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A2 protein in milk may boost body’s defenses against degenerative diseases

IFT News - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 01:00
A study published in Nutrition Journal shows that cow’s milk containing only the A2 type of beta-casein protein may increase the antioxidant glutathione (GSH), which may help strengthen the body’s disease-fighting power.

Barry Callebaut targets 100% sustainable chocolate by 2025

IFT News - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 01:00
Barry Callebaut, a manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, has published its new sustainability strategy “Forever Chocolate” with the ambition to move sustainable chocolate from niche to norm in less than a decade.

Cadbury, Fairtrade partner to expand Cocoa Life sustainability program

IFT News - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 01:00
Cadbury and Fairtrade have announced a commitment to help more cocoa farmers, their families, and their communities, by extending its farmer-focused Cocoa Life program to Cadbury products globally.

Ingredion to distribute SweeGen’s stevia sweeteners globally

IFT News - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 01:00
Ingredion, a global provider of ingredient solutions to diversified industries, has entered into an agreement with SweeGen, a company dedicated to the development and manufacture of stevia-based sweeteners, to be SweeGen’s exclusive global distributor of the company’s stevia sweeteners in all markets except China.

Nellson Nutraceutical announces reorganization

IFT News - Tue, 12/06/2016 - 01:00
Nellson Nutraceutical, a nutrition bar and powder provider in North America, has announced a realignment of the organization naming Jean Filion as chief operating officer and Bart Child as senior vice president of commercial development.

Curcumin may help treat depression

IFT News - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 01:00
A study published in the Journal of Affective Disorders shows that curcumin, an active ingredient found in turmeric extract, may be used to successfully treat major depressive disorder (MDD) and anxiety.

France tops 2016 Food Sustainability Index

IFT News - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 01:00
France sits atop a new food sustainability index released by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).

Protein blend may help overcome age-related muscle loss

IFT News - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 01:00
A study published in the Journal of Nutrition shows that consuming high-quality proteins may help prevent conditions associated with aging, including sarcopenia (strength and muscle mass declines).

USDA recalls 1.9 million pounds of ready-to-eat chicken

IFT News - Mon, 12/05/2016 - 01:00
National Steak and Poultry has issued a recall of more 1.9 million lbs of its ready-to-eat chicken products.

Oh for the Love of Sugar (Reduction!)

Perfume Flavorist - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 00:39
Nestlé's scientists developed a method to use 40% less sugar in their confectionery without altering the sweetness in chocolate flavor.

Botanical Devotion: 47th Annual ISEO Congress

Perfume Flavorist - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 23:35
The 47th ISEO Congress took place in Nice (France) on September 11-14, 2016, where attendees listened to discussions on the biological and analytical studies of plants and corresponding essential oils.

Patent Pick: A Knack for Natural Flavors

Perfume Flavorist - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 03:19
While "Clean label" foods have been in demand in the flavor industry, Frito-Lay North America, Inc. and The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois, a body corporate and politic of the State of Illinois, are determined to encapsulate flavors to sustain authentic flavors.

Bothwell Cheese receives Non-GMO Project Verified status

IFT News - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 01:00
Bothwell Cheese, an independently-owned Canadian manufacturer of premium cheeses, has announced that it is the first Canadian cheese manufacturer to offer cheeses made with milk that comes from dairy farms verified by the Non-GMO Project.

Diets may affect DNA sequences of genes

IFT News - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 01:00
In a study published in Genome Biology, researchers from the University of Oxford have demonstrated that the diets of organisms may affect the DNA sequences of their genes.

Keep your waffles from sticking

IFT News - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 01:00
A study published in the Journal of Food Science explores the factors behind why egg waffles stick to baking plates.

Deck The Halls with Pickles & Gravy

Perfume Flavorist - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 00:43
Just in time for the holidays, Archie McPhee has launched a series of festive candy canes that will sure to raise an eyebrow or two at your next family or company event.

Clasen unveils new name

IFT News - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 01:00
Clasen Quality Coatings has announced the company is changing its name to Clasen Quality Chocolate (CQC), effective immediately.

FDA clarifies menu labeling compliance date

IFT News - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 01:00
While the FDA originally issued a statement indicating the Omnibus Bill extended the compliance date, the agency is clarifying that the compliance date remains Dec. 1, 2016, but, consistent with the Omnibus Bill, the FDA will not begin enforcing the final rule until May 5, 2017, which is one year after the date that the Notice of Availability for the final guidance published in the Federal Register.

McCormick acquires Italian flavor manufacturer for $127 million

IFT News - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 01:00
McCormick has agreed to acquire 100% of the shares of Enrico Giotti SpA (Giotti), an Italian flavor manufacturer located in Florence, Italy, for $127 million.

Snyder’s-Lance divests Diamond of California nut business

IFT News - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 01:00
Snyder’s-Lance has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Diamond of California culinary nut business to Blue Road Capital.

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