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 »
Food ingredients used in bakery industry are known as bakery ingredients. Some of the most commonly found bakery ingredients include, baking powder, flour, butter, baking soda, eggs, honey, yeasts, fruits, nuts, and additional flavors and flavors enhancers and color additives. The purpose of these ingredients includes performing emulsification, protein strengthening and aeration and maintaining freshness in baked food. Baked products… Read more »
This year’s Food ingredients India and Health Ingredients features a whole new slew of new features and displays, with something for everyone. The Food ingredients (Fi) India & Health ingredients (Hi) trade show, UBM India’s most comprehensive B2B show in the India sub-continent for the food and health industry, will take place at the Bombay Exhibition Centre in Mumbai, India from Thursday, 9 November 2017, to Saturday, 11… Read more »
The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved legislation that would for the first time require food to carry labels listing genetically-modified ingredients, which labeling supporters say could create loopholes for some U.S. crops. The Senate voted 63-30 for the bill that would display GMO contents with words, pictures or a bar code that can be scanned with smartphones. The U.S. Agriculture… Read more »
Tate & Lyle, PLC has expanded its role as a global supplier of specialty ingredients. Now, the company is seeking better ways to keep its global customers supplied.
Chaucer, a global producer of specialist food ingredients and products, is pleased to announce it has entered into an agreement to acquire 65 per cent of Crunchies Food Company (Crunchies), a leading US freeze dried brand. The investment is reflective of Chaucer’s increasing momentum in the rapidly growing US freeze dried market, and the expansion of its freeze dried offering… Read more »
The American Bakers Association on April 10 commended the members of the House of Representatives responsible for introducing the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, which seeks to establish a federal labeling standard for food and beverage products made with bioengineered ingredients, or genetically modified ingredients (G.M.O.s).
The hotly-contested issue of taxes on food products raised its head on both sides of the Atlantic last week. The news comes as a sign that, despite scepticism in some circles that such levies do not work, they remain seen as a potential solution to the problem of obesity.
According to the OECD, Turkey ranks number seven in the world for agricultural production after USA, Brazil, China, India, Indonesia and Japan. These countries coincide with the world´s leading food ingredients markets as well as the locations of UBM Live´s most successful Food ingredients geo-adaptations to date.
On his visit to Fi Europe 2011 in Paris last week Charles Rivkin, the US Ambassador to France and Monaco, chose to emphasise the importance of the food industry to the global economy in this time of austerity.