Category Archives: Ingredients

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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Puratos Selected as Winner of 2019 ASB Innovation Award for Vivafil

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Puratos’ Vivafil range of preservative-free fruit fillings was selected as the winner of the American Society of Baking’s (ASB) 2019 Innovation Award in the Health, Wellness and Nutrition category. These awards recognize companies in the grain-based food industry for their innovative development and implementation of leading-edge products. The award in the Health, Wellness and Nutrition category is given to companies that have… Read more »

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High intake of dietary fibre and whole grain foods reduces risk of non-communicable diseases

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University of Otago researchers have found a link between higher intakes of dietary fibre and whole grain foods and a reduction in the risk of a wide range of non-communicable diseases and their risk factors. Their series of systematic reviews and meta analyses of observational studies and clinical trials conducted over nearly 40 years show a 15 to 30 per… Read more »

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Combining modernity and tradition

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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 urbanisation, many Chinese consumers have become increasingly health conscious,… Read more »

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Report Predicts Food Enzymes Market May Reach USD 3.6 billion by 2024

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Numerous food processing units are extensively using these additives to attain environment-friendly processes, as these extracts are used as biocatalysts to increase the production rate. This leads to a considerable reduction in raw material wastage, resulting in shifting preference of the end-users. Several applications such as bakery, dairy, and confectionary are witnessing high adoption of protease, lactase, and carbohydrase owing… Read more »

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