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Video tutorials on how to use high shear mixes are available on Silverson's YouTube channel

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Video guides help to achieve mixing perfection

By Rick Pendrous

A series of videos that provide advice on how to mix sometimes difficult-to-handle food ingredients with high shear mixers has been produced by equipment supplier Silverson Machines.

Direct Food Ingredients directors (left to right) Steve Loake, Cath Hough and Brigg Simpson

70-strong ingredients range rolled-out

By Noli Dinkovski

A 70-strong branded range comprising products from most of the main ingredients groups is to be rolled out throughout the year by Direct Food Ingredients (DFI).

Natural colour alternative

Natural alternative to Red 40

By Nicholas Robinson

Chr Hansen has developed a natural alternative to the synthetic food colour Red 40 (or Allura Red), following concerns over cost increases.

Shades of grey

Shades of grey

By Lynda Searby

Clean-label reformulation of food is not always black or white, as Lynda Searby discovers

Hydrocolloids are increasingly derived from natural souces

Top gum: pectin flies high

By Lynda Searby

Consumers' demand for food from natural sources is shaking up the gels, thickeners and emulsifiers market. Lynda Searby reports.

The natural truth about E-numbers

The natural truth about E-numbers

By Paul Berryman

My Leatherhead colleague Alice Pegg was on TV recently explaining the importance of food additives. With the clever use of red food dye she easily convinced a group of experienced wine tasters that a dyed white wine was red wine.


Showdown of the six

Showdown of the six

By Michelle Knott

It's High Noon for the notorious 'Southampton six' food colourings, reports Michelle Knott

China dominates additives supply

China dominates additives supply

By Elaine Watson

The speed with which China has built a dominant position in the global supply of food additives and ingredients is truly astonishing, according to a...

It's only natural

It's only natural

By Elaine Watson

Such is the distrust of 'chemicals' that retailers are now blacklisting scores of legal additives. But what does this mean for suppliers? Elaine Watson reports

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