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Clean Label Solutions for Lipid Oxidation Control

Clean Label Solutions for Lipid Oxidation Control

March 27, 2018. — The chemistry of lipid oxidation is as complex as the means of defense. “You can get literally hundreds of products that are formed from oxidative reactions,” explained Eric Decker, Ph.D., Professor and Head of the Department of Food Science,...

Healthfulness of Natural vs Artificial Flavors

Healthfulness of Natural vs Artificial Flavors

(Posted January 14, 2018) A feature on National Public Radio (NPR) by Natalie Jacewicz explored whether natural flavors are healthier than artificial flavors. "The U.S. FDA defines 'Natural Flavor' as oils, resins or other extracts derived from natural sources, (such...

Insights into Flavoring Clean Labels

Insights into Flavoring Clean Labels

December 20, 2017 - The paradox of flavor is that its presence is tiny in the total composition of foods, yet it is a primary driver of consumer acceptance. Professor Robert J. McGorrin, Oregon State University, provided insights into flavoring clean labels as he...

Natural Antimicrobial Research

Natural Antimicrobial Research

November 15, 2017 - In his presentation, “Emerging Research to Practical Approaches on Natural Antimicrobial Use,” Mathew Taylor, Ph.D., Texas A&M University, shed light not only on the use of natural antimicrobials, but he also explained why there isn’t a host of...

Formulating Clean Label Frozen Desserts

Formulating Clean Label Frozen Desserts

November 10, 2017 - Ice cream originated as a clean label product, began Steven Young, Ph.D., Principal, Steven Young Worldwide, in his presentation “Formulating Clean Label Dairy (and Non-Dairy) Frozen Desserts.” Historically ice cream contained: milk, sugar, cream...

Natural Antimicrobial Strategies

Natural Antimicrobial Strategies

November 10, 2017 - Jairus R. David, Ph.D., Natural Antimicrobial Program, Research & Innovation, ConAgra Foods, Inc., began his presentation on a positive note. He affirmed that a dialogue about clean labeling is exactly what is needed; the focus of his speech...

2017 Clean Label Conference

2017 Clean Label Conference

Sophisticated Solutions for Simplified Products RELATED LINKS:  Clean Label Conference Sponsors & Exhibitors Directory  Clean Label R&D Academy All Global Food Forums Clean Label Events The 4th annual Clean Label Conference (March 28-29, 2017, Itasca,...

Flavor Use and Clean Labels Presentation

Flavor Use and Clean Labels Presentation

Optimum flavor quality and sensory properties are fundamental to a food product’s consumer acceptance. Beyond ensuring desirable taste, formulators often need to satisfy multiple criteria. Major considerations include cost, shelf life, nutritional standards, and a...

Natural Sweetener Key Properties

Natural Sweetener Key Properties

January 6, 2017 - “Some say clean label is food industry’s response to the lack of a clear definition for ‘natural,’” began Catalin Moraru, International Food Network/Covance Food Solutions, at the 2016 Clean Label Conference. Sweeteners are among the top strategies...

Replacing Nitrites/Phosphates-Processed Meats

Replacing Nitrites/Phosphates-Processed Meats

December 5, 2016 - Processed meats are a food category where easily recognizable, clean label ingredients can be used to achieve the same technical functionality of manufactured ingredients. However, these ingredients come with their own flavor and technical...