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Middle East: Survey finds region’s interest in sweet baked goods

Consumers in Egypt, Saudi Arabia and South Africa love a sweet bakery snack – but women are worried about the sugar, according to a...

Americas: Private label firm releases dairy-free chocolate in US show

Private-label firm Carmit Candy Industries will launch its new vegan line of milk chocolate snacks, coins and buttons at Natural Product Expo West from...

Europe: Consortium gets €7.7M on packaging research

The European Union (EU) has awarded the international NanoPack consortium €7.7 million (US$8.82 million) to develop and demonstrate a solution for extending food shelf...

Middle East: Consumers demand food origin information, report

A surge in consumer demand for knowledge of food origin and source is now a key factor for successful sales and marketing in the...

Middle East: Israel to export more mandarins in 2017

The Plant Production and Marketing Board of Israel predicts an export increase of 50% for Jaffa Orri mandarin fruit in 2017. The harvest of...

Germany: Lampados exhibits 2-calorie sweetener at ISM

Israel's Lampados International will launch Liteez, a next-generation sweetener, at the ISM show in Cologne, from January 29 to February 1, 2017. This dual-purpose meringue...

Middle East: Fonterra develops white butter

Fonterra and its global ingredients business, NZMP, have developed a white butter product to meet growing demand from manufacturers in the Middle East market. Although Fonterra’s...

Middle East: Corbion exhibits polymer additives in Dubai

Corbion will exhibit its Pationic polymer additives at Arabplast 2017, from January 8-10 in Dubai. Pationic glycerol esters improve the processability of expandable polystyrene beads...

Middle East: Manufacturers brace for food colors labeling in GCC

From January 1, 2017, all foods and beverages containing the colourants Allura Red AC (INS 129), Sunset Yellow (INS 110), Azorubine / Carmosine (INS...

Middle East: Salt of the Earth spends US$1M on production

Salt of the Earth Ltd. expands production of its all-natural Mediterranean Umami clean-label sodium-reduction ingredient. The company’s US$1 million investment in production facilities is...

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