Jujubes are a nutritious superfruit with caramel flavour notes that are "extremely versatile" and ideal for bakery, confectionery and dairy products as well as beverages, says the CEO and founder of Abakus Foods.
PureCircle is set to plant nearly 16,000 tons of stevia in 2018 - a 200% increase from the year before - to meet increasing global industry demand for a zero-calorie sweetener that tastes ‘the most sugar-like.’
Amborella Organics has created a range of organic lollipops that grow into a herb or flower after they have been eaten, by planting the biodegradable sticks into soil to simultaneously decompose and grow.
Swedish supplier Bayn Europe claims oat oil is an alternative, clean label emulsifier providing better yield stress in sugar-reduced chocolate than polyglycerol polyricinoleate (PGPR) and soy lecithin.
Flavor giant Firmenich recently inaugurated a manufacturing plant for encapsulated flavors in Sao Paulo, Brazil, which will serve as a center of excellence for encapsulated technologies in Latin America.
With an oat protein acquisition and mycoprotein partnership already under its belt, Naturex is now working on a new “high-end, functional” protein made from its leftover plant-based biomass to be launched next year. Its three-pronged strategy for growth...