SIDI protocol pushed forth by industry at IFT
The industry-wide need for implementation of the Standardized
Information on Dietary Ingredients (SIDI) protocol was yesterday
underscored by speakers at the IFT Expo.
Goat milk prevents iron deficiency - study
A study of the nutritional benefits of goat milk, compared to cow
milk, at preventing iron deficiency could prove to be a huge
benefit to human health.
Canada unveils new organic logo
The Canadian government has launched a new organic logo designed to
tell consumers that they are purchasing products that are federally
certified as organic.
DSM delights bakers and cheese makers at IFT
DSM Food Specialities is using IFT Food Expo 2007 in Chicago to
introduce its taste enhancement ingredients to the US.
IFT: Cognis launches bakery emulsifiers, mold inhibitor
European ingredients firm Cognis is using the IFT event in Chicago
this week as a platform to launch a variety of new products on the
US market, including emulsifiers, aerating agents and a 'natural'
Coenzyme study backs heart health claims
Supplementation with the coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) may boost naturally
occurring antioxidant enzymes and endothelial function in
patients with coronary artery disease (CAD), researchers have
CRN proposes upper limits for functional foods
While functional foods make inroads at the IFT Expo, the Council
for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) is making its voice heard on the
issue of upper limits for nutrients added to these products.
Green tea ingredient rides trend
A green tea extract has been launched by Danisco as a food
ingredient, reinforcing the perceived benefits of the antioxidant
and its "consumer friendly" appeal.
Kemin files suit for lutein patent
Kemin Health has filed a patent infringement suit against
OmniActive Health Technologies for methods pertaining to the
isolation and purification of lutein and lutein compositions.
Syngenta sales rise as focus shifts from soy to corn
Syngenta has posted strong half-year results, with growth in the
firm's corn business offsetting a decline in soybean sales.
IFT: AAK launches no-trans bakery shortenings
Oil and fat manufacturer AarhusKarlsham (AAK) is introducing a
number of extensions to its EsSence line of bakery shortenings,
designed to respond to the trans-free requirements of niche
applications in the category.
Anthocyanin-rich corn products may benefit dieters, diabetics
Using blue corn to make tortillas and other products may offer
significant benefits for dieters and diabetics, suggests a new
study from Mexico and Venezuela.
Study finds omega-3 greater anti-inflammatory potential
An increased intake of fish oil over vegetable oil can help
reduce the inflammation of various tissue and organs, a
study has found.
Cheese taste and aroma boosted by prebiotics - study
The sensory aspects of cheese could be boosted by the addition of
prebiotic ingredients, in addition to improving the nutritional
profile of the product, suggests new research.
Healthy ingredients makers court mainstream food at IFT
IFT Expo is bridging the gap between dietary supplement ingredients
and mainstream food manufacturers, with companies who once focused
on nutrition in a capsule now looking to supply functional food