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.
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.
Southern cuisine was born of a melting pot of ethnicities, food cultures, techniques and ingredients brought together within the region. And it continues to evolve, building on American favorites like fried chicken and buttermilk biscuits. Rediscover the South with Symrise and learn about the flavors that form the foundation of traditional Southern cuisine, as well as the flavor spins and global influences that represent this modern day cuisine.
“What’s best for me” fuels many consumers’ purchase decisions, with nutritional needs and personal priorities defining what’s best. Snack food formulators must never forget that regardless of what’s best, taste reigns. Deliciousness is paramount. Chocolate ingredients add value to on-trend bars, baked goods and sweet treats. Their positive contribution makes products stand out in the crowded marketplace.
Vanilla is more than a flavor. It is a foundational ingredient intertwined with the leading trends in food and beverage innovation – Clean, sustainable, transparent and exotic. Take a journey with PROVA to learn about how their raw materials are sustainably sourced from around the world, extracted into a variety of formats and incorporated into formulations that end up on retail shelves and restaurant menus globally.