Ingredients

Oodles of noodles

Oodles of noodles

A tapioca-based speciality starch promises noodle manufacturers
increased cooking yields, improved processability, and better
control over end-product parameters, according to National Starch.

Fibre-powered drinks

Fibre-powered drinks

Soluble fibre, the rising star of the ingredients world, has
traditionally been found and consumed in solid foods such as
cereals, vegetables and fruits. A new generation of soluble fibres
- formulated by a number of ingredients...

So, what is fibre?

So, what is fibre?

In the US, the American Association of Cereal Chemists (AACC) is up
in arms this week claiming that new definitions for dietary fibre
compiled by Food Nutrition Board (FNB) are totally inadequate.

Apple agreement

Apple agreement

NZ company Enza Foods will produce apple ingredient for soft drinks
and smoothies under licence from fruit juice company Beckers
Bester.

Shopping continues for DSM

Shopping continues for DSM

Purchases and new production facilities have so far marked the
healthy growth of Dutch life science company DSM in 2002. This week
the company announced further acquisitions with the purchase of the
food coatings activities of Vaessen...