IFF receives certification from the Upcycled Certified Program

Two IFF Health ingredients —Go-Less Men (pumpkin-seed sourced urinary ingredient) and SoyLife Complex (a bone and heart health ingredient sourced from soy germs)—received certification from the Upcycled Food Association's "Upcycled Certified Program."

Two IFF Health (New York) ingredients —Go-Less Men (pumpkin-seed sourced urinary ingredient) and SoyLife Complex (a bone and heart health ingredient sourced from soy germs)—received certification from the Upcycled Food Association's "Upcycled Certified Program." To receive this certification, ingredients must contain at least 95% of materials from surplus food or food by-products from manufacturing, use verifiable supply chains, and have a positive impact on the environment.

“With 30% of food wasted globally, we’re working diligently to reduce food waste and provide customers with eco-friendly health ingredients that also meet market demand,” said Stephanie Udell, global marketing leader, IFF, in a press release. “Utilizing the Program’s certified ingredients is a simple and effective way for brand owners to ensure their products are doing better for the environment, while standing out from competitors.

“IFF is a long-devoted advocate for upcycling, as part of its dedication to circular design and minimizing food waste,” Udellcontinued. “In achieving the Program’s certification, we reinforce our commitment to providing customers clean-label health solutions, enabling transparency around ingredient sourcing, while helping customers achieve their own sustainability goals.The certification also highlights IFF’s commitment to offering sustainable ingredients, using renewable energy and minimal natural resources.”