Grains and plant-based ingredients from Ardent Mills and The Annex by Ardent Mills™ support key industry priorities
August 7, 2019
At this year’s event, held in early June in New Orleans, Ardent Mills and The Annex by Ardent Mills (the Annex) showcased how grain-based innovations can lead the food industry by identifying, sourcing, growing and pioneering leading-edge ingredients.
Each infusion blends functional ingredients and adaptogens into premium CCOF certified organic Japanese matcha
June 19, 2019
Available in four varieties: GLOW, PROTECT, THINK and BALANCE, each infusion blends functional ingredients and adaptogens into premium CCOF certified organic Japanese matcha, providing green tea nutrients and calm, focused energy for an upgraded daily beverage.
BENEO uses IFT to showcase prebiotic chicory root fiber for digestive health
June 4, 2019
BENEO’s inulin and oligofructose are obtained from chicory root via a gentle hot water extraction. This natural production process clearly distinguishes them from other fibers, which are made indigestible by chemical and enzymatic modifications.
Win-Win-Win: ADM/Matsutani's Fibersol products can boost fiber content and also replace sugar's non-sweetening functional properties to achieve sugar and calorie reduction
May 17, 2019
People typically associate fiber with "traditional" applications such as bread, nutrition bars or functional beverages. Yet most would be surprised to know that their favorite candies, ice cream, chocolates and other sweets also can be formulated with fiber for an extra nutritional boost.
Study shows soluble guar fiber may be helpful for autistic children suffering from constipation and irritability
May 1, 2019
In a new pilot study, scientists found soluble guar fiber (Sunfiber) may improve both constipation and irritability in children with ASD. This opens many new potential opportunities for companies interested in developing formulations for the ASD market. Sunfiber is appropriate for all ages.
Prebiotic chicory root fiber maintains microbiota balance in children—even following antibiotic treatment
May 1, 2019
The study, conducted by Prof Tamàs Decsi, University of Pécs, Department of Paediatrics, Clinical Center of the University of Pécs, Medical School in Hungary, is the first of its kind to provide an in-depth investigation into the effect of prebiotic chicory root fiber supplementation on the gut microbiota composition of children aged 3 to 6 years, including those undertaking antibiotic treatment.
BENEO now can produce organic inulin from chicory roots
April 25, 2019
To date, no organic inulin from chicory is available. With the latest ongoing developments, BENEO will be able to offer inulin derived from chicory root fiber at a reasonable and competitive price premium compared to organic inulin from other sources.
Nexira provides update on dietary fiber status for acacia gum
April 11, 2019
Based on the discussion with the FDA on August 2018, Nexira—along with representatives of the gum acacia industry—decided to conduct additional studies to strengthen the body of evidence supporting the beneficial physiological effects of gum acacia on blood glucose attenuation and energy intake.