Consumers expect the real thing when they purchase a breakfast cereal advertised with fruit inclusions – not something produced to taste or give the appearance of. As such, the global freeze-dried ingredients market – and specifically fruit inclusions...
Confused about ‘autolyzed’ yeast extract? You’re not alone, say the suppliers behind a new website designed to demystify an ingredient that has made its way – they say unfairly – onto multiple retailers’ unacceptable ingredients lists.
Nestlé Philippines has responded to criticisms over packaging waste made by environmental campaigners after ‘plastic waves’ hit Manila, with the firm issuing reassurances that steps are in place to ‘reduce its environmental footprint’.
Palm oil sustainability practices in Indonesia are slowly reaping rewards, while manufacturers which make unjustified ‘no palm oil’ label claims are merely cashing in on ‘fabricated hysteria’, claims a senior exec at Golden Agri-Resources (GAR).
China consumers regard a product’s country of origin, price, brand, and physical prevention measures such as tamper proof seals as the most trusted indicators in identifying authentic and safe foods, a group of researchers found.
South Korea’s Seoul Dairy Cooperative (SDC) has launched Achimae Soymilk (meaning ‘morning soymilk’), a nutritionally-rich soy milk drink fortified with chickpea protein, in a microwaveable aseptic carton pack.
Ulrick and Short, a UK-based clean label ingredients supplier, is in talks with distributors and food manufacturers in the Middle East to enter the market amid growing consumer demand for healthier products.
Japanese sauce maker Kenko Mayo has launched a blue-coloured salad dressing that contains spirulina extracts and collagen, in an attempt to meet consumer demands for “instagrammable” and healthier food.
Two types of plants in Yunnan, Myriopteron extensum and Derris eriocarpa have been found to contain highly sweet-tasting compounds that are at least 25 times sweeter than sucrose, according to researchers from the Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese...