Chr. Hansen’s latest enzyme for cheesemakers, the CHY-MAX Supreme, is ‘a game changer’ in the production of cheddar, continental and mozzarella cheeses, the Danish bioscience company told FoodNavigator when we caught up last month.
Cargill’s Zerose erythritol has been deemed generally recognized as safe (GRAS) for use as a flavor in non-alcoholic beverages by the Flavor and Extract Manufacturers Association of the United States (FEMA), and can be included at up to 1.25% and labeled...
Moving enzyme production largely into factories using genetically modification has resulted in better functioning enzymes, yet the bakery industry has been a poor communicator on both the ubiquity and benefits of GM enzymes, said one baking enzyme expert.
Novozymes has developed a "completely new" enzyme it claims will prove a game-changer for the sweeteners industry by making the process of converting starch into products such as high fructose corn syrup (HFCS), crystalline dextrose and fermented...
Companies are starting to take another look at waste as by-products from food production pose a major problem to industry. Disposal can be costly and if a firm must pay for the whole fruit, they may as well find a way to use it all.
FDA's comment that it does not consider high fructose corn syrup to
be 'natural' has generated heated debate in the US food industry,
with one camp relieved for the clarification, while the other camp
opposes it as...
Novozymes, a world leader in bio-innovation, has significantly
increased its presence in the Indian market by completing this week
the acquisition of the enzyme activities of Bangalore-based Biocon
Novozymes has reported a strong set of results for first half 2007
and is set to achieve targets for the year as it keeps its ear to
the ground and develops new enzymes to serve trends and help
producers overcome difficulties.
Novozymes has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the
enzyme business of Biocon, India, a move that will significantly
increase its presence in the Indian market and in wine and juice
enzymes in particular.
Danish group Danisco has become the latest in a string of
ingredients firms to pass on increased raw material and energy
costs to the market, announcing today that it is to up the mark on
its glucoamylase for the US brewing and portable...
The US enzyme market is set for healthy growth, according to a new
report, but continued downward pricing pressures mean that this
growth will likely result from a corresponding increase in food and
Danish food ingredients giant Danisco, the new owner of biotech
firm Genencor, claims its latest acquisition will furnish it with
new opportunities through a stronger R&D platform to tackle the
competitive enzyme industry.
Food enzymes contribute a quarter of sales revenue to the overall
enzyme business in the first quarter, says Danish firm Novozymes,
marking a one per cent rise in contribution on the previous year,
writes Lindsey Partos.