Bouillon cubes, notorious for using monosodium glutamate (MSG) and containing high amounts of sodium, isn’t typically on the shopping lists of today’s health-conscious shopper. Entrepreneur Robert Jakobi wants to change that.
The National Advertising Division (NAD) of the Council of Better Business Bureaus has approved General Mills’ advertising claim that its Progresso Light Soups are ‘Now Even Better’, despite a challenge from the Campbell Soup Company.
The US Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and Ajinomoto have announced a joint research project examining whether monosodium glutamate (MSG) consumption could aid weight management.
Competing claims by food companies over the removal of MSG from their products are a marketing gimmick which will simply confuse customers and make them think that a perfectly safe product poses a health risk, according to the USA’s Glutamate Association...
Rising costs and shrinking supply of sugar molasses are driving up
the cost of yeast extract production, says Bio Springer, which is
today announcing a double digit price increase for its extracts as
of next year.
DSM Food Specialties claims that its Maxarome Select product - a
natural high 5' nucleotide yeast extract - can effectively replace
monosodium glutamate (MSG) in crisps without any loss of flavour or
Umami, the fifth basic taste, falls under the spotlight as Dr.
Jacqueline B. Marcus in the US discusses how understanding this
inexplicable taste sensation can help food technologists increase
consumer acceptance and preference in...
Eager to grab a slice of the steadily growing market for natural
alternatives to hydrolysed vegetable protein (HVP) seasonings, UK
company Overseal Foods has launched a line of yeast products under
the brand name Yesto-Seal.