Cakes & Pastries

Prices of gum derived from guar seeds have rocketed in recent months

Mühlenchemie launches guar gum replacers

By Rod Addy

Flour treatment firm Mühlenchemie has launched a new guar gum replacer range for the bakery industry, which it claims is superior to pure hydrocolloids such as locust bean or tara gum.

Commission gives green light for major sugar industry takeover

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Commission gives green light for major sugar industry takeover

By Oliver Nieburg

The European Commission has cleared the acquisition of the world’s largest sugar trader ED&F MAN by Europe’s largest sugar producer Südzucker and said it would raise no competition concerns on one condition.

Strawberry is an attractive flavour to older consumers, says Carbery

Carbery explores flavours for ageing consumers

By Rod Addy

Carbery is exploring the potential of flavours to make protein-fortified products more palatable to ageing consumers, according to head of research and development Aine Hallihan.

Sweet nothing in Soffritti's work?

Industry damns sucralose study at cancer conference

By Kacey Culliney

Research led by the controversial Italian scientist, Dr Morando Soffriti, linking the artificial sweeteners sucralose and aspartame to cancer, was presented today at the Children with Cancer science conference in London; a move industry is damning “irresponsible”.

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