Consumer awareness driving global growth of stevia market

The global stevia market, which was valued at $347 million in 2014, is forecast to reach $565 million by 2020, according to figures from...

‘World first’ protein delivers 10% more than conventional alternatives

Fonterra’s dairy ingredients business is targeting the $10 billion sports nutrition market with a new protein ingredient that delivers 10% more protein than conventional...

X-tend preservative naturally extends shelf life for chilled meats

Arjuna Natural Extracts has designed X-tend, a natural preservative designed to increase chilled-meat product shelf-life and ensure food safety. Synthetic preservatives commonly used in chilled...

Eating chillies leads to longer life

Researchers at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont have found that there people who eat chillies have a mortality advantage...

Ingredion enters ‘new era of on-trend texture’ with acquisition

Ingredion, the ingredients solutions provider, is to acquire TIC Gums, a US company that provides advanced texture systems to the food and beverage industries. Its...

Tate & Lyle celebrates 40 years of sucralose

Tate & Lyle, a provider of speciality food ingredients and solutions, is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the discovery of sucralose in 1976. It is...

Firmenich name cucumber ‘flavour of the year’

Based on the growing appeal of cucumber, food and flavour business Firmenich has named the refreshing vegetable its ‘flavour of the year’. According to Chris...

Insect feed company raises $15m to boost sustainable protein

Ynsect, the French company focussed on the large-scale breeding of insects for the animal feed markets, has closed a $15.2 million Series B funding...

Majority of consumers will pay more for recognisable ingredients

As many as 73% of consumers are happy to pay a higher retail price for a food or drink product made with ingredients they...

Salt of the Earth expands production of sodium-reduction ingredient

Salt of the Earth has expanded production of its all-natural Mediterranean Umami clean-label sodium-reduction ingredient. The company’s $1 million investment in production facilities is nearing...

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