Palm Done Right educates, empowers, and dispels myths for the good of people and planet
May 24, 2022
Natural Habitats, through its sustainability initiative/movement Palm Done Right, announced the release of its new guide Palm Positive+, A Reference Guide. With an ever-present focus on full transparency, organic practices and sustainability, Palm Done Right created Palm Positive+ to dispel health myths, promote supply chain transparency, profile the people behind sustainable palm, and shed light on this widely used, versatile ingredient.
Sneha Karthikeyan to take on role as senior confectionery scientist
May 4, 2022
AAK, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of value-adding specialty vegetable fats and oils, announced Sneha Karthikeyan has joined the US Customer Innovation team as senior confectionery scientist. Karthikeyan will oversee all co-development activities at AAK’s Customer Innovation Center in Edison, N.J.
Kemin uses AOCS meeting to promote Proteus® fat block technology
May 4, 2022
Steve Kelleher, Research Fellow, Kemin Food Technologies, North America, will present the session, “Solubilized Proteins as a Fat Block in Production,” which highlights recent research exploring methods to reduce the amount of fat uptake while retaining moisture in deep-fat-fried protein products.
Combined company effort seeks to educate consumers on veggie and seed oils with collective campaign and limited-edition starter pack
March 2, 2022
LesserEvil, the better-for-you snack brand on a mission to make healthy, organic, less-processed, and sustainable snacks more accessible, has teamed up with A Dozen Cousins, Cappello’s, Primal Kitchen, and RIND Snacks to create the Clean Oil Crew— a coalition of brands joining forces for an educational campaign, limited-edition starter pack available for purchase, and a special giveaway to educate about clean oils and inspire others to join the movement.
Toward the end of 2020, the USDA and HHS issued the 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The guidelines include key recommendations to reduce trans fats and limit the intake of saturated fats to less than 10 percent of daily calories. It also suggests that as part of a healthy eating pattern to include the consumption of plant-based oils such as canola, corn, olive, peanut, safflower, soybean, and sunflower.
Research finds more consumers weighing sustainability claims on packaged food choices
February 4, 2022
Sustainability considerations now influence the majority of the world’s grocery shoppers when buying packaged foods such as potato chips and cookies, according to Cargill’s most recent global FATitudes™ survey. The proprietary research finds 55% of consumers indicate they’re more likely to purchase a packaged food item if it includes a sustainability claim, a four-point jump since the company last fielded this research in 2019.
The WHO's REPLACE initiative provides a guide for governments and industry to implement a best practice on iTFA in the global food supply chain
December 6, 2021
As food manufacturers seek ways to help improve consumer diets, Cargill is supporting our customers by committing to remove iTFAs from its entire global edible oils portfolio. This helps both Cargill and its customers comply with the World Health Organization's (WHO) recommended standard of a maximum two grams of industrially produced trans-fatty acids (iTFA) per 100 grams fats/oils by the end of 2023.
AAK highlighting new solutions for plant-based foods, infant nutrition and healthy aging
October 6, 2021
AAK, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of value-adding specialty vegetable fats and oils, invites SupplySide West (SSW) attendees to discover the latest solutions for innovative plant-based foods, infant nutrition and healthy aging products.