Citrus fiber supplier Fiberstar wins innovation award at Food Ingredients Europe
December 17, 2015
This award emphasizes Fiberstar’s leadership in providing the global marketplace a natural solution to replace added pectin within bakery and confectionery fillings, spreads and fruit preparations for yogurts.
Demand for cage-free and organic eggs spurs segment growth
October 15, 2015
Consumers in the U.S. and around the world are showing increased concern about how their food products are sourced including whether vegetable and grain products are free of pesticides and/or made grown without the use of genetic modifications; and if non-genetically modified ingredients are being included in the feed of the poultry and livestock from which their animal foods are derived. These concerned consumers also want to know that the animals were raised and slaughtered under humane conditions.
OTA says states play key role in creating diversity, organic options in agriculture
October 8, 2015
Organic Trade Association Executive Director and CEO Laura Batcha told the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) that state agriculture directors are critical in the creation of much-needed policies that provide more choice and opportunity—including the organic option—in today's U.S. agricultural system.
Organic produce treatment extends the shelf-life of fruits and vegetables, while removing harmful pesticides
October 7, 2015
These include pathogens that cause foodborne illnesses (Norovirus, Salmonella, E-coli, and Listeria), as well as pathogens responsible for hospital-acquired infections (MRSA, C-difficile, VRE, Staph aureus, and Klebsiella)
Organic line scheduled to be available this winter
September 25, 2015
Jelly Belly Candy Company brings its reputation for flavors and high quality to the organic snack category with the announcement that Organic Jelly Beans in 10 assorted and five sour flavors, and Organic Fruit Flavored Snacks are scheduled to debut this winter.
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