Malt Products Corp. introduces innovation lab for ingredients testing, formulation trials and food property analysis
June 1, 2020
Malt Products Corporation (MPC), a Saddle Brook, N.J., manufacturer of malted barley extract and other natural, nutritious sweeteners, has opened an Innovations Lab in Minneapolis to help its food and beverage industry customers test ingredients, experiment with new formulations and gain insight into critical flavor and stability properties.
Replete with functional and labeling benefits, allulose presents a unique opportunity for formulators who are looking to replace sugar in their formulations but are unsatisfied with the alternatives they are currently using.
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.
The 2019 International Food Information Council (IFIC) Food and Health Survey reported that limiting or reducing sugar in the diet, along with eating more fruits and vegetables, topped the dietary changes consumers were making.
Prepared Foods talks sugar reduction and sweeteners with Elizabeth Sisel, manager of taste modulation at Imbibe Inc. Imbibe is a Niles, Ill., beverage development company focused on the formulation, customization and commercialization of cutting-edge beverage products.
International Molasses sees uptick in agriculture soil amendment product sales
April 9, 2020
International Molasses (IM), a leading supplier of molasses and natural sweeteners, has experienced a surge in demand for its EcoMolasses line in the agricultural sector. The increase comes as a wider set of fertilizer manufacturers and growers place greater emphasis on natural yet effective ingredients for soil amendment.
Transaction benefits customers, drives growth synergies and significant savings for both companies
April 9, 2020
Ingredion Incorporated and PureCircle Limited have reached an agreement on the terms for Ingredion to acquire a controlling 75% stake in PureCircle, one of the leading producers and innovators of stevia sweeteners for the global food and beverage industries. Ingredion is a leading global provider of plant-based ingredient solutions to diversified industries.
Honey offers functional benefits, natural sweetening in new generation of functional drinks
April 7, 2020
Many functional beverages use ingredients that are great for you—but may lack appealing taste. Not only does honey mask the unpleasant flavor of these ingredients, but it also brings familiarity to functional products that people may otherwise be unfamiliar with.
Malt Products introduces next-generation brewing system for alcohol-free brewing
February 18, 2020
Malt Products Corporation (MPC), a manufacturer of malted barley extract and other natural, nutritious sweeteners, has incorporated a state-of-the-art brewing module at its primary manufacturing facility in Dayton, Ohio.
ON DEMAND: With over 60% of US and Canadian consumers monitoring their sugar intake, it’s clear that sugar reduction initiatives are here to stay. As manufacturers are now required to use the ‘added sugar’ labeling designation, consumers are becoming even more savvy about their sugar intake.
Check out the May 2020 issue of Prepared Foods, featuring our cover story on sweetener blends and sugar reduction, the increasing reliance on natural gums and fibers, new fruit and vegetable offerings, and much more.