Naturex is to launch a new Energy Chew concept, developed specially for the IFT Food Expo. The chews have been created to show confectionery manufacturers the potential for creating functional candy concepts with great taste and wide appeal among consumers, especially the growing numbers who are looking for a natural pick-me-up.
Codex Alimentarius adopts new limits on fruit, vegetables and fish, salt and fat labelling, hygiene and carcinogenic contaminants
Jove Hubbard will represent the United States at the 2013 World Chocolate Masters, hosted by Cacao Barry®, Callebaut® and Carma®, the gourmet chocolate brands of Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of high quality cocoa and chocolate products. Hubbard will replace the previously announced winner, Jean-Francois Suteau, who was compelled to withdraw due to unforeseen circumstances.
As part of the Cargill Cocoa Promise, the first Brazilian cocoa farmers have become UTZ Certified and their products can now carry the UTZ Certified label.
Lollyphile owner tells how he started the company, how he’s handled the attention, and what he’d like to do next.
When Walmart acts, the food industry notices. So when the retailer announced a produce traceability initiative (PTI) mandating standard case labels including GTIN, lot/batch#, voice pick code and pack or sell by date, Food Engineering wanted to know more. We spoke with Tom Kozenski of JDA Software about Walmart’s efforts to implement Produce Traceability Initiative standards and what it could mean for the future of fresh produce retail. Kozenski says proper labeling and tracking will provide improved product freshness and give all parties greater inventory visibility and control, lowering overall supply chain costs.
Europain & Intersuc are holding the four-day event in a 68,000m2 venue, Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre, on March 8 to 12, 2014.
Discover the lastest innovations through the Place des Innovations (or the Road to Success), and the best up-coming baking and pastry-making trainees will be presented at the Rue des Ecoles. The Europain Innovation Trophy will also reward the world’s best creators of the industry.
The global journey continues for the stevia industry, but it comes with obstacles. Companies must navigate regulatory issues country by country. Formulators must climb steep learning curves formulation by formulation.
Creating gluten-free products might become less difficult if researchers are able to make another protein work more like wheat gluten. Zein, a protein from maize, shows promise.