Two new cheese cultures answer productivity and cheese quality needs for high-volume, industrial cheese makers
April 11, 2018
Industrial pizza cheese and pasta filata makers need consistency and reliability in their operations. Under intense pressure to operate efficiently, cheese plants are sometimes forced to adjust their process times due to starter cultures that don’t perform consistently, which causes production delays that impact quality and, ultimately, the bottom line.
MGP commits to renewable energy; 100% of electricity to come from wind
April 9, 2018
Through a three-year agreement that took effect April 1, the company has made a commitment to renewable energy through Westar Wind, a Green-e certified program offered by Westar Energy. As a result, total electric usage at MGP’s facilities in Atchison, Kan., and Lawrenceburg, Ind., will be offset by green energy provided by Westar’s wind resources in Kansas.
AEB’s Incredible Breakfast Trends series features Chef Ina Pinkney, “Breakfast Queen” and bowls
March 22, 2018
Chicago-based chef, writer and undisputed, “Breakfast Queen,” Ina Pinkney is the first of IBT’s trend-setting chefs. She dishes on the bowl trend and its limitless opportunities, specifically breakfast bowls and what gives them their menu appeal. In a guest vlog Chef Ina draws on her years of experience focusing on the breakfast daypart, sharing her views about the breakfast bowl phenomenon: “Breakfast bowls allow you to choose to eat a meal in layers or mixed all together. Fill it with flavor and texture and you’ve got an exciting array of concepts that will bring consumers back time and again.”
Gelita introduces collagen protein blog for formulators
March 13, 2018
The blog will call upon the expertise of GELITA’s internal team members as well as outside key opinion leaders and influencers from around the world. This blog is just one part of GELITA’s comprehensive social media initiative designed to promote #AmazingGelatine and #AmazingCollagen.
Diana Food to offer chicken-based ingredients from humanely raised birds
February 28, 2018
With these priorities in mind, Diana Food is setting up a new facility in Banks Crossing, GA, dedicated to chicken-based solutions from humanely-raised birds. The plant will be making its first deliveries to American customers in early 2019.
TIC Gums’ new Simplistica ingredient systems address gluten free, vegan trends; include hydrocolloids, starches, proteins and sweeteners
February 28, 2018
With Simplistica ingredient systems from TIC Gums, food and beverage developers can better align their formulation and label claim goals with the attributes of the ingredients they use. Simplistica systems also make it possible for food developers to make use of the legendary customer service from TIC Gums in a more comprehensive way.
Enzymes help solve some of the biggest challenges in the food processing industry. This makes them especially valuable for handling today's "hot button" issues of sugar reduction, sustainability, and acrylamide reduction, as well as applying to a myriad of clean-label approaches.
The new facility will house more than 100 employees, and is the new home to Beyond Meat’s Manhattan Beach Project
February 2, 2018
The center is seven-times the size of the existing facilities and will serve as the foundation of Beyond Meat’s commitment to innovation through accelerated experimentation, learnings, and progress toward the goal of building plant-based meat that is indistinguishable from its animal-based equivalent.
MGP’s TruTex benefits producers and consumers of foods rich in plant-based protein
January 26, 2018
These include a fibrous structure identical to chicken and pulled pork, for instance, as well as selections that resemble crumbled beef and are just right for producing beef-like patties, fillings for tacos, burritos and wraps, as well as principal ingredients for Sloppy Joe mixes, chili and similar dishes.
Check out the June 2020 issue of Prepared Foods, featuring our cover story on creating functional flavors with stocks, bases & sauces, consumers’ appetite for beef and other animal proteins, new dairy and dairy alternative offerings, and much more.