Organic Trade Association survey puts 2017 organic growth rate at six times the pace of overall food market
July 18, 2018
The growth rate for organic food sales was below 2016’s 9% pace and was impacted by markedly slow growth in the big organic dairy and egg category. However, it was well above that of the overall food market, which nudged up 1.1%.
Organic opportunity abounds for product development with gum acacia
July 12, 2018
OTA noted that “the growth rate for organic food sales was below 2016’s 9% pace and was impacted by markedly slow growth in the big organic dairy and egg category. Nevertheless, it was well above that of the overall food market, which nudged up 1.1%.
Naturex using IFT to showcase new plant-based alternative to EDTA
June 26, 2018
XtraBlend® RN is the result of a major research program conducted by Naturex that explored the chelating and free radical scavenging properties of more than 400 botanicals. Since they are familiar and clearly understood to be of natural origin, botanical extracts resonate well with consumers.
Ingredion launches NOVATION PRIMA 309 and 609 organic functional native starches
June 15, 2018
NOVATION PRIMA 309 and 609 organic native corn starches provide a comparable viscosity and gel strength to modified starches, yet qualify for a simple, “organic corn starch” label while providing cold-temperature stability. The certified-organic corn starches are unique, providing both process tolerance and cold-temperature stability. The starches create a smooth, short texture that, once cooked, do not set to a gel or cause syneresis, even after several freeze/thaw cycles.
Corbion takes organic baking to new heights with addition to Pristine® portfolio
June 15, 2018
The latest addition to the already robust Pristine® range of clean-label dough conditioners can be used in both organic and non-GMO formulations, and consistently outperforms competing products—delivering better machinability and oven spring, increased volume and, in some cases, reduced mix time.
CEO Gilbert Ghostine adds, “At Firmenich, we are passionate about mastering taste across all its dimensions, from being at the source of the best quality of natural ingredients, all the way to creating unique experiences that consumers love. In a world of increasingly label-conscious consumers, our Natural and Clean Label platform is dedicated to developing a portfolio of the most authentic taste profiles that our customers and their consumers can trust.”
TIC Gums extends its portfolio to include organic tara gum
June 14, 2018
Due to its galactomannan structure, TICorganic Tara Gum HV can be used as an alternative to other galactomannans, such as locust bean gum (LBG) and guar gum, in certain applications. Similarly to LBG and guar, tara provides thickness and creaminess, as well as an enhanced eating experience.
Briess offers a palette of natural color ingredients
May 30, 2018
Visit Briess’ IFT Food Expo Show Booth S1267 to learn about an entire portfolio of non-GMO formulating options all made in the USA. Moreover, Briess’ ingredient solutions address the latest trends involving ready-to-eat, organic and gluten-free options.
Looking to reduce or eliminate sugar in a new food or beverage product? Today’s food scientists have many sweetener options from which to choose. Ben Fleischer, CEO and founder of Pyure® Brands LLC, Naples, Fla., explains why Pyure stevia products represent an optimal choice for sugar-reduction endeavors.
Bell Flavors & Fragrance expands its certified organic flavors line
May 2, 2018
Bell already offers a broad range of organic compliant flavors and recently launched a range of certified organic flavors—certified by Quality Assurance International (QAI). As organic product demand continues to grow, Bell is pleased to offer a growing range of organic flavors.