Category Archives: Ingredients

DSM and Avril collaborate to bring plant-based protein to food industry

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Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and sustainable living, and Avril, an international French agro-industrial group, intend to work together to meet the growing consumer demand for plant-based proteins. Together, DSM and Avril will produce a unique protein based on non-genetically modified canola. It has excellent functional properties, a high nutritional value, and a balanced taste… Read more »

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FDA Issues Final Guidance on Declaration of Added Sugars for Honey, Maple Syrup, Etc.

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On June 18, 2019, FDA issued a final guidance to provide clarity on the labeling of added sugars for single-ingredient packages or containers of pure honey, maple syrup and other single ingredient sugars and syrups as a result of a requirement contained in the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (Pub. L. 115-334), known as the “Farm Bill.” Single-ingredient products, such as… Read more »

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Israeli food-tech DouxMatok lands US$22 million in funding for sugar-reduction solution

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Israeli food-tech company DouxMatok has secured US$22 million in a series B funding round for its sugar reduction solution that enables a reduction of “sugar with sugar.” By increasing the efficiency of sugar delivery to the tongue’s sweet taste receptors, the technology allows food products to be made with 40 percent less sugar without compromising taste, mouthfeel or texture. The… Read more »

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DSM invests in innovation for cognitive performance products in APAC

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Royal DSM is to collaborate with SLS Nutraceuticals, a subsidiary of Senescence Life Sciences Pte Ltd. to deliver supplementation solutions that aim to help maintain cognitive performance of an individual living under the stressful modern lifestyle well into advanced age. The collaboration will grant DSM Nutritional Products the exclusive distribution rights of SLS Nutraceuticals’ products; Edge and Revive and the… Read more »

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Study shows higher cocoa prices could end child labour in Ghana

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Ghana could end child labour on cocoa farms by increasing the prices it pays impoverished farmers by about 50%, a U.S. study said on Wednesday, as global efforts to end child labour stall. Paying just 3% more at the farm gate could stop children in Ghana doing the most hazardous tasks, like using machetes, or working more than 42 hours… Read more »

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With Semi-Dry Yeast, We Make it Cool for Doughs to be Unfermented and Frozen!

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OK, so we’re all familiar with the most popular of baker’s yeasts, including instant dry yeast, but what is semi-dry yeast? And most importantly, what can it do for you and your commercial bakery’s unfermented frozen (UFF) doughs? A heck of a whole lot, that’s what. So, what is semi-dry yeast? Michael Heimink, Technical Applications Manager here at Bellarise®, explains…. Read more »

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

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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 »

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

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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