All news articles for December 2015

Strategic shift: 'There was really no reason to talk to the consumer any more because we were not allowed to talk to the consumer any more.'

NutraInterview: Dominique Speleers, Beneo executive board member

Beneo: EFSA forced us to change our strategy

By Shane STARLING

Dominique Speleers is a long-time Beneo man who has seen a lot in his 15 years with the European ingredients giant from back when it was Belgian inulin and chicory player Beneo-Orafti and now as a board member of the more European, more international,...

FPD looks at packaging breakthroughs in 2015

Novel packaging innovations on FPD radar

By Joseph James Whitworth

From prototypes of Coca-Cola's 100% PlantBottle and Carlsberg's wood fiber bottle to novel processing techniques and bioplastic. FPD takes a look at the novel packaging and processing that has hit our radar this year.

JicaChips come in five flavors: Sea Salt, Smoked BBQ, White Cheddar, Spicy Soy Ginger, and Cinnamon Sugar

JicaChips to bring potato chip alternative beyond farmer’s markets

By Adi Menayang

With a love of cooking and an assortment of spices at home, a New York couple experimented making snacks out of jicama, a root vegetable they learned about while on vacation in Mexico. As it proved popular in their community, JicaChips is expanding nationwide.