Ingredients

 Food firms should be tapping into the emerging field of ‘senseploration’, claims Professor Charles Spence

Food firms should exploit consumer senses, claims professor

By Rick Pendrous

Food and drink firms need to better exploit consumers’ senses – including smell, sight, sound and touch – in their new product development (NPD) if they are to tempt them towards new taste experiences and reformulated products, a leading pioneer of ‘gastrophysics’...

Interactive journey into taste at Food Ingredients Europe

FIE 2017

Go on an interactive journey into taste

By Noli Dinkovski

Visitors to this month’s Food Ingredients Europe (FiE) are being invited to go on an interactive journey into the world of taste at Symrise’s stand (hall 8, stand A69/79).

Healthier breakfast habits the focus at Food Ingredients Europe

FiE 2017

Healthier breakfast habits the focus at trade show

By Noli Dinkovski

A range of nutritional and functional ingredients that contribute to health and wellness for more people around the world will be a focus at this month’s Food Ingredients Europe (FiE), which takes place at Messe Frankfurt (November 28–30).

Ingredients for healthy snacks are a focus at Food Ingredients Europe

FiE 2017

Ingredients for healthy snacks under the spotlight

By Noli Dinkovski

Ingredients for healthy snacks will feature heavily at the forthcoming Food Ingredients Europe (FiE) and Natural Ingredients show, which takes place at Messe Frankfurt (November 28–30).

Food Ingredients Europe: where ingredients and technology meet

FiE 2017

Where ingredients and technology meet

By Noli Dinkovski

The interplay between packing and processing will be under the spotlight at the at the Food Ingredients Europe (FiE) and Natural Ingredients (Ni) show, which takes place in Frankfurt later this month (November 28–30).

Products made with real fruit and vegetable pieces will be available at Taura’s stand

FiE 2017 HIGHLIGHTS

Natural and clean-tasting lead the way

By Noli Dinkovski

Food Ingredients Europe (FiE) brings the world’s leading ingredients makers under one roof for three days in Frankfurt.

Food Ingredients Europe: what to expect from the show

FiE 2017 OVERVIEW

Food Ingredients Europe: hub of innovation

By Noli Dinkovski

Good food innovation relies on keeping track of the latest ingredients trends and processes, and there’s no better place to do that this autumn than at the Food Ingredients Europe (FiE) and Natural Ingredients (Ni) show.

Sugar study: a 10p levy was added to sugar-sweetened beverages in 37 Jamie’s Italian restaurants

Jamie Oliver’s sugar levy trial fails to win over experts

By Noli Dinkovski

Nutrition experts have reacted with scepticism to research that found a “significant” link between price and consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) following a trial in a chain of restaurants owned by Jamie Oliver.

The green coffee powder can offer a gradual supply of caffeine, Taiyo says (© Karadiel)

NEWS IN BRIEF

Coffee powder claimed to slow down caffeine intake

By Noli Dinkovski

A new green coffee powder has been claimed by its maker to offer drinkers a gradual supply of caffeine for up to eight hours – removing the “boom and bust” effect of the stimulant.

The platform allows food businesses to track recipe development and operating procedures

NEWS IN BRIEF

Database allows food firms to track nutrition levels

By Noli Dinkovski

A new cloud-based food composition database that enables manufacturers to monitor the nutritional content of products has been set up by Nutritional Information Solutions (NIS).

More foods needed to promote healthy gut microbiomes

Gut microbe health foods needed, says scientist

By Rick Pendrous

A leading gut health scientist and author has called for the development of more foods that stimulate beneficial microbes within people’s stomachs, following new research suggesting cancer sufferers with a healthy gut microbiome respond better to treatment.