AFS receives Non-GMO Project verification for its caffeine ingredients

US - Applied Food Sciences, Inc has received Non-GMO Project verification for four of its caffeine ingredients allowing the use of organic caffeine into its products and brands. As an ingredient supplier, AFS is boosting its clean label which consumers are increasingly associating with natural, organic and non-genetically modified organism claims. AFS offers PurCaf organic…

Nutriati and PLT Health Solutions unveils gluten-free Artesa Chickpea Flour

US - Nutriati Inc., a producer of plant-based food products has partnered with PLT Health Solutions to introduce new gluten-free Artesa Chickpea flour in North America. Artesa Chickpea Flour was launched to expand the non-gluten free range of products at the same time offering great taste, flavor, quality and formulating functionally. The flour features a…

Sensient acquires GlobeNatural to expand color business

USA - Sensient Technologies Corp, a maker of colors, flavors and fragrances has announced that it has acquired GlobeNatural at an undisclosed sum in a move to expand its color business. The transaction to acquire Lima, Peru based natural food and ingredient maker is expected to close in the first quarter as the company seeks…

PepsiCo announces launch of bubbly, new sparkling water

US - PepsiCo has announced the launch of bubly, a new sparkling water that has refreshing and delicious flavors which shake up the sparkling water category while keeping it real with no artificial flavors, no sweeteners, and no calories. According to the company, the introduction of bubly comes just one year after the launch of…

Kemin unveils consumer friendly alternative to synthetic antioxidants

USA - Kemin Industries has carried out a successful study that shows oil-soluble green tea extract as an alternative to synthetic butylhydroquinone (TBHQ) as an alternative in Par-fried meat and poultry applications. This showcases Kemin’s commitment in providing shelf-life extension and food safety solutions that will help manufacturers keep food and beverage products safe, high…

Dunkin’ Donuts to eliminate foam cups packaging by 2020

USA – Leading coffee and sweet goods retailer Dunkin’ Donuts has announced that it will eliminate all polystyrene foam cups from its global supply chain by 2020 as part of its sustainability commitments, eliminating up to 1 billion of such packs a year. The company, will commence the replacement initiative in its key US home…

International Dairy Foods Association recommends reform for dairy product manufacturing

US – The International Dairy Foods Association (IDA) has recommended areas for regulatory reform for dairy product manufacturing, claiming the current regulations are overly burdensome, out-dated and barriers to innovation. According to the association, it is urging the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to modernize out-dated standards of identity for dairy products revise overly burdensome…