DSM launches protease enzyme range

DSM has recently launched its complete portfolio of protease enzymes aimed at helping the food industry to do more with protein in different food products. The Maxipro portfolio includes a wide range of proteases that help improve protein solubility, functionality and digestibility as well as improve the taste profile of protein and even reduce allergic reactions […]


Be ready for FIC with rice starches

As the prospect looms of the Food Information for Consumers Regulation (EU 1169/2011 – also known as ‘FIC’), due to be implemented this December, food manufacturers are already considering how best to meet its requirements. Ulrick & Short, the British-owned clean label starch specialist, is under no illusions about the new regulations. Director Adrian Short […]


ADM names grain president to run cocoa unit

Ian Pinner has been named president, Global Cocoa, where he will oversee the company’s cocoa press operations. Scott Walker has been named vice president, Oilseeds Portfolio Optimization; he will lead the company’s sale of its chocolate business. “As we work to sell our chocolate business-while retaining and continuing to improve our global cocoa press operations-it […]


New gluten-free pizza range

UK-based DS-gluten free, a brand of Dr Schär, has announced that its Italian Bontà d’Italia pizza range is now available in selected Waitrose, Tesco, Morrisons, Booths and Ocado stores nationwide (RSP £3.29). A spokesperson from DS-gluten free comments: “Our own consumer research illustrated that just 5 per cent are satisfied with gluten free Italian food […]

New low-fat baking ingredient from Trimbake

A new baking replacement ingredient called Trimbake, which reduces baked recipes by up to 75% of the original fat content and 50% of the usual sugar content, is being launched in the UK. Trimbake is made up of a blend of apples, prunes, water, squash, carrots and lentils. Each packet of Trimbake can be used […]


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 […]


Mühlenchemie opens new pasta pilot plant

With its new pilot plant, Geman company Mühlenchemie offers pasta manufacturers an additional service. At the pasta laboratory in Ahrensburg, customers can now verify the possible effects of enzymes and other additives on noodle products before the start of commercial production. The pilot plant simulates the industrial production process. In order to enhance the quality […]

Eziglaze added to clean label glaze range

Ulrick & Short, a British owned clean label starch specialist, has announced the extension of its range of clean label non-GM glazes, to include Eziglaze C. The Eziglaze range has now been extended for all different pastry types and is suitable for hot cross buns, sausage rolls, chilled or frozen pies, morning goods, among other […]

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Air-dried kale snacks

Happy, a Somerset-based company, is launching healthy kale crisps that are not only 100% natural and raw, but also wheat, dairy, nut, gluten and GM free. There are currently two variants – barbeque and carob coconut – with additional flavours in the pipeline. Andrew Davis, a raw foodist and founder of Happy, comments, “Kale is […]


Pacepacker bagging line makes the grade

For just over a decade, Pacepacker Services’ Total Bag Control (TBC) bagging system installed at Pasta Foods has adapted to meet the company’s changing needs and has continued to provide reliable, dust-free operation. Pasta Foods is a producer of snack pellets and dry pasta. Based in the UK, the operation supplies customers with tailor-made solutions […]

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