New products


Taking the heat out of chilli

Flavour firm Treatt has developed a new pepper ingredient to ‘enhance savoury flavours without adding the fiery sensation of chilli pepper’. Jalapeno Treattarome 9816 is a companion product to Habanero Treattarome 9815 but, like the natural fruit, it carries a greener, bell pepper-like note, differentiating it from the hot, tangy habanero chilli, says Treatt. “The […]

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Vitafoods Europe plans 15th anniversary celebration

Nutraceuticals, raw materials and functional food and drink ingredients show Vitafoods Europe is set to celebrate its 15th anniversary at Palexpo, Geneva, later this year. The event, from 22-24 May, is co-located with Finished Products Expo, a leading dietary supplements event. And, for the first time, the the newly-created Vitafoods Europe Conference Executive Advisory Board […]

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Provexis wades in with GB rowing team

Provexis, the life-science business that develops, licenses and markets functional food and sports nutrition technologies, has signed a new five-year deal to continue as the official supplier of sports drinks and sports nutrition for the Great Britain rowing team. The partnership, through the newly acquired Science in Sport (SiS) division, renews SiS’s commitment to the […]


Coffee market chilled out

While the ready-to-drink or iced coffee market is relatively mature and showing only modest growth in much of Asia, levels of interest elsewhere in the world appear to be growing, according to Innova Market Insights. This is not only in the relatively well-established US market, which is the number two global market after Japan, but […]

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UK food and drink exports soar

UK food and non-alcoholic drink exports grew to £5.8 billion (€6.7bn) in the first half of 2011 – a rise of over 13 per cent on the same period in 2010, according to new figures from the Food and Drink Federation (FDF). Exports to the EU increased by 12.6% to £4.4 billion (€5.1bn) with the […]

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Wild about exotic fruits

Capitalising on current consumer interest in exotic fruits, Wild has introduced a new product range. The four different varieties in the range include the African mix, with exotic marula and pink guava from; the Asian mix, featuring Alphonso mangos from India, with lychees, tamarinds and coconut water; a Caribbean medley of red grapefruit from Cuba […]

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Food sector manufacturing on the up

The UK food and drink industry has bucked the general trend of declining manufacturing output with a 0.5% increase in June 2011 compared to the same month in 2010, according to new figures. The Office for National Statistics results published this week show that while food and drink production output increased, the figures are in […]

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Hong Kong to host Vitafoods event

Vitafoods Asia will make its debut at AsiaWorld-Expo, Hong Kong from 7-9 September, as organisers respond to the growing pan-Asian nutraceutical, functional foods and functional drinks market. The event will provide the perfect platform for visitors from countries such as China, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia and is a must-attend for anyone in the industry […]

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TreattSweet ‘smoothes out sweetness profile’

Flavour and ingredients firm Treatt has launched TreattSweet, an ingredient it claims ‘improves the sweetness and transforms the flavour’ of products sweetened with Stevia and other sweeteners. This product is a blend of all-natural essences that imparts desirable flavour and mouthfeel, while smoothing out the sweetness profile and undesirable lingering characteristics associated with certain sweeteners, […]

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Big plans for Rhymney Brewery

After seven years of brewing in Merthyr Tydfil, family-run Rhymney Brewery has announced plans to relocate to Blaenavon, where it will to open a new 15,000sq ft purpose-built brewery and visitor centre – the first of its kind in Wales. The new brewery, which is expected to open in October, will be twice the size […]

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