Field-to-Fork Organic Rosemary Solutions

Field-to-Fork Organic Rosemary Solutions

Frutarom Food Protection Business Unit expands its organic oxidation management solutions line with an organic rosemary extract designed to prevent oxidation and increase shelf-life of food products. This natural Mediterranean botanical has been made possible through collaboration between Hishtil Nurseries in Israel and organic farmers in Spain. A rising…

Safety of cranberry extract powder as a novel food ingredient

Safety of cranberry extract powder as a novel food ingredient

Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA) was asked to deliver an opinion on cranberry extract powder as a novel food (NF) ingredient submitted pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 258/971 of the European Parliament and of the Council, taking…

Breakthrough protein ingredient considered GRAS

Breakthrough protein ingredient considered GRAS

Tamarack Biotics, an emerging leader in specialty protein ingredients, announced it has received “Generally Recognized as Safe” (GRAS) approval for TruActive™ NF, the company’s breakthrough milk-based protein ingredient. The GRAS approval gives Tamarack Biotics the right to sell its milk-based protein ingredients to sports nutrition, elderly…

60% Pea protein crisp

60% Pea protein crisp

PGP International has launched a new 60% pea protein crisp which is set to provide food manufacturers with a competitive edge in a market where energy-boosting protein, weight management, and clean eating is in high demand. The pea protein crisps, which could be incorporated into a wide variety of…

Scientific Opinion on taxifolin-rich extract from Dahurian Larch

Scientific Opinion on taxifolin-rich extract from Dahurian Larch

Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA) was asked to carry out the additional assessment for taxifolin-rich extract from Dahurian Larch as a food ingredient in the context of Regulation (EC) No 258/97 taking into account the comments…

Natural shelf-life extender for chilled meats

Natural shelf-life extender for chilled meats

Arjuna Natural Extracts Ltd. presents X-tend, a complete, natural, formulation-specific preservative designed to increase chilled-meat product shelf-life and ensure food safety. Synthetic preservatives commonly used in chilled meats contain nitrates. These can generate nitrosamines, chemical compounds suspected of increasing cancer risk. But nitrosomyoglobin, formed from myoglobin…

Algal Scientific Algae-Based Immune Health Ingredients

Algal Scientific Algae-Based Immune Health Ingredients

Valensa International announced ay that it has reached an agreement with Algal Scientific Corporation to commercialize Algal’s PureAlgal™ branded ingredients – whole dried microalgae (Euglena gracilis) and purified beta-1,3-glucan – in the human health and nutrition markets. Valensa is ready to offer these algae-based ingredients…

GLA safflower oil obtains U.S. FDA GRAS status

GLA safflower oil obtains U.S. FDA GRAS status

Arcadia Biosciences, Inc. , an agricultural technology company, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted Arcadia’s conclusion that its SONOVA® GLA safflower oil is “generally recognized as safe” (GRAS) for use in nutritional beverages and medical foods. Arcadia produces GLA safflower nutritional oils with high…

Canola lecithin for label-conscious consumers

Canola lecithin for label-conscious consumers

Cargill is expanding its line of emulsifiers with the addition of deoiled canola lecithin. With this announcement, Cargill now offers customers three plant-sourced lecithin options – soy, sunflower and canola – in the U.S. and Canada. Cargill’s canola lecithin helps food manufacturers deliver product attributes consumers increasingly seek…

Cheaper and more sustainable sweeteners

Cheaper and more sustainable sweeteners

New catalysts produce sugar alcohols in a cheaper and more selective way creating cheaper and more sustainable sweeteners. Polyalcohols are widely used in the food industry, especially in candy and gum because they bring the sweet without the risk of cavities. Researchers at ICIQ (Tarragona, Spain) and ETH (Zurich, Switzerland…

Icelandic Astaxanthin

Icelandic Astaxanthin

Algalif introduces the first of several microalgae ingredient solutions with the launch of Icelandic Astaxanthin and an insider’s view into their unique facility. Icelandic Astaxanthin is 100% pure and natural, cultivated directly from Haematococcus pluvialis, the richest source of natural Astaxanthin. Developed in a state-of-the-art…

Natural clean label shelf life extender

Natural clean label shelf life extender

Arjuna Natural Extracts Ltd. launches X-tend, its natural preservatives range that keeps food fresh and increases shelf life. X-tend addresses three major food trends: natural, clean label and food safety. Arjuna opened a new food technology division at the company’s Cochin R&D facilities in the…