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Superfruit success spawns Blue Pacific berry flavors

Blue Pacific Flavors has said it is focusing on traditional, authentic berry flavors as consumers have become more aware of ‘superfruits’ and their associated health benefits.

Wild Flavors discovers ‘holy grail’ of acid-stable natural blue

Wild Flavors Inc has developed a new acid-stable blue color for food and beverage, solving a quandary that has thwarted the US industry for decades.

UK firm puts fruit fibres to use in flavours

Ungerer has developed an innovative range of fruit flavours that uses fruit fibres as carriers in place of maltodextrose or wheatstarch, making a natural ingredient out of a by-product that...

Improved fruit flavors to taste more like the real thing

A flavor company says it has improved its pear and strawberry products to give them a more natural fruit taste to meet the demand in the US for natural foods...

Flavours innovator offers fruity beer alternative

Herb and fruit infused beers are set to become a major growth category for brewers facing dwindling sales of ale, according to the manufacturer of a new range of natural...

Trendy beer gets fruitier with new flavours

France's Aromatech has developed a range of flavours the company claims can help brewers take advantage of the growing demand for trendy beer.

Tests detect Alicylobacilli and its off flavours

Three ready-to-use tests provide beverage makers with a means of detecting Alicyclobacilli,  blamed for contamination of drinks and for producing off flavours.

Wild flavours target growing beer mix drinks market

Wild is targeting the growing market for mixed beer beverages in Germany with a range of ingredients and flavours.

Frutarom develops natural tasting citrus flavours

Frutarom has developed unique processing technology that it claims maintains the true natural flavour of citrus fruit.

Global coffee flavours

Danish ingredients giant Danisco has launched two new flavour concepts for the Specialty Coffee Association of America's (SCAA) annual conference in April this year. The...

Javo, WILD team up to push coffee flavours

The local coffee shop has evolved radically over the past few years in the UK and the US. Gone are the days when the consumer...

Flavours maintain largest slice of additives market

US demand for food additives is expected to grow 4.5 per cent per year to $5 billion (€5.1bn) in 2006, spurred by growth in value-added...

ZonePerfect introduces new flavours at Expo East

ZonePerfect Nutrition Company is to introduce five new nutrition bar flavours at the Natural Products Expo East Show taking place from 3 - 6 October...

Firm foothold in SE Asia flavours

The acquisition of the Belgian-based flavour house Perlarom has enhanced Danisco's position in the premier league of European flavour houses, the Danish company reported this...

New facility for functional flavours

US functional flavour company Blue Pacific Flavors has opened a state-of-the-art finished beverage R&D application facility for the development of functional beverages. The company reports...

Compounds for flavours, new research

Researchers in the UK claim to have devised a new method of selectively oxidising terpenes to produce compounds of particular interest to the perfumery, flavour...

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