Foss has launched a software package specifically designed for use
on its NIRSystems near-infrared (NIR) laboratory and process
analysers. The technology is designed to complement the FDA's
recently launched Process Analytical...
ICI flavour subsidiary Quest International, streamlined this week
through the spin off of its food ingredients arm to Irish
ingredients firm Kerry, is to target the confectionery industry
with the roll out of a new flavour encapsulation...
Stable Micro Systems has developed a probe that it claims can
accurately determine the firmness and texture of a number of foods.
The analyser works by penetrating the food in several places to
give an average reading.
Danish ingredients firm Arla Food Ingredients steps into new
markets with its low calorie bulk sweetener tagatose as the food
watchdog for Australia and New Zealand gives the green light for
use in foods that span from cereals to...
A number of metal detection systems have just been installed at a
major food processor in Holland. The eight Lock MET 30+ metal
detectors now up-and-running at King Cuisine's facility in Udenhout
will help the company meet stringent...
The Czech Republic witnesses a cross section of new product
launches from the Mintel database this week. The products are from
both the dairy and confectionery sectors and are all aimed at the
higher end snack segment.
Food Design, a leading UK supplier of toffee and fudge ingredients
to the confectionery industry has announced the development of a
replacement fat for unhealthy hydrogenated palm kernel oil, which
could prove to be a key ingredient...
Building on its position as a leading sweetner alternative in the
confectionery sector, ingredients firm Arla Food will see its
low-cal, low-carb tagatose sweetener emblazoned on the packaging of
a new range of juices, notably at...
Elizabeth Shaw is celebrating 40 years in the confectionery
business with the re-launch of its market-leading liqueur chocolate
brand Famous Names, with a new design that uses a packaging
technique never used before in the sector.
Is Big Red the next functional food fad? Scientists in the US claim
the natural flavours found in the chewing gum brand manufactured by
gum giant Wrigley's could beat the bacteria that causes bad breath.
Finland-based paperboard packaging provider Stora Enso reports that
demand for its cupstock paperboard packaging product is growing
amongst leading confectionery players in the European market as
consumers seek more convenient packaging...
Hopping on board the fast-moving low carb train, Arla Food
Ingredients, the supplier of tooth-friendly sweetener tagatose,
says a new study from Australian scientists confirms the product's
low glycaemic response.
Glacier Mints manufacturer Fox's Confectionery is to deploy a
Tropos ERP system at its Leicester head office and factory. The
Tropos system, to be supplied and managed by SSI, is due to go live
in the summer, writes Anthony Fletcher.
Chocolate dominates the latest product launches from Mintel, which
this week focus on Eastern Europe. The launches also reflect a
growing trend towards maximizing the marketing potential of brands
that have been long established in...
Improving the molecular structure of certain foods such as ice
cream and cocoa, can dramatically improve the taste, texture and
mouth feel of a particular product. This is something Marcos
Bobzin, Buhler's product manager for...
Technology that allows real-time x-ray inspection imaging has been
developed. Manufacturer Cintex says that the reason the
modifications made to its range of MIACS software is so innovative
is because it will allow, for the first...
Researchers at the University College of Dublin are claiming that
real time process control for food manufacturers - and more
specifically the confectionery sector - has been advanced thanks to
pioneering work into viscosity measurement...
German confectionery ingredients supplier Alfred L. Wolff is
preparing to focus on the launch of a new coating ingredient aimed
specifically at the chocolate and panned confectioneries sector for
Belgian group Cosucra Warcoing is significantly increasing its
inulin and oligofructose production capacity by converting a former
sugar plant to chicory processing, as it aims to meet growing
demand for the ingredients.
Lock Inspections Systems is to highlight its metal detection
equipment specifically designed for the confectionery industry at
Confectionery Manufacturing Expo. Metal detection is of growing
concern in the food industry, particularly...
APV Baker says it has expanded the boundaries of product
possibilities available to the confectionery industry, through the
development of multi-colour and multi-component capability for
Haribo Dunhills, part of Europe's leading confectionery group,
German-based Haribo, is aiming to boost countline sales of bagged
confectionery in the UK with the launch of four new lines which for
the start of the new year.
Forging a deeper share of the fat replacer market, the Circle Group
Holdings subsidiary FiberGel Technologies will supply its Z-Trim
zero calorie fat substitute to Swiss food giant Nestle, under a new
link-up announced this week.
ExxonMobil Chemical Films Europe has developed two new metallyte
films that provide an ultra-high-barrier alternative to aluminium.
According to the company, a major advantage of these films,
compared to metallised polyester or aluminium...
Food giant Cargill has opened a plant to manufacture erythritol, a
sweetener that is claimed to taste like sugar but contain no
calories. The group believes there is real potential in the
product, and has already signed an agreement...
As an army of chemists around the world continues the march towards
replicating in the laboratory the sweetest gifts from nature, a
small group in West Africa is determined to stake a claim in the
Sales of the high intensity sweetener acesulfame K look set to rise
for ingredients firm Nutrinova with the company confirming this
week that the FDA has approved its non-carbohydrate sweetener
Sunett as a general purpose sweetener...
The European Commission this week gave the green light to
salatrims, a type of reduced-calorie fats, for use as novel food
ingredients following an application by ingredients giant Danisco.
The long-awaited approval opens the way...
Balchem Encapsulates used the FiE exhibition in Frankfurt last week
as a platform to launch three microencapsulated forms of potassium
for the food and supplement markets to combat processing
challenges, the company claimed.
Massive savings for food manufacturers and new formulations for
health foods could be just around the corner as ground-breaking
research into how to trick the taste buds receives a cash injection
from three leading ingredients companies.
United Biscuits has appointed Vanco, the global virtual network
operator (VNO) to design, implement and manage its European Wide
Area Network (WAN). The three year agreement is designed to deliver
complete end-to-end connectivity...
Haribo Dunhills is giving two of its brands - Kiddie's SuperMix and
Jelly Babies -a design update aimed at transforming their on-shelf
impact. Brighter colours and a bolder Hariboy are the order of the