Double-digit growth in the beverage, savory and confectionery sectors helped International Flavors & Fragrances to achieve revenue of $714m in the first quarter of this year; nine per cent up on the same period of last year.
Fonterra has developed a technique that allows colostrum to be
added to ready-to-drink beverages with a longer shelf-life, opening
up opportunities for new kinds of products and building sales of
the ingredient in Asia.
Soya beverage makers are using more subtle marketing of their key
ingredient and merging with more traditional segments like juice
and dairy in a bid to bring their products into the mainstream,
according to industry experts.
Elopak, the Norwegian-based packaging group, has designed a carton
which it hopes will allow it to exploit the growing opportunity for
dairy-based beverages in the South African market, Tom Armitage
Gellan CP Kelco, bought by JM Huber last month, has launched
Kelcogel HM-B gellan gum, a hydrocolloid system designed to provide
suspension of cocoa and minerals in ready-to-drink dairy based
beverages, writes Philippa Nuttall.