Verdant Oasis grows and processes high quality, full spectrum EU agricultural hemp through vertically integrated operations
May 28, 2020
Using proprietary CO2 extraction and refining technology, Verdant Oasis Panoramic Entourage™ Oil captures the complete essence of hemp’s actives and is available in powder, water soluble oil and oil for dietary supplements, beverage and food applications.
Vegetable oils still lead the field over animal-based fats when it comes to new food oil developments. Perceived as healthier in that they contain more unsaturated fatty acids, they have faced challenges when it comes to cooking or baking, as they are not normally robust at the high temperatures needed in heat processing.
Comet Bio announces positive clinical trial results for its prebiotic Arrabina™
May 20, 2020
Comet Bio announced successful completion of its randomized, placebo-controlled, crossover clinical trial evaluating the gastrointestinal (GI) tolerability and prebiotic effects of its Arabinoxylan Plant Fiber Extract, Arrabina™. Results reveal that consumers can take up to 12g per day of ArrabinaTM with no negative gut or bowel reaction. The study also found that Arrabina™ promotes the growth of bifidobacteria, confirming its prebiotic function.
Consumer insights confirm that BENEO’s Palatinose meets consumer demands for an alternative carbohydrate
May 20, 2020
US consumers recognize that not all carbohydrates are alike. In a recent survey conducted on behalf of BENEO, it was shown that consumers differ in their perspectives between various kinds of carbohydrates and are aware of alternative sugars. In fact, half of US consumers believe carbohydrates that are more slowly released are better for health.
BENEO’S galenIQ makes sugar-free medicated high-boiled lozenges with long shelf-life
May 14, 2020
BENEO’S new galenIQ™ 900 provides a broad range of benefits, such as low hygroscopicity, which promotes long shelf-life stability; as well as prolonged oral dissolution due to its sustained solubility. Furthermore, the sweet-tasting excipient remains inert in the presence of other components such as active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and flavorings.
Group announces additional director appointees for future board of directors
May 12, 2020
International Flavors & Fragrances and DuPont, building on the previously announced merger between IFF and DuPont’s Nutrition & Biosciences (N&B) business, shared the new guiding purpose and vision, operating model and Executive Committee for the intended combined company. The companies continue to expect that the transaction will close in the first quarter of 2021.
Annual ranking showcases exceptional companies who are pushing the boundaries of innovation and technology
May 11, 2020
Epogee Foods has been selected as a Thrive TOP 50 AgTech Company of the Year. SVG Ventures-THRIVE in partnership with Forbes Live recently released their 2020 THRIVE TOP 50 AgTech Companies. The annual ranking showcases exceptional companies who are pushing the boundaries of innovation and technology.
Check out the June 2020 issue of Prepared Foods, featuring our cover story on creating functional flavors with stocks, bases & sauces, consumers’ appetite for beef and other animal proteins, new dairy and dairy alternative offerings, and much more.