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Sprouted grains: Are we any closer to a workable definition?

By Elaine Watson

US retail sales of products referencing sprouted grains on pack decreased slightly (-2.1%) to $267.2m in the 52 weeks to October 7, according to new data* from SPINS, with the largest category - bread and baked goods - experiencing a 4.2% decline. However,...

Impossible Foods CEO: “By far the #1 message from fans on social media is, When will I be able to buy and cook the Impossible Burger at home?

Plant-based Impossible Burger to launch in retail stores in 2019

By Elaine Watson

In response to “overwhelming demand from consumers,” Impossible Foods has confirmed plans to sell its plant-based Impossible Burger in US grocery stores next year, although it is not sharing details of the scope of the launch, pricing, merchandising tactics,...

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NEWS IN BRIEF

Bunge unveils functional lentil flour for clean label formulations

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Bunge North America has added a non-GMO lentil flour to its portfolio that the company says can serve as a “functional equivalent substitute” for modified starches and can be appear as “lentil flour” in an ingredient deck, appealing to consumers searching...

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NutraIngredients speaks to nutritionist to find out what deficiencies people are risking when following on-trend diets, and what they must do to stay healthy.

Trendy diets lead to dangerous disorders, warns nutritionist

By Nikki Cutler

Trendy diets touted on social media are leading people to have serious nutritional deficiencies and irreversible illnesses, a nutritionist has warned.

Symrise expands US natural food ingredients business

NEWS IN BRIEF

Symrise expands US natural food ingredients business

By Mary Ellen Shoup

German flavors and fragrances company Symrise AG has opened a US facility near Atlanta, Georgia, for the production of natural food ingredients, investing approximately US$57m in the nearly 100 acre site to grow its US business.

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