Ingredients

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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Dietary Fibers in Sports Nutrition

Missing dietary fiber in the nutrition of athletes and fitness-driven people In every day diets, most of the Western people consume far too little dietary fibers. They do not reach the recommendation of the German Nutrition Society/WHO of a daily intake of 30 g dietary fibers. Especially with the nutritional ...
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Flavor Encapsulation in Food and Beverages

Carrying new and varied flavor combinations into food and beverage applications is a challenge for manufacturers, especially when it comes delivering flavors through natural products. Helen Hook, Marketing Manager at Ingredion EMEA, explores how nature-based flavor carriers can help brands burst onto the culinary scene. Various new and exotic flavor ...
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Analytical Accuracy of Fat-Soluble Vitamins with Agilent Technologies

You need the Agilent fortitude for accurate and simultaneous quantitation of fat-soluble vitamins, ergocalciferol and cholecalciferol in Edible Oil. Vitamin D deficiency is one of the most common nutrient deficiencies and is a well-known cause of rickets, a bone disease seen in children. Taking vitamin D supplements has been shown ...
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An Uptick In Salt Content Reduction Ingredients

Increasing the risk of heart disease and stroke owing to high sodium consumption in food has led to an uptick in the demand for salt content reduction ingredients. The wide applicability of salt content reduction ingredients in meat products and yeast extracts will further propel demand growth. These ingredients are ...
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Treasury Wine Estates has introduced a new Spritz flavour ...
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Kashi has unveiled a new range of ‘protein-packed’ waffles, ...
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Amidst this lockdown, even though life has come to ...
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Accolade Wines has released a new range of wine ...
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Nestlé Prepared Foods Company has recalled its vegetarian Lean ...
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In a first-of-its-kind cooking experience, ITC Foods shares some ...
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Bühler, the global leader in food processing and optical ...
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Cargill has signed a multi-year platform agreement with Eagle Genomics ...
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Mars Wrigley Confectionery has expanded its line of single-serve ...
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