Preservatives and acidulants

Nestlé USA backs 'potassium salt' petition

Nestlé USA backs 'potassium salt' petition

By Elaine Watson

Nestlé USA has joined a growing number of food manufacturers backing a citizen’s petition from NuTek Food Science asking the FDA to allow ‘potassium salt’ as an alternate name for potassium chloride on food labels.

New 'high pressure certified' seal to hit stores in the next 90 days

New 'high pressure certified' seal to hit stores in the next 90 days

By Elaine Watson

Does the world need another packaging seal? Real estate on most food labels is limited, acknowledge the backers of the new ‘High Pressure Certified’ seal, but an independently-verified logo will help ensure the integrity of high pressure processing (HPP)...

IFT 2017: Clean label moves beyond the ingredients list

IFT 2017 part two: Clean label moves beyond the ingredients list

By Elaine Watson

'Clean label' used to be about ousting artificial (or artificial-sounding) ingredients from food labels, but is beginning to move beyond what must be declared on the ingredients list to cover incidental additives, pesticide residues, and animal...

Viva Las Vegas! What's happening at #IFT?

Viva Las Vegas! What's happening at #IFT?

By Niamh Michail

Food industry top brass, scientists and formulators have descended upon Las Vegas for this year's Institute of Technologists (IFT) Annual Meeting & Food Expo. Catch up on the best bits with our Twitter feed.

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