Stevia Cocoa and Vanilla Flavor Enhancers

Stevia Cocoa and Vanilla Flavor Enhancers

PureCircle, the world’s leading producer and innovator of great-tasting stevia sweeteners for the global beverage and food industry, notifies the market that it is launching new stevia leaf-based flavor enhancers. These flavor enhancers significantly augment both vanilla and cocoa flavors, enabling companies to produce products at…

First stevia antioxidant

First stevia antioxidant

PureCircle (PURE.LSE), the world’s leading producer and innovator of great-tasting stevia sweeteners and flavors for the global beverage and food industry, announces it has developed the first commercially viable stevia antioxidant product providing food and beverage companies new access to health and wellness ingredients for their…

Reduce sodium with clean-label mediterranean umami solution for meat products

Reduce sodium with clean-label mediterranean umami solution for meat products

Salt of the Earth Ltd. has cracked the code on creating tasty meat products with less sodium. The company collaborated with leading meat companies to meet sodium-reduction regulations in several types of meat products. Mediterranean Umami, a clean-label ingredient, lowers sodium by 25%-33% or more in processed…

FDA GRAS on Probiotic-Derived Immune Health Ingredient

FDA GRAS on Probiotic-Derived Immune Health Ingredient

Ganeden, already known as a leader in probiotic technology, has used its patented probiotic strain to develop an immune health ingredient: Staimune™. The new ingredient utilizes the cells of the probiotic GanedenBC30® to support immune health, at cost effective inclusion levels. Available later this summer, Ganeden anticipates Staimune to be…

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…

Safety of alginate-konjac-xanthan polysaccharide complex (PGX) as a novel food pursuant

Safety of alginate-konjac-xanthan polysaccharide complex (PGX) as a novel food pursuant

Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA) was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on alginate-konjac-xanthan polysaccharide complex (PGX) as a novel food (NF) submitted pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 258/97 of the European Parliament and of…

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…