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Mars claims solid plant fat holds the key to caramel water migration issues

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Watertight idea? Mars files patent for multi-texture caramel

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

Mars has filed a patent for ‘multi-texture’ caramel products, using a method that prevents moisture migration from caramel to crispy components without the need for a fat-based moisture barrier.

Nestlé said its patent-pending bite-size sports nutrition snacks were portable and tasty compared to performance bars on the market

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Nestlé files patent for bite-size sports snacks

By Kacey Culliney

Nestlé has filed a patent for high-carb and high-protein bite-size dough snacks for athletes and health-conscious consumers looking to manage nutritional intake before and during exercise.

Tagatose can help firms make significant calorie reductions in bakery products without compromising taste or texture, claims Nutrilab NV

Could it be second time lucky for low-cal bulk sweetener Tagatose?

By Elaine Watson

Belgian firm Nutrilab NV is preparing to introduce low-calorie, low glycemic bulk sweetener Tagatose to North and South America later this year, six years after dairy giant Arla Foods pulled the plug on the ingredient claiming it was not commercially...

Reformulating for weight management success: Panel Discussion

Reformulating for weight management success: Panel Discussion

As the world takes a long, hard look at waistlines and decides to do something about them, the food and beverage industry is under pressure to slash the fat and sugar content in products, and provide accessible information about what’s in a pack. This...

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