GNT's new EXBERRY powders deliver high intensity blues
June 27, 2019
They are available in both standard and micronized powder form. The new EXBERRY® high intensity blues are offered with a choice of carriers—including maltodextrin or sugar. They also are guaranteed to be trehalose-free, ensuring good levels of consumer acceptance.
Bell Flavors & Fragrances announces organic flavors certification
June 27, 2019
As the demand for organic products continues to grow, Bell continues to offer a growing range of organic flavors to meet this dynamic market category. Moreover, Bell officials project continued growth with their organic flavor line.
Palmer Holland Health & Nutrition to handle Gold Coast Ingredients’ US distribution
April 8, 2019
Gold Coast Ingredients has a manufacturing facility in Commerce, Calif., as well as a research & development and distribution center in Santa Fe Springs, Calif., which is staffed with senior flavor chemists, analytical chemists, and an in-house applications team.
Diana Food achieve organic certification for new chicken processing facility in Commerce, Ga.
April 2, 2019
Organic certification had been planned for the Georgia site since it went online in late October 2018 and was achieved on schedule, with organic production set to begin in the second quarter of this year. The certification will apply to products manufactured for both the food and pet food markets.
New insights combine industry-leading technology and natural and organic insights to help retailers and brands meet consumer needs
March 20, 2019
In addition to enhancing IRI market measurement and shopper marketing solutions in the Liquid Data platform, this joint solution will also integrate SPINS’ wellness attributes into other IRI applications, such as digital audience activation, advanced analytics solutions and market structure studies.
Ingredion launches VITESSENCE Pulse 1803 organic pea protein isolate
March 8, 2019
VITESSENCE Pulse 1803 organic pea protein isolate can be used to formulate a broad range of protein-rich products in a variety of on-trend categories, including nutrition and sports bars; alternative meat and alternative dairy products; powdered and RTD beverages; and better-for-you baked goods and baking mixes.
Persea Naturals introduces AvoColor as all-natural, stable and versatile color across orange, red and yellow hues
March 4, 2019
Developed by Penn State Professor of Food Science, Greg Ziegler, Ph.D. and Associate Professor of Food Science Joshua Lambert, in 2016, AvoColor addresses the consumer desire for food colorants created from natural materials.
Diana Food introduces sustainably sourced, organic color solutions
February 27, 2019
The newly certified organic color spectrum includes a blue shade obtained from spirulina; a pink/reddish shade from red beet; as well as other appealing, naturally occurring hues such as yellow, orange, red and purple.
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.
Check out the June 2019 issue of Prepared Foods, featuring our cover story on sugar reduction and sweetener strategies, how developers are meeting new demands for active performance products, and much more.