Kröner-Stärke debuts starch flakes for use in clean-label products

GERMANY - Kröner-Stärke, a German producer of natural wheat starches, has boosted its range of starch flakes to include a new instant porridge, pre-gelatinized wheat starch flakes, corn starch flakes, waxy maize starch flakes and whole flour starches for use in healthy clean-label food products.  The company’s new starch flakes offer exceptional dispersion properties, making…

Tetra Pak launches ice cream solution for liquid dairy and juice drinks producers

SWEDEN - Tetra Pak has launched Tetra Fino Aseptic 100 Ultra MiM, a new package that offers an opportunity for customers to produce liquid dairy and juice drinks using their existing production processes and market them as ice creams and frozen products. According to the company, the new package allows dairy and juice drinks to…

Muehlenchemie opens first African technology center

NIGERIA – German food ingredients solutions provider Mühlenchemie GmbH has opened its first technology center in Africa. The specialist for flour improvement and fortification has opened a baking laboratory in Lagos, Nigeria’s industrial heartland. The new facility in Lagos is the first technology center on the continent of Africa by the company. Having development capabilities…

Sensient develops protein masking solutions for sugar reduction concepts

USA – Sensient, a leading global manufacturer and marketer of colors, flavors and fragrances, has developed innovative protein masking solutions, which focus on maintaining the full sensorial perception in the end product, even if sugar is significantly reduced. With its “Sweet Solutions”, Sensient Flavors supports sugar reduction concepts in various beverage, bakery and dairy applications.…

DSM publishes report on consumer concerns about sugar consumption

NETHERLANDS - DSM has published a new report in its Global Insight Series focusing on consumer attitudes and behaviour around the labeling of sugar content and its consumption. The report, based on an international survey, showed that concern about sugar is on the rise globally, with nearly half of all consumers saying they are more…

Graphic Packaging Company reports third-quarter sales increase

USA - Graphic Packaging Holding Company, a leading provider of packaging solutions to food, beverage and consumer product companies, has reported net income for third quarter 2017 of US$47.3 million, or US$0.15 per share, based on 310.9 million weighted average diluted shares. This is an improvement compared to the third quarter 2016 net Income of…

Kerry publishes research study on clean label

USA - Kerry has published a report, following a consumer research study, focusing on clean label, discovering and building a wealth of information about consumer perception of clean label. According to FoodIngredientsFirst, by surveying over 700 consumers, Kerry has understood the approaches of consumers to clean label, which includes the dos and don’ts of ingredients.…

Palsgaard develops world’s first palm-free emulsifier

DENMARK – Danish ingredients company Palsgaard has developed the world’s first palm-free, powdered emulsifier, which focuses on solving the challenges faced by the industry in the quest to remove palm-oil from cake recipes, without damaging products quality. Palsgaard SA 6615, the new ingredient, offers the same fast and instant aeration and emulsification as cake gels,…