Natural Colors & Flavors

Chr. Hansen expands e-number free colouring range

Chr. Hansen expands e-number free colouring range

By Oliver Nieburg

Ingredients firm Chr. Hansen has doubled the number of products in its fruit colouring food stuffs range, which it said will allow manufacturers to diversify sweet confectionery products and keep an e-number free label.

Eco friendly methane trucks optimise supply chain for Nestle

Special Edition: Sustainable Supply Chain

Eco friendly methane trucks optimise supply chain for Nestle

By Oliver Nieburg

Nestle UK has scooped an award for its use of methane trucks that has reduced CO2 emissions by 14% compared to diesel trucks with further potential to slash emissions in half.

Challenges and benefits of implementing a sustainable supply chain

Special Edition: Sustainable Supply Chain

Challenges and benefits of implementing a sustainable supply chain

By Rory Harrington

The incorporation of sustainability throughout the supply chain involves constant innovation, commitment from company leadership and a realization that it is an indefinite process, said Datamonitor.

UK children could exceed ADI levels for Sunset Yellow, finds EFSA

UK children could exceed ADI levels for Sunset Yellow, finds EFSA

By Jane Byrne

A decision is awaited from the Commission on the use of Sunset Yellow FCF (E 110) in non-alcoholic flavoured drinks following a revised exposure assessment from EFSA showing some children in the UK could still be over the ADI levels for the additive.

GEA notes demand from African start-ups for lolly machinery

GEA notes demand from African start-ups for lolly machinery

By Jane Byrne

Specific taste preferences and lower volume needs are factors behind the hike in demand from small confectionery producers in developing countries, particularly in the African region, for mid-range versions of established machinery, notes GEA.