Food Safety

Experimental Flavors Create New Opportunities in the Beverage Market

The beverage market is currently under scrutiny because of the association with excessive sugar intake. At the same time, consumers can often feel over-familiar with traditional flavors in the beverage sector, meaning that consumption occasions are not associated with excitement and sensory appeal. To counteract this, the beverage industry needs ...
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Plant-based Proteins for Sports Nutrition

Using Flavor Pairing to Solve Taste Challenges By Chris Whiting* Plant protein is a growing market representing 16% of all new product launches in the sport nutrition category (Innova, 2018) and the global plant-based protein market is estimated to have been valued at USD 18.5 billion in 2019 and is ...
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Edible Oil and Its Promising Health Benefits

By Sanghmitra Gade1, Shilka Kumari Mehta2, Murlidhar Meghwal3 Edible oils are the most important part of our healthy deity. Edible oils are triglycerides of plant origin composed of different fatty acids. Free fatty acids, phospholipids, phytosterols, tocopherols, anti-oxidants or waxes could also be found in edible oil. Edible oils are ...
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Waste To Wealth: Banana Flowers

By Pooja Jha, Ritika and Murlidhar Meghwal* Introduction Banana is the most common and widely consumed fruit in the world. It possesses delicious sensory characteristics, nutritional and potential health benefits. Under the monetary value, banana ranked fourth among the world’s most important crops after rice, wheat and maize. Banana belongs ...
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Growth Drivers of Convenience Food in India

By Jayanta Roy* Major numeric and socioeconomic changes in the last two decades, such as increasing population, increasing disposable incomes, rural to urban movement, increase in rural per capita productivity has resulted in major shifts in food consumption trends and production patterns in India as reported by many researchers. There ...
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Nutritious Seeds in Health and Disease Prevention

By  Parul Thapar*   Introduction A seed is a small embryonic plant that is enclosed in a covering called seed coat and contains the stored food in the form of carbohydrates like glucose, sucrose, starch, etc. The seed consist of mainly three parts i.e embryo, endosperm and testa. The endosperm ...
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A Quick Overview of Definition for Functional Foods Around the Globe

By Akshay Kumar, Muhammad Salman Chukkan and G.Vigneshwaran   A standard definition of functional food is needed to facilitate greater communication between food experts and non-experts, scientists, government officials, and the public. This will enable free exchange of functional food products between countries. There are several consequences of leaving the ...
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Nutraceuticals: Nutritionally Functional Foods

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food”   – Hippocrates   By Prof. B. M. Devani*, Prof. B. L. Jani and Dr. M. N. Dabhi*   The term Nutraceuticals was derived from ‘Nutrition’ (a nourishing food or food component) and ‘Pharmaceuticals’ (a medical drug) and is defined as ...
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Probiotics and Prebiotics

By Ankita Kataria*   Introduction An upset stomach is generally considered as irrelevant in terms of sickness but can go a long way in affecting the balance of the body physically, mentally and emotionally. The gut microflora has a highly positive impact which makes it necessary to understand the interaction ...
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Certified Organic Turmeric Extracts

Arjuna Natural Pvt, Ltd., from India has introduced a range of certified organic turmeric extracts, including clinically studied, bioavailable BCM-95® (Curcugreen®). In addition to BCM-95 and Turmeric Extract 95%, the line of products will include Arjuna’s full range of water-dispersible, oil-dispersible, and customizable turmeric extracts. Organic certification is granted by ...
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Lubrication-free solution for Packaging Machine Door: polymer rollers assist ...
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To promote availability of consumer products at doorsteps in ...
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Symrise has partnered with Klaus Böcker, as it seeks ...
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Ingredients company Motif FoodWorks has partnered with two universities ...
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DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences recently released the findings of ...
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Coca-Cola in India with funding from The Coca-Cola Foundation, ...
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Danone North America has added to its children’s yogurt ...
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Mondelēz International has launched three new limited-edition Cadbury Dairy ...
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The Hershey Company will invest $135 million to expand ...
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