Reformulation can benefit the food industry, enabling companies to reduce costs and target new consumer demands, the OECD has argued. A report by the OECD on obesity said such efforts would lead to manufacturers “attracting people from the health-conscious segment of the market” and suggested gradual reformulations be adopted to preserve sales with consumers “more likely to adjust to a new taste over… Read more »
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 »
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 »
The rate of growth is going at a rapid pace, for over 30 food businesses. As the use of robots allows them to turn to automation, during a showcase at OAL’s Food Manufacturing 2030 Conference. With a combination of inspirational speakers and demonstrations, OAL, the University of Lincoln and ABB educated food manufacturers on the use of robotics and automation… Read more »
The Institute for Global Food Security at Queen’s University Belfast will lead one of the world’s largest food safety projects across Europe and China. The European Horizon 2020 program and Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) program have been awarded €10 million (US$11.2 million) towards an EU-China partnership to improve food safety and tackle food fraud. The EU-China-Safe project… Read more »
Compound back in the news, being studied by U.S. FDA, Health Canada, other agencies – See more at: https://www.bakersjournal.com/nutrition/the-final-proof-update-on-acrylamide-6917#sthash.wvLd2qkh.dpuf
As the government sets out its principal plans for Brexit, the White Paper for leaving Europe has been released and covers areas including trade, migration controls and sovereignty issues. The policy document sets outs Theresa May’s goals for negotiations with the European Union and comes after there was mounting pressure from MPs across the House of Commons for the Prime Minister to go public with detailed plans on exactly how Britain will leave the EU.
Acacia Gum, a natural, multipurpose additive, is meeting consumer’s expectations towards natural and sustainable food products.
Investment in the GCC food industry surged from $13.6 billion in 2010 to $23.7 billion last year with a combined annual growth rate (CAGR) of 14.8 per cent, the Gulf Organisation for Industrial Consulting (Goic) said in its latest food industries directory. Individual food segments registering strong CAGR increases were animal feeds, 23.5 per cent; dairy products, 23.1 per cent,… Read more »
Mettler-Toledo’s Profile Advantage metal detector all but removes the ‘product effect’ phenomenon from the process, resulting in up to 50% improvements in detection sensitivity levels irrespective of packaging material.