Scientific research is behind the popularity of OPO in China’s infant formula market, according to Advanced Lipids, a provider of the ingredient.
Babies are exposed to almost ten times the acceptable levels of a potential carcinogen that has been found in infant formula, according to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
Replacing standard vegetable fats with a proprietary form in infant formulas can reduce the chances of infant obesity, an industry-funded study has found.
FSA invites comments on novel food application for omega-3 rich oil
The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) is asking views on a novel foods application for an omega-3 rich plant oil product for dairy, bakery and supplement applications.
Ice cream formulated with an emulsion containing unsaturated oil showed no differences in melting properties as ice cream made with saturated fat, says a new study offering solutions for ‘healthy’ ice cream.
Cocoa powder replacer said to give 40% savings for bakers
Volatility in cocoa prices was the prompt for the development of a new cocoa replacer for bakery applications that enables savings of up to 40 per cent, said UK supplier Fayrefield Foodtec.
New dairy infusions promise added spice
SpringThyme Oils has developed a new range of infusions that combine butter fats and oils with herbs and spices to add new flavours to dairy-based foods.
Saturated fat solutions for bakers speared at new ADM baking facility
Fats and oils supplier ADM Pura steps up solutions for bakers,
opening a new R&D test bakery at its production site in
Purfleet, Essex to look into reformulation and novel fats.
Vegetable oil prices set to stay high, US warns
Vegetable oil prices are expected to remain high into the coming
2008/09 season as surging demand from the developing world outpaces
production, predicts the US agriculture department.
New trade group focuses on salt reduction
The UK Food and Drink Federation (FDF) is focusing on achieving
salt and sodium reduction and cutting saturated fats in the bakery
and snacks sector with the formation of a new group.
Time to prepare for the less saturated fat storm, says ADM
The food industry has a window to research ways to reduce saturated
fat in products before the UK's FSA starts its consumer awareness
campaign at the end of this year, says an expert from ADM who is
anticipating a swell of interest...
Cognis makes lauric acid-free whipping agent for snacks
Cognis has developed a new whipping agent under its Lamequick brand
using vegetable oils that are free from lauric acid, thus avoiding
the soapy taste that can result from interactions with herbs and
ADM to build new oils and fats R&D centre in Hamburg
Archer Daniel Midland has announced plans to build a European
R&D Centre in Germany to develop new oil and fat technologies
for the food and bio-fuels sectors and help improve existing ones.
Palsgaard emulsifier 'doubles' shelf life
A new cake emulsifier with a shelf life of a minimum of 24 months
has been devised by Danish ingredients manufacturer Palsgaard.
Oil firm AAK results up as streamlining continues
Fat and oil manufacturer AarhusKarlshamn (AAK) yesterday announced
an increase in interim net sales, but the recently merged firm says
it is still working on streamlining its operations.