Purveyors of acacia gum have submitted a new petition to the FDA with additional scientific data to support their contention that it should be classified as a dietary fiber on food labels, highlighting its positive impact on glucose and insulin levels...
‘This is a breakthrough product that could ultimately make sugar obsolete'
The term ‘game-changer’ is bandied around with wearying regularity by food start-ups, but HEYLO – a patented combination of acacia fiber and stevia promising to blow rivals out of the water in the sugar replacement stakes – may actually warrant this moniker,...
The US Food and Drug Administration has amended food additive regulations to allow expanded safe use of acacia gum (gum arabic) in foods, in response to a petition filed by Nexira, supplier of a dietary soluble acacia gum marketed as Fibregum.
Following a positive safety opinion from EFSA last month, US hydrocolloids company TIC Gums is expecting its gum acacia modified with n-octenyl succinic anhydride (OSA) to received European clearance in 2011.
A modification to a fast drying shell coating system for sugar and sugar alcohol syrups used in confectionery coating and hard panning boosts the sensory appeal of the final product, saves on processing costs and time and can replace gum arabic, says...
Colloides Naturels International targets natural market demand with a combination of a wheat fibre and an acacia gum fibre that provides non-soluble and soluble fibre for a wide variety of food applications.
The Sudanese ambassador to the US has threatened to withdraw the
supply of gum arabic, an emulsifier and stabiliser used by the food
industry, in response to a pledge to impose sanctions to help bring
an end to the bloodshed in Darfur.
A strong network consolidated over 100 years will continue to
secure supplies to the food and beverage industry for the popular
ingredient gum arabic, says German supplier Alfred L. Wolff,
reports Lindsey Partos.