One sauce innovator is using speed and agility to ideate and scale new ideas and keep its customers on the cutting edge of emerging flavor, texture and health trends. Food manufacturers are removing layers from their organizations to streamline R&D and respond quickly to the changes occurring in an increasingly fragmented market. Learn how speed and agility are becoming hallmarks of the modern product development process.
There’s no question that the global pandemic has upended consumers’ way of life, including when, why, where and what they eat and drink. ADM’s culinary professionals have identified several key consumer trends heading into the next few months, which can be viewed not as obstacles but as opportunities to provide products and menu items that meet evolving demands. Learn about some of these trends, from new takes on comfort foods to the ongoing interest in plant-based meat alternatives.
The COVID-19 pandemic has many shoppers more mindful about food costs, but that doesn't mean they are willing to sacrifice on quality. The Dairy-Based Natural Flavors line from Edlong can help manufacturers deliver on taste and attractive price points, while keeping ingredients clean and simple. Using artificial intelligence to predict consumer taste preferences, foods with these flavor enhancers ranked equal to or higher than those without them.
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.
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.