Saturday, June 12, 2021

Food Ingredients

Any substance that is added to a food to achieve a desired effect including technical or functional purposes during processing, storage or packaging. The examples include food additives, colors, flavors, preservatives, fats, oil, stabilizers, emulsifiers, anti-oxidants, etc.

Konark Gaur joins Marico as head of New Food marketing

Marico to scale up New Foods vertical

Konark Gaur has joined Marico as the of the New Foods Business. The company says that Gaur’s task is to scale up the new vertical. Gaur is leaving his position as the chief marketing...
Pankaj Poddar, CEO, Cosmo Films. Photo Cosmo Films

Cosmo Films on the pandemic, industry expansion, exports & sustainability

Amongst the fourteen new film lines coming to India in the next three years is Cosmo Films’ polyester line from Bruckner. Naresh Khanna, editor of Packaging South Asia asked Cosmo CEO Pankaj Poddar to...
Indian foodgrain output to rise to 305.43 million tons in 2020-21

Indian foodgrain output to rise to 305.43 million tons in 2020-21

India’s agriculture ministry released its third advance estimate on 25 May 2021, for the 2020-21 June to July crop year – predicting a rise in various foodgrains such as rice, wheat, pulses, and coarse...
Aptar's PolkaLite Closure paired with SimpliCycle Valve Technology

Aptar introduces PolkaLite Closure paired with SimpliCycle Valve Technology

Aptar Food & Beverage leveraged the benefits of two high-performance products, PolkaLite, a lighter version of the Polka closure (-1.3g), and the award-winning SimpliCycle recyclable valve to bring to manufacturers and consumers the highest...
BillerudKorsnäs and Haver & Boecker define norms for sack packaging

BillerudKorsnäs and Haver & Boecker define norms for sack packaging

Last year BillerudKorsnäs and Haver & Boecker published a total of nine sack packaging norms. These norms cover the basics and some of the most critical factors relevant to pack powdered goods. The reactions...
Tracking food safety inspection in the product cloud – Mettler Toledo partners with Evrythng Image Evrythng

Mettler-Toledo and Evrythng partner for food safety

On 19 May 2021, UK-based Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection announced a strategic partnership with Evrythng, a pioneer of the product cloud. The association provides food manufacturers, retailers and brand owners with an end-to-end traceability and...
Alon Bar-Shany, when he was vice president and general manager, HP Indigo at LabelExpo in Brussels September 2019 Photo PSA

Redefine Meat appoints Alon Bar-Shany as executive chairman

Alon Bar-Shany well known as the protagonist of HP Indigo digital printing's success for the past 15 years has most recently joined Isreali alternate meat manufacturer, Redefine Meat. The announcement came on 5 May...
Amcor acquires ePac

Amcor invests in ePac for digital flexibles

Global packaging major Amcor has announced a strategic investment in US-based ePac flexible packaging, a short-run digital printing company for flexible packaging. The acquisition will range between approximately $10 to $15 million, including a...
India's share of value added food exports is the lowest among those shown in the KPMG food processing in India report. Graphic KPMG

Within the KPMG Indian food processing report 2021

Most of the financial press seemed to get an early look at the recent KPMG report on the Indian food processing industry officially released in May 2021 and subtitled – 'Growth opportunities post the...
Citrus reigns

Innova Market Insights’ Top Ten Flavor Trends for 2021

Hybrid flavor innovation is increasingly being used to deliver new sensory experiences for progressively adventurous consumers, offering food and beverages that can broaden the dimensions of indulgent consumption. As a result, Flavor Mashups has...
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