Gut instinct

This week marks Coeliac Awareness Week, with Coeliac UK raising awareness for the one in 100 people diagnosed with coeliac disease and the suspected 500,000 undiagnosed sufferers across the UK. In support of the campaign, Udi’s Gluten Free carried out research to gauge awareness of intolerances in the UK. The findings reveal that: Three in […]


Bakes for lasting fullness

DuPont Nutrition & Health is putting bakery on the weight management map with new opportunities to keep consumers fuller longer and help them reduce their calorie intake overall. Five new concept ideas, each enriched with Litesse polydextrose dietary fibre and Supro soy protein, target weight conscious consumers who want to put hunger on hold. Among […]


Opportunity for products with bone health claims

One in three British consumers is concerned about osteoporosis and 41% want to improve their bone health over the next 12 months, according to new survey results from Canadean. The desire to improve bone health is particularly high among consumers aged 55 and over, highlighting a big opportunity for brands to launch products enriched with […]


Marinade range

Frutarom Savory Solutions’ new range of marinades includes Bali, Sereh and Delikata flavours, designed to enhance fish and meat dishes. Inspired by far Eastern flavours, Bali and Sereh promise an authentic Asian taste. Based on the popular Indonesian street snack satay, Bali is characterised by a distinct peanut flavour, but does not contain allergen ingredients […]


Here is your weekly round-up of Ingredients news. If you have a news item you would like to submit for next week’s round-up, please contact Carly Wood at Tapping into consumers’ desire for ‘good’ carbs and healthier snacks, the use of sprouted grains is a small but fast growing niche. Ingredion’s new natural foaming […]

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First IP certification for sunflower lecithin

Cert ID Europe, the authority on non-GM traceability certification, has launched the first IP certification programme featuring PCR testing protocols to detect cross-contamination of soy in sunflower lecithin destined for food production, and in particular, chocolate, confectionery and bakery. The new programme is designed to support suppliers of sunflower lecithin, an increasingly popular alternative to […]


Compounds for meat-free products

Hydrosol is meeting the rising demand for meat-free alternatives with new all-in compounds for the manufacture of vegetarian and vegan cold cuts, and alternatives to hot boiled sausages. The compounds contain all the components necessary for the formulation, including mild seasoning that can be enhanced as desired. “Our new HydroTOP series all-in compounds consist of […]

Snack attack

Last week I attended Health Ingredients Europe in Amsterdam along with around 8,000 others from the health and natural ingredients industries. We were there to see what solutions the 500 or so health and wellness suppliers had to offer food and beverage applications, and to ‘trend spot’ for 2015. With the subject of last week’s […]


Cargill supports New York Declaration on Forests

At the United Nations’ Climate Summit in Manhattan on September 23 this year, Cargill joined dozens of other companies, governments and society groups from around the world to support the New York Declaration on Forests. Endorsers of the declaration pledged to do their part in slowing, halting, and reversing global forest loss, while enhancing food […]


New soy sauce bottle result of teamwork

Four packaging firms have worked together to produce a new bespoke soy sauce bottle for Dutch food company Inproba. UK-based glass manufacturer Beatson Clark and its sister company Pont Europe teamed up with Dutch capping company Teamplast and sleeving company Rivièra Product Decorations to design and produce the new packaging. The new 150ml white flint […]


ADM to expand non-GMO lecithin production

Archer Daniels Midland Company is set to expand its production capacity of non-genetically modified lecithin. The firm will expand capacity at its soybean processing facility in Latur, India, and adding new rapeseed processing capabilities to its facility in Hamburg, Germany. Lecithin is an emulsifier that is used in a wide variety of food processing applications […]


ADM expands protein crisps range

ADM is due to highlight its Textura range, a line of protein crisps, at this year’s Vitafoods. Manufacturers can incorporate Textura crisps into food products such as cereal bars and healthy snacks to enhance nutrient content, texture and flavour. Textura crisps are available in a range of protein contents and can be tailored to add […]


New soy protein facility in Brazil

Archer Daniels Midland Company has announced plans to invest $250 million in a soy protein production complex in Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. The complex will be located next to the company’s existing soybean processing facility in Campo Grande, and will manufacture a range of functional protein concentrates and isolates. ADM’s Food and […]


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