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 Michelle Maynard at [email protected].
- The UK’s first drink containing cannabidiol has been launched by Botanic Lab. Each drink contains 2mg of hemp CBD extract, an amount ‘ideal’ for general health maintenance without giving consumers a ‘buzz’.
- Cargill has launched a new potato starch range which offers superior viscosity and an improved sensory experience, without compromising on taste and appearance.
- Kerry has opened its first plant in Russia, producing ingredients for the meat processing and snacks market.
- Coca-cola are also reportedly exploring the cannabidiol drinks market and is said to be in “serious talks” with Aurora Cannabis about developing drinks infused with marijuana.