This industry trends round-up features the state of Japan's functional yogurt market, factors driving the growth of China's 'underdeveloped' adult probiotic sector, and nutricosmetics consumption behaviour in Malaysia.
Azelis, a global service provider in the specialty chemicals and food ingredients industry, has announced the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Tunçkaya, a distributor of food ingredients and additives in Turkey.
This week, we have conversations with Soumya Nair, global consumer research and insights director at Kerry; Martijn Goedhart, co-founder of OpenDairy; and Gary Hirshberg, Stonyfield co-founder and former CEO, on the Northeast Organic Family Farm Partnership.
The Danish company Lyras A/S has given Australian food and beverage company Beston Global Food Company the exclusive rights to use Lyras’ sustainable technology for production of lactoferrin and similar products in Australia and New Zealand, for a limited...
Synergy Flavors, Inc., a supplier of flavors, extracts and essences for the global food and beverage industry, has expanded its R&D laboratories and other collaboration spaces at its Synergy U.S. headquarters in Wauconda, Illinois.
Royal DSM, a Dutch-headquartered global company, has revealed a new integrated Food & Beverage operating structure which unifies three areas of DSM’s nutrition business – Food Specialties, Hydrocolloids and part of its Nutritional Products group.
Italian headquartered biotech company Sacco srl, which produces lactic bacteria and probiotics for the food, nutraceutical and pharmaceutical industries, has recently taken over the majority of Synbiotec, a spin-off company of the University of Camerino...
Virginia-based Bonumose, Inc. said it has achieved regulatory and food application milestones in the US and Canada for the low-glycemic, rare sugar tagatose, as the company progresses on time and on schedule for the opening of its first commercial production...
Finnish dairy cooperative Valio and the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland are combining to launch a project to research what kinds of food industry raw materials could be produced using cellular agriculture.
Symrise AG has signed a purchase agreement for the acquisition of Giraffe Foods Inc., a Canadian-headquartered producer of customized sauces, dips, dressings, syrups and beverage concentrates for B2B customers, in the home meal replacement, food service...
Global ingredient and service solution company Glanbia Nutritionals is investing €1.4m ($1.6m) to upgrade its Research and Development facility in Kilkenny, Ireland, and is expecting to open its doors for operation in Q3 of 2022.
This week, we feature interviews with two companies involved with the upcoming FiE event. We have conversations with Rudy Wouters, head of the BENEO Technology Center and Myriam Snaet, head of market intelligence and consumer insights at BENEO; and Maartje...
Taste and nutrition company Kerry said new global research shows most protein consumers are motivated by health and wellness, with 50% of respondents associating protein with “healthy diet” and 46% with “healthy lifestyle.”
Cosun Beet Company, Ingredion Incorporated, Matsutani Chemical Industry and Samyang Corporation have announced a new consortium to bolster allulose uptake in the EU and UK markets and support its nutritional labeling as a carbohydrate.
New research, conducted on behalf of BENEO, reveals consumers are now even more focused on ‘positive’ ageing. The research, carried out by HealthFocus International, includes an exclusive analysis of the health-conscious 50+ age range.
FrieslandCampina Ingredients has entered the plant-based protein market with two powder solutions developed in collaboration with AGT Foods, one of the world’s largest suppliers of value-added pulses, staple foods and ingredients.
NZMP, the ingredient-solutions brand of global dairy company Fonterra, and Sun Genomics, one of the world’s first, made-to-order probiotic companies, have established a partnership to undertake consumer studies to better understand the various health...
Looking to a future where it is likely that many foods will be more valued for their specific health benefits, Fonterra and VitaKey Inc. have announced a dairy science collaboration on Fonterra’s probiotic strains.
Fruit and vegetable ingredients supplier SVZ said it has seen a significant increase in demand for nutritious, natural ingredients to give dairy and dairy alternative products a desirable ‘health halo’.
Research from Fior Markets in 2020 said 1.1m UK people began 2020 with a plant-based diet – an increase of 40% – necessitating a broader range of staple products to make veganism more realistic and sustainable.