Gen Y, Gen Z seek less processed fats found on clean, simple labels
April 12, 2017
Millennials and Generation Z consumers are the most inclined to view any type of fat not only as permissible, but as offering positive health benefits, according to Food Formulation Trends: Oils and Fats, a new report by market research firm Packaged Facts.
Collaboration ensures swift supply of premium omega-3 chia oil
April 7, 2017
According to Gillot, Taiyo will concentrate its considerable resources to promote and sell Benexia’s new chia oil produced via XIA PURE Ox Blocker, its proprietary process that ensures significantly improved stability, greatly extended shelf life and a superior quality seed oil for use in foods, beverages and dietary supplements.
Cargill strengthens North American non-GMO offering with Identity Preservation process, more Non-GMO Project Verified ingredients
March 31, 2017
Furthering its commitment to help food and beverage customers address growing consumer demand for non-GMO product offerings, Cargill has announced an identity preservation process and several additional Non-GMO Project Verified food ingredients.
IOI Loders Croklaan expanding its Rexdale, Ontario, facility
March 31, 2017
IOI Loders Croklaan, a market leader in the development and manufacture of specialty fats and oils for the bakery, confectionery, dairy and foodservice segments, is expanding its production facility in Rexdale, Ontario, Canada.
Global emulsifier/stabilizer specialist Palsgaard is the first industrial company to achieve CO2-neutrality at its Mexican plant
March 22, 2017
Global emulsifier/stabilizer specialist Palsgaard announces that the company has become the first industrial company to achieve CO2-neutrality at its Mexican plant, thereby ticking off yet another production site on its to-do-list for achieving its planned global zero-carbon footprint by the end of 2020.
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.
Olera Shortenings and Oils will completely convert its palm kernel shortenings and oils to 100% Certified Sustainable grade by end of 2017
February 22, 2017
Olera® Shortenings and Oils, a food division of Global Agri-trade Corporation (GATC), announced its plan to completely convert its full offerings of palm and palm kernel shortenings and oils to 100% Certified Sustainable grade by end of 2017.
Corbion offers full ingredient product line with no partially hydrogenated oils
February 15, 2017
Leadership requires action. That’s why Corbion didn’t wait for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) deadline of removing all partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) from food products by June 2018. Corbion targeted January 2017 for providing non-PHO replacements for its entire portfolio, including emulsifiers, mixes and bases.
One of the greatest challenges facing manufacturers and their culinary teams is developing products that not only meet the health, environmental, and clean-label demands of consumers, but that also deliver the high-quality taste and texture profiles indispensable to success. It falls on ingredient makers and suppliers to support these efforts.
Sugar slashers take note: building back sweetness is only half the equation. You have to tend to texture, too, to deliver a sensory experience
January 13, 2017
"New year, new you,” right? How about “New year, new dairy formulation”? As we settle into 2017, one thing that isn’t changing — amidst a whole lot that is — is the public’s not-so-subtle request that food processors substantively change the formulations of their favorite foods and beverages, dairy included.