Palm Done Right educates, empowers, and dispels myths for the good of people and planet
May 24, 2022
Natural Habitats, through its sustainability initiative/movement Palm Done Right, announced the release of its new guide Palm Positive+, A Reference Guide. With an ever-present focus on full transparency, organic practices and sustainability, Palm Done Right created Palm Positive+ to dispel health myths, promote supply chain transparency, profile the people behind sustainable palm, and shed light on this widely used, versatile ingredient.
The popularity of Vietnamese food and beverages has continued to grow in the US, alongside other Asian cuisine. Enhancing the proverbial “sweet spot”in a trending Vietnamese food by incorporating trusted ingredients can transform a traditional Vietnamese dish into a new variation.
Food and beverage processors face profound disruption from changing consumer and customer needs. For starters, consumers are voicing more environmental concerns and they are shifting to more mindful and planet-friendly diets. Likewise, they are gravitating toward more nutritious food choices to achieve personal wellbeing goals.
Bell Flavors’ Northbrook, Ill, site completes annual USDA organic recertification audit
May 19, 2022
Bell Flavors & Fragrances said its Northbrook, Ill., location completed an audit of its expanded range of USDA certified organic flavors. The audit was conducted in partnership with Quality Assurance International (QAI).
Butter Buds’ new video highlights flavorful, functional clean label ingredients, innovation
May 17, 2022
Butter Buds Inc., a global leader in dairy and non-dairy concentrates, released a video highlighting how the team’s application experts help food manufacturers overcome formulation challenges. The team shares insight into new food innovations made possible as Butter Buds continues to push the boundaries of flavor technology, with clean label, organic and dairy alternative solutions for today’s marketplace.
Company makes investment to ensure capacity to meet increasing demand from food, beverage and industrial customers
May 12, 2022
ADM announced it will invest to significantly expand starch production at its Marshall, Minn., facility in order to meet fast-growing demand from the food and beverage sectors, and to support the continued expansion of the company’s BioSolutions platform.
In the United States, specifically, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2020-2025 call for consumers to “limit foods and beverages higher in added sugars” to less than 10% of daily calories. Research shows the top sources of added sugars in the US diet include sugar-sweetened beverages, desserts and sweet snacks, sweetened coffee and tea, and candy.
According to a recent survey, consumers are paying more attention to ingredient lists than they did five years ago
May 9, 2022
A new survey by the International Food Information Council (IFIC) is revealing just how big a role ingredients play in the food attitudes and purchasing habits of American consumers. The survey, “From ‘Chemical-Sounding’ to ‘Clean’: Consumer Perspectives on Food Ingredients,” shows that our interest is strong, “clean” is popular and health is paramount.