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2021

Twenty Degrees launch brings specialty cocoa to craft chocolate makers

26-01-2021

Backed by Olam Cocoa, Twenty Degrees is a new specialty cacao business sourcing premium quality cacao beans from around the world. The premium chocolate market has seen significant growth in recent years as consumers become more interested in the provenance of their food and increasingly seek out high quality, artisanal products with a flavour …

Tate & Lyle expands portfolio of tapioca-based thickening and gelling starches

26-01-2021

Tate & Lyle has expanded its line of tapioca-based starches. The expansion includes the launch of new REZISTA MAX thickening starches and BRIOGEL gelling starches. These tapioca starches are designed to allow food manufacturers deliver products with improved process tolerance, mouthfeel, fluidity and texture. The starches can be used across …

Better Juice seals deal with GEA to scale up sugar-reduction technology

26-01-2021

Better Juice, a sugar-reduction foodtech startup, has partnered with GEA to scale up and expand its global footprint. This move comes as a part of the former’s commitment to transform the global juice industry through advancing its technology for reducing all sugars in orange juices. Both companies agreed to collaboratively construct and …

Jungbunzlauer plans to build lactic acid plant in Canada

25-01-2021

To meet the demands in lactic acid and lactates, Jungbunzlauer has planned to expand its lactic acid fermentation with a new production plant in Port Colborne, Canada. Lactic acid is an organic acid used in many food and non-food applications globally. It is a biocidal active substance used in disinfectants. It is also used for making the …

Editor’s pickPremiumisation of nut and chocolate-based spread

25-01-2021

BY DHEERAJ TALREJAThe global sweet spread market is forecasted to grow at a CAGR of 3.2% during the forecast period 2019-2024, according to Mordor Intelligence report. The growth within this market can be attributed to the rising popularity of quick and healthy morning meal replacements among office goers and younger population. Chocolate and nut …

Gelita highlights role of collagen in immune health in new webinar

22-01-2021

Gelita has hosted a webinar to reveal the novel role of collagen and its new product IMMUPEPT in immune health. Alongside with the Collagen Research Institute (CRI), both organisations shared new scientific evidence highlighting the role of collagen-rich tissues in supporting a well-functioning immune system. Scientists and health professionals …

Bunge Loders Croklaan unveils Betapol Select lipid ingredient

22-01-2021

Bunge Loders Croklaan, a provider of oils and fats solutions for the food industry, has launched Betapol Select, a lipid ingredient for infant milk formula that is inspired by natural variations in the composition of human breast milk. Betapol Select is Bunge Loders Croklaan’s first product line that mimics the fat composition of Chinese …

Ecovia Intelligence outlines sustainable food developments this 2021

21-01-2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues into 2021, Ecovia Intelligence, a research, consulting and training company that focuses on global ethical product industries, provided its predictions for sustainable foods for the year ahead. Consumer behaviour The pandemic has elevated consumer interest in health and wellness products. Demand for organic …

Duravant combines packaging equipment brands into nVenia

21-01-2021

New packaging operating company brings together Arpac, Fischbein, Hamer and Ohlson equipment brands. Duravant has introduced nVenia, a new operating company within Duravant’s packaging solutions segment formed by combining Arpac, Hamer-Fishbein and Ohlson into a single entity. Leveraging the strengths of Arpac, Hamer, Fischer, and …

Editor’s pickFive trends shaping the food industry in 2021

21-01-2021

From heightened anxiety and stress, to changes in social connectivity, to a more holistic approach to wellness, consumer needs are transforming at a rapid pace. Understanding foundation macrotrends, human tensions and consumer behaviour is key to ensuring a sustainable future for food and beverage businesses. Through ADM’s OutsideVoice …