The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) saw more than 23,000 attendees at IFT16: Where Science Feeds Innovation. The organization’s annual meeting and food expo, which took place July 16-19 at McCormick Place in Chicago, featured various speakers, poster presentations, scientific sessions and a sold-out expo floor.
According to Los Angeles-based IBISWorld’s May 2015 report titled “Energy Drink Production in the US,” 67 percent of the U.S. population is concerned about having enough energy to get through the day which, in turn, has fueled double-digit growth in the energy drinks segment during the past five years.
New content launched to cultivate probiotic innovation in food and beverage markets
April 15, 2016
In an effort to cultivate probiotic innovation in the functional food and beverage markets, Ganeden Inc., Mayfield Heights, Ohio, has announced it is seeking submissions for its Probiotic Innovation Jumpstart, an entrepreneurial program designed to help companies launch new products containing probiotics, the company says.
Flavor company's portfolio hits on natural and organic trends
February 15, 2016
Virginia Dare is a Brooklyn, N.Y.-based flavor and extract company originally founded in 1835. The company evolved into the Virginia Dare Extract Co. in 1923, with a focus on creating and supplying flavors for the food and beverage, health and wellness, nutritional product, sweet goods, dairy, and pharmaceutical and oral care industries.
This past year, Americans finally got a chance to see whether any the 2015 references in “Back to the Future Part II” would come true. Although the Chicago Cubs attempted to make the World Series prediction a reality, they fell short.
Lawrenceville, N.J.-based iTi Tropicals Inc. launched a new website, ititropicals.com. Created to provide an enhanced user experience, information resource and service offering, the website features a fresh graphic design, improved navigation and functionality, and a cutting-edge corporate video, the company says. The primary objectives were to offer the user optimal ease-of-navigation and visual appeal, it adds.