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Layn Corp to invest $60m in building US CBD operation

Layn Corp to invest $60m in building US CBD operation

By Elaine Watson

Layn Corp – best known for its stevia, monk fruit, and botanical ingredients - is making a significant bet on hemp-derived CBD, announcing plans to invest around $60m to build a US facility capable of processing a minimum of 5,000 tons of hemp biomass...

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...

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IFT 2016 In Review

Sethness meets clean label needs with expanded non-GMO and Class 1 caramel colors

By Elizabeth Crawford

After two years of tracking down documents, updating its supply chain and tweaking its formulas, Sethness Products Company claims “first-mover’s advantage” in the race to provide manufacturers with “cleaner” ingredients by securing Non-GMO Project Verification...

Sloan Trends at IFT: Moves away from fortification 'very troubling'

Sloan Trends: 'The move away from fortification is very troubling'

By Elaine Watson

Manufacturers have been ‘cleaning up’ food labels for years, but the pressure to oust 'unpronounceable' ingredients has now become so great that important vitamins and minerals (which often have chemical-sounding names) are also being ditched...

Edible insects beyond whole cricket powder at IFT

Will the edible insects market move beyond whole cricket powder?

By Elaine Watson

Milled whole cricket powder is probably the best known bug-derived food ingredient aside from red food color carmine. But what other delights might edible insects yield for food formulators? Elaine Watson caught up with bug enthusiast Dr George Cavender...

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IFT 2016 in review

Trend toward snacking blurs when consumers want specific flavors & foods

By Elizabeth Crawford

The evolution of snacking in America is breaking down barriers that formerly restricted what foods and beverages could be enjoyed at certain times of day, and in doing so is giving manufacturers more creative license to embrace new opportunities for innovation,...

Soup-To-Nuts Podcast: How can manufacturers meet sodium, sugar & calorie reduction demands?

Soup-To-Nuts Podcast

Soup-To-Nuts Podcast: How can manufacturers meet sodium, sugar & calorie reduction demands?

By Elizabeth Crawford

Finding solutions to reduce sodium, sugar and calories in finished products is essential as regulators and consumers demand healthier products – but the increasing desire for “clean labels” adds a complicating twist to the process of sourcing suitable...

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