Ingredients

New oils cut trans fats

New oils cut trans fats

By Susan Birks

Several ingredient companies are bringing to market new stable and hard fats designed to help manufacturers reduce the unhealthy trans fatty acid...

Great expectations

Great expectations

By Susan Birks

When it comes to flavours, consumers have increasingly sophisticated expectations. But manufacturers and flavour houses are rising to the challenge, as Susan Birks discovers

Tailored to health

Tailored to health

By Susan Birks

With high fat, sugary and salty convenience foods under fire, healthy ingredients could not be more crucial. Susan Birks previews the new trends at this month's Healthy Ingredients Europe show

Fast and natural way to new foods

Fast and natural way to new foods

By Rick Pendrous

Biocatalysis could offer a bright new dawn to the food industry, provided the cost of enzymes in use isn't too high. Rick Pendrous reports

Grape expectations

Grape expectations

California may be famous for its wines, but the off-licence is not the only place where its grapes end up. Stefan Chomka took a trip out west to discover why its raisins are making an impact on the food and drink industry