Carbohydrate

Maltodrextrin has a significant impact on a person’s metabolism, Speleers claims

High-GI sugar alternatives are ‘misleading’ consumers

By Noli Dinkovski

The approach by some food and drink manufacturers to replace sugar with high-glycaemic alternatives is “borderline misleading” to consumers, the director of a global ingredients company has claimed.

Ultra-runners: those on a ketogenic diet have achieved the highest fat-burning rates ever recorded

Energy and endurance: the ketone kings

By Michelle Knott

A low-carbohydrate diet is usually associated with people trying to lose weight, but another group of carb-cutting enthusiasts is emerging.

Schmidt: 'There are lot of carbohydrates out there that do not label as sugar'

Food producers 'cheating' over non-sugar pledges

By Alice Foster

A number of industry players are “cheating” consumers by making ‘no sugar’ claims, despite using carbohydrates that are even more glycaemic than sugar, according to a Beneo representative.

The cartoner uses energy-efficient servomotors

Anuga FoodTec 2015

Bosch launches speedy carton machine

By Rod Addy

Breakfast cereal manufacturers and frozen pizza suppliers have access to cartoning technology that can slash changeover times and maintain consistently high yields, courtesy of Bosch Packaging Technology.

Power Chews have lower sucrose levels when palatinose is used

Lower blood sugar levels

By Nicholas Robinson

Beneo's new range of blood sugar-lowering ingredients can be used in food and drink and help contribute to a healthy lifestyle, it says.

EFSA approves Chromax

EFSA approves Chromax

By Lorraine Mullaney

Chromax is the first and only chromium picolinate approved by European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), according to its maker, Ingredia Nutritional.

Trehalose offers novel solution to soggy mash

Trehalose offers novel solution to soggy mash

By Elaine Watson

Adding trehalose to mashed potato could stop shepherd’s pies and other prepared foods from forming pools of water as they defrost, enabling some products currently supplied chilled to be frozen.

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