13-May-2013 - Globalisation is leading to more adventurous consumers who are increasingly prepared to try spicy foods, including hot pepper sauces, according to the McIlhenny Company, maker of Tabasco pepper sauce.
07-May-2013 - The number one global food brand is Nestlé’s Maggi range of instant soups, stocks, sauces, taste enhancers and noodles, according to Kantar Worldpanel. Unilever’s Knorr brand came second while PepsiCo’s Lay’s brand was third.
02-Apr-2013 - More unusual flavour combinations are driving new product developments, reports Michelle Knott
02-Apr-2013 - TNA has designed a one-piece solution for a range of wet and dry seasoning and flavourings.
04-Mar-2013 - As demand for natural food colours grows, suppliers and their customers are paying more attention to traceability and supply chain control. Paul Gander reports.
14-Jan-2013 - One of the world’s hottest peppers, together with alderwood smoke, the pawpaw fruit and a classic cookie from the Netherlands will feature in the top 10 flavour trends for 2013, according to a report published by flavour company Sensient Flavours.
28-Nov-2012 - Dragons’ Den’s sauce manufacturing sisters Lisa and Helen Tse are on the road to achieving their dream of making their Chinese sauces as big as Levi Roots’ Reggae Reggae brand.
02-Oct-2012 - Food giant Nestlé has teamed up with a US life sciences company, Chromocell Corporation, to identify compounds with the potential to be used as “taste-giving ingredients” as replacements for salt in a range of foods.
31-Jul-2012 - Sensient has developed a new technology for natural alternatives to replace synthetic dyes and aluminium lake colours.
31-Jul-2012 - Inspired by street food, flavours and ingredients manufacturer, Synergy, has created a range of natural snack seasonings based on cuisines that are growing in popularity such as Spanish and South East Asian food.
11-Jul-2012 - The UK Flavour Association (UKFA) was launched last week to champion members’ interests by co-ordinating regulatory, safety, technical and scientific topics and to raise the sector’s profile.
02-Jul-2012 - US natural colouring firm DD Williamson (DDW) has announced the development of certified organic extract from the American annatto tree in powdered form. The water-soluble food colouring provides a yellow-orange shade in dry mixes. Food firms are permitted to label it 'organic annatto extract' on US ingredient statements.
19-Jun-2012 - The Birmingham Balti Association has applied for EU protected status for the city’s Balti curries.
30-May-2012 - DD Williamson (DDW) has developed a new oil-dispersible caramel colour using its proprietary emulsion technology.
30-May-2012 - Doehler has added red hues called Red Brilliance to its natural colour range. The colouring concentrates are produced from black carrots at Doehler's plant in Akkent, Turkey and meet clean-label requirements for food and drink applications.
01-Jan-2012 - DSM has launched a range of savoury flavour ingredients called Maxavor YE All Natural. Globally certified as natural, the portfolio has a 'yeast extract' label declaration, and is the first of its kind to adapt to changing global flavour regulations relating to the term 'natural'.
30-Nov-2011 - A driver was taken to hospital and a section of the M1 motorway was closed yesterday after an accident resulted in 20t of Marmite being spilled onto the carriageway.
01-Aug-2011 - Red Strawberry Fragaria is the newest natural colour to be launched by Chr Hansen. Designed for fermented milk and fruit preparations, it offers a more cost-effective and consistent way to colour yogurt with a lower concentration of the colour that is needed in the manufacturing process.
21-Jul-2011 - Kerry Flavours and Ingredients is playing down the potential significance of a new vinegar flavoured salt that it has invented.
01-Jul-2011 - Rod addyThe Pasteur Institute in Lille is making progress on a range of nutritional studies, including work with Roquette on eye health investigating the potential of feeding hens lutein and zeaxanthin to enrich eggs.
01-Jul-2011 - Kerry Ingredients & Flavours has launched 'taste twists', a range of six natural citrus flavourings for beverages, plus prototype drinks to showcase them.
01-Jul-2011 - Givaudan is investing in continuing projects in Egypt and India in addition to its European savoury flavours plant, construction for which was announced in March.
01-Jul-2011 - Chr Hansen's other Italian activities – dairy, human health, natural colours, wine and meat cultures – will move to another site in Parma after selling most of its functional blends business.
01-Jul-2011 - The future for spirulina – the blue colouring derived from algae that is used in Nestlé's Smarties – remains uncertain as the Food Standards Agency (FSA) reported that it had delayed its investigations into this and a number of other substances used to colour food because of "resource issues".
01-Apr-2011 - Foods fortified by, and rich in, carotenoids, should be a vital part of the diet to offset Vitamin A deficiency, age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and other complaints.