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Tagatose can be used in a variety of applications including dairy beverages, ice cream, and yogurt. Pic: Getty Images/vavlt

Approvals for low-cost low-cal tagatose sweetener

By Jim Cornall

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...

The project is expected to create more than 5,000 new jobs for local communities, directly and indirectly. Pic: Yili

Yili Group developing ice cream production facility in Indonesia

By Jim Cornall

Chinese dairy giant Yili Group has officially launched the first phase of the Yili Indonesia Dairy Production Base. Upon completion of its second phase, it will become the country's largest ice cream factory with a daily production capacity of 4m...

Kerry research shows taste is the top purchase consideration for more than 60% of global consumers, with protein quality second. Pic: Kerry

Kerry publishes Protein Mindset report

By Jim Cornall

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.”

The first phase of building works is under way and expected to be completed in the second half of 2022. Pic: Norco

Norco ice-cream factory to get $30m upgrade

By Jim Cornall

Australian farmer-owned dairy cooperative Norco is set to boost production at its Lismore ice-cream facility with a A$30m (US$22.3m) factory upgrade.

Aftre missing a year through the pandemic, the Ice Cream & Artisan Food Show returns to Harrogate in February, 2022. Pic: Ice Cream Alliance

UK ice cream show returns

By Jim Cornall

The only UK trade event for the ice cream sector, the Ice Cream & Artisan Food Show, will welcome visitors again from February 8 to 10, 2022, at the Yorkshire Event Centre, Harrogate.

There are many different flavors of ice cream, but one clearly comes out on top.  Pic: Getty Images/artJazz

Top 10 most searched ice cream flavors revealed

By Jim Cornall

UK specialist insurance company Lexham Insurance insures ice cream vans, leading it to look into the most popular ice cream flavors, both in the UK and worldwide, by analyzing the monthly search volume of popular ice cream flavors in 121 different countries.

Quimdis is a French distributor of ingredients for food, nutraceuticals, flavors & fragrances, animal nutrition, personal care and pharma. Pic: Getty Images/GMVozd

Azelis completes acquisition of French ingredient company Quimdis

By Jim Cornall

Azelis, a global innovation service provider in the specialty chemical and food ingredients industry, has completed the acquisition of Quimdis, a French distributor of ingredients for food, nutraceuticals, flavors & fragrances, animal nutrition, personal...

The company said consumers are drawn to nostalgic, comforting flavor profiles, such as vanilla and maple. Pic: Getty Images/LauriPatterson

Wixon launches FlavorFresh SR

By Jim Cornall

US flavor producer Wixon has launched FlavorFresh SR, a free-flowing, water-soluble, encapsulated powder the company said disperses evenly while preventing flavor and aroma ‘hot spots’ in finished applications.

Dairy Dialog podcast 145: Bubbies, LiquiGlide, Unified Brands

Dairy Dialog podcast 145: Bubbies, LiquiGlide, Unified Brands

By Jim Cornall

This week, we have conversations with Damien Dossin, Executive Vice President & General Manager of CPG at LiquiGlide; Katie Cline, vice president of marketing at Bubbies Ice Cream; and Dave Rademacher, product manager-refrigeration at Unified Brands.

Dill ice cream, anyone? Pic: Restaurant Džiaugsmas, Robertas Daskevičius

Lithuania tempting tourists – with smoked mackerel ice cream?

By Jim Cornall

Lithuania Travel, the national tourism development agency, is hoping in a post-Covid world tourists will be attracted to the Baltic country to experience some of its, shall we say, more unusual cuisine, which includes some ice cream flavors many might...

Pic: Getty Images/Sara Bolognini

Orkla acquires Swiss ice cream ingredients supplier

By Jim Cornall

Norwegian food company Orkla Food Ingredients has entered into an agreement to purchase the Swiss company Hans Kaspar to strengthen its position in confectionery and ice cream ingredients.

In 2019 Tate & Lyle commissioned Earthwatch to undertake a study to assess the environmental impacts of different approaches to stevia production in China.  Pic: Tate & Lyle

Tate & Lyle launches stevia sustainability program

By Jim Cornall

Tate & Lyle has launched a new sustainability program to enable stevia growers in China to lower their environmental impact and gain greater economic benefit from production of the no-calorie sweetener.

Exberry products are made from edible, non-GMO fruit, vegetables and plants. Pic: GNT

GNT launches new natural green Exberry colors

By Jim Cornall

Dutch headquartered natural product company GNT has launched two Exberry coloring foods made from turmeric and spirulina, which it said provides new opportunities for clean-label greens in dairy and other products.

SIGEP returns to Rimini in January, 2022.

Gelato growing globally despite pandemic

By Jim Cornall

Asia and North America are the new frontiers of artisan gelato, according to the Observatory run by SIGEP (Italian Exhibition Group’s International expo of Artisan Gelato, Pastry and Bakery and the coffee world).

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