Ingredients

Synergy has production, R&D and technical facilities in the US, Ireland, the UK, Italy, Thailand (pictured), Indonesia, and Brazil.  Pic: Synergy Flavors

Synergy Flavors acquires Innova Flavors

By Jim Cornall

Synergy Flavors Inc., a member of the Irish-based Carbery Group, has announced the acquisition of savory flavor and ingredient supplier, Innova Flavors, from Griffith Foods Worldwide.

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Zero-proof drinks movement spurs botanicals usage, says Kerry

By Mary Ellen Shoup

As last year’s sober-curious, zero-proof alcohol movement took off, with some consumers seeking to cut down their alcohol consumption, global ingredient supplier Kerry experienced a surge in demand for its Botanical Collection ZERO portfolio of distillate,...

Novax AB is the investment company of the Stockholm-based Axel Johnson Group.  Pic: Novax

Novax acquires Ulrick & Short

By Jim Cornall

Swedish investment company Novax has acquired a majority stake in Ulrick & Short, a UK producer of sustainable and healthier 'clean label' food and food ingredients.

McCormick acquires flavor manufacturer FONA International

McCormick acquires flavor manufacturer FONA International

By Mary Ellen Shoup

McCormick & Company has purchased 100% of the shares of natural flavors supplier FONA International for $710m, a deal which will accelerate McCormick’s global flavor growth and “the strategic migration” of its portfolio towards more value-added, health-focused...

The new ingredients are suitable for a instant beverages such as 3-in-1 coffee, ready-to-drink canned coffee, canned milk, flavored milk drinks, soups and sauces. Pic: Ingredion

New Ingredion starches support simpler labels

By Jim Cornall

Ingredion has launched new Novation Indulge 3620 and 3820 starches to meet consumers’ demand for clean and healthy eating while providing sensory attributes like smoothness, creaminess and a rich mouthfeel.

MonkFiber doubles as a sweetener and dietary fiber, says Ingredients by Nature

Monk fruit... a new source of dietary fiber that doubles as a sweetener?

By Elaine Watson

Monk fruit (Luo Han Guo) is best known as a source of high intensity natural sweeteners, but it could also emerge as an intriguing new source of fiber, claims Ingredients by Nature, which has developed a ‘sweet fiber’ from the pomace of monk fruit called...