Consumers are looking for nutritious and delicious products with enhanced protein that also taste good. They also seek non-GMO, gluten-free, vegetarian and sustainably sourced ingredients in the products they purchase.
Fifty percent of Hershey standard- and king-size confections will be 200 calories or less by 2022
April 24, 2017
The Hershey Company announced new commitments that will increase the visibility of nutrition information and portion options as part of their ongoing efforts to offer a broad range of delicious snacks and clear information.
A new solid fat replacement cuts calories, keeps flavor
March 15, 2017
Health conscious consumers soon will be able to enjoy indulgent foods with drastically fewer calories without sacrificing taste or flavor thanks to Epogee™ (esterified propoxylated glycerol) Fat Replacement. Epogee was developed by Choco Finesse LLC.
Prinova helps product developers take sugar reduction to the next level
February 1, 2017
Food and beverages manufacturers are under pressure to reduce product sugar content. And it’s no surprise, considering the World Health Organization’s endorsement of soft drink “sugar taxes” and FDA’s new Nutrition Facts labeling guidelines, which require product packaging to list all added sugars.
As food and beverage formulators work to meet both the pending regulatory changes regarding added sugars and consumers’ nutritional demands, Fibersol® soluble dietary fiber ingredients offer a solution to help formulators “redo” sugar in their products.
Beneo uses HiE to emphasize sustainability, sugar reduction efforts
December 1, 2016
BENEO’s sustainable mind-set starts at the very beginning of the supply chain. It can be traced from its fields, farms and factories, to the substantiated consumer health benefits its ingredients provide.
SymLife Sweet flavors provide sweetness modulation solutions
November 15, 2016
Symrise NA’s new SymLife Sweet flavors provide sweetness modulation solutions in a variety of food and beverage applications. The new SymLife Sweet series is part of Symrise’s “Taste for Life” product platform.
Ingredion’s NUTRAFLORA® L95-S Soluble Prebiotic Fiber now comes in liquid form for easy use in bakery, beverage and dairy applications
October 19, 2016
The effectiveness of NUTRAFLORA® prebiotic fiber is built on a foundation of more than 200 studies and 20 years of research. NUTRAFLORA® prebiotic fiber has been scientifically demonstrated to support digestive and immune health, provide a good or excellent source of fiber, and can be used to reduce sugar in foods and beverages such as bars, baked goods, functional beverages and dairy products.
Ohly’s new SAV-R-SWEET naturally masks the off-taste of stevia
October 12, 2016
Ohly’s new SAV-R-SWEET offers a clean tasting, natural solution to target loss of taste in reduced sugar foods and beverages. Specifically, this new product effectively masks the off-taste of stevia, a natural high intensity sweetener used to replace sugar.
Check out the April 2017 issue of Prepared Foods, featuring our cover story on how technologists are addressing sugar reduction with an expanding menu of sweeteners, the use of salts and spices to modernize formulations, and much more!