Slideshow: Dairy innovations seek to reach more consumers

KANSAS CITY — With 2023 around the corner, companies are predicting the tastes and trends that will rule the upcoming year. Predicted trends for 2023 include consumers who are moving beyond the pandemic and are determined to take control of their health and enhance the health of the planet, all while allowing for comfort, self-care … Read more

Major dairy ingredient supplier to be acquired

LOS ANGELES — Butterfly, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm, has reached an agreement under which it will acquire Milk Specialties Global, a vertically integrated producer of dairy products. Butterfly, which focuses on the food business, is acquiring Milk Specialties from American Securities LLC, a private equity firm that has owned the dairy business since … Read more

The future of fats and oils

CHICAGO—It was Jan. 4, 1989, when The Keebler Co. announced it would eliminate saturated fatty acid-rich tropical oils derived from coconut and palm, as well as lard, from its cookies, crackers and snack foods. Other companies followed in an effort to make the products more heart healthy. The irony is that the fats were replaced … Read more

Special report: Mycelium takes root in food innovation

KANSAS CITY — Applications for mycelium are mushrooming across the food and beverage landscape. The root structure of fungi is gaining momentum as a high-protein ingredient in meat alternatives, animal-free dairy products and more. Mycelial fermentation is also serving as a processing tool and production vehicle, offering solutions to a growing number of formula challenges. … Read more

Bel adds more alternative dairy products to portfolio

CHICAGO – The Bel Group and Bel Brands USA announced Dec. 8 the launch of two new alternative dairy options: Nurishh animal-free cream cheese spread and The Laughing Cow Plant-Based. Bel created its Nurishh Incredible Dairy Animal Free Cream Cheese Spread Alternative in collaboration with Perfect Day, Berkeley, Calif., which developed a precision-fermented protein for … Read more

DSM delivers “next-generation” plant-based concepts

08 Dec 2022 — DSM is introducing its latest consumer-inspired F&B innovations at this year’s Food ingredients Europe (FiE). Plant proteins, immunity and energy claims and breakthroughs in process efficiencies take center stage on DSM’s stand. Speaking to FoodIngredientsFirst Live from the show floor, Patrick Niels, president of food and beverages at DSM, shares how … Read more

INGREEN EU project identifies cheese whey as having cosmetic active ingredient promise says Ineuvo Ltd

In 2019, the EU-funded INGREEN project launched to research and produce functional innovative ingredients from whey, wheat and paper byproducts for the food, feed, pharma and cosmetics industries. Finalised just last month, the project had successfully developed a range of ingredients, some of which were close to market with others still needing further investigation and … Read more

Precision fermentation gains ground in producing new sources of protein, stabilizers and preservatives

25 Nov 2022 — Food stakeholders are keeping a close eye on the progression of precision fermentation technologies, currently positioned among the most viable routes to fortifying future food systems. Considering the mammoth toll monoculture exacts on ecosystems, edible microbial biomass is a highly promising alternative to conventional food and feed sources. Not only is … Read more

Modified Starch Global Market Report 2022: Featuring Key

Dublin, July 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Modified Starch Market Size, Share, Trends, By Function, By Modification, By Application By Raw Material, By Form, and By Region Forecast to 2030” report has been added to’s offering. The global modified starch market size is expected to reach USD 17.38 Billion in 2030 and register … Read more

Global Corn Starch Market Report to 2027

Dublin, Oct. 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Corn Starch Market, Size, Global Forecast 2022-2027, Industry Trends, Growth, Share, Outlook, Impact of COVID-19, Opportunity Company Analysis” report has been added to’s offering. The global corn starch market will reach US$25.65 billion by 2027. Corn is the most typical raw material used to make starch … Read more