Specific sweeteners show little effect on purchase decision
August 16, 2013
Consumers avoid total sugars more than they avoid any specific sweetener, according to an October 2012 brand-level consumer attitudes and behavior study about food and beverages from Mintel Research Consultancy (MRC), Chicago, that was commissioned by the Corn Refiners Association (CRA), Washington, D.C.
Ingredient trade show highlights latest beverage trends and technologies
July 26, 2013
This year’s Institute of Food Technologists’ (IFT) 2013 Annual Meeting and Food Expo attracted more than 23,500 food professionals to McCormick Place in Chicago from July 13-16 to seek out the latest innovations in food science and technology, according to organization.
Sensient Colors LLC, a business unit of Sensient Technologies Corp., introduced DustPro NXT natural color powders, which significantly reduce dust levels while improving color solubility compared with traditional natural color powders, the company says.
St. Louis-based Sensient Colors LLC, a business unit of Sensient Technologies Corp., announced that its Sensient Food Colors Europe production facility achieved ISO 14001 certification for environmental management from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).
As beverage manufacturers develop new products to meet consumers’ wants and needs, a number of factors could impact those developments. One factor could be the global supply chain market. Ted Nixon, chairman and chief executive officer of Louisville, Ky.-based D.D. Williamson (DDW), discusses with Beverage Industry some of the trends and factors that are affecting the global supply chain.
Autocrat LLC announced the addition of natural, premium tea extracts to its product selection. This approach encourages innovative solutions to produce countless unique product options, the company says.