Algal flour may provide a one-step solution to the challenges of fat-reduction in foods, with low-fat cookies, crackers, and salad dressings possible new arrivals on supermarket shelves, according to Solazyme-Roquette Nutritionals.
Increasing consumer power in Russia is drawing food and beverage manufacturers to set up base in the country - which, in turn, is opening opportunities for ingredients suppliers to do more business in the emerging market.
This week, demand for polyols is reported as experiencing substantial growth on the back of health trend, Cargill provides more convenient cocoa packaging, and Cadbury Schweppes moves nearer to its beverage-arm demerger.
With the price of crude oil going up almost every day it is no surprise that this has a knock-on effect to the price of raw materials for the pharmaceutical and chemical industries. But DSM and Roquette have developed a process that could avoid the reliance on crude oil for...