Arla Foods Ingredients reboots smoothies

Arla Foods Ingredients has launched a new ingredient concept that makes it easy to produce healthy, convenient and environmentally friendly Greek-style yoghurt smoothies that are rich in both protein and real fruit. Nutrilac YO-8075 is a natural whey protein derived from cow’s milk. It gives manufacturers the ability to use their existing equipment to formulate […]

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New glaze-based fruit pieces

Herza Schokolade has developed a new ingredient line – glaze-based fruit pieces. With a variety of colours and flavours available, they open up many different creative product possibilities. There are ten flavours: pineapple, banana, cassis, green apple, cherry, coconut, lime, mango, orange and lemon. They are available as single ingredients or as individual combinations of […]

Softer stance on health claims

According to Innova Market Research, interest in healthy options appears to be continuing unabated. This is despite cutbacks in consumer expenditure and problems in some countries with regard to health claims legislation. Nearly 40% of the global launches recorded by Innova Market Insights in 2013 were positioned on a health platform of some kind, mainly […]

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Germany’s feel for yogurt

Yogurt consumption in Germany is growing almost twice as fast as other dairy products; a trend that is set to continue. According to a new report from Canadean, the taste and texture of yogurt is more important than price and calorie count. Yogurt is set to grow fast in the otherwise fairly slow growing and […]


Greiner Packaging develops yogurt packaging for men

Danone is expanding the line of yogurt products for men, which was trialled in Bulgaria. In a number of studies, Danone Bulgaria concentrated on the taste preferences of Bulgarian men in yogurt consumption. The major findings revealed that men in Bulgaria particularly like yogurt products with thick consistency, high fat content, and a distinctive taste. […]

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WhiteWhey introduced as alternative to annatto

Chr Hansen, a global bioscience company that develops natural ingredients, has introduced a new cheese colouring product that enables producers of cheddar and gouda cheese to get more value from their whey while maintaining an aesthetically-pleasing appearance of their cheese products. Whey – the liquid remaining after milk has been coagulated and drained – is […]

Beverage sweetener to be showcased at drinktec

Nutrinova, the food ingredients business of Celanese, is to showcase Qorus – its sweetener system designed to bring authentic taste profiles to reduced calorie beverages – at next week’s drinktec exhibition. Qoros enables beverage makers to balance sweetness and flavour while masking off-notes. Diana Peninger, vice president and general manager of Celanese food ingredients business, […]


Clean label replacements key to cutting dairy costs

Industry experts predict that dairy prices will continue to increase due to global weather, supply issues in the feed markets and strong demand from developing countries, but leading GB-owned starch specialist Ulrick & Short claims that replacement clean label, non-GM ingredients are a simple option to offset the costs. Consumers are demanding shorter labels, and […]


Greek is the word for yogurt protein solution

Arla Foods Ingredients has launched a protein solution that it says will enable yogurt manufacturers to produce Greek-style yogurts on their existing plant, with dramatically reduced levels of wastage. Sales of Greek and Greek-style yoghurts are soaring globally, says Arla, but the specialist equipment usually needed to make them, and the low yields per kilogram of […]

May 2011

Waiting in the wings Abigail Birch, innovation manager of RSSL’s product and ingredient innovation division, ask whether European approval of stevia will open the door to other intense sweeteners. Room for improvement  John Holah and Alicja Malinowska, of Campden BRI, explain the pros and cons of whole room disinfection. No corner cutting for Müller Dairy […]

Making a meal of health claims

A ‘mega-healthy’ airline meal that satisfies all 222 Article 13.1 newly approved health claims has been created by experts at Leatherhead Food Research. CEO Dr Paul Berryman challenged his team of scientific, regulatory and marketing experts to devise a meal that could make all 222 claims. “It wasn’t that simple, but we did it within […]


Scot a lot of wins

Border Biscuits has scooped the prestigious title of Business of the Year at the 2012 Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards. The success completed a double for the Lanarkshire company, which was also recognised for its commitment to developing its employees with the Profiting Through Skills Development award. The night’s second big winner was Katy […]


New look for Yeo Valley

Yeo Valley, the British family-run dairy company, has unveiled a new look across its entire range and added a new premium line called Top Notch. The Yeo Valley range will feature a new logo and packaging design from early next month, with the new look designed to ‘illustrate the delicious Yeo Valley taste and reflect […]

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