two of the provisional findings of EFSA’s Scientific Opinion on the safety of caffeine from all sources. EFSA is now seek...

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Naturex inaugurates expanded quillaia plant

Naturex inaugurates expanded quillaia plant

16 Jan 2015

Naturex, the natural ingredients manufacturer, has inaugurated the expansion of its factory in Linares, Chile which will specialise in quillaia extraction and purification. During his speech, Olivier Rigaud, Naturex CEO, commented on the group’s ambiti...

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Probi gets largest ever probiotics order

Probi gets largest ever probiotics order

15 Jan 2015

Swedish biotechnology company Probi has announced that it has secured its largest order to date, valued at MSEK 17, from the US company NBTY. Probi is to supply probiotic products that will be included in an already well-established consumer product. I...

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