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Flavor Use: Is Natural Necessarily Clean Label?

Flavor Use: Is Natural Necessarily Clean Label?

“All natural” and “clean label” do not necessarily equate with one another, began Deepthi K. Weerasinghe, Ph.D., Principal, dP3 Consulting, in his presentation “Formation of Flavor—Is Natural the same as Clean Label?” In the absence of a regulatory definition for...

Food Safety & Preservation of Clean-Labeled Foods

Food Safety & Preservation of Clean-Labeled Foods

  Kathleen Glass, Ph.D., Associate Director of the Food Research Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is a self-professed “preservative fanatic.” Keeping food safe is her highest priority. However, she also respects consumer demands for clean labels....

Consumers Lean Toward Simplified, Comprehensible Labels

Consumers Lean Toward Simplified, Comprehensible Labels

Consumers are craving transparency now more than ever. Clean label is the industry’s response to that need for label transparency. “Today, 94% of consumers feel that it is important for brands to be transparent; 83% would value having more in- depth product...

Clean Label for Gluten-free Bakery Products

Clean Label for Gluten-free Bakery Products

Feb. 8, 2018--The 2017 Clean Label Conference’s tagline, “Sophisticated Solutions for Simplified Products,” expresses the industry’s challenge of simplifying products and also our belief that food science will deliver solutions. To meet consumer expectations, products...

Back to the Future in Baking: Clean Label Bakery Formulations

Back to the Future in Baking: Clean Label Bakery Formulations

November 11, 2015--Global Food Forums, Inc. -- The following is an excerpt from the “2015 Clean Label Report,” sponsored by Loders Croklaan, RiceBran Technologies and SunOpta.  When it comes to formulating clean label baked goods, what’s old really is new again, said...

Clean Label Antimicrobials: How to Find Them?

Clean Label Antimicrobials: How to Find Them?

October 16, 2015--Global Food Forums, Inc. -- The following is an excerpt from the “2015 Clean Label Report,” sponsored by Loders Croklaan, RiceBran Technologies and SunOpta. There is a market demand for fresh products with extended shelflife. TNO, the...

Taste Physiology and Considerations in Sweetener Choices

Taste Physiology and Considerations in Sweetener Choices

November 12, 2014, Global Food Forums -- The following is an excerpt from the Ingredion-sponsored "2013 Clean Label Conference Report." When it comes to making foods sweeter in a “clean label way,” there are ways to do it naturally and simply, besides using sugar....

Flavorings: Clean and Friendly

Flavorings: Clean and Friendly

September 5, 2014, Global Food Forums, Inc. -- The following is an excerpt from the Ingredion-sponsored "2013 Clean Label Conference Report."    Haz clic aqui ver en español. The first step in clean labeling with flavors is to understand the regulations. A lengthy...

Opportunities and Limitations of Natural Antimicrobials

Opportunities and Limitations of Natural Antimicrobials

July 9, 2014, Global Food Forums -- The following is an excerpt from the Ingredion sponsored "2013 Clean Label Conference Report." The primary function of food antimicrobials is food safety; the secondary function is shelflife extension. “In order to be effective as...