November 11, 2013
As the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announces its preliminary determination that partially hydrogenated oils are not “generally recognized as safe” (GRAS), global oils leader IOI Loders Croklaan is inviting food manufacturers to its Creative Studio to reformulate applications with its existing suite of readily available trans-fat-free solutions.Read More
The FDA has taken the first steps toward eliminating the artery-clogging substance.
November 8, 2013
Products containing trans fats are already increasingly hard to find in grocery stores and restaurant menus amid widespread agreement about the risks they pose to public health.Read More
The dairy known for its Splash of Fresh Flavor is debuting five varieties of lactose-free milks.
June 19, 2013
The varieties include a 2% reduced fat, fat-free, fat-free extra, vitamin D and vanilla almond fat-free options. Read More
A new study shows that eating higher amounts of fat is associated with increased daytime sleepiness.
May 14, 2013
Eating higher amounts of carbohydrates is associated with increased alertness.Read More
2013 New Products Annual: Meals
In addition to efforts to improve the healthfulness of processed meals, manufacturers also sought to boost the nutritional reputation of packaged meats.
March 28, 2013
In the area of convenience meals and processed meats, health and nutrition proved a solid selling point in 2012, as developers refined formulations and consumers turned to in-home dining in the midst of a challenging economy.Read More
A spray-dried powder promises to benefit better-for-you products seeking to reduce fat and sugar.
March 21, 2013
Edlong Dairy Flavors offers two new functional dairy flavors that are especially useful in the better-for-you category when reducing fat and sugar.Read More
The New England brand adds 40% Less Fat Sea Salt & Cracked Pepper to its lineup of reduced fat kettle-cooked chips.
March 14, 2013
The new option is made with real sea salt and a blend of peppercorns, including a slightly sweet premium white pepper. Read More
New technologies on fat- and oil-based ingredients, plus technical tips on reducing fats were offered at one Prepared Foods’ R&D Applications Seminar.
February 14, 2013
Dietary advice on fats has gone from reducing all fat to consuming the “good” and avoiding the “bad” fat. Asim Syed, director, Global R&D, Healthy Oils Applications at Dow AgroSciences, explained this and more in his Prepared Foods’ R&D Seminar presentation titled “Fats and Oils: Developing Today for a Healthier Tomorrow.”Read More
Creative food processors and ingredient makers are teaming up to bring all the components together as seamlessly as macaroni and cheese.
February 14, 2013
Every day, people are admonished to eat more healthfully. However, they also are bombarded with the coupled force of stress, plus advertisement images of tasty treats that purportedly relieve that same stress. Today’s palates are sophisticated and demanding.Read More
January 10, 2013
Recognizing consumer interest in health and essential nutrition, Wisconsin’s Sassy Cow Creamery has added a new low-fat 1% chocolate milk in pint, quart and half-gallon sizes.