High amylopectin level helps AKFP’s new potato starches excel in food formulations
December 3, 2021
American Key Food Products now offers Native Waxy Potato Starch and Pregelatinized Native Waxy Potato Starch to the North American food industry. Made in Germany, these starches contain very high levels—over 99%—of amylopectin, which contribute to higher quality end products, such as fruit fillings, baked goods, soups and sauces, salad dressings, condiments, snacks, meat alternatives, and others.
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.