Dairy

  • Pickling and Fermenting

    Food Preservation As the notion of reducing food waste gains momentum among consumers, the importance of food preservation is taking the spotlight. This is in line with the macro trend for clean label. “Consumers are increasingly demanding the use of naturally derived preservatives in foods as concerns over the safety of chemical additives has arisen […]

  • Consumer Trends: Clean to Clear Label

    Clean Label Expectations Clean label is a macro trend and expectation for premium products. This trend is evolving and expanding as younger generations enter the workforce and gain buying power, therefore influencing trends. Understanding what consumers are looking for on their label affects almost every aspect of product development. Regardless of how great a product […]

  • Beer Flavors in Food are Trending

    A New Trend in Food Beer flavors in finished food applications are gaining traction in the industry. From 2016 to 2017, Innova Market Insights tracked an 8% increase in new product introductions for foods with beer style flavors. The main categories that are seeing growth include sauces, seasonings, meats and snacks. Since this is a […]

  • Bold Natural Color Trends

    Growth of Natural Food Colors “Bold” and “natural” in the same sentence are the new way to describe food colors. Europe has been laying the groundwork for this movement for years, and with consumers’ demand for clean labels and simple ingredients this combination is spreading to other countries and becoming more mainstream. According to Innova […]

  • White Paper: High Stability Anthocyanin Red Hues

    High Stability Anthocyanin Red Hues Consumers around the world are increasingly concerned about the safety of synthetic food colorants and are encouraging food manufacturers to take on the difficult task of replacing them with natural coloring ingredients. Solve Your pH Limitations Naturally In this white paper, discover the use of stabilized anthocyanins as a viable […]

  • White Paper: Naturally-Sourced Red Colors for Higher pH Food and Beverage Formulation

    Color Influences Purchase Color has tremendous influence on consumer purchase decisions of food and beverages. Nine out of 10 consumers place visual appearance and color above other factors when shopping. As many as 85% of consumers place color as a primary reason for why they purchase a product (Kissmetrics, Colourmatters.com). When Anthocyanins Don’t Work Anthocyanins […]

  • White Paper: Natural Antioxidants for Omega Rich Foods

    Omega Rich Foods Biggest Enemy – Lipid Oxidation Lipid oxidation is one of the leading causes of shelf-life failure in fat containing foods, generating off-flavors and off-aromas. The use of antioxidants constitutes a major oxidation defense strategy. However, synthetic antioxidants like BHA, BHT and TBHQ that have been routinely used in foods for a number […]