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.
A California judge has partially certified a class action lawsuit over ‘natural' claims made on AriZona Iced Teas - which contain high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) and citric acid - but suggested the plaintiffs appear to be motivated primarily by the...
Gum acacia modified with n-octenyl succinic anhydride (OSA) is safe for use as an emulsifier in flavourings and in foods, finds the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) following a risk assessment request from the European Commission.
Producers and packaging associations claim improvements to cost, performance and moisture barrier properties of bioplastics as well as more investment in sorting technology to prevent contamination of recycling waste streams will enable the industry to...
High costs and market maturity make food starches a tough
proposition, says analyst, but there are some clear opportunities
since starch is critical in creating diet products with appealing
taste and texture.
Danish group Danisco has become the latest in a string of
ingredients firms to pass on increased raw material and energy
costs to the market, announcing today that it is to up the mark on
its glucoamylase for the US brewing and portable...
ICI subsidiary National Starch is the latest ingredients firm to
drive into the soaring Chinese food market, unveiling a new
technical centre adjacent to its recently opened production plant,
writes Lindsey Partos.
Looking to boost growth in the sluggish caramel colour market, the
world's largest manufacturer, DD Williamson will extend its reach
in the burgeoning Chinese market with the extension of its liquid
product line for Asia,writes...
Russia has a long history of starch production, but the collapse of
the Soviet Union was a major blow to the industry, from which it is
only now beginning to recover. But with almost all of the growth
coming from corn starch, rather...
As growth in the premium bottled beer sector gallops ahead overall
beer consumption in Europe brewers are driving innovation in the
ingredients sector, encouraging firms to come up with novel
solutions to tackle the market. Starch...
With Europe now enforcing some of the strictest rules in the world
on the traceability of genetically modified ingredients, companies
that can offer a tracked identity preservation system are likely to
gain from demand by food makers...
Faced with rising costs for starch ingredients sourced from
stock-squeezed wheat and corn the global food industry is on the
look out for better value alternatives. A recent report on the
modified starch market suggests that the tropical...
First half profits for UK sugar and sweeteners group Tate &
Lyle slipped as US figures hit the bottom line but improved results
from European operations helped add sparkle to a generally
British manufacturer of carbohydrate ingredients Tate & Lyle is
to expand the capacity of its krystar crystalline fructose plant in
Lafayette, Indiana by 20 per cent. Due to be completed by August
2003, the company said that no...
Starch ingredients company Cerestar formally launched a bio-organic
sweetener at Health Ingredients Europe in Paris this week.
CBio-Sweet is derived from bio-organic wheat and hydrolysed with
Enzyme company Novozymes has announced the development of a new
enzyme for syrup production. According to the company Liquezyme X
allows manufacturers to improve syrup production with fewer
chemicals at lower cost.