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Research on New Methods to Enhance and Stabilize Natural Colorants

Research on New Methods to Enhance and Stabilize Natural Colorants

Food colorants have joined consumers’ growing demand for clean label and natural ingredients, particularly considering mainstream and social media’s outpouring of information, whether accurate or not, regarding adverse health effects from the consumption of synthetic...

Update on GMO Labeling: Where do We Stand; Where are We Headed?

Update on GMO Labeling: Where do We Stand; Where are We Headed?

April 3, 2017—Global Food Forums, Inc.—The following is an excerpt from the “2016 Protein Trends & Technology Report: Formulating with Proteins,” sponsored by Arla Foods Ingredients, Amco Proteins, Givaudan, Orochem Technologies, RiceBran Technologies and...

Natural Color in the USA: What Product Developers Need to Know

Natural Color in the USA: What Product Developers Need to Know

October 2, 2015--Global Food Forums, Inc. -- The following is an excerpt from the “2015 Clean Label Report,” sponsored by Loders Croklaan, RiceBran Technologies and SunOpta. Colors are added to food to make up for color losses during processing; to enhance naturally...

Going Au Naturel: Coloring Considerations

Going Au Naturel: Coloring Considerations

November 25, 2014, Global Food Forums -- The following is an excerpt from the Ingredion-sponsored "2013 Clean Label Conference Report."  Neither FDA nor the EU has a legal definition of “natural” colorants; however, consumers and marketing departments seem to have a...

A Food Scientist’s Approach to Working with Organics

A Food Scientist’s Approach to Working with Organics

November 21, 2014, Global Food Forums -- The following is an excerpt from the Ingredion-sponsored "2013 Clean Label Conference Report."  Organic consumers show a wide spectrum of behaviors, said Sharon Herzog, Director of R&D, Country Choice Organics. One...

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....