Americans were less likely to engage in environmentally friendly behaviors in 2010 than they were in 2009, despite being more likely to identify with eco-friendly terms, according to a new survey from Harris Interactive.
Synergy Flavors’ Chicago facility has received organic certification, which will allow it to increase provision of organic flavors, and respond to sustained demand for ‘clean label’ products, the company has said.
Organic ingredients supplier Global Organics has introduced ‘EcoSocial’ certified organic cane sugar to North America – a certification that aims to incorporate environmental, social and economic criteria.
Organic food has entered the mainstream with strong growth in all sectors over the past decade, including packaged and prepared foods and beverages, according to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA).
The Organic Center is seeking manufacturers to take part in a new coupon program aiming to engage organic consumers with child hunger – and help them save money on natural and organic foods and supplements in the recession.
Parry Nutraceuticals has said its organic spirulina product has been certified as GRAS, meaning it can be used to enhance the nutritional value of foods ranging from cereals and snacks to frozen dairy.
National Starch is extending its range of Novation functional
native starches to include two new starches from waxy maize that
are suitable for use in products geared towards the certified
Major US peanut and peanut ingredient supplier the Golden Peanut
Company has launched two new organic peanut flours and an organic
roasted peanut oil, to meet growing demand for both organic and
nutritional finished products.
A caramelized onion flavor is set to hit the US market, with
manufacturer DD Williamson announcing that it has started
commercial production of its new ingredient, designed for use in
soups and sauces.
Sales of organic foods in the US continue to increase, with the
meat category demonstrating the highest growth rate last year,
according to preliminary results from the Organic Trade
Association's (OTA) 2006 Manufacturer Survey.
With the market for certified organic products continuing to grow,
demand for organic hydrocolloids has also expanded - prompting the
leading supplier of hydrocolloids to the US food industry to launch
an organic version of its guar...