Ingredients

ADM teams up with New Culture to scale up animal-free dairy platform

ADM teams up with New Culture to scale up animal-free dairy platform

By Elaine Watson

New Culture, a startup producing casein proteins (minus the cows) via microbial fermentation to make mozzarella and other dairy products has announced a strategic partnership with global ingredients giant ADM to scale up its animal-free dairy operation.

FUNDAY'S  jelly snakes comes in there colourful flavours: raspberry, blackcurrant and passionfruit. Pic: FUNDAY

Colour trends special 2022

Colourful gummies, without the ‘guilt-trip’

By Anthony Myers

Using only natural colours and flavours, Australia’s rising star in the better-for-you confectionary market is revamping the gummy — without the guilt trip.

Bright, intense neon colours are signifying play and also inclusivity. Pic: GettyImages

Colour trends special 2022

Colouring food - with food

By Anthony Myers

Based on the concept of ‘colouring food with food’, GNT’s EXBERRY Organics are created from edible fruit, vegetables, and plants using traditional physical processing methods - and are bang on trend.

'Colour has a greater impact on taste perception than flavour'. Pic: Sensient

Colour trends special 2022

Colour is more than a trendy ingredient in confectionery

By Anthony Myers

With social media constantly pushing the boundaries of ‘exciting’ and 'unique' further, colourful, interactive food and beverages are becoming increasingly creative, writes Pat Hanson, Managing Director of Food Colors EMEA at Sensient.

Pic: Chocxo

Retail

Chocxo signs deal with Costco in US for its KETO snaps

By Anthony Myers

Chocxo has announced its Dark Chocolate KETO Coconut, Almond & Sea Salt Snaps are now available at Costco US locations nationwide for a special limited-time promotion as consumer demand for better-for-you chocolate continues to grow.

Red Chocolate are offering #AllPleasureNoGuilt at this year's Sweets & Snacks Expo. Pic: CN

Sweets & Snacks 2022

Red Chocolate debuts Blonde offering at Sweets & Snacks 2022

By Anthony Myers

Europe’s Red Chocolate will have a significant presence in the better-for-you category at this year’s Sweets & Snacks Expo with its dark chocolate varieties that contain 40% fewer calories than other chocolates, offering consumers #AllPleasureNoGuilt.

Sweet proteins… finally ready for prime time?

Sweet proteins… finally ready for prime time?

By Elaine Watson

From thaumatin to brazzein, we’ve been told for years that ultra-sweet proteins found in tiny quantities in some fruits could be the next big thing in natural sweeteners, if we can just find a way to produce them more cost effectively from microbial hosts....

Adrian Dodds. Pic: Henley Bridge

Appointments

Henley Bridge appoints new sales director

By Anthony Myers

UK confectionery ingredients supplier Henley Bridge has appointed Adrian Dodds as sales director to help realise the company’s growth ambitions.

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Evidence suggests cocoa flavanols can prevent CVD mortality

By Nicola Gordon-Seymour

US researchers conducting a Cocoa Supplement and Multivitamin Outcomes Study (COSMOS) observed a 27% reduction in deaths from cardiovascular disease (CVD) in older adults treated with the extract, although there was no improvement in the death rate for...