According to the International Taste Institute, taste drives 88% of F&B consumer purchase intent, making it the most important attribute for food and beverage products’ success and overshadowing other considerations like price, health and convenience. Yet taste, as the palate perceives it, is not merely a combination of aroma and flavor.
CP Kelco on track toward 2022 sustainability objectives
April 21, 2021
CP Kelco, a global leader of nature-based ingredient solutions, is pleased to announce the results of the company’s global sustainability activities for 2020. The company is committed to more sustainable manufacturing to minimize its environmental impact, in alignment with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs) and its own Triple Bottom Line commitment to people, planet and profit.
CP Kelco launches online resource for innovation and the “Power of Nature”
April 14, 2021
CP Kelco, a global leader of nature-based ingredient solutions, now offers a multi-media resource spotlighting its capabilities in action. Filled with value-creating ideas and nature-powered innovation, "Innovation… Powered by Nature" aims to help manufacturers in the food, beverage, home and personal care segments understand market trends and navigate a changing industry landscape through problem-solving and collaboration.
Gums and hydrocolloids are a diverse collection of polysaccharides that create gel-like formations when in contact with moisture. They are extremely versatile, improving texture, mouthfeel, and physical appearance in foods and beverages. Gums can be used to increase viscosity levels or benefit flow. They are especially prized for increasing stability in an ingredient matrix.
Ingredion Incorporated has expanded its potato-based solutions with new ULTRA-TEX® 1311 modified potato starch. The waxy, instant starch offers food manufacturers a new way to create premium products with enhanced product appeal and cost savings potential.
Quadra Ingredients agrees to distribute Nexira ingredients in Canada, effective April 1
February 4, 2021
France’s Nexira, a world leading supplier of acacia gum, has designated Quadra Ingredients, Vaudreuil-Dorion, Quebec, as Nexira’s exclusive Canadian distributor, effective April 1, 2021. This will replace a former agreement with L.V. Lomas.
Global warming now requires the acceleration of actions and investments to limit carbon emissions. Current laws under consideration call for government-sanctioned projects, which are underway to support the decarbonization of the industry, precipitating the arrival of environmental labelling. In response to these new needs, Nexira now has the ability to supply our customers with inavea™, the first line of carbon neutral ingredients.
Cargill expands its label-friendly SimPure line with new tapioca starches
January 28, 2021
The new tapioca starches enable brands to create tantalizing, process-tolerant textures, while appealing to consumer preferences for simple, familiar ingredients. Functional and versatile, the starches are ideal for a wide breadth of applications, including dairy and dairy alternatives, convenience sauces and ready meals, meat alternatives and pet food.