Canny formulation of structured emulsions like spreads, dressings
and mayonnaise can enable manufacturers to meet two objectives:
delivering healthier products and reducing high-cost
commodities, according to a Unilever R&D expert.
Astaxanthin, the carotenoid mostly associated with eye health, may
enhance the burning of fat during exercise and lead to improved
muscle endurance, suggests a new study with mice that needs to be
repeated in humans.
Cognis Health and Nutrition is whetting the industry's appetite in
advance of the IFT exhibition, taking place in New Orleans July 16
to 20, where it will be seeking to build awareness for its sterol
and sterol ester ingredients.
Rice bran oil, being used by some US restaurants to eliminate trans
fats, appears to be responsible for the cholesterol-lowering effect
of the ingredient rather than its fibre content, say researchers.
United International Enterprises Limited (UIE), the majority
stakeholder in vegetable oil firm Aarhus United, confirms it will
sell its considerable stake in the Danish firm, due to be divested
by January 2005.
Vegetable oils will take the lion's share of the oils and fats
market in the US as food makers continue to turn away from animal
fats in favour of vegetable alternatives. But as consumers increase
their health concerns, dietary...
A common, but increasingly expensive and popular, food ingredient
is the focus of a new global initiative to protect production.
Ingredients firm Aarhus United has linked up with other
stakeholders in the food industry to push a plan...
After successful sales of Kao's health-orientated Econa cooking
oils in test markets ADM will sell the functional food throughout
America writes Philippa Nuttall. With olive oil seemingly
the only possible rival to Enova, ADM...
Loders Croklaan specialty fats unit Lipid Nutrition has settled a
patent dispute with Norwegian licensing company Natural, defending
the rights to its manufacturing process for CLA, the leading
product in its portfolio.