At IFT 2018, Ardent Mills described how it is working with its farmers and customers to grow the supply of specialty grains and to help ensure that these grains will find a home in the end market.
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In a review of 68 existing studies, researchers found that weight reduction, in particular, can help to reduce the progression of osteoarthritis symptoms. They also found that lipid-modifying diets may contribute to reduced symptoms, though the evidence for that outcome was more sparse.
Chicory inulin given to kindergarten children results in improved digestive health, fewer infections
Adding to an already large amount of research on prebiotic fibers, Hungarian researchers just completed a study on prebiotic use in children ages 3 to 6.
Read about suppliers’ latest advancements for high-protein nutrition bars, meat alternatives, and more.
Innovation in the fiber market is alive and kicking again now that FDA has accepted citizen petitions to classify inulin and other non-digestible carbohydrates as legal dietary fibers.
At IFT 2018, flavor firms talk about the rise of floral flavors, plus the marriage of sweet and spicy, and more.
With more suppliers launching Reb M ingredients, stevia companies at July’s Institute of Food Technologists’ Annual Meeting and Food Expo in Chicago spoke about ongoing efforts to commercialize and scale up supply.
Pea protein market will not be as big as soy, but will offer unique benefits as a specialty protein, says pea supplier
Pea ingredients supplier Cosucra discussed pea’s promising future as a specialty plant protein, as well as challenges in scaling up supply, at IFT 2018.
Matco Foods, a Pakistan-based rice exporter, has partnered with distributor Ciranda Inc. (Hudson, WI) to sell the company’s organic brown rice syrup and organic clarified brown rice syrup in the U.S.
Stratas Foods LLC (Memphis, TN), a supplier of fats and oils, mayonnaise, dressings, and sauces, highlighted its new Superb Select 1020 shortening ingredient at the Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting and Food Expo in Chicago.