Citromax Group organic lemon groves reach a substantial milestone, passing the 100,000-tree mark
January 9, 2020
Citromax’s organic lemon groves are located in the foothills of the Andes, in a unique sub-tropical climate that creates an optimal setting for the cultivation of premium organic lemons that feature outstanding flavor and high juice content.
Investment in yeast extract production site will support growing market for natural origin ingredients derived from fermentation
December 11, 2019
The wide range of yeast ingredients are essential in constructing taste for multiple applications in the food industry including soups, sauces, meats and meat analogs, snack seasonings and sweet recipes, according to the company.
Citromax introduces ready-to-use lemonade bases from freshly processed lemon juice
November 26, 2019
By eliminating many of the time-consuming and labor-intensive practices commonly associated with making lemonade bases, Citromax delivers cost efficiency and saves manufacturers precious time. The bases are supplied ready-to-use, requiring only the addition of sweetener and water.
GNT Group using Food Ingredients Europe to show how EXBERRY® Coloring Foods meet some of the biggest global market trends
November 5, 2019
With a selection of eye-catching vegan burgers, pastries and drinks on offer at stand 6C80, GNT will showcase how its EXBERRY® Coloring Foods help manufacturers align with modern trends such as clean label, plant-based, Instagrammability and organic.
Flavorchem talks new ingredients, trends at SupplySide West
November 5, 2019
Flavorchem showcased its organic cold-brew coffee extract in a Honey Graham Cold Brew Coffee Protein Beverage. It featured a natural masking flavor and a natural vanilla enhancer in Spiced Apple Praline Pectin Jellies to address soaring vanilla prices.
Flavor Producers introduces Rutz natural flavor line with plant-based technologies
October 31, 2019
Flavor Producers presented a new theme, Transparently Delicious™, to introduce both its extensive organic line of flavors as well as their versatile and complex tasting Rutz products. At SupplySide West, the new Rutz line was featured in a Root Beer or Juniper Lime seltzer water beverage.
A variety of industry trends are responsible for an uptick in healthy snack options:
There is a growing preference amongst snackers for products that provide more healthful options than typical snacks.
"Free from" remains a top driving trend for healthy-ingredient snack sales, with allergen- and gluten-free claims the most popular.
Protein, bite-sized snacks, and innovative flavors are in high demand.
There has been an increase in the percentage of adults who believe they snack healthier, which has climbed to 30% in the last decade. Relatedly, younger Americans are more likely to believe they eat healthier than are older adults.
Finally, the term "natural" as a marketing tool may have to change if the US Food and Drug Administration adopts regulations concerning the term.