Category Archives: Ingredients

A rare sugar will not count as added sugar, according to F.D.A. draft guidance

The Food and Drug Administration said it will use enforcement discretion to allow allulose, a rare sugar, to be excluded from the total sugars declaration and added sugars declaration on the Nutrition Facts Label when allulose is used as an ingredient, according to draft guidance issued by the F.D.A. on April 17. The F.D.A. previously had said allulose counted in… Read more »


Oreo-maker Mondelez is considering adding CBD to its cookies and snacks

Cannabis aficionados everywhere may finally get their wish as Oreo-maker Mondelez eyes adding CBD-infused snacks to its product line, which includes Chips Ahoy cookies, Cadbury chocolate, Nilla Wafers and Nutter Butter cookies. “Yes, we’re getting ready, but we obviously want to stay within what is legal and play it the right way,” CEO Dirk Van de Put told CNBC on… Read more »


Puratos reveals host of bakery innovations

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International baking and fillings maker Puratos UK has added two new flavours to Topfil range and two complementary variants to its Satin Crème Cake line. Launching in time for the spring / summer season, the Topfil Select Blackcurrant and Hibiscus and Topfil Select Strawberry, Cucumber and Mint fruit fillings are available now. Both lines are inspired by floral and alcohol… Read more »


Puratos India launches four products

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Puratos India, the subsidiary of the Puratos International Group, launched four products for the Indian bakery, patisserie and chocolate industry. These include Tegral Satin Purple Velvet EF, Fruitfil Range, Carat Supercrem Nutolade, and Tegral Red Velvet Sponge Mix, which were developed by the Puratos Innovation team. Ashish Seth, MD – Area Director, Puratos Food Ingredients India said, “The Indian consumers… Read more »


All of the World’s Yeast Probably Originated in China

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Baker’s yeast, brewer’s yeast, yeast that lives in infected toenails—they all descended from a common ancestor. When scientists in France set out to sequence 1,000 yeast genomes, they looked at strains from all the places you might expect: beer, bread, wine. But also: sewage, termite mounds, tree bark, the infected nail of a 4-year-old Australian girl, oil-contaminated asphalt, fermenting acorn… Read more »


Ingredient Suppliers Offer Insights about Future of Texturants

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Consumer demand for high-quality products and for specialties such as gluten-free items are drivers for the texturants market. The company Research and Markets forecasts a growth for the global texturants market by 2022. For the starch market, Research and Markets forecasts CAGR of 5.85% 2018-2022. The market is competitive and driven by an increase in the trend of health and… Read more »


ADM adds new line of organic flours

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Portfolio includes organic premium bread and all-purpose flours, with additional organic milled products coming soon. Archer Daniels Midland Co. (ADM) announced March 25 that it is launching a line of consistent, high-quality and high-performing organic flours. The new line utilizes ADM’s extensive wheat sourcing network and U.S. Department of Agriculture organic-certified facility to provide consistent wheat procurement and processing tailored… Read more »


How salmonella gets into flour

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The possibility of a salmonella contamination led Pillsbury’s parent company to recall select batches of the popular brand’s Unbleached All Purpose Flour products, the US Department of Agriculture announced on Twitter on Monday (March 11). Hometown Food Company recalled about 12,000 cases of the flour, which had been shipped to US grocers including Publix and Winn-Dixie supermarkets. But how does… Read more »


Combining modernity and tradition

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China’s health and wellness market: Combining modernity and tradition Many Chinese consumers are returning to their roots after two decades of intense western influence in the nation’s food and drink culture, while others are looking to modern solutions for modern health issues. What trends are emerging in China’s health and natural ingredients market? Due to growing disposable incomes and increased… Read more »


Prehistoric superfood with a future

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With the Tartary buckwheat, a raw material that combines functionality with flavorand is thus deemed to be a new superfood is celebrating its comeback. At the same time the pseudocereal satisfies consumer wishes for original, authentic ingredients with added health value –whether in fitness beverages, dairy products or baked goods.Ever more people want to eat a healthy diet –and they… Read more »