The expected weakening of raw material prices this summer has been slower than expected, making life very unpredictable for buyers in the flavors and fragrances industry, according to one leading supplier.
A study the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is compiling to determine the level of consumer understanding about whole grains is well-intentioned but could prove to be a waste of time and money unless it is substantially revised, experts have warned.
The US energy drinks sector is continuing to generate ”quite remarkable” growth despite the depressing economic climate and high gas prices, according to the owner of Monster Energy drinks and Worx Energy shots.
Cargill Value Added Meats Retail has initiated a voluntary recall of about 36 million pounds of ground turkey products because of possible salmonella contamination, although there is still no conclusive evidence of the outbreak source, the company has...
Sorbet, juice, and smoothies came up trumps in a study to assess young women’s preferences for functional foods containing açai pulp, with flavor and aftertaste the most important attributes, according to a new study from California.
The Canadian government has invested $1m in the marketing of canola to help the industry tap new markets and grow existing ones, said Randy Hoback, Member of Parliament for Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, at the Canola Council of Canada's (CCC) Summer...
Frutarom USA has received organic certification from certification body Secal Israel for its Origanox ingredient, designed to combat lipid oxidation in foods – allowing it to market the ingredient in the United States and around the world.
Stevia supplier PureCircle has said that stevia awareness has grown to 62 percent in the United States, up from 46 percent a year earlier, according to new survey results from its PureCircle Insights Group.
Adventurous, bold flavors in sauces and condiments are driving new consumer taste discoveries, according to a new trend report from the Center for Culinary Development (CCD) and market research organization Packaged Facts.
Fortification and added healthy ingredients are stronger factors in driving purchases of foods perceived as healthy than absence of less healthy ingredients like sugar, saturated fat and sodium, according to the results of a new survey.