Sunday, September 19, 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.


Nestle, Unilever &Tesco among 40% of leading food firms with focus on plant-based products

Four-year investor engagement with 25 giant food retailers and manufacturers, led by the FAIRR investor network, has found that two in five global food giants with combined annual revenues of US$ 459 billion (approximately...

GEA supplies steam-sterilizable centrifuge for probiotics production

GEA claims to have supplied its largest steam-sterilizable centrifuge to Jiangsu Wecare Biotechnology in Luohe, Henan Province, in central China. In January 2020, GEA completed the installation of the pharma separator of type CSI...
Healthy snacks

Healthy snacks to boost immunity

During the lockdown, staying home and eating healthy are two main mantras. While spending more time at home, we make more trips to the kitchen, searching for tasty treats. To ward off infection, one...
Basmati Rice

Indian basmati rice – GI tag and eliminating pesticides

On 11 September 2020, India has applied for an exclusive Geographical Indications (GI) tag to basmati rice at the European Union's official registry, the Council on Quality Schemes for Agricultural Products and Food Stuffs,...
Tea chemicals

Tea chemicals boost immunity against coronavirus

Tea chemicals could be useful in boosting immunity as they can block coronavirus activity better than anti-HIV drugs, said Sanjay Kumar, director, Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology (IHBT), based in Palampur, Himachal Pradesh. Kumar...
plant based meat

Bühler and Givaudan aim to address nutrition challenges

Switzerland-based food technology company Bühler and flavor and fragrance company Givaudan have partnered to set up a plant-based food innovation center in Singapore. Nabila Azmatulla, consumer insights analyst at GlobalData, offers her view, “The innovation...

A surge in demand for clean-label foods in India

Shivam Hingorani The health-food sector in the past few years has witnessed a pronounced inclination to clean-label foods. Clean label foods have easy to recognize ingredients that are natural, non-GMO, are unprocessed and contain no...

FSSAI ensures uninterrupted food business operations during the COVID-19

The outbreak of COVID-19 has not only posed a threat to lives but also affected the world’s economy – supply chains, businesses, and jobs. In response to this pandemic, the Food Safety & Standards...

Cargill’s newest sweetener for label-friendly 30% sugar reduction

Food and beverage manufacturers in Europe looking for label-friendly, reduced sugar options can look to Cargill’s newest sweetener C✩TruSweet 01795, to enable a 30% sugar and calorie reduction in beverages other food applications via...

Propak India and Fi India & Hi 2019

The 2nd edition of Propak India and the 14th edition of the Food Ingredients India and Health Ingredients (Fi India & Hi) organized by Informa Markets (formerly UBM India) took place from 22 to...
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