The BRC AA rating is achieved when a company demonstrates exceptional quality control and food safety practices
April 3, 2019
James Smith, Managing Director for Kalsec Europe remarked, “This is a major achievement for our site and part of our longer-term goal of becoming more responsive and flexible to meet the needs of our customers. The whole team here in Mildenhall were involved in this achievement and we are now working to ensure these highest quality standards are met in future years.”
DuPont experts share advancements with “multi-hurdle” technology and new enzyme solution
February 19, 2019
DuPont Nutrition & Health will demonstrate its shelf-life expertise at the ASB BakingTech 2019 convention by showcasing its continual innovations with “multi-hurdle” baking technology. DuPont also will introduce its new POWERFresh® 9705 enzyme solution. Attendees also can speak with DuPont’s baking experts at Tabletop #802 Feb. 24-26 in Chicago.
Kemin study offers clean label alternative to synthetic antioxidants in cooked frozen meat
November 28, 2018
Results demonstrated that clean label alternatives such as FORTIUM® RGT12, a blend of rosemary and green tea, prevent oxidation as effectively as synthetic options, while maintaining higher scores with sensory panelists.
The new, naturally derived preservative is not the first clean label mold inhibitor to reach the market, but it is the first to equal the performance of calcium propionate without adversely affecting product flavor.
DuPont Nutrition & Health launches GUARDIAN® TOCO 30P Antioxidant from naturally sourced mixed tocopherols
June 26, 2018
Manufacturers of cereal and granola brands now have a convenient, easy-to-use antioxidant protection product when compared to liquid tocopherols. The powder format can help ease manufacturing concerns such as homogenous distribution, handling, labor-intensive cleanup and application equipment costs and limitations.
More than half of Americans are concerned about the safety of products bought online
May 30, 2018
Despite the fact that consumers are spending more time and money online, trust remains a hurdle for online retailers to clear, particularly for younger consumers. Some 14% of all online food and drink consumers cite trust as an issue that has prevented them from adding a product to an online shopping cart, with this number rising to almost one in five (17%) 18-34-year-olds. What’s more, many Americans are deterred by the lack of ability to test the value of the product for themselves as 69% of consumers overall are hesitant to buy something that they can’t see/touch in advance and three quarters (75%) prefer to sample products before purchasing.
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.