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Purdue study: Artificial dyes highest in beverages, cereal, candy

Purdue study: Artificial dyes highest in beverages, cereal, candy

By Maggie Hennessy

New research from Purdue University scientists has revealed the dye content of scores of packaged food products, some of which contain more than the 35 mg per serving that has been shown in certain trials to affect behavior among a small percentage of...

Hydrocolloid prices under pressure

DuPont raises global hydrocolloids prices 10 to 15%

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

DuPont Nutrition & Health has said it would increase prices globally across its DuPont Danisco hydrocolloids range by an average of 10 to 15%, citing increases in raw material, energy and fuel costs.

Glanbia's new flax-based guar gum replacer should prevent bakery costs from toppling...

Glanbia’s flaxseed guar gum replacer shaves 40% costs

By Kacey Culliney

US ingredients firm Glanbia Nutritionals has added a new flax-based guar gum replacer to its hydrocolloid range that will save bakery manufacturers up to 40% on costs amid continued soaring guar prices.

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.

High prices take the shine off guar gum

High prices take the shine off guar gum

By Lynda Searby

There is no end in sight to the current guar gum shortage and record high prices for the hydrocolloid, which may prompt some manufacturers to consider reformulation, according to Euromonitor International.

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