Clean Label Articles

Dairy Ingredients for Clean Label

Dairy Ingredients for Clean Label

Dairy-Based Ingredients for Clean Label Solutions CLEAN LABEL IS EVOLVING, and dairy ingredients are well-positioned to deliver clean labeled products. A cleaner label can be achieved by leveraging the unique composition and inherent functionality of “off-the-shelf”...

Clean Label Ingredient Replacement for Baked Goods

Clean Label Ingredient Replacement for Baked Goods

Clean Label Ingredient Replacement for Baked Goods Consumers desire safe, simple and healthy food. While the FDA may not have a definition for what exactly counts as “clean label” products, consumers are asking to buy them. So how do you, as a food innovator, approach...

Multifactorial Food Preservation

Multifactorial Food Preservation

Multifactorial Food Preservation CONSUMERS WANT LESS SEVERELY (in other words, minimally) processed foods. They also desire their foods to be formulated with clean label ingredients when possible, and they prefer packaging that is recyclable and sustainable. Jairus...

Antimicrobials in Food 4th Edition [Book]

Antimicrobials in Food 4th Edition [Book]

As written in the Preface of the 4th edition of Antimicrobials in Food, “It has been nearly 15 years since the publication of the 3rd edition of Antimicrobials in Food, an excellent reference for the food microbiologist, food safety specialist, industrial researcher,...

Hydrocolloids as Plant-Based Clean Label Tools

Hydrocolloids as Plant-Based Clean Label Tools

Hydrocolloids are important components of many food products. With consumers demanding more clean label and plant-based products, what must a food manufacturer consider when choosing a hydrocolloid for a new plant-based product? Nesha Zalesny, MBA, Technical...

Methodology to Clean Label: Replace—Retool—Rebuild

Methodology to Clean Label: Replace—Retool—Rebuild

Clean Label Methodology: Replace—Retool—Rebuild ULTIMATELY, products have to be consumer acceptable in appearance, texture, flavor, cost and shelflife when developing any food or beverage, explained Webb Girard, MSc, Director of Research & Development, CuliNex,...

Customized Chemical Risk Assessment

Customized Chemical Risk Assessment

Customized Chemical Risk Assessment A CORE PRINCIPLE of the clean label movements is that consumers expect transparency in the foods they eat. This translates to expectations that the food will be safe in all aspects. While food safety plans have always focused on...

Clean Label Product Innovation and Renovation

Clean Label Product Innovation and Renovation

Clean Label Product Innovation and Renovation CONSUMER DEMAND FOR CLEAN LABEL has been growing for more than five years. In many countries, it has become the new normal for a majority of consumers, noted Philippe Rousset, Ph.D., Global Clean Label Strategic Network...

Evolving Consumer Perceptions of Clean Labels

Evolving Consumer Perceptions of Clean Labels

Evolving Consumer Perceptions, Innovation and Clean Labels CLEAN LABEL has been with us since early 2000s, said Lynn Dornblaser, Director, Innovation & Insight, Mintel, as she began her presentation “Clean Label: Shifting Consumer Perceptions,” which had been...

Clean Label via Methane Gas Reduction

Clean Label via Methane Gas Reduction

Consumers’ concept of clean labeling has expanded to include the environmental impact of foods and how they’re produced. But, are consumers ready for scientists to begin tampering with the ecological makeup of cows’ digestive system in to achieve methane gas...