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.
Amelia Bay using IFT to showcase, sample on-trend organic tea, coffee concepts
April 30, 2018
Amelia Bay offers beverage manufacturers brewed teas that are not only clean label, but easy to use versus batch steeping or using instant tea powders, and can significantly reduce batching times. Our formulations are simply blended in batch tanks, pasteurized, and can be hot-filled or cold-filled for a beautiful, stable finished beverage free from sedimentation or clouding. Blended, brewed and formulated in John's Creek, Ga.
Symrise uses plant-based oils to create new Grillicious flavor, meet EU requirements
April 24, 2018
As a result of the implementation directive of the European Union (EU) from 2012, the food industry is now required to offer taste solutions that comply with the regulation, yet at the same time still ensure the same taste experience. With Grillicious, Symrise provides food manufacturers with a suitable solution for their products.
Decision to include carrageenan in organic foods affirms safety and value of the ingredient
April 5, 2018
In making its decision to reject the NOSB’s recommendation, the USDA considered the scientific evidence and stakeholder comments, ultimately reaffirming carrageenan’s safety and value as a food ingredient. In the Federal Register notice, the USDA stated that “carrageenan continues to be necessary for handling agricultural products because of the unavailability of wholly natural substitutes.
Revealing itself as discerning grocery shoppers, Generation Z issues fresh demands on food product developers
March 27, 2018
This post-Millennial generation is already following through with this sentiment in their actions – Gen Z accounts for some of the heaviest use of organic and non-GMO foods, according to the NPD report, Make It Happen for Gen Z.
Check out the June 2019 issue of Prepared Foods, featuring our cover story on sugar reduction and sweetener strategies, how developers are meeting new demands for active performance products, and much more.