Category Archives: Ingredients

EverSweet™ Zero-calorie Sweetener

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The future is here and it’s sweeter than ever! Cargill’s EverSweet™ next-generation sweetener has great taste with up to 100% sugar replacement. It is made with the same sweetness that is found in the stevia leaf, to delight your taste buds with calorie-free joy. Our secret? The age-old technique of fermentation – with a modern twist. Using a specially crafted… Read more »

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New DSM enzyme to enable bakeries to reduce ascorbic acid in recipes

Royal DSM, a Dutch science-based company, has launched BakeZyme AAA baking enzyme for cost-effective production of bread with ideal texture and volume. The new solution enables bakeries to reduce ascorbic acid in their recipes while maintaining the ideal bread texture and volume. Ascorbic acid prices have fluctuated significantly since 2017 when new environmental policies in China forced many manufacturers to… Read more »

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Lesaffre eyes fermented foods resurgence, doubles capacity at Biospringer plant

Lesaffre is targeting opportunity for fermented ingredients such as yeast, amid a reinvigorated interest in the use of these age-old processes. Growing global demand for natural and clean label ingredients is further boosted by an overarching theme towards salt and sugar reduction. These market dynamics have led the company to expand production, including at a key French facility, but future… Read more »

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Giving baked foods a nutritional punch

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beneoThere’s an entire spectrum of nutrients associated with sports nutrition. It’s impossible to pack them all into a single product and still deliver on taste. Identifying the product’s performance goal can help with nutrient selection. Managing blood sugar is one goal that can make workouts more effective and sustainable. “Alternative sweeteners are redefining the common approach of the sports nutrition… Read more »

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Sustainability, ingredient safety on tap for Cereals & Grains 18

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Cereal grain scientists and food industry professionals from around the world will meet in London, U.K., Oct. 21-23, 2018, to share their research at AACC International’s annual meeting, Cereals & Grains 18. The meeting will offer attendees an opportunity to connect with European leaders in cereal science from academia, government and industry. This year’s meeting will highlight the latest changes,… Read more »

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BENEO Receives FDA Certification for Fiber Ingredients

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Beneo-Orafti SA, a subsidiary of Südzucker Group, Germany, announced it has officially received FDA approval for two of its dietary fibers: Orafti Inulin and Oligofructose. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA’s) new food and nutritional labelling regulations, the Orafti chicory foot fibers remain classified as dietary fiber in the U.S., the company says. After an extensive review… Read more »

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Sustainable emulsifiers answer WHO call for trans fat ban

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Removing trans fats from processed foods may be good for consumer health, but it makes life more challenging for food manufacturers – especially if you’re a margarine producer. Here’s how emulsifiers can help. A May 2018 article on Foodnavigator.com brought the news that the World Health Organisation (WHO) has called on governments to eliminate trans fatty acids (or trans fats, for… Read more »

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FDA Adds New Eight Fibers in Dietary Fiber Declaration

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The FDA is issuing new guidance that is permitting manufacturers to count eight additional fibers in the dietary fiber declaration on the Nutrition Facts label when the regulation enters into force. The goal is to make sure that consumers can trust that the latest fiber-rich snack food or cereal that comes on the market can offer them some real health… Read more »

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Water – As a Food Processing Ingredient

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Food and food processing industry is a growing market in agrarian economies across the globe. Water is an important component of the food processing industry as it is not only present in all foods; it is also extensively used in most food plants as a processing aid as well as an agent for cleaning operations. Water is used in rinsing,… Read more »

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Lallemand Expands Its Range of Yeast Products

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Lallemand is expanding its range of Instaferm® VitaD® yeast products, with the introduction of Instaferm® Inactive VitaD® Plus Concentrate. This 100% natural yeast product contains a highly concentrated amount of Vitamin D. It is ideal for vitamin D enrichment of bread premixes. Vitamin D is now considered a nutrient of health concern by many health agencies. Although the Recommended Daily… Read more »

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