Fruit

There are eight varieties in the B.Fresh core range

£2M invested in new high pressure juice processing site

By Linda Groves

A first time fresh juice producer has pumped £2M into a new cold press and high pressure processing (HPP) juicing facility in Shropshire and has secured a contract with upmarket supermarket chain Booths. 

Single-serve container extends fruit shelf-life

Single-serve container extends fruit shelf-life

Last month during the Fresh Produce trade show in Berlin, Baltimore Innovations introduced the Fresh-R-Pax ‘mini-container’, which features absorbent technology to improve the quality and extend the shelf-life of fresh cut fruit, to the European market.

Demand for dried fruit will rise as people seek healthier foods

Dried exotic fruit uptick

By Nicholas Robinson

Drying exotic fruits such as papayas, lychees, mangos and dragon fruit increases ease of access, as well as allowing them to be produced in a greener and more economic way, according to German natural raw ingredients firm Worlee.

A blaze broke out at David Berryman's fruit juice production site

Blaze breaks out at Berryman

By Laurence Gibbons

A blaze broke out at David Berryman’s Bedfordshire site over the weekend, severely damaging the production and warehouse facilities.

New range of flavours

Synergy's bread pastes

By Nicholas Robinson

Synergy has launched a new range of pastes and seasoning blends in response to a surge in speciality bread demand.

Love Taste makes frozen smoothie pouches, frappés and fruit teas

ASA bars smoothie web claim

By Rod Addy

An internet smoothie ad has been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) for misleadingly exaggerating the amount of fruit portions it contained.

New flavours are just the peach

The pleasures of peach flavours bottled by Sensient

Flavour company Sensient Flavours has captured the flavour profiles of four popular peach varieties. The flavours of yellow peach, white peach, white donut peach and yellow nectarine have all been bottled by the company, it claims.

School food standards approved juice

Back to school juices

Juiceburst has launched a new range of School Food Standards- compliant juice drinks for children.

Cancer risk could be reduced by blackberries

Extract chronic disease risk

By Nicholas Robinson

Risk of chronic disease and cancer could be reduced following new research to extract important compounds – such as ellagitannins – from fruits like blackberries.

Gluten-free claims growth

Sweet gluten-free treats

Global confectionery launches with a ‘gluten-free’ positioning increased by 46% in 2013 from 2012, according to the Innova Database. While this indicates growth in gluten-free claims, gluten-free product launch activity is still relatively niche for confectionery,...

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