Latest food ingredients news & trends
FoodTech India 2011 will be held from September 9-11, 2011. The event is set to cover all important aspects of the food industry ranging from food ingredients to machines and equipment. It will also serve as an exceptional networking platform for all the major players in the industry.This year it expects around 25-30,000 visitors.
The Food and Drug Administration published long-awaited guidance on new dietary ingredients in the Federal Register. Once enacted, the guidance will establish an additional pillar of credibility to the dietary supplement industry. The guidance establishes a protocol around when a supplement manufacturer must file a premarket safety notification of a dietary supplement containing a new dietary ingredient. In addition, the guidance contains questions and answers about parts of the dietary supplement definition that can affect whether a particular substance may be marketed as a dietary ingredient in a dietary supplement.
PURECIRCLE, the Malaysia-based maker of stevia, has signed a multi-year global distribution agreement with Firmenich, the world's largest privately-owned fragrance and flavours company, to accelerate the commercialisation of a natural flavourto be used as food ingredient. It is designed to work well with its high purity sweeteners, Reb A and SG-95, and sugar or high fructose corn syrup, "enhancing flavour, sweetness and taste" of food and beverages.
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