Ingredients

Processing potassium

Processing potassium

Balchem Encapsulates used the FiE exhibition in Frankfurt last week
as a platform to launch three microencapsulated forms of potassium
for the food and supplement markets to combat processing
challenges, the company claimed.

An Exotic experience

An Exotic experience

Coconuts are commonly associated with the exotic and tropical
terrains of the Carribean. Recently however, a food technology
group in the UK have developed a new baked coconut flavouring,
which the company claims will guarantee 100...

EU law spotlight at FiE

EU law spotlight at FiE

As a raft of new food legislation, notably the labelling of food
allergens and genetically modified organisms, enters into force in
Europe, food manufacturers cannot afford to be less than au
fait with the new rules. Under the umbrella...

FSA to join kids' food debate

FSA to join kids' food debate

The UK Food Standards Agency is to discuss a number of possible
options concerning the future regulation of promoting food products
to children in a bid to tackle the rising tide of obesity. A move
which has been cautiously welcomed...

Not so sweet for Tate and Lyle

Not so sweet for Tate and Lyle

Major British sugar and sweetener group Tate and Lyle has reported
a sixper cent decrease in half year profits today and the success
of agreementsfor future prices for it starches and sweeteners will
have a major impact onthe profits...

Ukraine faces food price rise

Ukraine faces food price rise

Following low wheat crop yields, analysts are warning that Ukraine
isthreatened with increasing food prices, particularly with respect
to breadand bakery produce. The rise in food prices is also
expected to have asignificant knock-on...

Peanut peril

Peanut peril

Research published findings in the Journal of Food Protection
suggests that the presence of undeclared peanut protein in European
chocolate is much higher than in North American confectionery.

Hi-tech bars

Hi-tech bars

French ingredients firm Rhodia Food has developed technology to
include beneficial probiotics in a nutritional bar, helping
manufacturers to tap two of the biggest trends in healthy eating.

Malt market analysed

Malt market analysed

Consulting agency Market Advice carried out an in-depth review of
the Russian brewing industry this month, with an emphasis on the
country's malt market. The findings reveal that imported malt is
consistently seen as being superior...

Enzyme excellence

Enzyme excellence

Tackling the stable bakery market, Danish functional ingredients
supplier Danisco has launched the next generation of enzymes for
dough-strengthening and increased volume for the final baked
product.

Glisten up

Glisten up

The UK manufacturer Glisten, has taken the first steps towards
strengthening its position as a niche food group with the
acquisition of Sunya, a manufacturer of baking aids and sweet
spreads.