Ingredients


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    Thanksgiving dinner costs rise due to inflation and supply chain challenges

    The total expense for the holiday meal will be $53.31 for 10 people, a 14% increase from last year, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation.

    By Nov. 23, 2021
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    Fresh fruit and vegetable supply threatened by rising disruptions

    Producers are confronting higher costs, fertilizer shortages and inconsistent deliveries. In some cases, it's leading to food spoilage.

    By Sarah Zimmerman • Nov. 23, 2021
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    Kemin breaks ground on clean-label proteins plant

    Less than a year after acquiring Proteus Industries, the company is ramping up production of its ingredients line for meat and poultry applications and has named a leadership team.

    By Nov. 18, 2021
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    Supplant and N'Robed Sugar Crystals offer new ways to sweeten

    Products include an upcycled baking sweetener that gets its flavor from plant fibers and a beverage product that coats sugar in Reb M.

    By Nov. 18, 2021
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    General Mills launches animal-free dairy cheese brand Bold Cultr

    Developed under the company's G-Works innovation unit, this cream cheese is the first Big Food foray into using milk proteins made by fermentation.

    By Updated Nov. 19, 2021
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    Better-for-you mac and cheese Goodles aims for adult appeal

    The new brand, co-founded by former Annie's and Kraft execs, touts its 14 grams of protein and Clean Label Project "Purity Award" as distinctions in the space.

    By Nov. 16, 2021
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    Sponsored by Faravelli, Inc

    FiberJuices™, real juice powders with 4 prebiotics and 0% sucrose added

    Eliminate the fiber, sugar, and weight management concerns surrounding fruit and vegetable juices.

    Nov. 15, 2021
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    Leftovers: Heinz spaces out with other-worldly ketchup; Danone's Follow Your Heart noodles into a new category

    The Kraft Heinz brand partners with the Aldrin Space Institute to craft a Martian condiment, and Mud/Wtr's newest drink taps adaptogenic ingredients for relaxation.

    By Food Dive staff • Nov. 12, 2021
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    Barry Callebaut launches nonpremium dairy-free chocolate line

    The international confectionery giant's new portfolio includes 100% plant-based ingredients for melting, molding, baking and frozen desserts.

    By Nov. 11, 2021
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    Kerry debuts next-generation botanical extracts for low- and no-alcohol beverages

    The company said the new offerings, which include coffee, passion fruit and black pepper varieties, are more stable and have a complex taste and mouthfeel. 

    By Nov. 11, 2021
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    Game-changing innovations from ADM

    How ADM is unlocking innovation to drive the next generation of food and beverages.

    Nov. 11, 2021
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    Oatly, Fiji Water founders relaunch Good Idea functional sparkling waters

    The beverage, which claims to control blood sugar, coincides with a broader trend in the food and beverage space where consumers are looking for more than hydration or the easing of hunger.

    By Nov. 10, 2021
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    Sponsored by Flavor Producers

    Organically delicious innovation

    Consumer demand is increasing for organic food and beverage products due to healthier perception.  The innovators of organic products have more options for Transparently Delicious® taste.

    Nov. 8, 2021
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    Deep Dive

    Despite drought, almonds will keep on growing

    California produces about 80% of the world's supply of the nut, which farmers have spent many years learning to produce more of with less water.

    By Nov. 4, 2021
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    ADM to buy Deerland Probiotics & Enzymes

    The ingredients company is looking to further expand its reach into the gut health sector, which has seen significant growth during the pandemic.

    By Nov. 4, 2021
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    Spindrift's hard seltzer uses real fruit to squeeze competitors White Claw and Truly

    Although the sparkling water maker is entering a category that shows signs of slowing, the company is confident its use of minimal ingredients will stand out.

    By Nov. 3, 2021
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    Unilever's Knorr to launch 50 regenerative agriculture projects over five years

    The CPG giant says it prioritizes "big, audacious goals" on sustainability over what it describes as incremental efforts by rivals.

    By Oct. 29, 2021
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    Leftovers: Brave Robot bakes sustainability into cake mix; Tropicana says you can brush your teeth and drink OJ too

    Perfect Day's animal-free milk protein enters a new category, and Beastie Boys go intergalactic in Source Brewing's limited-release beer.

    By Food Dive staff • Oct. 29, 2021
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    Cargill launches rice flour-based maltodextrin substitute

    The new addition to the company's SimPure line can replace the processed emulsifier in many applications and could also improve mouthfeel.

    By Oct. 28, 2021
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    Climate change is affecting coffee flavor and aroma, study says

    Researchers noted additional work will be needed to determine how carbon dioxide, water and temperature impact the quality of the bean.

    By Jessi Devenyns • Oct. 28, 2021
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    How Shiru will use its $17M funding round to transform ingredients through science

    The California company uses advanced biotechnology, chemical engineering and fermentation to replicate the functional proteins in animal-based food using the plant kingdom.

    By Oct. 27, 2021
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    Hitting the sweet spot

    Sweetener technologies close the gap between sugar cravings and sugar reduction.

    Oct. 25, 2021
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    Leftovers: Kraft Heinz gives Mac & Cheese a flavor boost; Kellogg reunites with Wendy's for Frosty cereal

    Super fans of the food giant's macaroni dinner can join a new club to gain exclusive access to its flavor enhancers, and Nestlé's DiGiorno puts carbs on carbs with its cheesy pasta pizza creation. 

    By Food Dive staff • Oct. 22, 2021
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    Natural preservatives get fresh look amid clean label push

    Ingredients such as citric acid, ascorbic acid, vinegar and rosemary extract preserve products' characteristics, prevent spoilage during shipping and increase their lifespan.

    By Oct. 21, 2021
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    Bonumose breaks ground on Hershey-funded production and R&D facility

    The ingredients maker will use the new space both to research rare sugars — including tagatose, which it intends to produce starting next year — and create better-for-you confections for the candy giant.

    By Oct. 21, 2021