• Rice Ingredients Provide Health, Functional Benefits
    Rice's popularity as both a food ingredient and as a trendy culinary selection of many restaurant menus is on the rise, serving as the go-to solution for consumers looking for gluten-and allergen-free choices rich in nutrients, according to a new article published in IFT's ...More
  • Ginseng May Treat Influenza, RSV
    Using ginseng as an ingredient may benefit consumers in treating and preventing influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), a respiratory virus that infects the lungs and breathing passages, according to new research published in the journal Nutrients. ...More
    Yesterday Posted in News, Nutraceuticals
  • General Mills Contrite After Arbitration Clause Causes Ruckus
    General Mills was probably seeking to limit its exposure to class-action suits—a common and shrewd move that, if not exposed by the media, could have saved the company hundreds of thousands of dollars or millions in legal expenses. ...More
    Yesterday By Josh Long Posted in Blog, Bakery / Cereal
  • No Chocolate Milk In Schools Decreases Protein, Calcium Intake
    For many children eating school lunch, chocolate milk is a favorite choice. Removing it from the menu not only makes lunchtime less tasty, but can cause children to waste more and receive less of important nutrients like protein and calcium, according to a new study ...More
    April 21, 2014 Posted in News, Bakery / Cereal, Colors, Flavor
  • Hazelnut Farming Initiative Promotes Sustainability
    Confectionery product formulators could soon see improvements in hazelnut ingredients as UTZ Certified launches a 3-year initiative in Turkey that aims to bring sound sustainability standards to hazelnut farming. ...More
    April 21, 2014 Posted in News
  • Edible Flowers May Prevent Chronic Disease
    Transitioning from table decorations to functional ingredients, flowers could soon become the next trend in the food and beverage industry. Due to some flowers' phenolics and antioxidant capacities, new research published in the Journal of Food Science indicates food and ...More
    April 21, 2014 Posted in News
  • 10 Functional Food Trends of 2014
    A heightened interest in natural products and an emphasis on protein make up a couple of the major trends impacting how consumers today shop and purchase their food products. New insights from the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), gathered from a variety of industry ...More
    April 21, 2014 Posted in News
  • Kid-Friendly, Mom-Approved Beverages
    Kid-Friendly, Mom-Approved Beverages
    In the novel, The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini writes, “Children aren’t coloring books. You don’t get to fill them with your favorite colors.” The same is true for beverages. Parents may try to fill their kids with healthy drinks, but if kids ...More
    April 21, 2014 Posted in Content Library, Colors
  • Coca-Cola, Pom Wonderful Tussle Before Supreme Court
    WASHINGTON—Coca-Cola Company and Pom Wonderful LLC will trade blows today before the nation's highest court. This is an important case for the food industry and has much wider implications than the more narrow factual dispute over whether Coca-Cola mislead consumers ...More
    April 21, 2014 Posted in Blog
  • Mediterranean Diet Slows Diabetes Progression
    Those recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes may benefit from following the Mediterranean diet— high in olive oil, fish and whole grains—which slows progression of the disease more than following a low-fat diet, according to a new study published in the journal ...More
    April 18, 2014 Posted in News