The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) has urged the US Surgeon General to carry out a comprehensive study of sugar-sweetened beverage consumption’s potential impact on public health.
Canadian natural and organics group SunOpta has introduced a new rice fiber ingredient made from rice hulls, which the company says allows formulators to add clean label fiber without the bulk of rice bran.
The specialty products division at Hormel Foods has struck a deal with biotech firm Virun to offer water soluble, clear and shelf stable omega-3 EPA and DHA concentrates that enable manufacturers to create clear beverages without using preservatives.
Nutrinova has introduced a new ‘drop-in’ sweetener system for reduced sugar and sugar-free beverages and dairy, which aims to closely emulate the taste of full-calorie sweetener systems and simplify product development.
Consumers are shifting toward positive messages of overall ‘health management’ and away from more negative associations of weight management, according to a presentation by trend experts at market research organization Mintel at IFT in Las Vegas last...
New product developers need to be aware that texture has a strong impact on how flavor is perceived and should be considered at the beginning of the NPD process, according to president of TIC Gums Greg Andon.