‘Non-conventional’ yeasts may offer new tastes: EU project
A culture of new opportunities from yeasts may soon be on offer for food the food industry, as a new EU project aims to explore the potential of ‘non-conventional’ yeast species.
Lallemand Bio-Ingredients is promoting a new vegetarian form of vitamin D it says can make a considerable dent in global deficiencies in the ‘sun vitamin’ due its functional food flexibility.
Chr. Hansen pioneers first frozen yeast for winemaking
Danish bioscience firm Chr. Hansen has launched a frozen yeast that it claims will revolutionise the art of white winemaking.
SternEnzym and Lallemand team up for distillery ingredients
German ingredient firm SterEnzym has joined forces with a Lallemand group to create a new range of enzyme and yeast combinations targeting sprit manufacturers in the eastern bloc.
DSM and Anchor set up wine ingredients business
DSM and Anchor BioTechnologies have agreed to set up a joint venture bringing their bio-tech wine ingredients together under one roof in the south of France.
Chr Hansen introduces pure wild yeast for wine-making
Chr Hansen is claiming to be first amongst yeast suppliers in commercialising the pure wild yeast strain Torulaspora delbrueckii to add complexity to wines.
New yeast strains promise to protect wine from hydrogen sulfide
California-based Phyterra Yeast has launched three yeast strains to prevent sensory and spoilage problems in wine caused by the formation of hydrogen sulfide during fermentation.
Chr Hansen uncorks website on wine cultures
Chr Hansen is boosting awareness of its wine cultures with the launch of a new website to demonstrate its offerings, expertise, and way of working.
Yeast's genetic sequencing may improve brewing
Over seventy yeast strains have been genetically sequenced, allowing insight into their historical evolution and development, and pointing to future improvements.
Researchers say lager taste potential is all in the genes
Genetics is often charged as providing a brave new world for science and now it seems that new research into the makeup of brewing yeasts in lager could revolutionise the very taste of beer, new research claims.
Yeast suppliers to benefit bakers through 'application profiling'
The global shortage of molasses and competition from biofuels
continue to put upward pressure on prices for yeast, but
opportunities for yeast players lie squarely with the emerging
market for speciality yeast products, and specifically...
Nutrinova pushes up sorbates prices again
German ingredients company Nutrinova has increased the price of its
sorbate products by an average of 10 per cent, effective from next
week or "as contracts allow".
Novel yeast targets wine industry
Canadian supplier Functional Technologies Corporation has
reinvented its wholly-owned subsidiary, Phyterra Yeast, as it moves
to the brink of bringing its premium yeast offerings to market.
EC opens investigation into ABF yeast deal
The European Commission opened an in-depth investigation today into
Associated British Foods' plan to buy parts of Dutch yeast producer
Ethyl Carbamate in food, drink as dangerous as diesel
The attention of product developers is turning towards health risks
posed by ethyl carbamate, a naturally ocurring substance in
fermented food and beverage products that is now classed as
dangerous as acrylamide and diesel fuel.