Americas: Corbion Purac releases two label-friendly vinegar solutions at IFT

Corbion Purac is launching two new vinegar solutions to inhibit Listeria growth and extend shelf life naturally at IFT Annual Meeting & Food Expo, in New Orleans, USA, from June 21 to 24. Broadening the company’s existing Verdad label-friendly portfolio, Verdad N8 and Verdad N9 are designed to provide simpler ingredient statements while maintaining quality and safety in fresh and...

Europe: Barry Callebaut unveils Choc-a-like compounds for chocolate, bakery processors

Barry Callebaut presents Choc-a-like, its extended range of compounds for professional bakers, ice cream manufacturers and chocolatiers. The product portfolio offers flavors of smart compound solutions that combine the sensation of delicious chocolate taste, easy workability and food appeal. It allows food processing professionals to go beyond the technical limits of regular chocolate while retaining an authentic chocolate taste, look and...

Europe: Denmark reports low number of people infected with salmonella, finds institute

The number of people living Denmark who contracted a salmonella infection reached a historic low level in 2013, according to the National Food Institute from the Technical University of Denmark. It says more than half of those infected became ill during a trip abroad and for the third year in a row no salmonella cases were linked to Danish broiler...

Europe: Emballage, The Dieline to host package design summit in France in November 2014

Emballage show organizer Comexposium and The Dieline will launch The Dieline Summit in Paris, France from November 16 and 17, 2014. The Dieline Summit will focus on rethinking the future of package design by leaders of the package design industry, who will discuss the issues that designers, consumers, and the world are facing. The summit is aimed at helping professionals in...

Americas: Thermo Fisher Scientific introduces HRAM spectral library for food analysis

Thermo Fisher Scientific announces its high resolution accurate mass (HRAM) spectral library for laboratories analyzing environmental, clinical research/toxicological and food samples. The company made the announcement at the 62nd ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics, in Baltimore, USA from June 15 to 19, 2014. “This is a library with full, high-resolution spectra for every compound it contains,” said Jennifer...

Americas: Kalsec introduces Fusionary Heat at IFT 2014

Responding to the consumer’s desire for a more complex and flavorful heat, Kalsec has developed Fusionary Heat, a line of heat delivery products to provide consumers with complex and flavorful heat. The product line combines heat (pungency) with unexpected ingredient combinations such as savory, sour, sweet, and tangy to provide a unique sensory experience. Featured Fusionary Heat products include Tangy Sweet...

Americas: PepsiCo opens baking facility housing test pilot plant in Mexico

PepsiCo Mexico has opened its Mexico Baking Category Innovation Center in Apodaca, Nuevo Leon to help develop new product innovations across the company’s brand portfolio. The new baking facility is equipped with an advanced culinary center and development laboratories to develop and create baked products for consumer benefits and taste preferences in Mexico and in PepsiCo markets around the world. It...

Americas: Canola oil may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, finds study

New research from the University of Toronto suggests canola should be one of the oils of choice for people with Type 2 diabetes. Dr. David Jenkins, a professor in the Department of Nutritional Sciences and Department of Medicine, compared people with Type 2 diabetes who ate either a low glycemic index (GI) diet that included bread made with canola oil,...

Europe: Researcher studies two Clostridium perfringens strains in cooked beef for food safety in factories

The control points that are critical to prevent foodborne outbreaks by Clostridium (C.) perfringens differ between two main groups of this bacterium, according to a research by Yinghua Xiao at NIZO food research. C. perfringens isolates from foods were analysed using a functional genomics approach and their growth potential was assessed in cooked beef. C. perfringens is one of the most...

Americas: Cargill launches oil blend rich in DHA, EPA for heart and brain health

Cargill has launched IngreVita, which is a blend of high oleic canola oil, fish oil and proprietary antioxidants, delivers long-chain omega-3s (docosahexaenoic acid and eicosapentaenoic acid ), essential nutrients for heart health and brain development. “Consumers tell us they are looking for added nutrition in the foods they buy, and there is a growing awareness of the benefits of...