The current supply disruptions are likely to continue until at least the third quarter of 2022, industry professionals have told NutraIngredients-USA. And continuing questions of climate change and the political instability that might cause will put...
A pulse of supply and production issues caused by the COVID-19 crisis is making its way through the dietary supplement industry. Inventories of botanical ingredients continue to hold up, but unprecedented demand for immunity boosting products is causing...
A few years ago, chia seeds were virtually unheard of in the U.S., but now they are available across food categories and retail channels in a plethora of finished consumer goods and as an ingredient, thanks largely to long-range planning by The Chia Co.
Agri commodity process will trend lower or remain stable in 2015, predicts Rabobank, which says favorable growing season conditions through 2014 coupled with moderate consumption growth have improved stocks of crops including soybeans, corn and cocoa.
While many US firms were struggling to get hold of sucralose from China early last year, the opposite is now true, with buyers reporting a glut of product on the market and a sharp reduction in prices.
Leading Chinese sucralose producer JK Sucralose says it is confident its sales of the high intensity sweetener will grow 50% in 2013 as new capacity comes online and demand for zero or reduced sugar products continues to increase.
Global demand for almonds is increasing, with snacking driving a lot of opportunities. China is the premier snack growth region, says Bill Morecraft, General Manager of Blue Diamond Almonds Global Ingredients Division.
The expected weakening of raw material prices this summer has been slower than expected, making life very unpredictable for buyers in the flavors and fragrances industry, according to one leading supplier.
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 UK's pea crop has been devastated by the poor weather and
flooding in recent weeks and a shortage of peas for freezing and as
ingredients looks inevitable, according to the Food and Drink
Brazilian soy crusher Imcopa has set up operations in The
Netherlands with the aim of supplying the European market with
non-GM soy lecithin directly and building awareness of its own
brand amongst food manufacturers.
As supply and demand issues for non-GM lecithin propel ingredients
manufacturers to push alternatives onto the market, Danish
emulsifier firm Palsgaard launches citric acid ester as a lecithin