Round-Up: Ingredients

Here is your weekly round-up of ingredients news. Next week’s round-up will focus on packaging news. To submit an item for inclusion, please contact Carly Wood at

  • EHL Ingredients has launched a new spicy Brazilian ingredient blend to celebrate the Rio 2016 Olympics.
  • Beneo has unveiled its first high performance rice starch that qualifies for natural and clean label status worldwide.
  • A new lustre popping candy inclusion from Pecan Deluxe Candy (Europe) will be giving bakery and dessert products a golden shimmer over the next few months.
  • Nutritional ingredient supplier Cambridge Commodities has announced it is the exclusive European distributor of Anagenix’s Actazin and Livaux.
  • Archer Daniels Midland Company’s (ADM) Wild Flavors and Specialty Ingredients business unit (WFSI) is expanding its portfolio to include new concepts featuring nuances of mint.
  • Transparency, trust and technology are the key themes to emerge in Ingredion’s new report into the future of clean and simple food.
  • Coconuts have become increasingly popular with consumers in the past year, suggests new sales data from IRI.
  • Members of the International Food & Beverage Alliance (IFBA) have adopted a worldwide commitment to phase out industrially produced trans fatty acids (TFAs) in their products.
  • Ongoing concerns about obesity and sugar intake have driven interest in reduced sugar and diet drinks in recent years, reports Innova Market Insights.
  • More widespread, regular consumption of omega-3 supplements could save healthcare systems and providers in the EU a total of €12.9 billion a year, according to a study commissioned by Food Supplements Europe.

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