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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...

Chocolate manufacturers are ditching clean labels for cost-saving emulsifiers as the cocoa butter prices soars. Photo Credit: Siona Karen

Special Edition: The possibilities of chocolate with reduced cocoa butter

Emulsifiers in chocolate: Is an e-number a 'show stopper'?

By Oliver Nieburg

Previously reluctant chocolate manufacturers are more attracted to partly replacing cocoa butter with emulsifiers to obtain cost-savings and improve molding processes, according to supplier Palsgaard.

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.