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Alvinesa Natural Ingredients appoints Jordi Ferre Chief Executive Officer

Alvinesa Natural Ingredients has appointed Jordi Ferre Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors. Alvinesa, operating for nearly 30 years, manufactures natural ingredients for use in the food and beverage, nutrition, cosmetics, animal nutrition and wine-making industries. The grape-based natural portfolio includes a wide selection of polyphenols (micronutrients with antioxidant activity), colors (anthocyanins), …

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KRÖNER-STÄRKE makes clean-label convenience a reality

KRÖNER-STÄRKE makes clean-label convenience a reality

With the food industry under increasing pressure to create innovative new or improved products, without the use of artificial additives, the challenge is on for processors to develop products which entice consumers yet remain affordable for all parties. Some of the greatest consumer demand for clean-label is now being felt by the convenience foods market, …

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Qualitas Health partners with Grupo Indukern and Gullspång Re:food

Qualitas Health partners with Grupo Indukern and Gullspång Re:food

Plant-based omega-3 pioneers, Qualitas Health, Ltd., DBA iwi, has announced a partnership with Grupo Indukern, Barcelona, and Gullspång Re:food VC, Stockholm. These strategic partnerships enable Qualitas Health to accelerate company growth through development of innovative, algae-centered products and increase its footprint in the plant-based products market. With the consolidation of sizeable investment by the two …

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Natural formulation and functional ingredients within the bakery sector

Natural formulation and functional ingredients within the bakery sector

Consumer attitudes and behaviours have significantly been influenced by the pandemic as they look to reduce bad ingredients and look for innovative and natural products to help stay healthier for longer. Whereas the war on sugar is increasingly bitter, sweet as a taste, is a blessing and will always be sought after by consumers globally. …

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Consumers pay for more sustainably produced ingredients despite COVID

Consumers pay for more sustainably produced ingredients despite COVID

Most consumers will pay more for food and beverage products containing sustainably produced ingredients, research by Palsgaard has shown. The emulsifier specialist surveyed over 600 people in four countries.* It found that the COVID-19 pandemic has increased the importance they place on price, but has not detracted from their focus on environmental issues. Three quarters …

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CSM Bakery Solutions, a global supplier of bakery ingredients, products and services, has announced that it has reached an agreement to sell its European and International Bakery Ingredients business to an investment subsidiary of Investindustrial VII L.P.

CSM Bakery Solutions to sell its European ingredients business

CSM Bakery Solutions, a global supplier of bakery ingredients, products and services, has announced that it has reached an agreement to sell its European and International Bakery Ingredients business to an investment subsidiary of Investindustrial VII L.P. (“Investindustrial”). This is the latest step in the evolution of CSM, which has been owned by investment funds …

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Arla Foods Ingredients: Protein hydrolysates increasingly important in allergy fight

Arla Foods Ingredients is highlighting the growing potential of milk protein hydrolysates for the management of allergy and discomfort in infants. The prevalence of allergic diseases is rising globally,1 while up to 30% of formula-fed infants often experience gastrointestinal discomfort.2 Milk protein hydrolysates are the result of an enzymatic process in which protein is cut …

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The limited edition loaf from Roberts Bakery is made from real crickets ground down into the flour

Roberts Bakery launches insect bread made from crickets

Roberts Bakery has announced it has made the ‘first-ever’ insect bread, using cricket flour to give a crunchy texture to the loaf. Roberts’ bread is made using cricket flour from Eat Grub, a specialist insect food brand. The crickets are dried out, ground with wheat flour and grains and then baked. The new Crunchy Cricket loaf …

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Cargill invests $35m in Europe to produce soluble fibres

Cargill has announced it is investing $35m (32 million euros) in Europe to add soluble fibres to its current broad portfolio of starches, sweeteners and texturisers. Cargill’s new soluble fibres will enable sugar reduction up to 30% as well as calorie reduction and fibre enrichment in confectionery, bakery goods, fillings, cereals, ice cream and dairy, …

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