11-Nov-2022 By Mary Ellen Shoup
Researchers have uncovered a way to create a fat-free version of whipped cream using lactic acid instead of milk fat while maintaining a firm whipped consistency and texture.
Birko has announced its Beefxide antimicrobial intervention has received approval from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) for use as a non-food chemical in food processing facilities.
Purac opens lactic acid plant in Thailand
05-May-2008 By Laura Crowley
Purac has officially opened its new lactic acid factory in
Thailand, where it hopes to build on lactic acid growth in Asia as
well as cutting production costs.
Fungi seen as cost-effective lactic acid source
27-Jun-2007 By staff reporter
Fungal species of Rhizopus could offer a valuable alternative
source for lactic acid production, with significant advantages over
bacterial production, says a new review from Australia.
Baking invention cuts spoilage, lengthens shelf-life.
15-Dec-2006 By Catherine Boal
Scientists have devised a means of preventing contamination of
commercially baked bread - helping manufacturers to minimise the
loss caused by spoilage and halt the common problem of 'ropey
Purac announces lactic acid price hike
28-Nov-2006 By Anthony Fletcher
Purac has announced sales price increases for lactic acid,
lactates, gluconic acid, gluconates and lactitol.
Galactic raises global lactic acid prices
08-Nov-2006 By Anthony Fletcher
Lactic acid producer Galactic has announced a round of price
increases designed to cope with rocketing production costs.
CSM streamlines to achieve cost savings
06-Apr-2006 By Anthony Fletcher
CSM's decision to close a production facility in the US is the
latest in a series of initiatives designed to consolidate the Dutch
group's market position.
Purac ingredient range tackles Listeria threat
02-Feb-2006 By Anthony Fletcher
Purac claims to have developed a line of ingredients that can help
food makers meet new European Commission regulations on
Galactic announces lactic acid price increases
09-Nov-2005 By Anthony Fletcher
Lactic acid giant Galactic is the latest ingredients firm to
announced substantial price increases on the back of rocketing
Potato plugged as new lactic acid source
27-Oct-2005 By Anthony Fletcher
Potato waste could offer the food industry a cheap, renewable and
as yet underutilised source of chitin and lactic acid, according to
a university scientist.
Spiralling costs hit lactic acid prices at Purac
17-Oct-2005 By Lindsey Partos
For the second time in six months, Purac raises prices for its
range of lactic acids as raw material and energy costs continue to
Rumours that Purac to build lactate production in Thailand
23-Aug-2005 By Lindsey Partos
Leading Dutch lactic acid supplier is believed to be in discussions
to expand its presence in the East with plans to build an acid
plant in Thailand that uses sugar as a raw material.
Oregano-cranberry mix cuts deadly Listeria bacteria
An oregano and cranberry concoction could be a potent
anti-microbial agent for food processors under constant pressure to
reduce the risk of foodborne diseases in the ever-expanding food
Purac ups sodium lactate production
In response to market demand natural lactic acid, lactate and
gluconate supplier Purac wlll ramp up production of its sodium
lactate powder, unveiling a new production facility in Spain.
PURAC absorbs AVEBE subsidiary
Dutch food ingredients and confectionery multinational CSM
continues its strategy to expand worldwide activities in the food
and pharmaceutical markets with the recent announcement that it has
completed the acquisition of the gluconic...