Ingredients

Turmeric laced with lead — doesn't sound so healthy

26 September, 2019

A Stanford-led study has revealed that turmeric is sometimes adulterated with a lead-laced chemical compound in Bangladesh.


Sugar labelling in Australia and NZ

26 September, 2019 | Supplied by: Food Standards Australia New Zealand

The Food Standards Code has placed requirements for food labels to include the total amount of sugars in the nutrition panel.


ClearTaste organic bitter blocker

05 September, 2019 | Supplied by: Victus International

ClearTaste is a natural bitter blocker derived from mushrooms.


DuPont wins award for its cultures

03 September, 2019 | Supplied by: DuPont (Aust) Limited

DuPont was awarded the 'Most Innovative Ingredient of the Year' award at the Fi South American tradeshow, for its Danisco VEGE cultures.


Bühler catches mealworm bug, expanding insect portfolio

30 August, 2019 | Supplied by: Buhler AG Australia NZ

Bühler is expanding its insect portfolio by building a mealworm production and process facility in the Netherlands.


Cocoa bean processing can influence taste of chocolate

30 August, 2019

Research reveals that refining the process of cocoa bean fermentation and processing can influence the beloved flavour and aroma of chocolate.


Chocolate skews cannabis potency testing, research reveals

26 August, 2019

Cannabis-infused edibles are becoming increasingly prevalent in some US states; however, some chocolate products are causing headaches for analysts.


Would you like some vitamin D with your toast?

22 August, 2019

Researchers at the University of Birmingham have suggested the UK introduces mandatory fortification of vitamin D in wheat flour.


Black lemonade and rainbow noodles: ingredient trends in Asia

15 August, 2019 | Supplied by: EXBERRY

GNT EXBERRY will showcase a range of colouring foods at Food Ingredients Asia-Thailand, in a bid to appeal to health-conscious consumers.


Ingredients supplier Prinova sets up in Australia

13 August, 2019

As a result of increasing APAC demand, ingredients and premix supplier Prinova has established a subsidiary in Australia.


Singapore Food Agency sweet on sweetener

08 August, 2019 | Supplied by: Ingredion

The Singapore Food Agency has approved Ingredion's Reb M Stevia Leaf Sweetener, as Ingredion takes steps to expand into the Asia–Pacific region.


Sesame allergy is more common than you thought

05 August, 2019

Sesame allergy affects more than 1 million children and adults in the US — more than previously estimated — yet sesame labelling is currently not required by US law.


Bittersweet aspartame

02 August, 2019

According to a recent study from University of Sussex, the artificial sweetener aspartame has not been adequately proven to be safe for human consumption.


Transforming banana waste into value-added products

02 August, 2019

Food manufacturer Krista Watkins explains how she has processed over 90,000 metric tonnes of excess green banana produce to create gluten-free flour.


Ingredion Novation Functional Native Starches

18 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Ingredion

The Ingredion Novation Functional Native Starches have a neutral colour and flavour profile.


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