AAK adds organic offerings to fats and oils portfolio
March 1, 2021
AAK, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of value-adding specialty vegetable fats and oils, has received CCOF (California Certified Organic Farmers) certification at AAK facilities in Richmond, Calif., and Port Newark, N.J. The AAK portfolio of fat and oil solutions now includes organic sunflower, coconut, soy, canola and safflower oils.
Profile Food Ingredients (PFI) introduces its latest product line for traditional and non-traditional frozen dessert applications. Many vegan and keto products in the frozen dessert market tend to have issues providing the stability, consistency of texture, and mouthfeel—when compared to traditional dairy frozen desserts.
AAK offers line of natural, plant-based specialty lecithins
February 18, 2021
AAK, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of value-adding specialty vegetable fats and oils, now offers a line of natural plant-based specialty lecithin emulsifier solutions that help improve nutrition, functionality, and processing of a wide variety of food and beverages.
Global oils and fats specialist AAK embraces new corporate purpose statement
February 10, 2021
Global oils and fats specialist AAK has unveiled a new corporate purpose – Making Better Happen™. It is the result of an inclusive process involving more than 1,000 AAK employees across the world. At the same time, the company has launched a new visual brand identity that reflects the thinking behind the purpose.
U.S. permits use of additional Bunge shea ingredient; expands options for food customers
December 22, 2020
Bunge Loders Croklaan, recently received a “no questions” letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in response to its Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) notice for a new shea ingredient. The FDA letter effectively allows the use of shea olein—the soft fraction of shea butter—in the manufacturing and distribution of a variety of U.S. products including baked goods, snacks, spreads, sauces, frozen dairy desserts and more.
New offering meets certification standards for Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil
November 11, 2020
As part of ongoing efforts to increase the availability of sustainably sourced ingredients, Cargill will become one of North America’s first large-scale suppliers of segregated palm oil certified by the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO). Beginning December 2020, all palm oil production from the company’s Charlotte, North Carolina refinery will be solely dedicated to providing the sustainably sourced product.
Optimizing the texture, flavor, appearance, cooking experience, and other qualities of these and other items to be as close to their animal counterparts as possible to meet increasingly exact consumer expectations has pushed innovation to new levels.
The acquired business will continue to benefit from increased demand due to the COVID-19 pandemic and generate annual net sales of approximately $270 million
October 27, 2020
B&G Foods, Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the iconic Crisco brand of oils and shortening from The J.M. Smucker Co. for approximately $550 million in cash, subject to a post-closing inventory adjustment.