Frutarom Savory Solutions’ CombiSafe starter cultures enable manufacturers to significantly reduce the number of Listeria monocytogenes in raw fermented sausages. By incorporating a lactic acid bacterium, which produces a bacteriocin, the CombiSafe range combines the properties of regular ripening cultures with protection functionality against listeria.
Premium Ingredients, a company belonging to the Blendhub Corp. group and specialised in the design, development and production of food powder ingredients, has just launched two new stabilisers for analogue pizza cheese. On the one hand, Premitex® XLK- 15043 allows the manufacturing of the final product in simple machines and less optimised than the expensive twin screw equipments with direct steam injection.
Turmeric was called the “herb of the sun” by the people of the Vedic period in India. It was regarded as the number one “oushadhi” or healing herb and was used for curing skin diseases, problems of the digestive system, coughs, colds and wound healing. The fact that the history of the medicinal use of turmeric dates back thousands of years is arousing curiosity in the minds of modern day scientists and pharmacologists alike.
WACKER attended the IFT (Institute of Food Technologists) Annual Meeting & Food Expo 2016 in Chicago, where it presented CAVAMAX® W6 alphadextrin as a vegetarian-grade emulsifier-substitute for innovative egg-free baked goods. CAVAMAX® W6 stabilises oil-in-water emulsions effectively, thus makes it possible to prepare a wide range of vegetarian baked goods – from cakes and waffles to pancakes – that do not need the addition of egg or egg powder.
Digestive health is an important facet of overall health and wellness and contemporary lifestyles are unfortunately causing increasing digestion health problems for consumers. A Datamonitor source stated that “by 2012 over two million Americans and Europeans will suffer from gut health problems”. When aware of this, consumers are looking for a more balanced diet with foods from each of the different major food groups.
Green Top Snacks Ltd., UK, a leading producer of the popular Pork Scratchings snack line has been able to naturally extend shelf life up to 50 percent and maintain low oxidation levels for its frying oil by reducing free fatty acid formation with INOLENS® 4, a natural rosemary extract formulation. INOLENS® 4 offers beneficial antirancidity protection for edible and frying fats and oils, leading to longer shelf life and considerable savings.
Probiotics were first conceptualised by the Nobel Prize winning Russian scientist Elie Metchnikoff at the turn of the 20th century. He believed that the fermenting bacillus (now called Lactobacillus) contained in the fermented milk products consumed by Bulgarian peasants positively influenced the micro-flora of the colon and decreased toxemia.