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Latest food ingredients trends from natural sweeteners to ancient grains

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Want to stay up to speed with the latest developments in sustainable palm oil, natural sweeteners, ancient grains, plant-based proteins, gluten-free ingredient trends, probiotics, prebiotics and omega-3s? Keen to stay on top of clean-label and natural trends, the challenges around replacing partially hydrogenated oils, BVO and Azodicarbonamide? Bookmark this section to see what the big names in ingredients supply are up to from Cargill and ADM to Givaudan, Bunge, PureCircle, Ingredion, GNT, DDW, Tate & Lyle and CP Kelco.

RDBA provides dietitians tools to select, display products & track social media influence

New tools from the Retail Dietitians Business Alliance are helping registered dietitians gain professional prominence in grocery stores and sales outlets while also expanding their influence over product selection, displays...

Soup-To-Nuts Podcast: How brands can defend their shelf-space against encroaching private label

The Great Recession of 2008 may be long over, but the penny-pinching it inspired in consumers and their subsequent shift to store brands is not – prompting national brand marketers...

ADM gets personal with new microbiome collaboration with Mayo Clinic

Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) has announced a collaboration with the Mayo Clinic on personalized nutrition solutions to healthy body weight through probiotics, prebiotics, and other nutrients.

NEW HIRES GALLERY: Hampton Creek rebuilds its board; Soylent hires new sales VP, Zallie to take the helm at Ingredion

Check out who’s moving onwards and upwards at Kraft Heinz, Hormel, Conagra, Ingredion, Soylent, Hampton Creek, Hain Celestial, Hello Fresh, Peapod and Ready Pac Foods in FoodNavigator-USA’s latest round-up of...

Google search data reveals 3 beverage trends that promise sustained growth

Consumers are notoriously fickle, but their ongoing demand for beverages that are healthy and natural is paving the way for several sustained sub-trends that not only show immediate growth potential...

Animal-based protein tops consumer choice, but plant-based options are rising fast, Nielsen finds

When it comes to meeting consumers’ growing demand for protein, animal-based products continue to reign supreme in the US and Canada for now – but plant-based options are gaining traction...

Sweet ambition: DouxMatok raises $8.1m to take sugar reduction technology to market

DouxMatok, the Israeli firm behind patented technology that makes sugar taste sweeter, has raised $8.1m in a funding round led by Israel’s largest VC fund, Pitango, with the participation of...

Naturex strikes global distribution deal with Mycotech for vegan mushroom protein: 'We could see they had something new'

Natural ingredients giant Naturex has struck a global distribution deal with MycoTechnology, the fungi-fueled start-up behind Pure Taste fermented shiitake vegetable protein: a high-profile new entrant to the ‘alternative’ protein...

BASF teams up with InsideTracker for personalized nutrition & supplementation recommendations

BASF and Segterra have announced a collaboration for BASF’s health ingredients brand, Newtrition, to provide personalized nutrition and dietary supplementation recommendations and scientific support for Segterra’s InsideTracker.

New produce coalition stands against potential anti-dumping revisions in NAFTA

A new coalition of US and Canadian produce companies hopes to protect the North American Free Trade Agreement from potentially “traumatic” revisions based on “protectionism and a very narrow view...

FDA delays some safety requirements for produce under FSMA to make them less complicated, costly

FDA is pushing back the compliance dates for most agricultural water testing standards outlined in the Food Safety Modernization Act’s Produce Safety Rule to “simplify our approach to make compliance...

MycoTech raises $35m to fuel vegan mushroom protein ambitions, strikes strategic partnership

Boulder-based MycoTechnology has raised $35m in a series B financing round from a flurry of high profile investors* from Kellogg’s Eighteen94 Capital to Bunge Ventures and inked a strategic partnership...

Organic sales projected to rise as more millennials have children and seek clean options for kids

New research published by the Organic Trade Association connecting parenting to increased organic purchases suggests sales of organic could see a significant boost in the coming years as more millennials,...

News in brief

FDA has no objections to GRAS status of Cargill’s canola lecithin

The FDA has issued a GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe) letter of no objection for Cargill’s canola lecithin for use in a variety of foods.

OTA sues USDA to implement final rule raising animal welfare standards for organic

The Organic Trade Association is suing the US Department of Agriculture for repeatedly and allegedly illegally delaying and threatening to potentially suspend indefinitely the widely popular Organic Livestock and Poultry...

TerraVia selects Corbion’s $20m stalking horse bid in auction

Algae-fueled company TerraVia has selected a $20m stalking horse bid from Dutch ingredients supplier Corbion in an auction for the bulk of its assets, according to documents filed with the...

Digital GMO disclosure faces significant but manageable challenges, USDA study

Food and beverage manufacturers must work with the government and other stakeholders to overcome significant, but not insurmountable, challenges if they want to use QR codes or other digital technology...

Oldways marks Whole Grains Month by gathering donations from members to combat food insecurity

To raise awareness of the risks of food insecurity and the ability of whole grains’ to help fill bellies and nutrient gaps, the Oldways Whole Grains Council is coordinating a...

Frozen desserts and snacks are the next frontier for plant-based protein, Euromonitor

Much of the focus for growth of plant-based proteins in the US to date has been on alternatives to meat and cow’s milk, but new research from Euromonitor International suggests...

Five myths about natural food colors

Natural food colors: expensive, unstable, muted, and weird-tasting, right? Wrong, says Sensient Food Colors, which caught up with FoodNavigator-USA to address some common concerns about natural colors and highlight growth...

More than 200 sickened by Salmonella from Mexican papayas

The outbreak of Salmonella in the US linked to imported papayas has passed 200 cases.

Soup-To-Nuts Podcast: The rise and potential of high pressure processing for fresh, clean products

In general, talking about how a food or beverage is processed is not a way to win the hearts, minds and money of today’s consumers, who increasingly want products that...

UrthMarket will tempt consumers to buy groceries online by offering curated products, cash back

Even though sales of groceries online are minuscule compared to brick and mortar stores, online snack subscription service UrthBox sees significant potential in ecommerce for food and beverage and hopes...

Food, beverage companies donate millions of dollars and products to Hurricane Harvey relief

As the extent of the damage from Hurricane Harvey in Texas continues to rise with the flood waters, food and beverage manufacturers are stepping forward to help feed displaced people...

Sen. Roberts outlines three must-haves for agriculture in 2018 Farm Bill

As negotiations for the 2018 Farm Bill continue, legislators across the aisle need to work together to ensure “small differences do not get in the way of the larger goal”...

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