Fats/Oils

Ingredient technology, specifications (i.e. melting point, solid fat index), nutrition and health concerns, characteristics and applications of vegetable and animal fats, shortenings and oils, including soy, cottonseed, palm, coconut, canola, corn, sunflower, fish, flax and specialty culinary and nutritional oils, and specific fatty acids. Covering formulation and production concerns including fat bloom, fry life, trans fats, hydrogenation, interesterification, saturated fat content, rancidity/oxidation and solvent extraction.


  • Eating Rice Boosts Diet Quality, Reduces Body Weight
    Adults who consume rice were shown to also have a better overall diet quality along with higher consumption of key nutrients, such as potassium, magnesium, iron, folate and fiber while eating less saturated fat and added sugars, according to a new study published in the ...More
    April 9, 2014 Posted in News, Fiber
  • New Ingredient Improves Foods’ Fat Profile
    U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) chemists developed butter-like extract, derived from rice bran oil, as a partial replacement for margarine, butter or shortening, according to new research published in the European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology. ...More
    April 8, 2014 Posted in News, Bakery / Cereal, Flavor
  • Consumer Activism Surrounds Ingredients, Food Processing
    More and more, Americans have trust issues with "big food"—myriad recalls, the banning of trans fats and studies linking the role food plays in disease have put consumers on alert. Labeling laws, the transparency the Internet provides and the platform for ...More
    April 8, 2014 Posted in News, Colors
  • Mediterranean Diet Cuts Heart Attack, Stroke Risk
    A diet rich in nuts, fruits and vegetables has been known to benefit the heart, and new research published in the journal Blood further demonstrates that the Mediterranean diet can decrease risk of heart attack and stroke. ...More
    March 31, 2014 Posted in News
  • Frutarom Enters Thriving Omega-3 Market
    Frutarom Health announced its move into the omega-3 market with deodorized DHA and EPA marine-sourced omega-3 ingredients designed for a variety of food and beverage applications, including dairy, bakery, baby food, cereals, oils, confectionary and beverages. The move ...More
    March 26, 2014 Posted in News, Bakery / Cereal, Nutraceuticals
  • Genes Tied to Obesity Risk From Fried Foods
    Eating fried foods may affect people differently depending on their genetic makeup, according to a new study published in the British Medical Journal. Those with a genetic predisposition toward obesity run a higher risk of gaining excess weight and developing ...More
    March 24, 2014 Posted in News
  • Study Refutes Saturated Fat’s Link to Heart Disease
    New research published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine calls into question current guidelines that generally restrict the consumption of saturated fats and encourage consumption of polyunsaturated fats to prevent heart disease. ...More
    March 21, 2014 Posted in News
  • Gluten-Free Crackers From Hemp Flour, Green Tea Leaves
    A team of food scientists from University of Novi Sad in Serbia and Guelph Food Research Centre in Canada found that hemp flour, a byproduct of cold-pressed hemp oil, in combination with decaffeinated green tea leaves could be used to develop a gluten-free snack cracker ...More
    March 20, 2014 Posted in News, Bakery / Cereal, Fiber, Nutraceuticals
  • HORN Named Cabot’s Distributor of the Year
    HORN has earned Cabot Corporation’s 2013 “North American Distributor Performance Award," which recognizes Cabot’s top distributor throughout the United States and Canada. This marks the first year that HORN was distinguished with the distributor of the ...More
    March 19, 2014 Posted in News, Bakery / Cereal, Colors, Flavor, Nutraceuticals
  • Bunge Limited Names Raul Padilla CEO, Bunge Brazil
    Bunge Limited announced two key management changes that will become effective May 1, 2014. Raul Padilla, currently managing director, Bunge Global Agribusiness and CEO, Bunge Product Lines, will become CEO, Bunge Brazil. Brian Thomsen, currently managing director, Grains ...More
    March 19, 2014 Posted in News
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