Chocolate. Just the word conjures up cravings. As today’s discerning consumers seek high-quality chocolate for the most enjoyable eating and drinking experiences, only the best chocolate ingredients will do. Learn more about how to enhance chocolate flavor with concentrated cocoa extracts and flavors in this new report from PROVA.
Optimizing supply chains in times of normalcy is important enough. During a pandemic that has upended virtually every chain domestically and globally, supply chain management is critical and requires a nimble, creative strategy. Learn more about the importance of diversification before, during and after a crisis and get insights on finding new markets and repairing existing ones.
Ongoing training is critical to ensuring the safety and quality of the global food supply chain – especially during the COVID-19 crisis. In response to interest in expert training that is cost-effective and minimizes travel, AIB International has launched a live, instructor-led online training platform – Virtual Classroom. Learn how AIB International's Virtual Classroom helps food industry professionals gain expertise, save money and minimize travel.
Technology has sped up lives, putting the brain in overdrive. It needs fuel to function at its best. Citicoline is one such brain nutrient. Cognizin® is Kyowa Hakko’s branded form of pure, stable citicoline, which has been shown to help with focus, attention span and memory. Produced by a patented fermentation process, the ingredient is self-affirmed GRAS for many food and beverage applications.
Supply chains have – at the same time – become more complex and transparent, leading manufacturers to focus on optimizing efficiencies for the benefit of their customers and their own businesses. Get insights on these new dynamics and how to leverage actional data and customized solutions.
We all know plant-based proteins are big, but what's next? Learn why "protein-plus" will resonate with consumers in the short- and long-term future, and how to incorporate ingredients with positive nutrition and functional benefits.
Rich in soluble dietary fiber and versatile for incorporation in a variety of food and beverage applications, Gum Acacia is an increasingly popular ingredient, featured in nearly 2,500 new products since 2018. ISC Gums is the world’s largest manufacturer dedicated to the production of Gum Acacia, and has expanded their portfolio to include 100% Organic Premium Spray Dried Gum Acacia. Learn more about this in-demand ingredient and innovative supplier.
Beverage manufacturers are getting creative with ready-to-drink tea products in order to remain relevant and stay competitive in the burgeoning beverage business. They are combining brewed tea, botanicals and fruit juices to create signature flavors, sometimes with the inclusion of functional ingredients and maybe some bubbles, too. Their secret: start with quality brewed tea for authentic taste and appearance that shines through in the final formulation.
Exposure to international cuisines has expanded consumer taste preferences and piqued interest in globally inspired flavors and ingredients. Curious consumers seek variety, and they are looking for unconventional products that create excitement. Read how the cheese industry can leverage consumer interest in global cheese and ethnic flavors and generate new interest in mainstream products.
Today’s consumers are eating in increasingly personalized ways as they pursue individual aspirations of health and wellness. Many rely on bars and powders to meet their evolving needs. Shelf-stable with a rather long shelf life, these products are convenient and can be designed to provide very specific nutrition, something Nellson LLC, Anaheim, Calif., has unparalleled experience. Learn how they help innovators move nutrition forward by keeping bars and powders relevant through personalization.